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Turkish Lira Hits Record Low After Erdogan Seeks Mass Expulsion of Western Envoys

The Turkish lira fell 1.6  percent to a record low against the dollar on Monday, causing fresh anxiety for nervous investors. The Turkish currency hit a few record lows last week, but plunged again to an all-time rock bottom after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared his intention to expel the ambassadors of the United States, France, Germany, and seven other Western nations.

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Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for Mob Boss YouTube Star

Flamboyant Turkish mobster and YouTube sensation Sedat Peker apparently reached the limits of his government’s patience on Thursday, as Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu – a frequent target of Peker’s dirt-dishing videos – filed a lawsuit against him, prompting a warrant for his arrest from the Ankara public prosecutor’s office.

A photograph taken on May 26, 2021 in Istanbul shows on a mobile phone Sedat Peker speaking on his youtube channel. - Millions of Turks have been glued to their screens, watching a mobster tell wild stories about international drug smuggling, murders and the murky ties between politicians and the …

Erdogan: Biden Has ‘Bloody Hands’ on Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday accused Israel of being a “terror state” and said U.S. President Joe Biden is “writing history with blood on his hands” for signing a recent arms deal with the Israelis.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pictured during a visit to Hungary earlier in November 2019