26th May 2016
Allegations of bribery involving the former head of the nation’s largest publicly traded state bank helped put Turkish stocks on course for their biggest monthly slump in more than two years. Read More
26th May 2016
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan asked a judge on Wednesday to deny bail to Reza Zarrab, a prominent gold trader based in Turkey who has been jailed in New York pending trial on charges that he conspired to violate United States sanctions on Iran. Read More
19th May 2016
International organizations like the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are state-focused institutions working to make our world better. But they have long realized that working with states and governments alone is not enough. While governments drag their feet on taking critical decisions due to political considerations, there is increasing awareness that civil society and the private sector can play an effective role in addressing current problems and become a mobilizing power for reform. Read More
10th May 2016
An IRIN investigation has found that a probe by a US government watchdog into corruption in aid delivery across the Turkey-Syria border runs deeper and involves more NGOs than previously reported. Corrupt sub-contracting and procurement fraud is undermining vital cross-border relief for desperate Syrians. USAID announced on 6 May that it… Read More
4th April 2016
In complying with a request made by the Turkish president’s son, Ankara blocked websites detailing alleged criminal connections between him and a businessman recently arrested in the United States. Read More
24th March 2016
Turkey's Isbank said on Wednesday it was strongly confident a court case opened against fuel retailer Petrol Ofisi board members when the bank was a shareholder will prove there is no legal ground for the tax evasion allegations. Read More
23rd March 2016
Turkey's Isbank said on Wednesday it was strongly confident a court case opened against fuel retailer Petrol Ofisi board members when the bank was a shareholder will prove there is no legal ground for the tax evasion allegations. Read More
22nd March 2016
An Iranian-born Turkish businessman has been arrested in Florida on charges that he and others conspired to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars in financial transactions for the Iranian government or other entities to evade U.S. sanctions. Read More