ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish students and academics are set to continue protests against what they say is government interference in academia despite President Tayyip Erdogan's ousting of a rector whose appointment in January triggered months of demonstrations.
ISTANBUL Turkish students and academics are set to continue protests against what they say is government interference in academia despite President Tayyip Erdogan's ousting of a rector whose appointment in January triggered months of demonstrations.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkey's central bank kept its policy rate unchanged at 19% on Wednesday and said inflation could be volatile through the summer after it unexpectedly rose to 17.5%, though it gave no clear indication that expected easing was imminent.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish Central Bank Governor Sahap Kavcioglu said on Friday inflation could rise higher than expected this month and next, but that monthly moves do not affect its year-end forecast, according to two sources who participated in an investors meeting.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Thousands of people took to the streets of Turkey's largest cities on Thursday to protest against the country's withdrawal from an international treaty to combat violence against women, a move that has drawn strong criticism from Western allies.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkey's central bank said on Thursday it would hike required reserve ratios on foreign currency deposits and took steps to bolster lira held in the banking system, in an effort to stem near-record high forex held by Turks.
ISTANBUL Sedat Peker, a convicted Turkish mob boss whose online videos have shaken Turkish politics, was questioned by Dubai police and released after several hours on Sunday, according to his press adviser and a comment by Peker on Twitter.
ISTANBUL Turkey vowed to save the Sea of Marmara on Tuesday by launching a disaster management programme meant to clean up a slimy "sea snot" outbreak threatening marine life and the fishing industry. | Video
* Currency shed 16% since last bank chief ousted in March
(Adds cenbank, Citi comments)
ISTANBUL, June 2 President Tayyip Erdogan sent
Turkey's lira currency to new all-time lows on Wednesday after
he called for interest rate cuts in the next two months and said
he spoke to the central bank's new governor about it.