Survey report from New York-based Academy Securities notes Ankara’s increasing cosiness with Moscow and rows with the US.
Signing of convention made for a nice photocall, but expect more interminable wrangling on how to divide up the oil and gas resources.
President Iohannis accuses government of failing to take responsibility for brutal intervention by riot police at recent protest, while ruling PSD says the president incited “social anarchy”.
Economic contagion experts are sizing up Turkey’s meltdown against the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis which caused the Russian economy, and others, to collapse. With the Turkish lira in freefall should other emerging markets be feeling the jitters?
Technocrats scramble for effective remedial measures, president hits out at White House for seeking to “stab your strategic partner in the back”.
Michael Daventry recalls the torturous slog and loss of dignity that followed the country’s 2001 currency collapse—and led to the rise of a then little-known leader. Could history repeat itself?
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko believes that the Russian leadership acts in "a barbaric way" towards Minsk, considering his country to be like "their vassals" amid reports that Moscow intends to limit its credit support and oil subsidies.
Tens of thousands of LGBT activists attended the Prague Pride festival at the weekend while the Czech Republic parliament grapples with a same-sex marriage law
Turkish lira crashes to astonishing all-time low of 7.24 to the dollar in early trading but if Turkey's leader is to be believed there is no possible economic explanation for it.
But the soon to be appointed minority government headed by Marjan Sarec depends on support from far-left Levica that staunchly opposes privatisation, making it unclear how Ljubljana will carry out its promise to sell off the bank.
50,000 anti-corruption protesters return to Victory Square to demand the government's registration, unbowed by lavish use of tear gas and clashes with riot police the previous night.
Lira’s death spiral looks set to spark undeniable debt and liquidity crisis.
Riot police fought back anti-corruption protesters, spraying impressive quantities of tear gas into the crowds and using water cannons to disperse the 100,000 people gathered in Victory Square.
Turkey’s leader speaks of God and economic war, US president piles on tariffs saying relations are “not good”.
Moldovans will be able to pay a 3% tax in return for declaring undeclared or under-valued assets, which critics claim will enable the legalisation of stolen funds including those from the $1bn banking fraud revealed in 2014.
Markets underwhelmed by government’s new economic plan.
Finance minister under fire for his silence, markets wonder if Erdogan can really go to the IMF having once prided himself on escaping its “tutelage”.
Russian stocks tumbled after the US State Department announced it will impose new sanctions on Russia by the end of August over the alleged used of military-grade nerve agent in the poisoning of former Russian agent Sergei Skripal on UK soil
Opposition leader and former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s Batkivshchyna Party is currently leading the polls. Tymoshenko is also the front-runner in the concurrent presidential election race in 2019.
Sarec's prospects of winning the upcoming vote in parliament after cobbling together a coalition of five small parties informally backed by Levica still look shaky.