Yet, there is one major power that Erdoğan cannot force to yield to his regime – women. An alliance of women activists is fighting against the misogynistic, patriarchal climate.
The government took further dangerous measures over the past week to undermine the rule of law and target perceived critics and political opponents, HRW said.
Beaten by her former boyfriend, Yagmur Denli found healing in her work treating animals and safety in the protection offered by an international treaty on women, once championed by Turkey and now abruptly abandoned by its president. Veterinarian Yagmur Denli treats a cat at a veterinary clinic in Ankara, Turkey.
Turkey’s lira slid 15% to near its all-time low on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan’s shock weekend decision to oust a hawkish central bank governor sparked fears of a reversal of recent rate hikes and undermined the bank’s credibility.
Barclays said on Monday it expected Turkey’s central bank to keep interest rates stable at 19% until October and then cut 350 basis points to 15.5% in the last quarter following Friday’s ouster of central bank chief Naci Agbal.
The currency tumbled to as weak as 8.4850 versus the dollar, from 7.2185 on Friday, back to levels touched in early November when it reached an intraday record of 8.58.
I compare doing business there to sowing a field and waiting for the harvest while sitting on a stool on the side.
1932 | George Eastman, American photographic pioneer who founded the Kodak company, committed suicide. 1938 | Nikolai Bukharin, a leading Bolshevik, was executed after being found guilty of counter-revolutionary activities and espionage in one of the most famous Soviet show trials of the 1930s. Large “Grand Slam” R.A.F bomb displayed, in this still from a 1941 film. […]
I would take ‘Devrim’ and complete its unfinished story. I would keep its design, make revisions (Devrim’s front and sides are beautiful; it’s rear, not so much), modernize it in every aspect (perhaps make it electric) and have Tofaş produce it as an outstanding project.
Obviously, I wasn’t going to go on social media, tagging my article but I figured I would oblige, and share a memory from my motorsports days back in the 90s.