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Erdogan: Turkey to boycott US electronic products

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will boycott electronic products from the U.S., which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of an American evangelical …

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Trump gives anti-Russian defense bill green light

U.S. President Donald Trump signed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act which authorizes a top-line budget of $717 billion. Trump traveled to Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division, in upstate …

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Trump doubles steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20% duty on aluminum and 50% one on steel. "I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum …

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 Turkish lira plunges to record low against dollar

Turkey’s national currency - lira tumbled to another record low against the dollar today. The lira traded down 9% against the U.S. dollar at 6.04 and briefly fell more than 12%.  Then lira pared some of its losses to trade at …

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Dollar surges above 67-ruble mark

The dollar exchange rate rose to 67.09 rubles on the Moscow Exchange today, after new U.S. sanctions on Russia were announced. The last time the dollar surpassed 67 rubles on August 3, 2016. Despite the weakening of the ruble …

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Russia's Medvedev: U.S. declares war on us

The possible tightening up of U.S. economic sanctions against Russia may be treated as a declaration of economic war, which must be responded by all economic, political and other means possible, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry …

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First Muslim woman to be elected to U.S. Congress

Former Michigan state lawmaker Rashida Tlaib is set to become the first Muslim woman elected to U.S. Congress after winning the Democratic primary for a House seat in the state. Tlaib will run unopposed in the general …

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Is U.S. preparing next round of anti-Russian sanctions?

The U.S. administration will comply with the law, according to which, the sanctions should be imposed on Russia for alleged complicity in the poisoning of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain’s Salisbury …

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