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UPDATE 2-Lira weakens on renewed worries over Turkey's reserves

18 Apr 2019

ANKARA/ISTANBUL, April 18 The Turkish lira weakened as much as 2 percent on Thursday, wiping out gains from a day earlier, as concerns about the central bank's reserves resurfaced and raised questions about the country's ability to weather another market selloff.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for annulment of Istanbul election

10 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said electoral authorities should annul Istanbul's local elections due to irregularities, notably over the appointment of ballot box officials, the pro-government Sabah newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Erdogan's AKP to seek fresh vote in Istanbul, citing irregularities

09 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party (AKP) will demand a new vote in Istanbul, a senior party official said on Tuesday after its bid was rejected for a citywide recount of March 31 election results that appeared to hand the party defeat.

Erdogan's AKP to seek fresh vote in Istanbul, citing irregularities

09 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party (AKP) will demand a new vote in Istanbul, a senior party official said on Tuesday after its bid was rejected for a citywide recount of March 31 election results that appeared to hand the party defeat.

Erdogan's AK Party challenges Istanbul, Ankara election results

02 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party has submitted objections to local election results in all districts of Istanbul and Ankara, party officials said on Tuesday, after results showed the opposition earned narrow victories in both cities.

UPDATE 4-Turkish lira turns positive; Istanbul slips from Erdogan

01 Apr 2019

* Shares rise 1 percent (Updates lira, adds London swap rates, dollar bonds)

Turkish lira weakens again after rocky pre-election week

29 Mar 2019

ISTANBUL The Turkish lira weakened again on Friday and the government promised reforms, after a volatile week https://tmsnrt.rs/2CEaO11 that brought back memories of last year's currency crisis just as Turks head to polls this weekend.

UPDATE 4-Turkish lira weakens again after rocky pre-election week

29 Mar 2019

ISTANBUL, March 29 The Turkish lira weakened again on Friday and the government promised reforms, after a volatile week https://tmsnrt.rs/2CEaO11 that brought back memories of last year's currency crisis just as Turks head to polls this weekend.

Turkish lira plunges again as London swap market revives

28 Mar 2019

ANKARA/ISTANBUL The Turkish lira was back in free fall on Thursday, dropping 5 percent as liquidity returned to a key London foreign-exchange market, prompting President Tayyip Erdogan to blame the currency's weakness on attacks by the West.

Ousted party seeks to reclaim Kurdish heartlands in Turkish vote

27 Mar 2019

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Actor Kemal Ulusoy and the rest of his Kurdish theatre group lost their jobs along with thousands of others in southeast Turkey after the state seized control of about 100 town councils won by the main pro-Kurdish party at the last local elections.

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