Turkey’s lira sinks to new low with little reprieve in sight

The lira has lost 20 percent of its value this year, and analysts see little relief in sight given expectations for an interest rate cut later this week. Turkey’s lira sank to a new all-time low against the dollar on Monday and analysts saw little reprieve ahead given what one called expectations of an “irrational” … Read more

Women do more to tackle climate change than men: survey

Women have made greater changes to their personal habits to tackle climate change than men have, according to a survey released Monday by the Women’s Forum. The barometer on gender equity, which surveyed nearly 10,000 people across the G20 countries, found that women — more often than men — have changed their behavior to decrease … Read more

Erdogan says Turkey in talks with US on sale of F-16 fighter jets

Turkish president says the US proposed the sale of F-16 fighter jets in return for its investment in the F-35 programme. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the United States proposed selling F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in return for its investment in the F-35 programme, from which Ankara was removed after purchasing missile defence systems … Read more

Brit tourist ‘left with broken arm’ after mass brawl at holiday hotspot hotel

Shocking mobile phone footage captured the violent scenes in the garden of a hotel – which has not been named – in Muratpasa in South West Turkey as the fight reportedly started when a British tourist looked a Russian man’s girlfriend Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Turkey: Shocking moment … Read more

Turkey says will do ‘what is necessary’ after Syria attacks

Turkish foreign minister says the US and Russia have not kept promises to ensure the YPG withdraws from the border region. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said Turkey would “do what is necessary for its security” after what it described as a rise in cross-border attacks by the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG). … Read more