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Turkey ups pressure on visa-free entry into EU

Turkey ups pressure on visa-free entry into EUBy EUOBSERVER TODAY, 08:57Turkey’s pro-government Anadolu Agency reported that president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stepping up internal pressure to meet the criteria for the process of visa-liberalisation dialogue with the European Union. “In … Continue reading

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Turkey Implements New Personal Health Data Regulation – Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences – Turkey

Turkey: Turkey Implements New Personal Health Data RegulationLast Updated: 19 September 2019Article by Murat Soylu, Zekican Samlı and Duru İyemBezen & Partners The Personal Health Data Regulation (the “Regulation”) was published in the Turkish Official Gazette dated 21 June 2019 … Continue reading

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Shaking the status quo in Turkey: #Susamam rappers: “Turkish society is on our side” – Qantara.de

#Susamam rappers: “Turkish society is on our side” #Susamam has had more than 25 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians’ message to their fellow citizens: “Don’t remain silent!” The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has … Continue reading

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“We will continue until we win,” say the Turkish protesters taking on a major Canadian mining project – Equal Times

“We will continue until we win,” say the Turkish protesters taking on a major Canadian mining project (Nick Ashdown)At a teahouse in the tiny village of Karaibrahimler in Turkey’s lush north-western Biga Peninsula, older male residents sitting at a table … Continue reading

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Turkish lira slides on trade war unease, hit by ‘flash crash’ – Reuters

Turkish lira slides on trade war unease, hit by ‘flash crash’Daren Butler, Nevzat Devranoglu ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened more than 1% against the dollar on Monday, after briefly tumbling to 6.47 overnight in what market watchers described … Continue reading

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New Istanbul mayor appoints city’s first ever woman deputy general secretary | Ahval

New Istanbul mayor appoints city’s first ever woman deputy general secretaryEkrem İmamoğlu, the newly-elected mayor of Istanbul, announced on Wednesday the appointment of a woman as deputy general secretary, a first in the municipality’s history. İmamoğlu became  the mayor of … Continue reading

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Europe Misses a Chance by Freezing Out Turkey

Europe Misses a Chance by Freezing Out Turkey Leonid BershidskyBloomberg July 18, 2019 (Bloomberg Opinion) — Relations between the European Union and Turkey – officially still a EU accession candidate – have grown so chilly that the word “sanctions” has … Continue reading

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TURKEY Financial volatility and political uncertainty crush the Turkish economy

Financial volatility and political uncertainty crush the Turkish economy For the first time in a decade experts suggest a contraction of 1.5%.  For the following year, a slight trend reversal, with growth of just over 2%.  Analysts highlight the risk … Continue reading

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Istanbul Mayor Imamoglu: Turkey badly managed refugees – BBC News

Istanbul Mayor Imamoglu: Turkey badly managed refugees The new Mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu, has said the country’s policy towards refugees has been mishandled. More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees are now living in Turkey and hundreds of thousands are … Continue reading

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Internal documents show Turkey’s highest court rejecting appeals out of hand | Ahval

Internal documents show Turkey’s highest court rejecting appeals out of hand(Updated) The website of Turkey’s Constitutional Court (AYM) has been shut down after an apparent fault revealed template judgements that appeared to show the court rejecting appeals before they had … Continue reading

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