Daily Archives: April 10, 2020

CHP leader says gov’t support for unpaid leave ‘important’ but will not make citizens ‘happy’

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader has said that the government’s financial aid to workers who had been laid off or put on unpaid leave is “important” but will not be enough for the citizens’ living expenditures. from … Continue reading

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Opinion: Coronavirus: A timeline of Turkey’s … | Taiwan News

Opinion: Coronavirus: A timeline of Turkey’s missteps By  Deutsche Welle2020/04/07 00:02 Containing the spread of the novel coronavirus and saving lives requires governments to be transparent. This includes letting journalists and medical professionals do their jobs without being intimidated. We … Continue reading

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BBC – Travel – Turkey’s unique hand-sanitising method

Turkey’s unique hand-sanitising method For hundreds of years, this Ottoman-era cologne has been synonymous with Turkish hospitality. Now, it’s being used to fight coronavirus. More:BBC – Travel – Turkey’s unique hand-sanitising method from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/3c1fGfP via CHPEU

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Coronavirus spreading fast in Istanbul shanty towns, mayor says, demanding lockdown | Ahval

Coronavirus spreading fast in Istanbul shanty towns, mayor says, demanding lockdownApr 08 2020 03:23 Gmt+3Last Updated On: Apr 08 2020 03:26 Gmt+3Istanbul districts which are densely packed with housing like Bağcılar, Esenler and Bayrampaşa have shown the largest rise in cases … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Roma cry for help as coronavirus claims more lives

Turkey’s Roma cry for help as coronavirus claims more livesAmberin Zaman April 8, 2020 ARTICLE SUMMARYOn International Romani Day, a group of Turkish Roma associations protested that the community still faces “deep discrimination” and risks starvation from the loss of … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Covid-19 infection rate rising fastest in the world | World news | The Guardian

Turkey’s Covid-19 infection rate rising fastest in the world More than 3,000 new cases reported daily but Erdoğan insists normal work must go on More:Turkey’s Covid-19 infection rate rising fastest in the world | World news | The Guardian from … Continue reading

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Police detain suspect for sending death threat to Istanbul Mayor İmamoğlu

Duvar English Turkish police on April 8 detained a man on charges of sending a death threat through e-mail to Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu. The man, only known by initials T.G., was indicated to be residing in the capital Ankara. … Continue reading

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Leading medical association finds penalties suggested in gov’t bill insufficient to deter violence

Duvar English The Turkish Medical Association (TTB) has demanded harsher penalties than were suggested in a recently prepared bill by the government to deter violence against health care staff. AKP, MHP deputies vote down motion on violence against medical staff … Continue reading

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Millions left out of Turkey’s coronavirus economic package – opposition leader | Ahval

Millions left out of Turkey’s coronavirus economic package – opposition leaderApr 09 2020 07:29 Gmt+3Last Updated On: Apr 09 2020 07:31 Gmt+3Ali Babacan, a former heavyweight from Turkey’s ruling party who founded the rival Deva Party last month, said the … Continue reading

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World Bank expects Turkey’s economy to expand by 0.5% in 2020

World Bank expects Turkey’s economy to expand by 0.5% in 2020 ANKARA (Turkey), April 9 (SeeNews) – Turkey’s economy is expected to grow by 0.5% in 2020, over 3 percentage points lower than the previous estimate, due to the outbreak of the … Continue reading

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Jailed HDP deputy can die, CHP deputy Özgür Özel cites anonymous lawmaker as saying

Duvar English A Turkish deputy in parliament said that jailed pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker İdris Baluken can die in prison, Özgür Özel, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Group Deputy Chair said. During a parliamentary debate on a … Continue reading

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Turkey ‘supplies medical equipment to Israel to help with fight against coronavirus’

Duvar English NATO Secretary General praises Turkey for aiding Spain, Italy in fight against coronavirus Turkey is reportedly supplying medical equipment to Israel, including face masks, protective overalls and sterile gloves to help the country fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, … Continue reading

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