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Hungarian bond yields fall, Turkish lira rises 11:41am BST

LONDON - Hungarian bond yields plunged around 20 basis points on Thursday after a central bank move designed to encourage banks to buy local debt while Turkey's lira rose anticipating no rate cut at a central bank meeting.

Armenian leader says Ankara denies 'genocide' but Turks not enemy 23 Apr 2014

YEREVAN - Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan accused Turkey of "utter denial" of what Armenia sees as the genocide of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire 99 years ago, but said his country does not consider Turks its enemy.

Turkish opposition appeals to top court for re-run of Ankara vote 22 Apr 2014

ANKARA - The candidate for Turkey's main opposition party has asked the Constitutional Court to order a re-run of a contested mayoral ballot in the capital Ankara, where he lost to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party.

PREVIEW-Turkish central bank may keep rates on hold, ease reserves rules 22 Apr 2014

ISTANBUL, April 21 - Turkey's central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday despite political pressure to cut them, but it may take steps to add liquidity to the market after giving an upbeat view on the economy last week.

RPT-PREVIEW-Turkish central bank may keep rates on hold, ease reserves rules 22 Apr 2014

ISTANBUL, April 21 - Turkey's central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday despite political pressure for rate cuts, but it may take steps to add liquidity to the market after giving an upbeat view on the economy last week.

PREVIEW-Turkish central bank may keep rates on hold, ease reserves rules 21 Apr 2014

ISTANBUL, April 21 - Turkey's central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday despite political pressure for rate cuts, but it may take steps to add liquidity to the market after giving an upbeat view on the economy last week.

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Turkey Twitter accounts appear blocked after Erdogan court action 20 Apr 2014

ISTANBUL - Two anonymous Twitter accounts used to release secretly recorded conversations implicating family and associates of Turkey's prime minister and senior government officials in a corruption scandal appeared on Sunday to have been blocked.

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Turkey Twitter accounts appear blocked after Erdogan court action 20 Apr 2014

ISTANBUL - Two anonymous Twitter accounts used to release secretly recorded conversations implicating family and associates of Turkey's prime minister and senior government officials in a corruption scandal appeared on Sunday to have been blocked.

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Erdogan challenges social media in top Turkish court 18 Apr 2014

ANKARA - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan applied to Turkey's constitutional court on Friday to challenge the alleged violation of his and his family's rights by social media, a senior official in his office told Reuters.