Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey’s leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of grain from Europe’s breadbasket to the needy of the world. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit … Read more

Turkey surprises markets with rate cut despite near 80% inflation

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Sweet Nachos | Reuters Turkey’s central bank surprised markets on Thursday by cutting its benchmark policy rate, despite inflation in the country hovering near 80%. The currency of the country, the liraslipped 0.9% against the dollartrading at more than … Read more