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Turkey Seizes Business Assets

August 18th, 2016

Episode 805 of 892 episodes

Turkish authorities have now turned their attention to the business world in the wake of last month's failed coup against President Erdogan. Arrest warrants have been issued for one-hundred-and eighty seven business people Among those affected are the Chief Executives of leading companies such as fashion retailer Aydinli Group and the Gullouglu bakery chain. Assets belonging to the suspects have been seized. We interview Chris Gaunt, Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Turkey. Britain's Government is being accused of watering down its plans for a crackdown on junk food and sugary drinks. We talk to chair of health committee in the UK parliament is Dr Sarah Wollaston. And the robots are taking over at Amazon. Photo by Ahmet Izgi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

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