Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge
September 10, 2018

Ankara officials will channel money into Turkeys financial markets and banks

Turkeys beleagured currency has bounced back from record lows after Qatar pledged to shore up the banking sectors shaky finances with loans worth $15bn (11.8bn).

A week after a Continue reading

Turkey buys time before day of IMF reckoning
September 9, 2018

Main elements of crisis remain unaddressed, with eventual bailout most probable outcome

Until reports came on Thursday night that the US was preparing to impose more sanctions, the Turkish government had had a decent few days. The currency crisis, Continue reading

‘Further action required’ after UN North Korea missile test sanctions, Haley says
August 6, 2017

United Nations imposes sanctions on Pyongyang over nuclear ambitions, as McMaster says Trump deeply briefed on threat posed by Kim Jong-un

Further action is required against North Korea, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Saturday as Continue reading