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Turkey"s ETF sinks 1.8% as Erdogan launches military strike in Syria

A Turkey-focused exchange-traded fund was trading sharply lower Wednesday as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan kicked off a military offensive in Syria. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF was down 1.8% in Wednesday trading and was on track to decl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2019

Turkey"s Halkbank dismisses U.S. charges, Erdogan calls them "ugly"

Turkey's Halkbank said on Wednesday that U.S. charges against it amount to an escalation of Washington's sanctions on Ankara over its military incursion in Syria, while President Tayyip Erdogan called them an "unlawful, ugly" step......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

US-backed allies in Syria have paused their fight against ISIS amid Turkish military assault

Hussein Malla/Associated Press US-backed Kurdish fighters have halted operations for now against Islamic State in Syria as Turkey launches a military offensive in Syria's northeast, two US officials and a Kurdish military source said on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2019

Turkey launches military operation against the Kurds in Syria just days after Trump abandoned them

Turkey began a military operation against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria on Wednesday, just several days after the Trump administration announced the US was pulling troop.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 9th, 2019

Following Military Success In Syria, Turkey"s Erdogan Calls Early Elections to Consolidate His Grip on Power

The elections will be held a year earlier than originally scheduled......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

Lira Tumbles After Erdogan Says Turkey Will Launch New Military Operation In Syria "In Days"

The Turkish Lira tumbled to session lows after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Turkey will start a new military operation in Syria east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 12th, 2018

Erdogan To Trump: Leave Syria Now Before We Strike

Turkey has threatened t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 11th, 2019

"Are we so weak and so inept diplomatically that Turkey forced the hand of the United States of America? Turkey?!"

Associated Press, George Frey/Getty Images Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has walked all over the US in the past few weeks, and President Donald Trump let him.  Trump pulled US troops from northeast Syria earlier this month, effecti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

Mitt Romney excoriates Trump for being "so weak and inept diplomatically" to cave to Turkey"s authoritarian leader

Associated Press, George Frey/Getty Images Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has walked all over the US in the past few weeks, and President Donald Trump let him.  Trump pulled US troops from northeast Syria e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

Turkey"s authoritarian leader is walking all over the United States thanks to Trump

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has walked all over the US in the past few weeks, and President Donald Trump let him.  Trump pulled US troops from northeast Syria earlier this month, effectively aba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump calls Turkey’s Syria cease-fire an ‘amazing outcome’

President Donald Trump hailed a five-day cease-fire in northern Syria announced by Vice President Mike Pence, even as Turkey disputed the term and said a pause in Ankara’s military operations depended on Kurdish forces leaving a safe zone......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence announces cease-fire agreement with Turkey in Syria

Pool Photo via AP Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday announced the US had brokered a five-day cease-fire agreement with Turkey, after it launched a military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria earlier this month Pre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

Live Feed: Pence Says US, Turkey Agreed To Ceasefire In Syria; Lira Soars

Live Feed: Pence Says US, Turkey Agreed To Ceasefire In Syria; Lira Soars update: A deal has reportedly been reached for Turkey to suspend military ope.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 17th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump distances U.S. from Turkey-Syria conflict even as Pence heads for Erdogan meeting

President Donald Trump distanced himself from the Turkey-Syria conflict on Wednesday, even as his top aides headed for the region and a key Republican senator said he was undercutting their mission......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2019

Turkey"s President Erdogan snubbed a meeting with Pence and Pompeo over Syria, and said he will only deal directly with Trump

Reuters A US delegation, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, went to Turkey on Wednesday to ask its president for a ceasefire in northern Syria. But Turkish President Rece.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

Turkey"s Erdogan won"t discuss Syrian ceasefire with Pence

Trump recently withdrew U.S. forces from Syria but has denied this move gave Erdogan a "green light" to attack the Kurds, which his government considers a terror group......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 16th, 2019

Turkey"s Halkbank says U.S. charges part of Syria-related sanctions

Turkey's Halkbank said on Wednesday that U.S. charges against it were made as part of sanctions Washington slapped on Ankara over its military operation in Syria, adding they appeared to be largely a repeat of allegations in a similar previous trial......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Turkey"s Halkbank says U.S. charges represent "unprecedented overreach"

Turkey's Halkbank said on Wednesday that U.S. charges against it are part of sanctions Washington slapped on Ankara over its military incursion in Syria and represent an "unprecedented legal overreach.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant

Volkswagen has postponed the final decision whether to build a car plant in Turkey, the company said, amid international criticism of the country's military operation in Syria and concerns about potential reputational fallout......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Volkswagen has postponed the final decision whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a company spokesman said, amid international criticism of the country's military operation in Syria and concerns about potential reputational fallout......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Volkswagen delays final decision on Turkey plant - Handelsblatt

Volkswagen has postponed its final decision to build a car plant in Turkey amid international criticism of the country's military operation in northern Syria and concerns about potential reputational fallout, Handelsblatt reported on late on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019