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Turkey: Central bank holds rates in first meeting with new chief

Turkey’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged but removed a pledge to deliver additional tightening in the first…

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Turkey reports its highest daily COVID cases, deaths

More than 62,000 cases reported on Wednesday, taking the country’s tally past four million since start of pandemic. Turkey has…

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What is the real extent of Turkey’s COVID-19 crisis?

Istanbul, Turkey – Medical professionals warn that Turkey’s COVID-19 crisis could be even more severe than official statistics suggest, as…

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Ukraine turns to Turkey as Russia threatens full-scale war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Istanbul over the weekend to mark the 10th anniversary of his country’s strategic partnership with…

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Erdogan says Turkey ‘determined’ to cut interest rates

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is determined to bring inflation and interest rates down to single digits, after the lira…

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Kenya’s Chepngetich breaks women’s half-marathon world record

In Istanbul, Kenya’s world marathon champion sliced almost half a minute off the previous best mark. Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich has…

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Bargain hunters stem brutal rout in Turkish stocks

Losses in Turkish markets slowed on Tuesday as some investors scooped up bargains, pulling the main equity gauge back from…

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Lira surges after Turkey’s central bank hikes interest rates

Turkey’s central bank resumed raising interest rates after surging oil prices and lira volatility sent inflationary risks climbing. The lira…

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Top Turkish prosecutor files case to close pro-Kurdish HDP

A top Turkish prosecutor has filed a case with the constitutional court demanding the closure of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic…

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