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A woman knees in front of candles and flowers at the scene of an altercation in Chemnitz, Germany, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. The protest late Monday, sparked by the killing of a 35-year-old German man in an altercation with migrants over the weekend, erupted into clashes between neo-Nazis and left-wing counter-protesters. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
August 31, 2018 - 10:26 am
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The mayor of Chemnitz sought Friday to reassure foreign visitors, students and investors that the eastern German city is safe, despite violent far-right protests earlier this week. Barbara Ludwig told reporters that "at the moment there's a lot of uncertainty and fear on...
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A man sits in a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.The national currency recovered somewhat from record lows hit earlier this week. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
August 16, 2018 - 8:05 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis. The national currency recovered somewhat from record lows hit...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal _ a move that is unlikely to have much economic impact but highlights the deteriorating relations with the U.S. in a feud that has already helped trigger a currency crisis. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
August 16, 2018 - 4:03 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's currency crisis (all times local): 11:00 p.m. The Trump administration says Turkey could face additional sanctions if an American pastor detained on espionage and terrorism-related charges isn't quickly released. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-...
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People change money at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira currency has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped sanctions on Turkey angered by the continued detention of an American pastor. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
August 15, 2018 - 12:17 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal — a move that is unlikely to have much economic impact but highlights the deteriorating relations with the U.S. in a feud that has already helped trigger a currency crisis . The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 13. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 13, 2018 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell further Monday as Turkey's central bank was unable to stop a steep plunge in the nation's currency. That's helping to push the dollar higher, hurting big exporters. Stocks are coming off their worst losses in a month as investors worry about financial and economic...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters at his Black Sea hometown, Guneysu, Turkey, early Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new economic model " as the Turkish Lira has lost more than 30 percent of its value since the start of the year.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
August 10, 2018 - 6:34 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday, when its currency nosedived on concerns about its economic policies and a dispute with the U.S., which President Donald Trump stoked further with a promise to double tariffs on the NATO ally. The lira tumbled 14 percent in...
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan during London Tech Week in London, Monday, June 11 2018. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he hopes U.S. President Donald Trump will reconsider the protectionist measures that divided the G-7 summit in Canada last weekend. (AP Photo/Robert Stevens)
June 11, 2018 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he's optimistic the city will continue to draw investors after Brexit as a survey showed Britain's attractiveness as a destination for foreign direct investment dimmed last year. The U.K. slipped to third place in a survey of 450 global investors by EY,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, Gianni Infantino gestures during a press conference at the Acropolis Convention Centre in Nice, southeastern France. FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants to team up with American, Chinese and Saudi Arabian interests to launch an expanded 24-team Club World Cup, played every four years starting in 2021, and a two-yearly global competition for national teams. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, FILE)
April 11, 2018 - 5:59 am
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA is planning to team up with Saudi Arabian, Chinese and American investors in a $25 billion, 12-year deal that could add two major international tournaments to an already crowded soccer calendar. With preparations for this year's World Cup in Russia reaching a climax, FIFA...
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This photo shows a scanned copy of page one of a three-page letter dated March 22, 2018, and addressed to Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela from lawyers representing U.S. President Donald Trump's family hotel business. The letter asks Varela to intervene with the court on behalf of the Trump Organization in its fight to continue running a luxury waterfront hotel, complaining that Panama’s courts denied the organization due process in violation of a bilateral treaty and warning there could be consequences for the country. The letter from the Trump Organization to the Panamanian President "URGENTLY request(s) your influence in relation to a commercial dispute involving Trump Hotel aired before Panama's judiciary." (AP Photo)
April 09, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — The text of the letter from the Britton & Iglesias law firm to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, as translated by The Associated Press. Your Excellency Mr. President: We are the law office Britton & Iglesias and we write to you in the name and representation of our...
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A man looks an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index and New York Dow index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Asian stocks have fallen for a second day amid jitters about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and mounting scrutiny of technology companies. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 02, 2018 - 11:15 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a second day Tuesday amid jitters about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies. Markets in China, Japan, Australia and South Korea all declined while the Japanese yen rose against the dollar as currency traders looked...
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