Turkish lira weakens after Fed reaffirms tightening policy

Turkey's lira weakened around one percent against the dollar to its weakest level of the week on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve reaffirmed its stand on tightening monetary policy, causing markets to price in a U.S. December rate hike. The lira <TRYTOM=D3> has recovered strongly from a plunge to a

Erdogan urges Turks to report price hikes, says government will raid stores

ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Turks to report unusual price hikes in stores, saying it was the government's responsibility to raid the inventories of these stores if necessary. "I call on my people: If there are unusual price differences in markets or elsewhere, report these to

Turkey detains 39 on suspected Gulen links -Anadolu

Turkish authorities detained 33 soldiers and six others for suspected links to the network of the U.S.-based cleric Ankara says orchestrated the 2016 attempted coup, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday. The detentions were part of a larger operation targeting suspected members of Gulen's network within the navy, land and

Turkey orders 61 soldiers detained for suspected Gulen links – media

ISTANBUL - Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 61 soldiers from the navy and land forces, including senior officers, for suspected links to a U.S.-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 failed coup, state media said on Monday. Eighteen of those ordered detained were on active duty, Anadolu news agency