In public, Erdogan shows no sign of listening. Tells reporters: “Turkey is flying, but there are those who are blind to this reality.”
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s political party Servant of the People (SOTP) approval ratings in the polls slipped again to 26%, according to a survey by the Ratings Group released on August 6.
Leading opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya invited her supporters to a government sponsored concert after her rally was blocked and effectively hi-jacked the event
A poll conducted by Russian newspaper Kommersant found that former housewife and now leading opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya will narrowly beat Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential election on August 9.
Significant rainfall reduction in Tajikistan’s Pamir mountains hit country’s hopes for electricity export to Pakistan, perhaps undercutting potential of “TAJIKI bond” financed Roghun hydropower dam project.
Erdogan officials end day still with some measure of control on currency but strategists suggest they may be running out of ammunition.
Operations at the first unit of the new Belarusian nuclear power plant (NPP) in Ostrovets, near the Belarusian-Lithuanian border, are being launched early and slated to start in the next few days
Latest reports say at least 100 dead, thousands injured and 300,000 made homeless.
Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus warned in his delayed State of the Union speech that "destabilising" the country would have serious ramifications, with the consequences being felt as far away as Russia's Vladivostok.
Government has since June been claiming new cases are running at around 1,000 a day. The medics say that Ankara alone is suffering nearly 1,000 a day.
The authorities in Belarus have booked the Friendship Park in Minsk and say they will hold concerts there every day until August 8, the day before presidential elections, in a transparent move to prevent a second mass rally, the Minsk city government
With only a week to go before Belarus’ presidential election, polls are banned and exactly how popular each of the candidates is has remained a mystery. But one news outlet asked Belarusians to name their "favourite film" from six titles.
Belarusian opposition leader Valery Tsepkalo called on world leaders to pressure Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko into allowing free and fair elections this coming weekend
A “comprehensive ceasefire” in Eastern Ukraine that was agreed to last week in Minsk officially started on August 2. There were immediately violations but the number of attacks by separatists has fallen significantly
Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko cancelled his annual state of the nation speech that he was due to deliver on August 3 a week after he admitted to having the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Ukrainian banking sector lost UAH5,174mn ($186mn) in June as the full impact of the economic slowdown hit home.
Uzbek-born businessman and philanthropist Alisher Usmanov has donated $10mn to help Uzbek doctors, who are battling against the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
After making Herculean efforts to pass the so-called anti-Kolomoisky banking law on May 18, clearing the way to restart a new $5bn International Monetary Fund standby agreement this summer, the renewed deal already seems to have gone off track.
Musicians and festival organisers were angered by the government’s decision to maintain tough rules on concerts, while lifting the ban on sporting events.
Young protesters hung up Boyko Borissov’s “dirty laundry” – 14 publications in local media quoting statements by the prime minister from the last few years – as they press the government to resign.