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CPJ calls on Turkey to investigate attacks on journalists during recent elections and treat media outlets equally

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Turkish authorities to investigate multiple incidents of journalists being attacked or obstructed from reporting during the...

New Turkish parliament to convene on Friday as election results become official

The new Turkish Parliament, whose members claimed victory in an election on May 14, will convene for its first session on Friday after the...

Germany’s Left Party calls for simplified visa procedures for gov’t opponents from Turkey

Co-chairperson of Germany’s Left Party Martin Schirdewan has called on the government to make visa application procedures easier for government opponents in Turkey since...

Erdoğan’s children, AKP members establish foundation named after him in İstanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s family members and lawyers as well as members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) established a foundation...

Turks in Germany predict creative exodus after Erdoğan’s re-election

Turkish artist Buğra Erol, 36, has worked between Berlin and İstanbul over the last few years, but his country's decision to re-elect Recep Tayyip...


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Turkish lira hits record low ahead of Sunday’s runoff election

The Turkish lira weakened to a record low of 20 against the dollar on Friday, ahead of this weekend's presidential election runoff, which will decide whether President Recep Tayyip...

Turkey’s forex and gold reserves fell $17 billion before election: report

Turkey’s foreign currency and gold reserves tumbled $17 billion in the six weeks before Sunday’s general election as Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government sought to...

Turkey’s earthquakes weigh on reinsurance company Munich RE profits

German reinsurance giant Munich RE reported a drop in first-quarter profits Wednesday after taking a hit from claims linked to two devastating earthquakes that...

EBRD bank lowers Turkey GDP forecast, upgrades Russia

Turkey's earthquake-hit economy will grow this year by less than previously forecast, while Russian output will shrink far less than expected despite Ukraine war...

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