Tayyip Erdogan

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Turkey is set to boycott US electronic devices such as iPhones. Photograph: Francis Mascarenhas

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington tha(...)

The Lira has fallen more than 35 per cent this year after losing nearly a quarter of its value in 2017. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkey’s lira plunged as much as 14 per cent on Friday as worries about President Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over monetary policy and worsening US rel(...)

British Prime Minister Theresa May tPhotograph: Rick Findler/EPA

The British pound rebounded on Tuesday as fears faded that the departure of two ministers would prompt an immediate challenge to Prime Minister Theres(...)

Increasing trade war rhetoric shook global markets on Monday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Global markets reversed many of last week’s gains as concerns surrounding a trade war between the US and China resurfaced. Ireland’s benchmark Iseq (...)

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters as he leaves his residence in Istanbul, Turkey June 24th, 2018. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory in Turkey’s presidential election, but the opposition called the announcement premature, as not all ballots h(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Fund managers are overweight US equities for the first time in 15 months. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Global fund managers are flocking to American stocks but are finally souring on Europe, according to Merrill Lynch’s latest fund manager survey. Fund(...)

US Navy sailors man the rails aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook as the ship departs Larnaca, Cyprus, to move within striking range of Syria. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump said he was holding meetings on Thursday on Syria, where he has threatened missile strikes in response to a suspected poison(...)

An injured child receives first aid in hospital after a bombing in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Syria, on Thursday. Mohammed Badra/EPA

France urged Russia to make Syria’s government ease a dire humanitarian crisis in two rebel-held areas as more air strikes pounded them on Friday, ad(...)

Amnesty activists protest against  detention of Taner Kilic. Photograph: AFP/ John Macdougall

A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered the conditional release of the jailed chairman of Amnesty International in Turkey, the rights group said, althoug(...)

Paramedics carry a wounded person from the rubble of a mosque in Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria on Wednesday. Photograph: Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP

Turkey urged the United States on Thursday to halt its support for Kurdish YPG fighters or risk confronting Turkish forces on the ground in Syria, so(...)

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