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Economics Middle East/North Africa

Axis of friendship reignited: Erdogan and Putin’s détente

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan’s new understanding with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will lead to political and economic possibilities.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Putin and Erdogan’s meeting signals revived economic ties

Decreased hostilities between Putin and Erdogan signals greater financial opportunity for investors.

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Markets respond to Turkey’s failed coup

After the failed coup, markets were quick to write off any short-term impact on oil prices. Yet, Turkey’s post-coup behavior increases risks for investors.

Economics Europe

Unsuccessful coup threatens Turkey’s economy

The Turkish government is back in firm control of the country after the failed coup attempt, but negative impacts on the local economy will persist.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Davutoglu’s resignation sparks uncertainty for Turkey

Only one thing is sure now after Davutoglu’s resignation: in Turkey, it is Erdoğan who holds all the cards.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Turkey’s new Central Bank Governor must walk political minefield

New Central Bank Governor Çetinkaya faces political pressure to cut interest rates while trying to reduce Turkey’s high inflation.

Europe Politics

Russia-Turkey tensions rise to fever pitch amid sanctions

Economic sanctions against Turkey will be dearly felt in Ankara, but will also resonate in Moscow. Not only established commercial ties will suffer a blow, but also all outstanding Russia-Turkey

Europe Middle East/North Africa Politics Security

Big win for AKP in Turkey, but future is uncertain

In a shock to many pollsters, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) regained its parliamentary majority, lost in the June elections, with a vote of 49.5% and 317 seats in

Europe Security

Ankara bombing aftermath poses risks for Turkey’s election

What started as a peaceful protest ended up as one of the most devastating terrorist attacks in Turkish history. With around 100 people dead and more injured, this terrorist attack

Europe Politics

Four possible outcomes of Turkey’s November election

With the ruling AKP’s failure to form a coalition government, the November 1 election will play a critical part in deciding Turkey’s future. These are dark days for Turkey. With