Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose government has been ensnared by a series of anonymously leaked audio tapes of purported corruption, said his administration may face a new threat from covertly recorded video recordings.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan defended his involvement in a defense contract and legal proceedings against Turkey’s most powerful media mogul, fueling a controversy unleashed by purported recordings of his phone calls.
Nomura Holdings Inc. plans to sell the first structured notes in six years tied to the Turkish lira and Japanese yen exchange rate, enabling investors to speculate on a recovery in emerging market currencies.
Turkish courts today freed the last remaining detainees in the corruption scandal that has shaken the country, after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s purge of police and judiciary quashed the probe.
The prosecutor’s office in Istanbul has ordered Turkish police to halt wiretaps and monitoring of graft probe suspects and destroy all related recordings and documents from Dec. 15, Zaman newspaper said today, citing a copy of prosecutors’ communication with police.