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  • Fitch sees populist policy, pressure on central bank ahead of Turkish election

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's central bank may face growing political pressure to cut interest rates despite rising inflation if the government pursues populist economic policies in the run-up to a general election next June, Fitch warned on Thursday....
  • U.S., Turkey cooperating on Islamist foreign fighters: Obama

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The United States and Turkey are cooperating on the threat posed by foreign Islamist fighters returning to their home countries from Iraq and Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama said at a meeting with Turkey President Tayyip...
  • Turkey to play role in fight against Islamic State

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is seeking specific roles in a U.S.-led coalition to battle Islamic State fighters, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said after talks with Turkish leaders on Monday, without revealing details. Turkey was the only Muslim nation...
  • Islamic State's financial independence poses quandary for its foes

    BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Sometimes they texted, sometimes they called, but the message was always the same: "Give us money." Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June, Islamic...
  • Syrian Kurdish fighters pushing back Islamic State on their own

    Syrian Kurdish fighters pushing back Islamic State on their own
    The Kurdish fighter perched on the roof of a schoolhouse pocked with holes from bullets and tank rounds, pointing across a rubble field toward several grain silos blasted open by shell fire. "They came at us from there with tanks and Hummers, but we...
  • Turkey snubs possible energy deals with Israel after Gaza offensive

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey is unlikely to sign any energy deals with Israel for the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey because of a deepening political rift over Israel's Gaza offensive, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Tuesday. Ties...
  • Turkey in missile talks with France after China disagreements: Erdogan

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was in talks with France on the purchase of a long-range missile defense system after disagreements with China, which was originally awarded the tender. U.S. and NATO officials have said...
  • Analysis:Obama strategy to beat Islamic State likely to draw US into years of conflict

    WASHINGTON The U.S.-led international strategy to combat the Islamic State that President Barack Obama sketched out Friday is likely to require years of thorny diplomacy and deeper U.S. military involvement in conflicts that he's struggled to avoid....
  • Three Chinese engineers kidnapped in southeast Turkey: sources

    DIYARBAKIR Turkey (Reuters) - Suspected Kurdish militants have kidnapped three Chinese engineers in southeast Turkey near the border with Iraq and Syria, security sources said on Monday. The workers were seized from a shop in the border town of Silopi...
  • Turkey's incoming prime minister says country needs new constitution

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Incoming Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday that the country needed a new constitution with a liberal character as he set out his vision for Turkey ahead of his expected appointment on Thursday. In a speech to the...
  • Smugglers and Kurdish militants help Iraq's Yazidis flee to Turkey

    SILOPI Turkey (Reuters) - Sewra was terrified of being caught by Turkish soldiers as she, her children and grandchildren inched their way through Iraq's mountainous border region, fleeing an Islamist militant onslaught by cover of darkness. The 56-year-...