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Turkey’s President Erdogan replaces finance minister amid Lira freefall | DW News

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has replaced the country's finance-minister days after the lira touched record lows in the latest chapter of the currency's year-long tumble in value. Lutfi Elvan was viewed as the last top official to adhere to orthodox economic policy, backing higher interest rates even as the central bank slashed them under pressure from Erdogan. An official decree said Elvan had resigned and been replaced with one of his deputies, Nureddin Nebati. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/dwdeutsch #Turkey #Inflation #Lira

Man dodges falling concrete as storm tears through Turkey – BBC News

A powerful storm battered Turkey's western coast on Monday, killing at least four people. Winds of up to 81mph were recorded in Istanbul, and video footage showed buildings being destroyed and ships being blown off their moorings. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #BBCNews