Monthly Archives: January 2015

Erdogan’s ‘I’ll Call Them’ Fuels Turkish Rate-Cut Bets – Bloomberg

January 20, 2015
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Bloomberg Erdogan’s ‘I’ll Call Them’ Fuels Turkish Rate-Cut BetsBloombergWhile the median of 22 economist estimates on Bloomberg forecast no change in the 8.25 percent benchmark rate tomorrow, five of six Turkish banks and brokerages predict Basci will cut interest rates for the first time since July. Optimism at home may …Dollar hits two-week high against…

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Busted! Turkey caught smuggling weapons to al-Qaida – WND.com

January 19, 2015
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WND.com Busted! Turkey caught smuggling weapons to al-QaidaWND.comAccording to the hacked documents, however, Turkish intelligence smuggling of weapons to al-Qaida occurred last year and may still be occurring, suggesting that such activities continue to be sanctioned by Erdogan, who now is the Turkish president …and more >> Source: turkey – Google News Sharing information is key…

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Turkish anchorwoman faces 5 years in jail for tweet – Hurriyet Daily News

January 19, 2015
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Hurriyet Daily News Turkish anchorwoman faces 5 years in jail for tweetHurriyet Daily NewsProsecutors seek up to five years of imprisonment for Turkish journalist and anchorwoman Sedef Kabaş for her tweet in which she called on citizens not to forget the name of the judge who dropped the Dec. 17, 2013 corruption probe that involved…

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Turkey Threatens to Block Social Media Over Released Documents – New York Times

January 18, 2015
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Gizmodo Turkey Threatens to Block Social Media Over Released DocumentsNew York TimesANKARA, Turkey — Turkish officials threatened to shut down Twitter in the country unless the social-media company blocked the account of a left-wing newspaper that had circulated documents about a military police raid on Turkish Intelligence Agency …Turkey Is Blackmailing Twitter Into Censorship (Again)GizmodoTurkey…

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Turkey’s economy – The Economist

January 17, 2015
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Turkey’s economyThe EconomistIT IS a measure of how weak Turkey’s opposition parties are that they see an economic crisis as their sole hope of ejecting the conservative Justice and Development (AK) Party government. In the summer of 2013 their dreams seemed within reach: America …and more >> Source: turkey – Google News Sharing information is key…

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Turkish PM says Israeli ‘provocations’ radicalising Muslim world – Yahoo News

January 17, 2015
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Yahoo News Turkish PM says Israeli ‘provocations’ radicalising Muslim worldYahoo NewsISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accused his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday of terrorism and said Israeli “provocations” such as the bombardment of Gaza were contributing to radicalisation in the Muslim …Turkish premier equates Israel’s Netanyahu to Paris attackersReutersTurkish PM: Israeli…

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