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Widespread imprisonment of individuals with alleged Gülen links may constitute crimes against humanity: UN working group

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has concluded that the arrest and detention of an individual with alleged ties to the...

Authorities at Ankara’s Sincan Prison are arbitrarily revoking parole rights of political prisoners

Prison authorities in Ankara’s notorious Sincan Prison have been arbitrarily revoking political prisoners’ right to parole, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the...

Erdoğan introduces new cabinet after taking oath

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unveiled a new cabinet lineup on Saturday, naming a powerful spy chief as foreign minister and market-friendly Mehmet Şimşek as...

Erdoğan sworn in for third term as Turkish president

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was sworn in for a third term as president on Saturday, promising to serve "impartially" after winning a historic runoff...

President Erdoğan’s asset declaration at odds with critics’ allegations of massive hidden wealth

Following Turkey's recent elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has publicly disclosed his financial assets, according to the country's Official Gazette, declaring modest assets that...


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Turkish inflation dips under 40 percent for first time in 16 months

Turkey's annual inflation rate dropped below 40 percent in May for the first time in 16 months, pushed down by a temporary offer of free gas to households, Agence...

Erdoğan to appoint investor friendly Mehmet Şimşek as finance minister: reports

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will appoint Mehmet Şimşek, widely respected by foreign investors, as his new treasury and finance minister, Bloomberg and the...

‘Day of reckoning’: Turkish economy’s post-election peril

Turkey's economy is in a double bind: Analysts see its current policies leading to imminent peril and the prescriptions incurring massive pain. President Recep Tayyip...

Turkish lira hits record low, stocks gain after Erdoğan secures re-election

Turkey's lira hit fresh record lows against the dollar on Monday, though stocks rallied, after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan secured victory in Sunday's presidential...

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