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Tayyip Erdogan invokes patriotism, Islam as lira remains under pressure

Added: 20.08.2018 17:15 | 16 views | 0 comments

The lira has tumbled some 40 percent this year, hit by worries about Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and a worsening diplomatic rift with the United States.


Erdogan invokes patriotism, Islam as lira remains under pressure

Added: 20.08.2018 15:51 | 15 views | 0 comments

President Tayyip Erdogan appealed to Turks' religious and patriotic feelings ahead of a major Muslim holiday on Monday, promising they would not be brought "to their knees" by an economic crisis that has battered the lira currency.


Attack on U.S. Embassy in Turkey an attempt to 'create chaos', Erdogan spokesman says

Added: 20.08.2018 11:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

The attack on the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital was a clear attempt to "create chaos", the spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, condemning the early morning drive-by attack.


Defiant Erdogan casts Turkey currency crisis in religious, patriotic terms

Added: 20.08.2018 11:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday an attack on Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or the Islamic call to prayer, responding to a recent currency sell-off in stark religious and nationalist terms ahead of a major Muslim holiday.


Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag

Added: 20.08.2018 10:41 | 13 views | 0 comments

Erdogan stopped short of directly naming any countries or institutions, but he has, in the past, blamed the currency sell-off on a shadowy "interest rate lobby", Western ratings agencies and financiers.


[Ticker] Germany could aid Turkey, SPD leader hints

Added: 20.08.2018 8:27 | 2 views | 0 comments

Germany could give financial assistance to Turkey during its economic crisis, Andrea Nahles, of the German Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday. "A situation might arise where Germany needs to help Turkey, regardless of political tensions with president Recep Tayyip Erdogan," she said. Germany, the second biggest foreign investor in Turkey, has urged Ankara to accept an IMF aid program amid its lira crisis.

Turkey lira crisis: Erdogan’s bid to boycott iPhone sales FAILS amid ongoing row with US

Added: 20.08.2018 6:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call for a boycott on US electronic goods including Apple iPhones has had little impact on their sales, as the trade war between Turkey and US intensifies after the White House threatened to impose further economic sanctions against Turkey.


Turkey lira crisis to trigger RECESSION: Germany may PROP UP Erdogan amid Europe concerns

Added: 19.08.2018 13:01 | 15 views | 0 comments

THE Turkish lira crisis has continued to spiral out of control, after a rating agencies predicted a recession within a year - prompting European allies to look at giving support to Recap Tayyip Erdogan.


DFB president Grindel sorry Ozil felt ´deserted´

Added: 19.08.2018 4:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

German Football Federation (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel has acknowledged he could have taken a different approach to the recent controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil. Ozil was widely condemned after posing in London for a photograph with authoritarian Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The 29-year-old then struggled to produce his best form as holders Germany surprisingly exited the ...]


Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan says to challenge 'games' on the economy

Added: 18.08.2018 19:17 | 22 views | 0 comments

Both Moody's and Standard & Poor's ratings agencies cut Turkey's sovereign credit ratings deeper into 'junk' territory late on Friday.


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