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Turkey's Economic Woes at Center of Election Campaign

Turkey received disappointing economic news Tuesday with an unexpected rise in the country's current account deficit, caused by a severe fall in exports.  It is the latest in bad economic news for the ruling AK Party, which is in a general election campaign.  Turkey's economy remains sluggish and the currency is at record lows along with consumer and business confidence.  With the opposition placing the economy at the center of its campaign, AK Party could be facing...

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