Thursday, 27 January, 2022
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Topic: Turkey

US plans to sanction Turkey for buying Russian S-400 missiles

Donald Trump, who has long highlighted his personal rapport with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had resisted bipartisan calls from Congress to punish Turkey for the deal with Russia.

Malaysia battles fake remedies, Africa’s largest clinical trial kicks off & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Why Turkey is seeking to repair relationships with its traditional Western allies

Turkey's ties with Russia, which President Erdogan favoured over Western allies in the last two years, are now rocky after the two nations took opposing sides on the conflicts in Libya and Syria.

‘Wave’ of North Korean refugees, debate over Turkey’s virus cases & other global Covid news

New Delhi: The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate countries across the world — the latest count being over 5.9 crore cases and more...

Bali’s tour operators turn farmers, misinformation crisis in Turkey & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.

How France-Turkey’s probable but unlikely conflict has been shaped by Erdogan’s politics

In episode 604 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the recent France-Turkey conflict and the deeper implications of this row.

Photos of Turkey’s First Lady with Hermes bag surfaces amid calls for French goods boycott

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had called for the boycott amid a widening rift with France following President Macron stating that Islam was a religion in crisis all over the world.

Middle East calls for boycott of French products after Macron’s remarks on cartoons on Prophet

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Macron, saying the French President needed ‘mental checks’ over his attitude towards Muslims.

Japan expects fewer births in 2021, New York braces for possible second wave & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

On Camera

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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