Turkish leader leaves US and Europe wondering what his price might be for unblocking what was supposed to be a routine process.
Turkish president doubles down on opposing Nordic nations’ applications to join defence alliance.
Turkish leader says Nordic countries are “home to many terrorist organisations”. Position may anger Western nations that have tolerated Ankara’s decision not to impose war sanctions on Moscow.
The war in Ukraine has interrupted grain exports from the country and could create a global food crisis as vulnerable wheat importing countries in Africa and the Middle East face shortages and rising prices.
Renewables are again set to break global records in 2022, with 320 GW of new capacity forecast to come online and new solar projects in China and Europe driving growth.
Inflation variously measured at from 70% to 157% has wiped out pay rise gains. There are now more credit cards than people in Turkey.
Small panels weaved on to a shirt or coat could mean never having to bother with a charger.
The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.
Though academics who calculate inflation is actually 157% say it’s already far ahead of the rival basket case.
Price pressures remained elevated, supply chain disruption continued and the war in Ukraine added to difficulties. Exports softened for first time in three months.
One last act of selflessness and devotion to his nation is required of Turkish opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu. He must forgo the opportunity of taking on Turkey’s despot and allow someone with box office appeal to take his place.
We have all heard the adage that a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon could affect the weather patterns on the other side of the planet. Might the war in Ukraine also have such unintended consequences?
Total global coal power capacity under development declined by 13% in 2021 to 457 GW, a record low, with the number of countries building coal plants falling from 41 in 2020 to 34 in 2021.
Kyrgyzstan had hoped its own acquisition of the same drones last year would give it a strategic edge over Tajikistan.
Russian GDP forecast to fall by 9-15% this year, while Ukraine's economy could collapse by 38-45%.
Conviction of philanthropist painted as conspirator by strongman Erdogan comes with Ankara likely set to be expelled from Europe’s top human rights body.
Regime treats Turkey like an economic guinea pig, say critics. Officials pushing all the buttons at the same time, attempting to avoid, but fuelling chaos.
Spillovers from Ukraine war add to splitting economic headache for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who must stand for re-election by June next year.
Russian GDP forecast to slump 12% in 2022, while Ukraine's GDP will halve. Bulgaria, Slovakia and the Baltic states will have two quarters of negative growth.
“What did you promise for 2023? With eight months to 2023, our nation in today’s Turkey waits in line for bread and butter and buys tomatoes and peppers piece by piece,” says IYI party leader Aksener.