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“Turkey’s national income per capita to decrease below $10,000”, the least of our worries…

In Uncategorized on January 17, 2016 at 16:32

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Turkey’s national income per capita has been forecasted to decrease below $10,000 for the next two years, projected to lower to $9,286 in 2015 and $9,364 in 2016 on the dollar-basis rather than purchasing power in the government’s new medium-term economic program
Some 202 workers were hospitalized on Jan. 16 due to chemical poisoning at a hosiery factory in the Central Anatolian province of Çankırı
Some 24 academics who signed a petition calling for an end to military operations in southeast Turkey were released late on Jan. 15 after being detained for a short period by police in the northwestern provinces of Kocaeli and Bolu
The European Union on Jan. 16 condemned as “extremely worrying” Turkey’s arrest of academics who signed a petition criticising a military operation in the country’s southeast
“The Eye of Istanbul,” a feature-length documentary film on the life and works of legendary Turkish-Armenian photographer Ara Güler, has been nominated for the Washington Film Festival
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu was re-elected as chair of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for his fourth consecutive term at his the party’s convention over the weekend, saying he aimed to renew the CHP’s management with “more new and young faces.”

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary http://ift.tt/1Sq16lf

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