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Turkey's Economic Woes Dog the Government Ahead of Polls

Feb 18, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
People line up to buy subsidized vegetables at a tent set up by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality in the Cankaya district of the Turkish capital on Feb. 13, 2019.

People line up to buy subsidized vegetables at a tent set up by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality in the Cankaya district of the Turkish capital on Feb. 13. Turkey's economy, as well as its Kurdish issue, are likely to be hot topics ahead of municipal elections on March 31.

(ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party enjoy firm control over Turkey, but the country's worsening economy is spoiling the mood on the eve of elections....

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