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Nusret Gökçe, aka Salt Bae, is a Turkish butcher, chef, and restaurateur.

How Salt Bae’s debt-laden steakhouse is highlighting major issues in Turkey’s economy

The owner of the steakhouse with a famous chef is struggling with debt. It's a problem for Turkish firms with dollar-denominated loans after the lira's collapse.
Powell repeated his dovish stance on rates over the weekend.

Stocks are getting a lift from China stimulus pledge and Powell comments — ‘We don’t feel any hurry’ on rates

Chinese and European stocks are edging higher, while US futures are gaining. Boeing's crash woes are set to drag the Dow lower.
Turkey's first F-35.

Russia could destroy the F-35 from within with a missile-defense sale to Turkey

Russia has failed to field a new fighter to compete with the US's F-35, but if its missile defense systems can get an inside look, it may not need to.

There’s a $200 million abandoned village of Disney-like castles in Turkey. Take a look inside.

Burj Al Babas was designed as a luxury community for foreign buyers, but its villas are still empty.
A protester wears a mask painted with Xinjiang or East Turkestan's flag and tears of blood in Brussels, Belgium, in April 2018.

A wall of silence around China’s oppression of its Muslim minority is starting to crumble

More and more countries are standing up to China over its oppression of the Uighurs, a majority-Muslim ethnic minority living in the country's west.
Uighur men pray before a meal during the Corban Festival, also known as Eid al-Adha, in Turpan, Xinjiang, in September 2016.

The mystery of a Muslim poet who may or may not be dead in a Chinese detention camp is at the center of a diplomatic crisis between China and Turkey

Turkey said Abdurehim Heyit had died in a Chinese detention camp for Uighur Muslims. Then Beijing published a tape appearing to show Heyit was alive.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince reportedly said he would use ‘a bullet’ on Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia's crown prince reportedly complained that Jamal Khashoggi's reports were hurting his image as a reformer.
Bodrum is a burgeoning luxury travel destination.

Forget Bali and Mykonos: An ancient port city in Turkey is the under-the-radar luxury hotspot to visit in 2019

The port city of Bodrum has been dubbed the "St. Tropez of Turkey" for its luxury hotels, beach clubs, food scene, and abundance of superyachts.

What it’s like to vacation in Bodrum, Turkey, an under-the-radar luxury travel hotspot that’s been compared to Saint Tropez and Mykonos

The port city of Bodrum has been dubbed the "St. Tropez of Turkey" for its luxury hotels, beach clubs, food scene, and abundance of superyachts.

US troops were highly visible regulars at the Syrian restaurant where a suicide bomber killed 4 Americans

US troops reportedly visited the restaurant, which served foods like grilled chicken, French fries, and shawarma sandwiches, several times a week.