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Emerging economies have had a tough time in the global economy recently. We’re talking about countries like India, Turkey, South Africa and Argentina. They’re deeply engaged in the world economy, and, in some ways, very vulnerable to its ups and downs. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The value of emerging market currencies keeps tumbling. Argentina’s peso has lost half its value against the dollar this year. Same with the lira in Turkey. Investors are souring on Brazil. India. South Africa. Mexico. Indonesia. Some of these countries have been through currency and financial crises before. And each case is different. But sometimes […]
They found new homes in Turkey, along with frustration, resignation and hope.
Before the Syrian war in 2011, nearly 25 percent of young people went to college, which is almost completely subsidized by the government.
Amna Hafez is like thousands of other Syrian women in Turkey who've been forced to create a new life for themselves and their families.
As a Syrian living in Turkey, Dania Abdulbaqi struggled to find formal work as an engineer.
Russian officials were in Turkey on Tuesday, talking with the government there about possible solutions for Turkey’s currency crisis. Both countries are also facing U.S. sanctions, so one idea they floated: Stick to their own national currencies for trade and avoid using the dollar at all. On top of that, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov echoed […]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wants to pull his people away from American-made smartphones and push them toward products from homegrown company Vestel. That could prove difficult, once you take a closer look at what comprises Vestel's phones.
Because of the country’s falling currency, its foreign debt just got a lot more expensive.