As the value of the lira plummets and inflation soars, Turkish citizens are struggling to adapt and survive
In a jewellery shop close to Istanbul’s Taksim Square, Seda unzips an elegant black leather pouch and piles her gold jewellery on the counter to discuss selling it all. The shop owner gently places gold chains, rings and a pendant on a small scale, before immediately calling a trader to discuss the latest rates.
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… which began in Istanbul’s Gezi Park over access to green space. read more. “We’re lowering interest rates. Don’t expect anything else from me