Turkey signalled a clampdown on news and social media, with officials including the public prosecutor warning that criticism may be viewed as "economic attacks" on the country.
Authorities have begun investigating people who "carry out actions threatening security" as well as news reports and social media posts that would "serve as economic attacks," the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday, citing a statement by the Istanbul prosecutor's office.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued an alert for a "choreographed mass attack on Automated Teller Machines (ATM's)" wherein thieves use fraudulent cards to steal millions from ATM's worldwide in a matter of minutes.
Banks have been warned of an imminent threat that their cash machines could be mass-hacked by cyber criminals.
In a confidential alert on Friday, FBI told international banks that criminals are plotting a concerted global malware attack on cash machines in the next few days.
Long-story short: Turkey had two choices:
A) Release the American Pastor they've been holding in prison since the Obama years as leverage after being refused the Extradition of a guy named Gullen from Pennsylvania, OR;
B) Destroy their entire economy.
Turkey chose "B."
Earlier Sunday in Foreign Exchange (FOREX) Trading, the Turkish national currency known as the "Lira" continued the slide it has been experiencing and has now fallen to 7.20 against the US Dollar.
This means that as of Sunday at 6:00 PM eastern US time, the Lira has lost enough value against the US Dollar to make a collapse of their Banking System UNAVOIDABLE.
TURKISH BANKS ARE NOW, OFFICIALLY, INSOLVENT.
War is a painful disaster, even if it is for national, defensive or religious reasons. Many countries try to avoid it as much as it can to save its people from its tragic consequences and preserve their homes from devastation and destruction, along with spectre of thousands of dead, wounded, disabled and homeless.
However, Ali Reza Farqani, Iranian editor-in-chief of Arman newspaper, says his country “needs a foreign war,” threatening Washington that pro-Iranian suicide bombers would hit US bases in 112 countries in any possible war.
At about 5:11 PM eastern US time on Friday, 10 August, a Magnitude 4.7 earthquake took place in the Pacific Ocean, just THREE MILES away from an OPERATIONAL Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) Nuclear Power Plant.
The strange calm between Israel and radicals inside the Gaza Strip that I reported last night has been smashed.
As this story is being published, upwards of 8,000 people are RIOTING at the Border Fence between Gaza and Israel. Several of the Rioters have thrown Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's) at Israeli Defense Force (IDF) troops. At least two actual GRENADES were also thrown.