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Why Ukraine cannot become gas hub like Turkey – Turkey earns billions of dollars on gas transit, while Ukraine loses its chance – 112.international

Turkey earns billions of dollars on gas transit, while Ukraine loses its chance Author : Oleksiy KushchSome twenty years ago no one would believe that Turkey would become a gas hub and the largest transit country for Russian gas to … Continue reading

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A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European Friendships – Brown Political Review

A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European FriendshipsBy Christopher KobelOctober 28, 2018 Throughout his prominence in Turkish politics, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, now the nation’s president, has raised eyebrows more than a few times. From his remarks on childrearing, “One or two … Continue reading

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Turkey’s fantasy war on inflation

Turkey’s fantasy war on inflation Mustafa Sonmez October 23, 2018 Article SummaryAnkara has declared an “all-out fight against inflation,” cajoling sellers into 10% discounts and sending municipal police to hunt hoarders, and while this bizarre strategy is unlikely to bear … Continue reading

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Turkey: What’s behind the most rapid inflation in 15 years? | Financial Times

Turkey: What’s behind the most rapid inflation in 15 years? Turkish consumers and businesses have been severely hit by the crisis engulfing the country’s currency, which has sent inflation to its highest pace in 15 years. More:Turkey: What’s behind the … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Erdogan steps back from McKinsey deal after opposition outcry | Ahval

Turkey’s Erdogan steps back from McKinsey deal after opposition outcry Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not get advice from management consultancy McKinsey & Co., cancelling the deal announced by his son-in-law and Ministry of Treasury and Finance … Continue reading

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Erdogan administration asks shops to cut prices in radical approach to inflation | Financial Times

Turkey asks shops to cut prices in radical approach to inflation State-mandated 10% discount on goods and services marks new move to rein in costsTurkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak speaks during an event in Istanbul to announce his programme to … Continue reading

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Era of fair elections in Turkey over – Stratfor analyst | Ahval

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After Recep Tayyip Erdoğan secured re-election as president under extremely dubious circumstances in the Jun. 24 elections, democrat elections are likely a thing of the past in Turkey, according to Sinan Ciddi, a Georgetown University academic and contributor to the … Continue reading

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Despite increased women representation in parliament, Turkey’s political gender equality still long way to go – Global Times

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Despite increased women representation in parliament, Turkey’s political gender equality still long way to go. Turkish activists say that the female representation in Turkey’s parliament has increased in the latest election, but it is insufficient and there is still a … Continue reading

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Turkey marks 25 years since mob attack on Alevi intellectuals

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Turkey marks 25 years since mob attack on Alevi intellectuals Turkish activists and opposition on Monday marked a quarter of a century since the massacre of 33 intellectuals largely from the Alevi minority in a mob attack on a hotel, … Continue reading

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Turkish inflation surges to highest since 2003 | Turkish lira drops 1% after inflation heats up to 15% | Financial Times

Turkish lira drops 1% after inflation heats up to 15% Report highlights inflationary impact of a nearly 20% fall this year in the lira More:Turkish lira drops 1% after inflation heats up to 15% | Financial Times https://ift.tt/2lQ3zKn Turkish inflation … Continue reading

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