President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Germany to “pull itself together” on July 21 amid an escalating row between the two countries, also refuting claims that German companies were under investigation in Turkey
The Turkish government has sought to stem the economic fall-out from a growing diplomatic crisis with NATO ally Germany, noting that German investments in Turkey were fully guaranteed by both Ankara and its laws.
Chinese navy destroyer Changchun, the flagship of long-term overseas drilling, and two other warships docked at Istanbul’s port on July 18, as part of Beijing’s plan to tour them around the world in 180 days.
Given wide-ranging authority by the Trump White House to determine its own course of action, the Pentagon is now considering troop levels in Afghanistan
“War for the Planet of the Apes” won this weekend’s battle of the box office in North America, riding on strong reviews and ever more natural-looking apes to take $56.3 million
French carmaker Renault posted record vehicle sales for the first half as a sustained product offensive lifted global deliveries by 10.4 percent - with a well-timed China SUV launch and a renewed push into Iran both contributing.
South Korea on July 17 proposed military talks with North Korea, the first formal overture to Pyongyang by the government of President Moon Jae-in, and said the two sides should discuss ways to avoid hostile acts near the heavily militarized border
Has Winnie the Pooh done something to anger China’s censors? Some mentions of the lovable but dimwitted bear with a weakness for “hunny” have been blocked on Chinese social networks
China’s economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter as industrial output and consumption picked up and investment remained strong, though analysts expect slower growth over the rest of the year as policymakers seek to reduce financial risk.
China’s central bank will take on a bigger role in macro-prudential management and in averting systemic risk in the financial system, President Xi Jinping said at a once-in-five-years government work conference that ended on July 15.
China lashed out July 14 at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s dying wish to leave the country and faced pressure to set the democracy champion’s widow free.
Uber on July 13 announced that it was merging in Russia and five other ex-Soviet states with the taxi hailing app of the country’s leading internet giant, Yandex.
Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has died, the government of the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, where he was being treated for late-stage liver cancer, said on July 13
Global oil demand will continue to escalate despite slow growth resulting from the introduction of electric cars, according to the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) on July 12
Germany has approved rules to make it easier to block the sale of strategically important companies to investors from outside the European Union, prompted by concerns about China acquiring German expertise by that route.
Novatek’s Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) project will increase Russia’s global natural gas exports by around 10 percent, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Anton Inyutsyn said on July 12.
In a demonstration of the Chinese navy’s expanding global reach, the country’s latest-generation warships conducted live-firing drills in the Mediterranean Sea this week while en route to joint exercises with the Russian navy, the defense ministry said on July 12
Iran is seeking to extend engagement with Turkish companies especially in upstream and downstream projects, a top Iranian energy official said on July 12.
China’s imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo, is in life-threatening condition with multiple organ failure and his family has opted against inserting a breathing tube needed to keep him alive, the hospital treating him said on July 12
India will increase the share of natural gas to 20 percent in its energy mix by 2030, India’s petroleum minister said on July 11 in Istanbul.
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