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bne IntelliNews - TURKEY INSIGHT: Democracy? That died long ago. Economic recovery? Don’t bet the farm on it

bne IntelliNews - TURKEY INSIGHT: Democracy? That died long ago. Economic recovery? Don’t bet the farm on it

Intellinews - 2019-05-07 18:43

bne IntelliNews - TURKEY INSIGHT: Democracy? That died long ago. Economic recovery? Don’t bet the farm on it - Intellinews

bne IntelliNews - Turkey’s top 500 saw 2018 profits wiped out by crisis-triggered financing costs says industry chamber

Intellinews - 2019-06-02 17:45

KCK: Stand up against invasion attacks with the Sheladize spirit

ANF - 2019-06-01 13:26
KCK Executive Council Co-presidency: “With the Sheladize uprising, the Kurdish people have shown that they don’t accept the invasion attacks and that all the nation must stand up whenever there is an attack against anywhere in Kurdistan.” ...

bne IntelliNews - Turkey Insight: Not weak at the knees yet? Credit default swaps just hit 520

Intellinews - 2019-05-24 23:59

bne IntelliNews - Turkey’s current account gap contracts 88% y/y in Q1 as lira crisis crushes imports

Intellinews - 2019-05-17 21:42

bne IntelliNews - ISTANBUL BLOG: Turkey mired in ‘death of democracy’ outrage—but global lenders are unfazed

Intellinews - 2019-05-13 02:37

bne IntelliNews - TURKEY INSIGHT: Claims over officials' lira manipulation via state banks hit international fan

Intellinews - 2019-05-12 09:44

bne IntelliNews - Erdogan faces onslaught of criticism from Europe over election rerun—but US remains silent

Intellinews - 2019-05-08 12:09

Istanbul Revote Decision ‘Important Step For Democracy’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called the country’s top election body’s decision for a do-over election in Istanbul an “important step in strengthening Turkey’s democracy”. “We see this decision of the Turkish Supreme Electi ...

Turkey election body orders re-run of Istanbul mayoral vote

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 15:13
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s top election body ordered a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election on Monday after the party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan complained about its shock defeat in the vote, the state news agency reported. The winner of the election, E ...

Iraq Considers Purchase of Russia's S-400s: Former Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:52
ERBIL - A former member of the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that Baghdad is in talks with Moscow to purchase the S-400 missiles defense system. Talking to RT on Saturday, Hakim al-Zamly, the former head of the parliament's security and defense committee ...

US to extend waivers tied to Iran’s nuclear program

Waar Media - 2019-05-04 20:22
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. said Friday it would extend waivers granted to nations involved in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that allow them to take part in nonproliferation projects designed to make it harder for Tehran to obtain a nuclear weapon. The projects inc ...

Families of prisoners walked to closed off HDP building in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-04 14:31
The families of the prisoners on hunger strike walked into the police blockade and moved towards the HDP Amed provincial building that was also closed off by the police. ...

Iraq: Over 200 Violations Against Journalists Recorded in One Year

BAS News - 2019-05-03 19:48
ERBIL - Iraq’s Journalistic Freedom Observatory (JFO) revealed on Friday, which marks World Press Freedom Day, that over 200 violations were committed against journalists in the country in one year only. According to a statement by the JFO, a copy of whi ...

Turkey police block rally backing Kurdish hunger strikes for ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 11:12
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish anti-riot police used their shields to push back dozens of female relatives of Kurdish hunger strikers during an attempted protest in the southeast of the country on Thursday. Security forces prevented the wome ...

Journalist Nedim Türfent on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:18
Imprisoned journalist Nedim Türfent joined the prison resistance against isolation on 1 March. In a letter he writes that he is in high morale, but worried about the prisoners on hunger strike or four months. ...

US Service Member Dies in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — A US service member died in Iraq’s Nineveh province, north of the country, on Saturday, the US-led Coalition said on Saturday. It revealed that the soldier died in a “non-combat incident”. The statement did not provide details for the incident, n ...

EP group warns AKP to “recognize the election results”

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:49
European Parliament’sD group issued a warning and said, “If the AKP doesn’t recognize the election results, it will have consequences for EU-Turkey relations.” ...

bne IntelliNews - HRW report explores Turkey’s jailing of hundreds of lawyers in “major assault on right to fair trial”

Intellinews - 2019-04-10 21:46