Nice touch: “Prosecutors who launched Turkey?s graft probe removed from case

Prosecutors who launched Turkey?s graft probe removed from case amid fresh purge


90 of the 192 prosecutors in Istanbul?s Çağlayan Courthouse were reassigned, including two prosecutors in charge of the graft probe launched on Dec. 17


Turkish PM Erdoğan accuses Gülen movement of trying to ?steal national will?


Erdoğan has implicitly slammed the Gülen movement, accusing it movement of ‘being hostile against its own country’ and attempting ‘to steal the national will’


Stress on Turkish Currency Eases Before Central Bank?s Emergency Session

The battered currency, the lira, rises on expectations of an increase in the benchmark interest rate.

Rate hike spared Turkey’s credibility, threat to growth limited: Finance minister


Mehmet Şimşek played down the impact on growth of a sharp hike in interest rates


Is the Fethullah Gülen Movement Overstretching Itself?

SWP Research Paper (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik) 2014/RP 02, Jan. 2014, 31 p. German Institute for International and Security Affairs Günter Seufert * The movement led by the preacher Fethullah Gülen is regarded as the fastest-growing religious trend within Turkish Islam. This accounts also for citizens and denizens with Turkish backgrounds in Western European countries

Erdoğan?s HSYK dilemma


The pro-government media put an extremely positive spin on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan?s visit to Brussels last week

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