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Turkey's main opposition leader lambastes PM over media freedom

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's main opposition leader accused Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday of cowing local media into self-censorship after a journalist group said dozens of reporters were fired for their coverage of anti-government protests.Full story

Turkish central bank faces interest rate dilemma as lira hit

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's central bank faced calls on Thursday to raise interest rates to steady the embattled lira despite political pressure from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to keep rates low - a dilemma which could put the bank's credibility at stake. Full story

Turkey curbs power of architect group involved in protests

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party moved on Wednesday to curb the power of an architects' group involved in weeks of fierce anti-government protests, prompting opposition charges that he is waging a vendetta against protesters. Full story

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