Economic woes overshadow Sunday's elections in Turkey. The Turkish economy is plagued with high inflation and a sinking currency. This week the Lira hit a new historic low against the US dollar.
Globalization needs a serious update; otherwise, we're all doomed. So says the World Economic Forum — which brought us the earlier, defective versions.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Their alliance is in good shape, so what's left to talk about for two men who've engineered themselves all-powerful presidencies?
The Economy Ministry has reported a 23 percent downfall in arms exports approvals in 2018, one of the biggest in years. A moratorium on all arms exports to Saudi Arabia was a major factor in the significant decline.
Regional elections are scheduled in Turkey for the end of March. A number of suspicious voters have appeared in the registry, including addresses of people who apparently live in empty buildings or on construction sites.
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