Describes response to Mariupol hospital bombing as “pathetic outcries”, claiming building was taken over by radicals.
OK people. It’s time to recalibrate. The war between Moscow and Kyiv in Ukraine just went global. It’s now a full blown economic war between East and West.
Around two-thirds of country’s sunflower seed oil is shipped from Ukraine and Russia. Social media ‘police’ probe “provocative” messages amid anxiety.
The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine is having a disruptive economic impact on the MENA region by driving up global wheat prices, which will impose yet more financial burdens on an already cash-strapped Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer.
For now, “balancing act has implicit OK from US-European coalition against Putin’s war”, says academic Louis Fishman. Ankara important for coalition as interlocutor with Russia, he adds.
Research group calculates 124%. Country braces for impacts from Ukraine war. Black Sea trade has simply stopped.
The IPCC has warned in its latest climate report that the effects of global warming are already widespread, and that some are now irreversible.
Bayraktar TB2s have reportedly notched up several battlefield successes.
Six parties combine to explain how they plan to end one-man rule in Turkey.
Cost increases remained sharp midway through 1Q, though inflation increases in industry may have peaked around turn of year, says IHS Markit.
Erdogan administration says it’s outperformed G20 with official GDP growth of 11% in 2021. But no-one’s interested in dubious statistics right now.
Methane emissions, the second-largest source of global warming, rose by nearly 5% in 2021, IEA’s Global Methane Tracker showed.
Wind power has the potential to unlock largely untapped socioeconomic and environmental opportunities in the developing world over the next four years and could provide up to 2.2mn energy jobs in fast-growing economies.
Ankara unlikely to do so as involved in delicate balancing act trying to maintain good relations with both Kyiv and Moscow.
Both Nato and Russia are working on drone-killer concepts and technologies.