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Turkey's credit downgrade could be a bad omen for South Africa
Turkey's credit downgrade could be a bad omen for South Africa
Emerging economies looked on, clutching one another’s arms and grimacing, as their Turkish peer was dealt its junk status blow by rating agency...
​Obama and Erdogan's UN speeches remind us that dark clouds gather over a troubled world
​Obama and Erdogan's UN speeches remind us that dark clouds gather over a troubled world
COMMENTIt’s like David Beckham meets Luis Suarez. Out of all the speakers at the United Nations General Assembly this week, United States...
Biden given frosty reception in Turkey after Erdogan demands extradition of Gülen
Biden given frosty reception in Turkey after Erdogan demands extradition of Gülen
From the minute he stepped off the plane this week, United States Vice-President Joe Biden’s trip to Turkey seemed ill-fated.
Suspected Islamic State teenage suicide bomber kills 51 at a wedding in Turkey
Suspected Islamic State teenage suicide bomber kills 51 at a wedding in Turkey
Fifty one people were killed on Saturday when a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosives among people dancing on the street at a wedding...
Peeved Turkey takes issue with the West’s lukewarm reaction to the coup attempt
Peeved Turkey takes issue with the West’s lukewarm reaction to the coup attempt
The European Union is making serious mistakes in its response to Turkey’s failed coup and is losing support for EU membership from Turks as a...
​How folktales grown in new soil can paint a less Grimm picture for our dancing girls
​How folktales grown in new soil can paint a less Grimm picture for our dancing girls
BODY LANGUAGEIn the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale of the 12 dancing princesses, a worried king sets the princes of his kingdom a challenge: to...
Army saved Erdogan after failed coup attempt but he’ll probably clip its wings
Army saved Erdogan after failed coup attempt but he’ll probably clip its wings
Support from the highest echelons in the army helped keep President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in power after the failed coup but last Friday’s events...
Democracy is taking a beating as right-wing forces consolidate their grip on power
Democracy is taking a beating as right-wing forces consolidate their grip on power
The news has become a tightening cycle of horror. A truck smashes through a holiday crowd in Nice. Teenage soldiers are beaten to death on the...
Turkish army says it seizes power; Erdogan says: "We will overcome this"
Turkish army says it seizes power; Erdogan says: "We will overcome this"
Turkey's military said late on Friday it had seized power but President Tayyip Erdogan vowed that the attempted coup would be put down.
‘We saw debris and blood. Chaos’
‘We saw debris and blood. Chaos’
A petrified honeymoon couple hugged each other inside a hair salon cupboard as shots rang out outside, praying the gunmen rampaging through...
[Video]In pictures: Istanbul reeling after terror attack at airport
[Video]In pictures: Istanbul reeling after terror attack at airport
In a co-ordinated gun and bomb attack, three suicide bombers opened fire at passengers at the Istanbul Ataturk airport before blowing themselves up.

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