Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

Turkey’s voters kept in the dark | Ahval

Turkey’s voters kept in the dark The standard by which the modern world judges elections is whether they are free and fair. In this case, “free” means that citizens entitled to vote have the right to register to vote and … Continue reading

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Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video – BBC News

Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been criticised for showing some of the New Zealand mosque gunman’s video to bolster support at election rallies. Mr Erdogan said part of gun suspect Brenton … Continue reading

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Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Mesrob Mutafyan Laid to Rest

Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Mesrob II Mutafyan, who lost his life in Surp Pırgiç Hospital on March 8, has been laid to rest in Şişli Armenian Cemetery after a funeral ceremony held in the Holy Mother of God Patriarchal Church … Continue reading

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Turkish unemployment surges to 13.5 percent, highest in nine years By Reuters

Turkish unemployment surges to 13.5 percent, highest in nine yearsEconomy Mar 15, 2019 04:05AM ET ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s unemployment rate jumped to 13.5 percent in the November-January period, its highest level in nine years, official data showed on Friday, … Continue reading

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Roundup: More Turks move from cities to towns for better life – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Roundup: More Turks move from cities to towns for better lifeSource: Xinhua| 2019-03-16 22:44:39|Editor: yan by Zeynep Cermen ISTANBUL, March 16 (Xinhua) — The internal flow of population in Turkey has been changing direction over the past three years with … Continue reading

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Hard-hit by imports, Turkey’s potato farmers call on gov’t for help | Ahval

Hard-hit by imports, Turkey’s potato farmers call on gov’t for help Turkey’s potato farmers are calling for government to step in to reduce soaring costs following a decision by Ankara to import and axe import duty on the food staple, … Continue reading

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