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The Turkish lira is in ‘complete freefall’ amid concerns of Erdogan’s influence on its central bank

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The Turkish Lira plummeted to a record low versus the US dollar Tuesday as investors pull cash out of the country ahead of a presidential election next month. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – a self-proclaimed “enemy” of interest rates – … Continue reading

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No restriction for Erdogan to use State Power and Funds in his election campaign

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The Supreme Board of Elections exempted President Erdogan from election bans for Presidential candidates with a decision on May 1st 2018. In this context, Erdogan will not be subject to any prohibitions such as press release neutrality, declaration of candidates’ … Continue reading

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Q&A – Close Look at the Candidates of Upcoming Elections in Turkey

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Turkey will hold two elections: parliamentary and presidential next month. The first round of presidential elections will be held on June 24. If no candidate can achieve to get more than %50 of the vote, the second round of voting … Continue reading

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CHP’s Presidential Candidate Ince: “We will take Turkey back to the EU reforms track”

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Turkish progressives, the CHP’s presidential candidate Muharram Ince put the EU reforms and democratisation at the heart of the campaign. “Turkey’s EU perspective did not start with the AKP. It started with the foundation of the Republic, and even before … Continue reading

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Muharrem Ince is the CHP’s Presidential candidate for the upcoming elections in June (The bio of the candidate)

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Turkey’s main opposition CHP named Muharrem Ince as the party’s candidate to run in the presidential elections in June to restore democracy and change the Constitution for a well functioning parlimentary system in Turkey. Charismatic and Tough The 53-year-old candidate, … Continue reading

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Another smart move by Turkey’s main opposition CHP before elections in June

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Turkey’s main opposition parties are expected to announce a broad electoral alliance before general elections in June, a step that could pose a significant challenge to the dominance of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s ruling party. The deal, which will include the … Continue reading

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Turkish conglomerates seeking to restructure billions! Who’s next?

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Sahenk, once Turkey’s richest man, is negotiating debt of as much as $2.5 billion to restructure with 13 local banks. Sahenk’s Dogus Holding, the distributer of Volkswagen AG brands in Turkey, will have to make around 8 billion liras this … Continue reading

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