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How crisis with US dealt fresh blow to Turkish press

The depreciation of the Turkish lira, fueled by the crisis between Ankara and Washington, has raised the cost of imported paper enormously, pushing already-struggling publications to the brink of collapse.
People walk past by a kiosk in central Istanbul, Turkey November 2, 2015. A jubilant President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday cast the return of Turkey's Islamist-rooted AK Party to single-party rule as a vote for stability that the world must respect, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism and deeper polarisation. The newspaper headline on top reads: "AK Party on its own" REUTERS/Murad Sezer  - GF20000042993
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The crisis between Turkey and the United States has dealt an unexpected economic blow to the Turkish press, threatening especially the handful of newspapers that remain critical of the government and are already struggling to survive.

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