Tide may be turning for Turkey – but not just yet

Ankara wants to establish the country as an international travel and logistics hub.

Maersk halves train times from China to Europe via Turkey

The journey time for the movement of goods between China and Europe was effectively slashed in…

Gas standoff in East Mediterranean as Turkey confronts Eni drillship

Tensions between Turkey and Cyprus over ownership of offshore hydrocarbon resources in the Mediterranean flared up…

Putin and Erdogan bury hatchet – but no sign of Rosneft boss

Uncertainty surrounded the outcome of yesterday’s late-night talks between Vladimir Putin and his Turkey’s Recep Tayyip…

BTK rail line opens intermodal Silk Road route through Turkey

BTK: A train pulling thirty 20-foot containers of wheat has arrived in the Turkish city of Mersin…

Turkstream passes milestone but Russia calls for EU guarantees

The  development  of the $6bn Turkish Stream pipeline running from Russia’s gas fields to Europe via…

Gazprom ready to start on Turkstream

Gazprom will be ready to start laying pipes on the offshore section of the Turkstream  project in…

New investment fund set to strengthen ties between Russia and Turkey

The flourishing political and economic alliance between Russia and Turkey wracked up a notch  this week with…

Turkish Stream #2 gets sign-off

Gazprom and Switzerland’s Allseas are reported to have signed an agreement for the construction of a second,…

Korean consortium on track to win Canakkale Bridge contract

Turkey looks set to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the Canakkale War – better known to…

Putin signs up to Turkish Stream

The new axis that has been developing between Istanbul and Moscow in recent months appeared to…

Erdogan opens Eurasia Tunnel but what next for other mega projects?

With a third bridge across the Bosphorus already completed last summer and this week’s opening of…

Erdogan rubber-stamps Turkish Stream

Turkish  President Recip Erdogan has paved the way for construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline to begin after…

Turkey’s renewable energy sector leads the way as green investment in Eastern Europe set to hit $665bn by 2030 – IFC

Renewable Energy: Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Serbia are on track to attract $665bn in ‘climate-smart’ investment…

Moscow and Ankara bury their differences to set up $1bn Russian Turkish investment fund

Russian Turkish investment fund: With Russian President Putin due to meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Erodgan…

Miller’s Istanbul visit nudges Turkish Stream pipeline back on track

Turkish Stream: Gazprom chief Alexey Miller flew into Istanbul yesterday for talks with Turkey’s Minister of Energy…

Moody’s upgrades outlook for Russia and China but downgrades Turkey

Moody’s Investors Service yesterday revised upwards its  macro outlook  for Russia and China,  but forecast that…

Ankara and Moscow ready to resume Turkish Stream talks, say both sides

Turkish Stream talks: Turkey has confirmed that it is ready to continue negotiations about the Turkish…

Ankara thanks Russia for support over Turkish coup as relations thaw further

Turkish coup: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu today expressed his country’s  gratitude to Russia for its…

Bosphorus Strait reopens as Turkey rushes to reassure investors

Turkish maritime authorities have reopened Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait to transiting tankers after shutting it for several…

Turkey looks to boost trade with Russia to $100bn after Erdogan apologises

Erdogan apologises: Turkey hopes to increase annual trade with Russia to $100bn, its Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu…

Gazprom ready to reopen Turkish Stream talks after Erdogan apology

Turkish Stream talks: Russia’s top gas producer Gazprom is ready to revisit the idea of building…

Turkish company wins $4.2bn contract to build string of Iranian power plants

 Iranian power plants: Turkiah  energy company Unit International has reached a $4.2bn  deal with Iran’s energy ministry to…

Paypal to quit Turkey after licence application is rejected

Turkey’s determination to localise its fintech infrastructure has  prompted  Paypal to announce that it is halting operations in the…