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‘Where is the $128B?’ Turkey’s opposition presses Erdogan | Banks News

The sum refers to the dollars sold by Turkey’s state banks to support its lira currency in foreign exchange markets.…

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Asia

Turkey and Libya renew commitment to contested maritime deal | Recep Tayyip Erdogan News

The head of Libya’s new interim government and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have affirmed their commitment to a controversial…

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Europe

EU’s Michel ‘hasn’t slept well’ since chair gaffe in Turkey

The EU’s Charles Michel has said he’s losing sleep over the gaffe that left Ursula von der Leyen without a…

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Asia

Libya’s new PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh to visit Turkey | Recep Tayyip Erdogan News

Dbeibeh to discuss cooperation on energy and health with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish state media says. Libyan Prime Minister…

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Asia

Erdogan urges end to Ukraine tension, offers Turkey’s support | Conflict News

Turkish president says tensions between Kyiv and Moscow over Donbass conflict have to be resolved through dialogue. Turkey’s President Recep…

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Europe

Gaffe as EU’s Von der Leyen left without chair as male leaders look on

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen was left “surprised” after being left without a chair during a high-level meeting with…

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Europe

Turkey: Former presidential soldiers among dozens sentenced to life in prison for failed 2016 coup

At least 22 former Turkish soldiers have been sentenced to life in prison for their involvement in the failed 2016…

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Africa

Erdogan says Turkey ‘determined’ to cut interest rates | Business and Economy News

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

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Africa

EU chiefs raise ‘deep worries’ over rights in Turkey with Erdogan | European Union News

EU says it wants better ties with Ankara as top officials meet with Turkey’s president, but human rights the ‘priority’.…

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Middle East

Turkey: Erdogan accuses retired admirals of hinting at ‘coup’ | Recep Tayyip Erdogan News

Turkish president slams former naval officers who warned his plans for a new Istanbul canal threaten a maritime treaty. Turkish…

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Latin America

Turkey court returns indictment seeking to ban pro-Kurdish party | Kurds News

Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday that the indictment had procedural omissions, local media reported. Turkey’s top court has sent…

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Borders

Von der Leyen and Michel to visit Turkey next week – POLITICO

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

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Europe

Erdogan says Turkey wants region to become ‘island of peace’ | Business and Economy News

Turkey wants to resolve conflicts and make more friends while turning its region into an “island of peace”, President Recep…

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Africa

Bargain hunters stem brutal rout in Turkish stocks | Business and Economy News

Bargain hunters swooped in on Tuesday to pull Turkish stocks back from their worst two-day drop in 20 years –…

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Europe

Turkey’s new central bank boss to hold talks with bankers: Report | Recep Tayyip Erdogan News

In his first remarks after shock leadership overhaul, Sahap Kavcioglu said bank would continue to set policy to permanently lower…

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Africa

Turkey’s Erdogan sacks central bank governor after rate hike | Business and Economy News

Turkey’s president fires Naci Agbal after just four months on the job following surprise increase in interest rates. Turkey’s president…

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Asia

EU halts plans to blacklist Turkey oil execs | Angela Merkel News

The European Union has frozen plans to blacklist more senior executives at Turkey’s state-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), four diplomats said, in…

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Africa

Erdogan promises stronger freedoms, human rights in Turkey | Human Rights News

Turkey will improve the judiciary system, strengthen freedom of expression and organisation, the president says. President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan has…

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Africa

Turkey’s AK Party criticised for holding rallies amid COVID surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

Ankara, Turkey – As Turkey mulls easing coronavirus restrictions, the governing party has come under fire for holding packed political…

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Latin America

Erdogan: Turkey’s common interests with US outweigh differences | Joe Biden News

Turkish president seeks improvement in ties between the two NATO allies that have been strained over a host of issues.…

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Erdogan: Turkey to start lifting COVID curbs in March | Coronavirus pandemic News

Turkey’s president says a plan on reopening cafes and restaurants, shut down for months, is to be announced soon. Turkey…

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Latin America

Turkey investigates Dutch politician Wilders over Erdogan comment | Islamophobia News

Far-right Dutch lawmaker called President Erdogan a ‘terrorist’ and urged the expulsion of the Turkish ambassador to the Netherlands. Turkish…

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