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Afghan vice president Dostum escapes blast on return from exile

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KABUL Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum narrowly escaped a suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport as he returned home on Sunday from more than a year in exile in Turkey over allegations of torturing and abusing a political rival. | Video

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Turkey's Iyi Party opposition leader to step down 22 Jul 2018

ANKARA The leader of Turkey's opposition Iyi (Good) Party, Meral Aksener, said on Sunday that she would step down from her post at an extraordinary party congress.

UPDATE 1-Turkish finance minister says he will not fight markets -media 22 Jul 2018

ANKARA, July 22 Turkey will not fight with markets but instead pursue a win-win relationship with them while ensuring Turkey has an effective central bank, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was quoted as saying on Sunday.

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Turkish finance minister sees promising outlook for economic growth: Anadolu 22 Jul 2018

ANKARA Turkey is continuing its strong economic growth trend and the foundations of its economy are strong, new Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was quoted as saying by state media on Sunday.

Turkish finance minister sees promising outlook for economic growth -Anadolu 22 Jul 2018

ANKARA, July 22 Turkey is continuing its strong economic growth trend and the foundations of its economy are strong, new Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was quoted as saying by state media on Sunday.

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Turkey's Tupras reduces Iranian crude purchases as U.S. sanctions loom 20 Jul 2018

ISTANBUL/LONDON Turkey's biggest oil importer Tupras has cut back purchases of Iranian crude since May, when the United States said it would re-impose sanctions on Tehran, and analysts say Tupras is likely to stick to lower volumes in coming months.

U.S. senators propose bill to restrict international development loans to Turkey 20 Jul 2018

ISTANBUL Six U.S. senators introduced bipartisan legislation on Thursday to restrict loans from international financial institutions to Turkey "until the Turkish government ends the unjust detention of U.S. citizens", a senate committee statement said.

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Turkey says it has new evidence of Gulen coup links, will discuss with U.S. 20 Jul 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey has obtained fresh evidence linking supporters of a U.S.-based cleric to a 2016 failed military coup, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said, adding he would discuss the new information with his U.S. counterpart later on Friday.

Turkey's Tupras reduces Iranian crude purchases as U.S. sanctions loom 20 Jul 2018

* Tupras cuts Iranian purchases since May, shipping data show

Turkish woman, children missing on Greece-Turkey border - police 20 Jul 2018

ATHENS Greek police were searching on Friday for a Turkish woman and her three children missing after a boat carrying nine people capsized in the Evros river separating Greece from Turkey, police said.

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Trump tells Iran 'never, ever threaten' U.S. or suffer consequences

WASHINGTON/ANKARA U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked consequences "the like of which few throughout history have suffered before" if the Islamic Republic made more threats against the United States. | Video