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Ozil, Gundogan meet German president over Erdogan photo row

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BERLIN Two German internationals of Turkish heritage met Germany's head of state and soccer bosses on Saturday, in a bid to defuse a political row after they were pictured with Turkey's president.

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BERLIN, May 19 Two German internationals of Turkish heritage met Germany's head of state and soccer bosses on Saturday, in a bid to defuse a political row after they were pictured with Turkey's president.

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Spurned by EU investors, Balkans looks to eager Turkey 18 May 2018

KRUPANJ, Serbia Ivan Isailovic, mayor of the small Serbian town of Krupanj, is off next week to seek investors not in Munich or Paris, but in Istanbul - a sign of Turkey's growing influence across the western Balkans that worries some EU states.

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Spurned by EU investors, Balkans looks to eager Turkey 18 May 2018

KRUPANJ, Serbia Ivan Isailovic, mayor of the small Serbian town of Krupanj, is off next week to seek investors not in Munich or Paris, but in Istanbul - a sign of Turkey's growing influence across the western Balkans that worries some EU states.

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Why Turkey and Argentina are the main emerging market weak links 18 May 2018

LONDON Running the numbers on foreign exchange reserves and general exposure to the dollar throws up some of the reasons why Turkey and Argentina have been at the heart of the recent emerging market sell-off.

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Why Turkey and Argentina are the main emerging market weak links 18 May 2018

LONDON Running the numbers on foreign exchange reserves and general exposure to the dollar throws up some of the reasons why Turkey and Argentina have been at the heart of the recent emerging market sell-off.

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Venezuela's Maduro gets support from Erdogan, Maradona ahead of vote 18 May 2018

CARACAS/BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela Venezuela's diplomatically isolated president got a show of support from his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan and Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona on Thursday ahead of a weekend election widely decried as unfair.

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira eases as investors hope for central bank action 17 May 2018

ISTANBUL, May 17 Turkey's lira weakened against the dollar on Thursday, weighed down by concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and as investors waited to see whether the central bank would take action against the sell-off.

Turkey condemns Halkbank sentencing as political attack 17 May 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey condemned the sentencing of an executive from one of its state-owned banks as a political attack by the United States on Thursday, after a New York court handed down a 32 month prison sentence in an Iran-sanctions busting case.

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Turkey condemns Halkbank sentencing as political attack 17 May 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey condemned the sentencing of an executive from one of its state-owned banks as a political attack by the United States on Thursday, after a New York court handed down a 32-month prison sentence in an Iran-sanctions busting case.

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EU sources deny report of proposed new nuclear deal with financial aid for Iran

BERLIN Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperilled Iranian nuclear deal after Washington withdrew will discuss offering Iran financial aid in exchange for concessions.