No one knows if there will be a summer tourism season at all in 2020, which is bad news for the countries that generate around a quarter of their GDP from the sector.
More than 100 years since International Women’s Day was declared a national holiday in post-revolutionary Russia, a new survey from the UNDP reveals gender bias is still widespread across the region.
Iranian officials worry turnout will be decimated at parliamentary polls. Reports of sick German man taken off Tehran metro. Iraq Airways scraps flights to and from Islamic Republic.
Sources quoted as saying bank has concerns about Turkey’s volatile currency and economic outlook. Market already braced for Unicredit to depart Istanbul.
Former government officials struggle to reinvent themselves in the post-revolution country and find themselves under pressure by investigators. In another incident, a former police commander last September apparently killed himself.