Economy
Turkish BTA to operate in third Tunisian airport
Carthage Airport hosts more than 5 million passengers annually and is one of the main airports on the African continent, according to BTA

South Philippines peace 'crucial' for ASEAN integration
For years, area has been wracked by armed conflict brought about by insurgencies, but peace process hopes to bring new prosperity

Growth in OECD countries falls to 0.5 percent
GDP growth in OECD countries slows to 0.5 percent for the fourth quarter of 2014

EU promises tax transparency laws amid HSBC furore
EU announces 'tax transparency package' as Swiss police raid HSBC's Geneva HQ amid money laundering allegations

US: Americans demand crude oil exports, survey shows
Oil exports are not allowed from the U.S.; a survey shows that 69 percent of American voters believe they should be permitted

Erbil agrees to send Baghdad oil despite budget crisis
Kurdish regional government will keep sending oil to Baghdad despite not being paid its dues, prime minister of the regional government says.

Japanese economy emerges from recession
Economy expanded an annualized real 2.2% in the 3rd quarter - the first growth in three quarters.

Eurozone economy performs better than expected in Q4
Germany saw its economy grow more than expected in the last three months of 2014

ECB makes $5 billion emergency loan to Greece
Run on Greek banks has left them unable to operate without aid.