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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Covid-19: Turkey cracks down on doctors who doubt official figures | The BMJ

Covid-19: Turkey cracks down on doctors who doubt official figures

Doctors in Turkey who post information about local covid-19 cases on social media are facing harassment and criminal charges from authorities anxious to hide the extent of the pandemic’s spread in the country, the Turkish Medical Association has said.

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How Turkey’s ‘zombie’ companies keep afloat

How Turkey’s ‘zombie’ companies keep afloat

A number of big companies that would have normally gone bust amid Turkey’s economic turmoil are surviving thanks to government favors.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

Turkish lira skids to new lows as Caucasus clashes weigh | Reuters

Turkish lira skids to new lows as Caucasus clashes weigh
By Daren Butler, Nevzat Devranoglu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The lira skidded to record lows against the dollar, euro and pound on Monday amid concern that Turkey could get more involved in a fast-escalating conflict in the Caucasus, despite last week’s surprise rate hike meant to support the currency.

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