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Turkish Economist Arrested After Insulting Erdogan On Twitter

Following his p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2019

Turkish court acquits HSBC Turkey CEO of insulting President Erdogan

A Turkish court on Thursday acquitted HSBC Turkey chief executive Selim Kervanci of a charge of insulting President Tayyip Erdogan by retweeting a video on social media at the time of nationwide protests in 2013......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

HSBC Turkey CEO Under Investigation For Insulting Erdogan

The CEO of HSBC Turkey, one of the country's most high-profile executives, is facing an investigation over allegations that he insulted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan via social media back in 2013, accord.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 31st, 2018

Turkish Man Sentenced To Read & Summarize Erdogan"s Biography For Insulting Him

Via TurkishMinute.com, An Istanbul court sentenced 75-year-old Ali Şahin, who was accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to read and summarize 24 books, including an Erdogan biography, the Oda TV news website repor.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 15th, 2019

Trump To Turkey: "We"re Not Going To Sell You The F-35" After Russian Missile Purchase

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrated the delivery of the first S-400 anti-air missiles o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2019

A Sultan Shines In The Court Of The Dragon King

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Saker blog, The graphic image of Turkey pivoting away from NATO towards the Russia-China strategic partnership was provided, in more ways than one, by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2019

The Days Of Central Bank Independence Are Over

It’s looking more and more as though the days of "independent" central banking are truly over. In fact, after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan fired his country's top monetary polic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 10th, 2019

Erdogan Fires Central Bank Head As Desperation Grows

The Turkish president is getting desperate. Not only does he hav.....»»

Category: economySource: nasdaqJul 9th, 2019

Emerging Markets Report: Turkish lira drops after Erdogan boots central-bank chief

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision over the weekend to oust the country’s top central banker might make U.S. President Donald Trump jealous, but it runs the risk of sending Turkey into a full-blown currency crisis, analysts said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 8th, 2019

The last major opponent of China"s Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here"s why that"s a big deal.

Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese governm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2019

Over 25% Of All June Job-Cuts Came From The Auto Sector

More than 25% of June's 41,977 announced job cuts came in the automotive industry, according to Managing Economist for Refinitiv Jeoff Hall. Hall commented on Twitter that the industry's 10,904 red.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 5th, 2019

A Wounded Erdogan Is A Dangerous Erdogan

Authored by Conn Hallinan via Counterpunch.org, For the second time in a row, Turkish voters have rebuked President Recep Tayyir Erdogan’s handpicked candidate for the mayoralty of Istanbul, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 30th, 2019

Lira Flash Crashes After Turkey Threatens US With Retaliation Against Any US Missile Sanctions

Turkish president Erdogan has decided that the best way to respond t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 20th, 2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots" rights to gas

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots' rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2019

Kevin Hassett, President Trump’s top economist, to leave White House

Hassett, the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers who helped shape the 2017 Republican tax law, will be “leaving shortly,” Trump said on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 3rd, 2019

Lira Pares Gains As Turkey Mulls Using Russian Missile System In Med Gas Fight

After rallying dramatically this morning (with some suggesting Erdogan's call with Trump may suggest he is pulling the S-400 deal), the Turkish Lira has given back some gains after a Bloomberg headline reports that Turkey is considering de.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 30th, 2019

The geopolitical reality of the NBA

Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter goes one-on-one with Erdogan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

Angry Erdogan Defies Trump: May Accelerate S-400 Delivery, Slams Western Meddling In Turkish Economy

Following several weeks of speculation (including what in retrospect was fake news from Bloomberg that "Turkey Weighs New U.S. Call to Delay Buying Russian Missiles"), in a televised speech in Istanbul late on Saturday.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2019

Turkish lira surges 3% after Erdogan reportedly cancels S-400 purchase from Russia

The Turkish lira on Friday rose more than 3% after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country would not buy the Russian-made S-400 missile defense s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Lira Crash Continues As Turks Protest Erdogan"s "Treacherous" Election Re-Run Decision

The Turkish lira continued its collapse this morning as investors interpreted Turkey’s decision to redo Istanbul’s mun.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2019

Goldman Sparks Erdogan"s Fury, Predicts Lira Will Crash To All Time Low In 12 Months

One month ago, on March 22, when the Turkish lira suddenly cracked, and suffered what was then its biggest one-day drop since last summer's crisis as public attention turned to the sudden plunge in the nation's reserves an.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 29th, 2019