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Briefing on the challenges facing the Turkish economy

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23 November 2017 The Turkish economy is once again facing a challenging period as it struggles to overcome both new and longstanding weaknesses Inflation is on the increase in Turkey as the value of the lira falls and global energy prices rise This is exacerbating wider problems in the economy, adding to the current account […]

2 December 2014 News Round-up

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  Constitutional Court’s announcement of a possible lowering of the 10% electoral threshold shook the domestic agenda, as well as the Russian President Putin’s visit and its lower priced natural gas offer. Alongside new figures on trade and capacity utilisation, the CBRT’s announcements were watched by the economic circles last week. [tabby title=”Domestic Politics”] Hasim […]

11 November 2014 News Round-up

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  PM Davutoglu’s new Economic Transformation Program, the continued battle to reach miners underground, heightened calls for the continuation of the peace process with the Kurds, and the risks emerging from the Syrian conflict have dominated Turkey’s media agenda this week. Environmental concerns occupied mainstream news outlets due to cut down of more than 5000 […]

4 November 2014 News Round-up

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  As high politics was busy with the transit of Kurdish Peshmerga from Iraq to Syria via Turkey, risks to workers’ lives have engulfed Turkey’s agenda. Information on informal labour in the agricultural sector, on the number of work-related casualties in Turkey and the pressure on journalists all revealed a dim picture of Turkey. FED’s […]

28 October 2014 News Round-up

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  The ruling party’s policies regarding the conflict in Kobane and its implications for the peace process within Turkey have dominated headlines. The economic agenda was ripe with new data on the struggling health of the Turkish economy amidst the political instability. [tabby title=”ISIS – Kurdish Struggle and Turkey’s Peace Process”] Imprisoned leader of the […]

14 October 2014 News Round-up

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  Islamic State’s (ISIS) advancement in Kobane with drastic repercussions for Turkey and Turkey’s Resolution Process with Kurds of Turkey have dominated headlines this week. Results of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) elections occupied Turkish domestic news. Meanwhile, the TRY’s depreciation against the Dollar is increasing concerns of the effects of the […]

16 September 2014 News Round-up

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  While attention has been focused on Turkey’s position within the international coalition against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, numerous new and controversial laws have been passed by parliament. On the economic front, low growth rate for the second quarter, the renewed focus on combating inflation and the ever increasing worries over US Fed’s interest […]

15 July 2014 News Roundup

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Photo credit: www.cafesiyaset.com [tabby title=”Presidential Election 2014″] Presidential election campaigns of three candidates continue amid criticisms of unequal opportunities in the race. Both Democratic People’s Party’s (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtas and Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate Ihsanoglu stated that their campaigns are not represented on the media, especially on the state channel TRT. Additionally, PM […]

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Background of Communities in the UK

There are over 350,000 Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriots living and working in the United Kingdom; their settlement in the UK took place in distinct phases since the 1950s. As with many immigrant communities, they represent diverse communities with different socio-economic status, religious backgrounds, regional origins, and various motives for migrating to the UK. It […]

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Internships The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) offers internships throughout the year for people who are interested in gaining practical experience in relations between Turkey and the UK. Internships offered are in areas of communications, events organisation, press relations, fundraising and research. Duration and schedule of internships are designed according to availability and skills of candidates. […]