Turkey’s religious authority bans ‘evil-eye’ charms

Ankara, Turkey – The state-run religious authority has caused alarm by proclaiming the use of talismans to ward off “the evil eye” prohibited under Islam. The proliferation of the eye-shaped blue glass amulets in Turkey is widespread, as is the belief in

Massive stimulus sees Turkey’s economy outperform peers in Q3

Turkey’s pandemic-ravaged economy outperformed all Group of 20 nations including China in the third quarter, thanks to a combination of interest rate cuts, government spending and a government-led push for banks to lend. Turkey’s coronavirus-battered economy fared far better than all peers