Daily Archives: September 24, 2020

Selahattin Demirtaş to carry indictments into him as medals, CHP leader says

Duvar English Former Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş will carry the indictments into him as medals, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. Kılıçdaroğlu commented on a recent indictment into Demirtaş, who has been … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Central Bank hikes interest rates unexpectedly, bumping up lira from record low

Duvar English – Reuters Turkish lira hits new record low against dollar as experts blame distrust for economy Turkey’s lira charged higher against the dollar on Sept. 24 as a result of the central bank’s surprise move to raise its policy rate, proving … Continue reading

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Pompeo warns Turkey that Huawei presence threatens military cooperation with US

Duvar English U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Turkey’s growing reliance on Huawei and other Chinese companies could complicate Washington’s military cooperation Ankara. “They make it more difficult,” the Secretary of State told the Washington Examiner. “The fact that … Continue reading

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US pharma firms might abandon Turkish market over failure to pay debts, ambassador warns

Reuters The U.S. ambassador to Turkey said on Sept. 23 companies will consider abandoning its market if it fails to fully meet debt payments to American pharmaceutical firms, and he criticized a new Turkish law clamping down on big social media sites. … Continue reading

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Turkey considers new restrictions as infections rise

Turkey considers new restrictions as infections rise New COVID-19 cases and death rates in Turkey have returned to levels not seen since May, prompting officials to consider tighter restrictions following a partial reopening of public schools. More:Turkey considers new restrictions … Continue reading

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Turkish main opposition asks gov’t to reveal the politician who accepted a bribe from Zarrab

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Group Deputy Chair Özgür Özel has asked the government to reveal who received millions of dollars of bribe from shady Iranian-Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab. Özel referred to the statements of Zarrab’s ex-courier … Continue reading

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