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Ahead of elections, Erdogan administration appears to be caving to some Western sanctions enforcement demands, perhaps fearing action that could hurt the Turkish economy prior to polling day.
Russia has brought in a new all-time high record harvest of 153mn-155mn tonnes of grain, President Vladimir Putin said during the visit to the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant on March 14.
There’s “lots of energy in opposition circles now,” says Selim Koru at Ankara’s Tepav think tank.
Pavel’s record election victory has widely been seen as a blow to the powerful populist trend in Central Europe, epitomised in the Czech Republic by Zeman and his ally, opposition leader Andrej Babis.
Alliance resolves row that split ranks by agreeing popular Istanbul and Ankara mayors will be made vice-presidents should country’s authoritarian ruler be defeated.
After a dozen meetings between its half-dozen constituents, the Nation’s Alliance failed to reach a unanimous selection of a presidential candidate to challenge Erdogan in May’s national ballot.
Inflation research group ENAG records alternative figure of 127%.
IYI party leader Aksener walks away from alliance. Appeals to the popular Istanbul and Ankara mayors to do their “duty” by running for the presidency.
Looking forward to the end of the war, whenever it happens, policymakers are already speculating on how many of the refugees and migrants are likely to stay and how many will return.
Disaster in southern Turkey has served as a terrible reminder that the metropolis of 16mn is highly exposed to a major earthquake that could strike at any time.
Turkish president says he’s ploughing ahead amid criticism over earthquake disaster. Some observers say election board could cancel polls citing logistical difficulties.
Supply chains and production lines hit.
As tremors continue to shake Turkey, opposition lambasts Erdogan again and again for “having done nothing” to prepare the country for major earthquakes during his 20 years in power.
No-one can say for sure where the next Big One will hit.
Russia will increase grain exports to 55-60mn tonnes by the end of the current agricultural year, President Vladimir Putin said during his State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly on February 21.
Government also refuses to implement the Istanbul Convention on violence against women in double blow for human rights.
Two weeks after south of country was hit by giant quakes that killed tens of thousands, Hatay province is again shaken by terrifying tremors.
Death toll stands at 44,000. Missing persons estimates not yet given. Disaster destroyed around 345,000 Turkish apartments.
Central bank governor calls in to marathon TV show to donate TRY30bn of QE to aid appeal.