Economy
US crude stocks rise to add more supply to oil glut
Glut of oil supply in the market increases as the U.S. data show that domestic crude oil stocks rose again to reach its highest level since 1982

Erdogan: Trade volume between Turkey, Colombia to reach $5bn
Turkish president says Colombia is one of Turkey's most important trade partners in Latin America and Caribbean.

Dollar hits record high against Turkish lira at 2.50
The dollar increased in value as the Central Bank is urged to cut interest rates in order to boost growth.

Turkey: Industrial production up in December
Turkey's industrial production increased 2.6 percent in December from the same period in the previous year

Inflation declines sharply in January
Food and non-alcoholic beverages' prices went up the most, followed by general goods and services

Turkish central bank delays interest rate decision
Decline in inflation is "satisfactory," but decision on rates will not be announced until Feb. 24.

Turkey's economy minister supports Erdogan in call for 'interest rate cuts'
Nihat Zeybekci says current interest rates imposed by central bank are unreasonable.

Oil prices increase by 16% in two days
The price of benchmarks Brent and WTI rise almost 16 percent after dipping to record lows

NGOs demand no use of convicts in Thai fishing fleet
45 organizations call on Thailand to abandon scheme to use prisoners in 'abusive' fishing industry