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  1. Erdogan blames speculators, U.S. dollar for lira's fallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ANKARA/ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed an "interest rate lobby" of speculators for the Turkish lira's slide and said he would discuss its decline with the country's embattled central bank and the government's economy czar. The lira briefly recovered from record lows following his comments, with investors encouraged that he had refrained from his usual criticism of the central bank and which followed meetings between his economic team and investors in New York.

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  2. Turkish PM says he would welcome ex-president's comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trend

    ... that Gul has always been a part of the party. Davutoglu's remarks echoed recent comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said earlier Friday that a possible decision by Gul to stand in the upcoming parliamentary elections would be good. ...

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  3. Turkey minister defies Erdogan's move over top bankRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... Photographer: Kerim Okten/Bloomberg Ankara: Turkey's deputy prime minister spoke out against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, saying it was "not right" for the country's leader to "threaten" the central bank. Erdogan has rattled markets in ...

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  4. Separation of powers cherished in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... The world understands this. What about Turkey? However, there are some good signs in Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Saudi Arabia was useful. It could be considered the first important step to making up for Turkey's loneliness in ...

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  5. 'Delicate' relationship between Erdogan and PM hits economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    As I have written before, on the topic of whether or not to put the presidential system at the top of the election campaign, the relationship between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is "delicate." It seems that this "sensitive" concept will be observed in almost every topic regarding the management of Turkey from now on.

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  6. Ahmet Davutoglu: Only in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CFR.org

    ... the war against ISIS, and the crisis in Ukraine Everyone in Washington knows that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wields all the power, making a meeting with Davutoglu more of a diplomatic obligation than an opportunity to get things done. Add to ...

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  7. In Turkey, Journalists Who Criticize The President Can Go To JailRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    It has become as easy to get jailed for offending the country's paramount leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as it is in countries where lese majeste laws forbid insults to royals. The trend alarms many people who have harbored hope for Turkey as a beacon of Western-style government in the Islamic world.

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  8. Erdogan pushes to help working mothers stay in the work force.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the government is supporting women with children so they can stay in the workforce. "We are making positive discrimination for women in working life," he told a Friday labor union meeting for female workers held in Ankara.

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  9. Can Liberal Democracy Survive?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The American Prospect

    ... cracies, Prime Minister Viktor OrbA n has expressly invoked the ideal of an illiberal state. In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dramatically increased enrollments in state-supported

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  10. In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... two years in prison. It has become as easy to get jailed for offending the country's paramount leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as it is in countries where lese majeste laws forbid insults to royals. The trend alarms many people who have harbored hope ...

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  11. Turkish President Erdogan Fined For Calling Peace Statue A 'Monstrosity'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    13:19 OPEN GALLERY 1The 'Monument to Humanity' was demolished by local officials after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed is dislike of the piece An Istanbul court has ordered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pay EURO 3,500 to ...

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  12. Turkish interior minister does not recognize current constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trend

    ... Davutoglu said a new Constitution is needed for Turkey's democratization. Turkish then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to the leaders of the oppositional Republican People's Party and the Nationalist Movement Party in late October ...

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  13. Turkey scrambles to thwart rush to US dollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish authorities have scrambled to stem the markets' rush to the U.S. dollar by issuing smoother statements about the Central Bank, after the Turkish Lira plunged to a series of historic lows. Speaking to reporters in the capital Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would hold talks with Central Bank Governor Erdem Basc and Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan after the lira's latest decline to a record low.

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  14. Artist Will 'Party' With Turkish President Erdogan's MoneyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Groong

    ARTIST WILL 'PARTY' WITH TURKISH PRESIDENT ERDOGAN'S MONEY BGN News, Turkey March 5 2015 The artist who will be paid TL 10,000 in compensation from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to spend the money on a March 21 Nevruz holiday celebration with his friends. Sculptor Mehmet Aksoy filed suit and won against Erdogan when the president had called his sculpture, created to promote reconciliation between Turkey and Armenia, a "monstrosity."

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  15. Turkish President Erdogan fined 10,000 lira for calling statue...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies An Istanbul court has ordered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pay an artist 10,000 Turkish Lira in compensation, after the politician called his sculpture a "monstrosity."

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  16. Put the weapon downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    ... biggest legal Kurdish party, as he read out Mr Ocalan's statement on television. Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has done more than any of his predecessors to improve the Kurds' lot. A Kurdish shift to peaceful politics would reverberate ...

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  17. Turkish economy heading towards a crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... in New York, trying to calm investors , on the same day? Along with recent remarks from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's chief economic adviser Yigit Bulut that a new paradigm was being defined, Zeybekci's comments hint that an orderly lira ...

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  18. How could investors trust this trio?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... to invest? The PM is planning to change the constitution after the elections and leave his place to Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the "president." The Deputy PM cannot run for office in the election because of the party's three-term ban; he will have to ...

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  19. Turkey seen as stoking crisis as lira hits a lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MarketWatch

    ... seeking to assure foreign financiers about Turkey's sound economic management. Last week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the central bank of treason for crippling economic growth by keeping interest rates too high. His comments sent the lira ...

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  20. Erdogan To Pay $4000 For Insulting MonumentRead the original story

    Thursday | Groong

    ERDOGAN TO PAY $4000 FOR INSULTING MONUMENT Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia March 4 2015 4 March 2015 - 2:35pm A court has fined Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan for calling a monument to Armenian-Turkish friendship a "monstrosity" and ruled that Erdogan must pay 10,000 liras to Mehmet Aksoy, the sculptor of 'Monument to Humanity', Hurriyet Daily News reports. When serving as Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the monument to Armenian-Turkish friendship "monstrous" during a visit to the Kars region in 2011.

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