Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicRecep Tayyip Erdogan

Topic: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hitler & Napoleon wouldn’t have suffered losses if they had taken U-turns, says Imran Khan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Photo of foreign minister receiving standing ovation at UN is fake, and ‘Instagram lovers’ take Pakistan by storm.

Khashoggi killing a ‘tremendous mistake’, says Saudi minister, and spot-fixing scandal hits cricket

Thousands of migrants march to Mexican city of Tapachula, and Japan faces a burial issue.

Slump in Turkish lira won’t take Asian markets down with it

The lira's decline has been a long time coming since Erdogan refuses to hike interest rates.

Trump plans on inviting Putin to US, and Israel passes controversial law

Xi Jinping becomes first Chinese leader to visit the UAE in decades, and Turkey President Erdogan is passing several laws to consolidate power. 

Global Pulse: Erdogan rallies support, Macron aimed to charm Trump back to Paris & Israel reopens holy site

TURKISH LEADER RALLY’S SUPPORT ON ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF COUP Hundreds of thousands of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s supporters gathered across the country to commemorate one-year since the failure of a coup designed to remove the nation’s leader from power.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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