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Lira crisis piles pain on Turkish shoppers as costs soar

The announcement of US sanctions against Turkey has caused the Turkish currency to collapse. And this is now reflected in the prices of daily life products.

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Foreign tourists get surprise bonanza from Turkey woes

The collapse of the Turkish lira causes trauma as Turks see their purchasing power reduced but has been an unexpected windfall for foreign tourists visiting the country at the peak of the summer season.

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Turkish President Vows US Product Boycott

(14 Aug 2018) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will boycott US-made electronic goods amid a diplomatic spat that has helped trigger a Turkish currency crisis.

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Turks share their concerns over plummeting lira

Turkish citizens tell of their worries about the national currency as the lira tumbles to fresh record lows against the euro and dollar. Global stock markets slide over fears the country’s crisis could spill over into the world economy.

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Sarajevo film fest honours Turkish Palme d’Or winner

Turkish director and Cannes Palme d’Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan receives an outstanding contribution award at the opening of the Sarajevo film festival.

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Turkey moves historic bath house to avoid looming flooding

Turkish authorities conduct a highly sensitive operation to move a centuries-old bath house weighing 1,600 tonnes to a new location in order to avoid it being engulfed under floodwaters by a controversial dam project.