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Moody’s downgrades ratings for Turkey’s 8 largest companies

Moody’s downgrades ratings for Turkey’s 8 largest companies

International credit rating agency Moody’s downgraded the ratings on the eight largest non-financial corporates in Turkey after the downgrade of…
Turkey’s president launches new unit to wage information warfare

Turkey’s president launches new unit to wage information warfare

A new unit to counter “misinformation tactics waged against Turkey,” in Turkish authorities’ words, will work under Turkish President Recep…
Turkey removes signs in Kurdish as racist attacks on Kurds surge

Turkey removes signs in Kurdish as racist attacks on Kurds surge

The trustee appointed by Ankara to replace the pro-Kurdish mayor of the eastern city of Van has substituted local placename…
Turkey: Open letter urges President Spano to Decline Honorary Degree

Turkey: Open letter urges President Spano to Decline Honorary Degree

To the attention of: Judge Spano, President of the European Court of Human Rights, Dear President Spano, ARTICLE 19 urges…
Ankara has become Turkey’s Wuhan, professor says

Ankara has become Turkey’s Wuhan, professor says

According to daily data published by the Health Ministry, in the last few days Turkey’s capital of Ankara has experienced…
30 students detained over alleged Gulen links denied right to consult a lawyer

30 students detained over alleged Gulen links denied right to consult a lawyer

Thirty university students detained by Turkish police over alleged affiliation with the Gülen movement entered the fourth day of detention…
Outrage boils over as ECtHR president meets with Turkish President Erdoğan

Outrage boils over as ECtHR president meets with Turkish President Erdoğan

European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) President Róbert Ragnar Spanó met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the presidential…
Turkey denounces US decision to lift arms embargo on Cyprus

Turkey denounces US decision to lift arms embargo on Cyprus

The United States will lift a 33-year arms embargo on Cyprus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday,…
ECtHR president’s upcoming visit to Turkey sparks indignation among dissidents

ECtHR president’s upcoming visit to Turkey sparks indignation among dissidents

A two-day visit to Turkey by European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) President Róbert Ragnar Spanó that entails accepting an…
Rights advocates urge ECtHR president to address rampant violations during Turkey visit

Rights advocates urge ECtHR president to address rampant violations during Turkey visit

The Turkish-based Human Rights Association (İHD) and several rights advocates have called on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)…
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