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Turkey Inflation Erodes Minimum Wage Increase, Labor Group Says

An employee cleans the terrace tables at a cafe in Istanbul.

An employee cleans the terrace tables at a cafe in Istanbul.

Photographer: Kerem Uzel/Bloomberg

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Turkey’s accelerating inflation has pushed the poverty threshold to four times the minimum wage, according to a report by one of the nation’s biggest labor organizations.