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Turkey celebrates Labor Day in shadow of pandemic

ANKARA The Turkish leader and senior officials celebrated Labor and Solidarity Day on Saturday. “We will not leave any opportunity in our country for those who wish to exploit this holy sweat on the foreheads of our workers,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said following an iftar, a breaking meal in …

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Turkey Adds Crypto Firms to Terrorist Financing Regulation Business and Economy News

The presidential decree adds cryptocurrency exchanges to anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules. Turkey has added cryptocurrency trading platforms to the list of companies covered by anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations, according to a presidential decree. The Official Journal said on Saturday that the latest extension to the country’s …

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Turkey overtakes G20 in liquidity support amid COVID-19

ANKARA Among the emerging G20 economies, Turkey provided the most liquidity support relative to its GDP in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor. The spread of the virus, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, has caused the worst health …

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Former Boston Celtic Enes Kanter, targeted by Turkish government, joins Senator Ed Markey in condemning human rights abuses under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Former Boston Celtic Enes Kanter, who along with his family has been targeted by the Turkish government, joined Senator Ed Markey on Sunday in condemning human rights abuses in his home country. Kanter, currently a Portland Trail Blazers center, has repeatedly spoken out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose …

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