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Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million as crisis deepens in India, Brazil and France
Health

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million as crisis deepens in India, Brazil and France

The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide…
Turkey’s Ziraat Bank signs $400 mln credit deal with China Exim Bank
Turkey

Turkey’s Ziraat Bank signs $400 mln credit deal with China Exim Bank

Turkish state lender Ziraat Bank has signed a $400 million loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China less than…
[The Opinions Essay] The long arm of the authoritarian state
Opinion

[The Opinions Essay] The long arm of the authoritarian state

In October 2019, Iran kidnapped journalist Ruhollah Zam in Iraq. Zam had lived as a recognized refugee in France, but…
Turkey in talks with Russia, Germany, China on COVID vaccine trials: report
World

Turkey in talks with Russia, Germany, China on COVID vaccine trials: report

Turkey is in talks with Russia, Germany and China about conducting Phase 3 trials for coronavirus vaccines developed in those…
Turkey parliament set to approve tight social media curbs
World

Turkey parliament set to approve tight social media curbs

Turkey’s parliament is poised to approve legal measures imposing tighter controls on social media, including possible bans on online companies.…
Turkey accused of deporting Uighur Muslims back to China: report
World

Turkey accused of deporting Uighur Muslims back to China: report

Turkey has been accused of deporting Uighur Muslims back to China via third countries that neighbor the western Chinese province…
Turkish central bank unexpectedly halts interest rate easing cycle: report
World

Turkish central bank unexpectedly halts interest rate easing cycle: report

Turkey’s central bank unexpectedly halted a nearly year-long easing cycle on Thursday by keeping its key interest rate unchanged at…
Turkish companies start using yuan funding after Chinese swap deal: report
World

Turkish companies start using yuan funding after Chinese swap deal: report

Turkey’s central bank said Turkish companies last week used Chinese yuan funding for the first time under a swap agreement…
I’m watching the coronavirus crisis unfold from a Turkish prison. This is why I’m hopeful.
Opinion

I’m watching the coronavirus crisis unfold from a Turkish prison. This is why I’m hopeful.

These days being in an actual prison while everyone else is confined inside their homes feels like sitting in a…
Kyrgyz supreme court refuses to #FreeAzimjon; U.S.-China tit-for-tat media visa war continues
Media Freedom

Kyrgyz supreme court refuses to #FreeAzimjon; U.S.-China tit-for-tat media visa war continues

The Kyrgyz Supreme Court upheld journalist and human rights defender Azimjon Askarov’s life sentence, denying his final appeal. Askarov’s health…
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