ANKARA - Bank of America Merrill Lynch has withdrawn from bidding to advise Turkish defense contractor Aselsan after Turkey struck a preliminary defense deal with a Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions, an Aselsan official said on Friday.
LONDON/ANKARA, Dec 5 - Turkey's gold imports have surged to their highest on record so far this year after a hefty drop in bullion prices, with further progress signposted if restrictions on trade with Iran are formally eased.
JERUSALEM - A member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and former defence chief flew to Istanbul on Wednesday, becoming the first Israeli cabinet minister to visit Turkey since ties ruptured in 2010 over a deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla.
ANKARA - Iraq and northern Kurdistan appear to have found a formula that will allow the autonomous region to export oil to Turkey in a new pipeline, a step towards resolving a long-running dispute over land and oil rights.
ARBIL, Iraq - Turkey said on Monday it stood by a bilateral oil deal with Iraq's Kurdistan region that bypassed central government but sought to appease Baghdad by drawing it into the arrangement.
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BAGHDAD - Oil exports from anywhere in Iraq to Turkey need the central government's approval, Baghdad and Ankara said on Sunday after a bi-lateral meeting aimed at diffusing a row over energy exports from Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region.
ISTANBUL - Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan have yet to completely finalize a package of energy deals, and Ankara will seek Baghdad's cooperation on the issue, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday after sources said the contracts had been signed.
ISTANBUL - Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan have yet to completely finalise a package of energy deals, and Ankara will seek Baghdad's cooperation on the issue, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday after sources said the contracts had been signed.
JOHANNESBURG - Sports-mad South Africa saluted Nelson Mandela on Saturday with smiles and moments of silence in honour of the late anti-apartheid leader, who inspired people to pursue the impossible from politics to the playing field. | Video
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