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Turkish central bank will not hold “additional monetary tightening days” anymore – Economic Times

Economic TimesThe bank raised all of its key interest rates in dramatic fashion at an emergency midnight policy meeting, ignoring opposition from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as it battles to defend the country’s crumbling lira currency. ET SPECIAL: Save precious time …Turkish PM arrives in Tehran, Iranwww.worldbulletin.netTurkish prime minister arrives in Iran for talksSan Francisco […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan, on Brussels visit, criticized over crackdown – Reuters

ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, making his first visit to Brussels in five years, faced sharp criticism from European Union leaders on Tuesday over a crackdown on the judiciary and police that has rattled investors. Erdogan has …Erdogan stirs concern but avoids showdown on visit to BrusselsFinancial TimesTurkey Puzzles Market With New […]

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Opposition warns of ‘deep state’ in new Turkish cabinet – Reuters

ReutersISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s opposition accused scandal-hit Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday of trying to rule via a secretive “deep state”, after a cabinet reshuffle that would tighten controls on police already beleaguered by government-ordered …Bershidsky on Europe: Turkey in UpheavalBloombergErdogan Overhauls Cabinet as Inner Circle Cracks in Graft ProbeBusinessweekUnder Mounting Pressure, Turkey Premier […]

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Turkey removes another 25 police chiefs over graft inquiry -media – Reuters

ReutersANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish authorities have removed another 25 police chiefs from their posts, media reported, widening a crackdown on the force since it launched a corruption investigation that Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has called a “dirty operation” …Erdogan blames outside forces for Turkish corruption scandalFinancial TimesErdogan says foreign plot behind graft probeThe News InternationalTurkey’s […]