Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had threatened to block their bids over Ankara’s accusations they supported the YPG in northern Syria, which it views as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which is also deemed a terrorist group by the United States and European Union. MADRID, June 28 (Reuters) – Spain’s BBVA said on Tuesday that hyperinflation accounting in its Turkish unit Garanti had a negative impact of 324 million euros ($341 million) on the group’s net attributable profit in the first quarter. Amineh Kakabaveh, an independent Swedish lawmaker and former Kurdish fighter on whom the Social Democrat government has repeatedly relied for its survival in close parliament votes, said it was a “black day for Swedish foreign policy”. BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian forces conducted a missile strike on a vehicle carrying members of a Turkey-backed armed opposition faction in a rebel-held part of the country´s north Wednesday,…    read more