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Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

The move comes after US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was doubling steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey.

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Relations between the two Nato allies have plummeted in one of their worst crises in decades after the detention of US pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges.

Indian rupee hits record low of 70 to the dollar

Indian rupee hits record low of 70 to the dollar

The rupee has been on a downward spiral throughout 2018 after starting the year at 63.67.

Turkish lira hammered again as crisis spills into Asian markets

Turkish lira hammered again as crisis spills into Asian markets

With investors already on edge over the China-US trade war, the lira's collapse sparked a sell-off in Europe and New York at the end of last week.

Erdogan calls on Turks to ignore forex developments, sell dollars

Erdogan calls on Turks to ignore forex developments, sell dollars

President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on Turks to ignore developments in the Turkish lira, saying the country was set to post record growth despite the economic attacks it has been facing.

Turkish lira plunges 14% on worries over economy, US row

Turkish lira plunges 14% on worries over economy, US row

The sell-off has deepened concern about exposure to Turkey, particularly whether over-leveraged companies will be able to pay back loans in euros and dollars.

Sketchy Dortmund keen for revival against Benfica

Sketchy Dortmund keen for revival against Benfica

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel hopes the return of the Champions League will provide the jolt his inconsistent side need ahead of today’s visit to Benfica in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert forex into lira or gold

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert forex into lira or gold

President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks to convert their foreign exchange into gold or the Turkish lira and said there was "no option" other than cutting interest rates to spur growth.

Erdogan says to extend Turkey's emergency rule

Erdogan says to extend Turkey's emergency rule

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan suggested on Thursday that emergency rule could be extended beyond a year and rounded on rating agencies after Moody's cut Turkey to "junk" status.

N-KOM signs fleet agreement with Greek firm Samos Steamship

N-KOM signs fleet agreement with Greek firm Samos Steamship

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) has signed a “fleet agreement” with Samos Steamship Company during the recent Posidonia exhibition held in Athens.

Hamas spokeswoman

Hamas spokeswoman

Isra Almodallal, the first woman to be nominated as spokeswoman for Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas, smiles as she stands in her home in the town of Rafah...