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Turkey’s opposition bloc says Erdoğan not legally eligible to run for presidency again

An opposition bloc of six parties in Turkey has said in a joint statement that the country’s current president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is not...

Soros’ Open Society Foundations denies any involvement in Gezi Park protests

A spokesperson for billionaire philanthropist George Soros’s Open Society Foundations has denied any connection between them and the anti-government protests at Gezi Park, including...

Turkish intelligence ordered assassination of exiled journalists Bozkurt and Güven, journalist claims

Independent journalist Erkam Tufan Aytav claimed on his YouTube program on Wednesday that a German woman of Turkish origin was ordered by Turkey’s National...

US State Department condemns rebuke of VOA reporter by Turkey’s far-right leader

The US State Department has condemned the rebuke of a Voice of America reporter by the leader of a far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)...

Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtaş urges unity against Erdoğan

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party should back the main opposition candidate instead of fielding its own against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in May elections, its former...


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Turkish gov’t asks retailers to implement price freezes ahead of elections

Turkey's finance minister, Nureddin Nebati, has asked clothing and shoe stores to launch their discount season ahead of the usual March date, following a similar request made to grocers,...

Russians were top foreign buyers of houses in Turkey in 2022

Turkish home sales to foreigners rose by 15.2 percent in 2022 compared to the previous year, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) showed...

Turkey’s unemployment remained unchanged at 10.2 percent in November

Turkey’s unemployment rate was unchanged month-on-month at 10.2 percent in November, while a seasonally adjusted measure of labor underutilization rose 0.5 percentage points to...

Turkey’s current account deficit expected to reach $48 billion in 2022: report

Turkey is expected to record a current account deficit of $4.1 billion in November, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, while the deficit was...

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