ISTANBUL - Total aims to sell its fuel distribution business in Turkey and has asked Societe Generale to lead the process, sources said on Friday, as the French oil producer looks to retreat from a highly competitive and regulated market.
ISTANBUL - Hundreds of Armenians staged memorials in Turkey on Friday to mourn their forebears killed 100 years ago and push the government in Ankara to recognize what they say was a genocide by Ottoman Turks.
GALLIPOLI PENINSULA, Turkey - Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Turks gathered on Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula on Thursday ahead of the 100th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.
LONDON, April 23 - Turkey's lira hit new lows on Thursday, hurt by political tensions and the central bank's failure to deliver more currency-supportive measures, while emerging equity markets rose for a third day.
YEREVAN - Armenia's president said on Wednesday he was ready to normalise relations with Turkey, two months after he withdrew peace accords from parliament, blaming a Turkish lack of political will to end 100 years of hostility.
ISTANBUL - Turkey told Austria on Wednesday that an Austrian parliamentary declaration describing the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as 'genocide' would permanently damage the two countries' relations.
* Policy 'tweaks' reinforce concerns about gov't pressure -economist
CHICAGO - Faced with a deadly bird flu outbreak that has infected millions of chickens and turkeys, the U.S. Agriculture Department could turn to what it has always seen as a last resort: readying and deploying a vaccine to fight the disease.
- Discovery of a strain of deadly avian influenza (HPAI) in a large egg-laying facility in Iowa this week was the latest outbreak of the disease in the United States. It has hit chicken and turkey flocks in 13 states this year.
ISTANBUL - Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) vowed on Tuesday to be President Tayyip Erdogan's "nightmare" if it enters parliament after a June election by blocking his plans for an executive presidency.
KATHMANDU - Nepal ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. | Video