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Why Is HSBC Leaving Brazil and Turkey?

Because they have economies with flattening income inequality. And that's bad for business.

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ISIS Is Replacing Fighters as Fast as the U.S. Can Kill Them

Foreign fighters are flocking to Iraq and Syria, as the militant group also recruits from areas under its control.

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Turkey’s Kingmaker Hates Turkey’s King

President Erdogan needs the country’s hard-right nationalists to form a government. But will they play ball?

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Erdogan’s Ambitions Are Checked. What’s Next for Turkey?

The voters have rejected President Erdogan’s authoritarian ambitions. Now it’s time to press ahead with urgent reforms.

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A Body Blow for Turkey’s Ruling Party

In a surprising result, President Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party has failed to win a majority in parliament. But can the opposition capitalize?

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Erdogan’s Kurdish Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost

The president's peace process with his country's Kurds could be the very thing that prevents him from coming out on top in the coming elections.

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The Turkish Opposition’s Secret Weapon

A charismatic new leader could help the Kurds to a breakthrough in Turkey’s parliamentary election. He's already giving headaches to President Erdogan.

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Can Anyone Stop Erdogan’s Bid for Total Power?

The ruling AKP and Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian president are pulling out all the stops for victory in high-stakes elections.

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