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‘No other options’: US will deliver F-35s, while Turkey will get S-400… and S-500 – Erdogan

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The US will ‘sooner or later’ have to reconcile the reality and understand that Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 systems is a done deal, President Tayyip Erdogan stressed, noting that the current agreement is just the beginning. “We’re done with the S-400. There is absolutely no question of stepping back on the S-400. It is Read More

Retaliation over S-400? Trump cancels Turkey’s preferential trade status

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Donald Trump has terminated the preferential trade agreement which provided Turkey with partial tax-free access to US markets, in a move some see as Washington’s retaliation for the NATO ally’s increasingly independent policies. More than two months after the United States threatened to end Turkey’s participation in Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, President Donald Read More

Maduro’s minister secretly meets with Guaido’s representative STALIN in Norway – reports

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Envoys representing the Venezuelan opposition and government are meeting in Norway, multiple reports said. The news comes two weeks after Juan Guaido failed to rally troops to oust Nicholas Maduro. Members of the Venezuelan government and opposition are holding secret talks at an undisclosed location in Norwegian capital, Oslo, several media outlets reported on Thursday, Read More

Depression risk could derail your retirement portfolio

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retirement savings can suffer from interest rate moves, market volatility and other financial risks, but depression can be just as damaging. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A couple sit on the beach and look out to sea on the August bank holiday weekend in Worthing, Britain, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Boyce/File Photo/File Read More

US wants India to swap Russian S-400s for THAAD & Patriots, but will it take the bait?

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The US has long vowed sanctions if India buys the S-400 from Russia, but now it is offering its THAAD and Patriot missiles as an alternative. But the sticks-and-carrots game won’t help the US get its way, an analyst told RT. Washington has pitched Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Read More

Russia to retain crown of world’s top wheat exporter

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Global grain production is set for a sharp increase in the next 12 months with Russia remaining the top exporter, according to a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA projects global wheat production to grow by 46 million tons from the previous year to a record 777 million tons. Russia Read More

Exclusive: Turkey presses banks to agree high-stakes bailout of bad energy loans

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s plan to clean up some $13 billion in bad energy loans, one of the worst hangovers from last year’s currency crisis, is taking shape even as some banks hold out for the government to agree to safeguards and higher electricity prices. FILE PHOTO: Skyscrapers in the business and financial district of Read More

‘Done deal’: Erdogan aide debunks claim that Turkey is set to drop S-400 over US sanctions

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Turkey will stay on course with a “done deal” to procure the S-400 systems from Russia, a top Turkish official stated in response to a German media report that Ankara was about to scrap the purchase, fearing US sanctions. Potential US sanctions were too big a threat for Turkey to proceed with the S-400 deal, Read More

Turkish data protection watchdog fines Facebook $270,000 over privacy breaches

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Turkey’s Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) has fined social media giant Facebook some $270,000 for a data breach last year that reportedly affected around 300,000 users across the country. The decision to fine Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira over the breach was taken in April, the KVKK said Friday. The breach itself occurred Read More

TransAtlantic Petroleum Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides an Operations Update

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: TNP) (NYSE American: TAT) (the “Company” or “TransAtlantic”) today announced the financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 and provided an operations update. Additional information can be found on the Company’s website at http://www.transatlanticpetroleum.com. Summary Average daily net sales volumes were Read More