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Turkey’s economic crisis is a glimpse into the future of Trump’s America | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-11 09:41

Italy’s economic crisis and the OECD warnings - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-04-07 02:40

The country where not even graves are safe

BBC - 2019-04-07 01:15
Graves are being looted in Venezuela amid the country's economic and political crisis. ...

Turkish economic growth dips, lira crisis darkens outlook - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-06 18:49

No way out of Turkey’s economic crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-29 16:15

Turkey spiralling into deep economic crisis - Daily Telegraph | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-29 16:15

Why the Federal Reserve is as much to blame for Turkey’s economic crisis as Donald Trump | The Independent

Independent - 2019-03-26 18:11

Amid deepening economic and political crisis, Turkey holds local elections - World Socialist Web Site

WSWS - 2019-03-21 06:15

Turkish government shirking blame for economic crisis, opposition says | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-20 19:08

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

International Crisis Group - 2019-03-20 03:06
Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater supply. The parties should agree on how fast to fill the dam’s reservoir and how to share river waters going for ...

Turkey Is on the Road to a Severe Economic Crisis | Chatham House

Chathamhouse - 2019-03-19 02:55

The Autocratic Origins of Turkey’s Economic Crisis - Carnegie Europe - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Carnegieeurope - 2019-03-19 02:55

Building Boom Unravels, Deepening Turkey’s Economic Crisis - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-03-19 02:55

Turkey's economic crisis tops people's concerns, overtaking terrorism - poll | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-19 02:55

How Turkey's economic crisis will end | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-19 02:55

Istanbul′s taxi drivers are suffering through Turkey′s economic crisis | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective | DW | 15.03.2019

DW - 2019-03-19 02:55

From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-03-07 18:29
The postcommunist countries were amongst the most fervent and committed adopters of neoliberal economic reforms. Not only did they manage […] ...

A Thaw or a Trap? Nicaragua’s Surprise Return to Negotiations

International Crisis Group - 2019-03-07 06:28
Nicaragua has launched a second round of national dialogue to negotiate a way out of the political and economic crisis that erupted last year. Both the opposition and international actors should demand results, but avoid the animosity that contributed to ...

Crisis Group Yemen Update #6

International Crisis Group - 2019-02-28 21:29
This is the sixth weekly briefing note in Crisis Group’s Yemen campaign. This week, we look at how economic issues will affect future peacebuilding efforts. ...

Iran’s president faces calls to resign over economic crisis

Rûdaw - 2019-02-24 19:38
"We need someone who creates jobs" ...

KRG’s Failure to Form Government as the Two Parties Fight for Posts

Kurdistantribune - 2019-02-18 15:40
By Ismael Aziz: A couple of years ago Kurdish politics in the south of Kurdistan was awash with nice predictions. However, since then, with an end to the terrorist attacks of ISIS, but also the referendum disaster, political shocks and economic crisis an ...

Tunisia in 2019: a Pivotal Year?

International Crisis Group - 2019-02-05 03:17
Divisions within Tunisia’s political leadership are preventing the government from addressing the country’s political and socio-economic challenges. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2019 for European policymakers, Crisis Group urges the EU to support ...

Turkey lira crisis: US inflicting 'economic war' on Turkey amid ongoing row warns official | World | News |

Express - 2019-01-30 11:17

Turkey's leading paint factory stops production for five days due to economic crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-24 08:13

US Financial crisis: Warning 'people have forgotten' as World heads for economic turmoil | World | News |

Express - 2019-01-24 03:22

Maduro likely to win re-election despite Venezuela's economic crisis

France24 - 2019-01-20 13:37

Revolt and Repression in Zimbabwe

International Crisis Group - 2019-01-19 02:22
The Zimbabwean government’s decision to hike fuel prices has sparked fierce opposition. In thisA, Crisis Group’s Senior Consultant Piers Pigou explains how economic hardship is driving ordinary citizens to unprecedented acts of resistance. ...

Turkey's economic crisis deepens as Trump doubles tariffs | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-01-14 14:33

Over 1,000 doctors left Iraqi Kurdistan due to economic crisis

E-Kurd - 2019-01-02 17:26
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— More than one thousand doctors have migrated out of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region over the last four years because of the economic crisis, the ministry of health said on Monday. Kurdish authorities said this trend has had a ...

Iran’s economic crisis and the impact on its strategy - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2018-12-30 11:35

Zimbabwe's scaled-back Christmas celebrations

BBC - 2018-12-25 03:18
Zimbabweans have had to scale back their seasonal celebrations as the economic crisis worsens. ...

The Risks of Diplomatic Rupture with Maduro’s Venezuela

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-18 17:21
Key Latin American countries have said they will cut ties with Venezuela over its authoritarian drift and socio-economic meltdown. This move would be counterproductive. Instead, external powers should step up efforts to find a negotiated pathway out of V ...

Chad: Defusing Tensions in the Sahel

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-05 16:43
Growing discontent among young people in Chad’s Sahel regions risk driving them into the arms of rebels in neighbouring countries. Authorities should end the impunity of individuals guilty of a range of abuses and distinguish between economic migrants an ...

Friendly Fire: Venezuela’s Opposition Turmoil

International Crisis Group - 2018-11-23 15:56
As Venezuela’s socio-economic woes deepen, so do the fissures in the opposition to President Nicolás Maduro’s government. Bridging these rifts is vital if the country’s crisis is to end through a negotiated transition. Outside powers should back oppositi ...

Breaking Algeria’s Economic Paralysis

International Crisis Group - 2018-11-20 02:36
Political paralysis in oil-dependent Algeria has blocked much-needed economic reform. To avoid a new era of instability, the government should increase transparency and accountability within state institutions and the private sector, as well as improve o ...

The Illogic of the U.S. Sanctions Snapback on Iran

International Crisis Group - 2018-11-02 03:31
The Trump administration believes that ratcheting up economic pressure on Iran will compel the Islamic Republic to curtail its disruptive Middle East policies. History suggests otherwise. Both Washington and Tehran should step off their current escalator ...

Sri Lanka: Stepping Back from a Constitutional Crisis

International Crisis Group - 2018-10-31 15:09
The return to power of controversial former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka's prime minister is unconstitutional and destabilising. International actors should make future security and economic cooperation contingent on parliament reconvening im ...

Libya’s Economic Reforms Fall Short

International Crisis Group - 2018-10-26 15:26
While Libya’s first reform package since the fall of Gaddafi in 2011 has had positive initial effects, more must be done to improve the deteriorating economic situation in the country. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018 annual early-warning update ...

Watch List 2018 – Third Update

International Crisis Group - 2018-10-25 17:27
Crisis Group’s third update to our Watch List 2018 includes entries on economic reforms in Libya, preserving the fragile quiet in Syria’s Idlib province, addressing the plight of civilians in eastern Ukraine, supporting Colombia's uneasy peace process an ...

August 2008 and Everything After: A Ten-Year Retrospective on the Russia-Georgia War

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-10-23 02:03
The 2008 war between Russia and Georgia shocked most of the world but was quickly overshadowed by other events. The 2008 financial crisis, which began around the same time, seized the attention of governments as they tried to prevent a global economic me ...

Analysis: Turkish economic crisis recalls Erdogan's 2002 rise — but don't expect replay

Al Monitor - 2018-10-16 20:41

The rentier Turkish Islamic movement and the economic crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-10-11 14:09

PICTURES: Iranian Kurdistan Goes on Strike to Protest Economic Crisis

BAS News - 2018-10-08 12:12
ERBIL — The majority of Kurdish cities in the Iranian Kurdistan joined a public strike on Monday to protest the harsh economic crisis as the result of Tehran government’s policies. Civic activists had previously called on the people to close down the mar ...

Pro-govt press blames economic woes on “crisis lobby” - media roundup | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-10-07 05:09

Iraqi Kurds vote for new Kurdistan parliament

E-Kurd - 2018-10-01 17:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurds voted on Sunday for a new parliament in their autonomous region, which is mired in an economic crisis a year after an independence referendum that infuriated Baghdad. Almost 3.1 million voters were elig ...

Pro-Kurdish party says isolation of Öcalan a cause of economic crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-09-30 18:06

IMF boosts bailout for crisis-hit Argentina

BBC - 2018-09-27 00:33
The IMF will make $57bn in emergency funds available to Argentina as it wrestles with an economic crisis. ...

How to Respond to Venezuela’s Humanitarian Emergency

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-25 21:45
Numbers tell the grim tale of Venezuela’s continuing slide into socio-economic ruin. With 1.6 million people fleeing the country since 2015, international donors should step up aid to neighbouring states, while concerned parties fine-tune pressure for po ...

Debts, waste, and economic war caused Turkey crisis: HDP deputy

Rûdaw - 2018-09-17 05:35
"No doubt the first victims will be workers" ...

Storms, viruses, bankers: What could cause another economic crisis?

BBC - 2018-09-16 01:26
Ten years ago the global economy almost collapsed, but what happened next and what might cause another global economic crisis? ...

Argentina - the crisis in six charts

BBC - 2018-09-09 02:07
Fears grow that the economic crisis in Argentina could spread - but what's behind the problems? ...

Turkish Inflation Soars, Fueling Fears of Economic Crisis

Voanews - 2018-09-04 07:12

Economic crisis can stop Turkey's drift to fascism - Zürcher | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-09-03 18:06

Burundi: Helping the Burundian People Cope With the Economic Crisis -

Allafrica - 2018-09-01 20:47

Helping the Burundian People Cope with the Economic Crisis

International Crisis Group - 2018-08-31 20:00
Burundi’s worsening economy threatens to incite further violence in an already unstable country. The European Union and its member states, who have suspended direct aid to the government, must redouble efforts to ensure that their support benefits the Bu ...

Helping the Burundian People Cope with the Economic Crisis

Thenigerianvoice - 2018-08-31 13:16

Left behind: How Venezuela crisis is tearing families apart

BBC - 2018-08-28 01:50
Venezuela's economic crisis is forcing millions of people to flee. But what about those left behind? ...

Venezuela crisis: More migrants cross into Brazil despite attacks

BBC - 2018-08-21 04:11
The numbers fleeing economic chaos show no sign of abating, as Venezuela tries to stabilise its economy. ...

Turkey lira crisis: Will economic crisis in Turkey stop EU membership bid? | World | News |

Express - 2018-08-20 22:24

Venezuela crisis: Brazil deploys troops after migrant attacks

BBC - 2018-08-20 01:28
Security is stepped up after migrants fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis were attacked. ...

Bitter pills: Erdogan’s possible remedies for Turkey crisis

Rûdaw - 2018-08-19 23:48
“Turkey’s economic crisis is far from over” ...

Ecuador tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants

BBC - 2018-08-19 03:34
Thousands fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis are blocked as they try to cross from Colombia. ...

Making Sense of the Economic Crisis in Turkey

Stratfor - 2018-08-16 12:48

Meet the man who must solve Turkey’s economic crisis

Irishtimes - 2018-08-15 12:08

Berat Albayrak: the consigliere entrusted with solving Turkey's economic crisis | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2018-08-15 07:10

TSX, global markets down amid Turkey economic crisis - BNN Bloomberg

Bnnbloomberg - 2018-08-10 18:52

National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

International Crisis Group - 2018-07-25 02:20
Pakistan’s central government is all-in on CPEC. But at key points, local communities are resisting. ...

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Opportunities and Risks

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-29 18:39
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, opened in 2015, could bring needed jobs and investment to Pakistan. But many projects also risk widening social divides and heightening political tensions along the route. With Beijing’s support, Islamabad should see ...

Turkey's Economic Crisis & a Closer Look at its ETF - May 21, 2018 -

Zacks - 2018-05-21 23:29

Teachers in Kurdistan Demonstrate for Second Day for Their Salaries

BAS News - 2018-03-26 13:04
ERBIL - Teachers in Sulaymaniya, Erbil, and Duhok provinces continue to demonstrate on Monday for the second day for their slashed salaries. As the Kurdistan Region has been suffering from an economic crisis over the past three years, its regional govern ...

Video: Containing the Shock Waves from Venezuela

International Crisis Group - 2018-03-26 11:34
Crisis Group's Andes Senior Analyst Phil Gunson explains how Venezuela’s socio-economic implosion is dragging in neighbours as hundreds of thousands of people flee the country, epidemics spread and violent crime spills over borders. ...

Teachers Demonstrate in Kurdistan for Slashed Salaries

BAS News - 2018-03-25 14:29
ERBIL — Hundreds of teachers in Erbil staged a demonstration on Sunday to protest government’s economic austerity which has affected their salaries. Due to acute financial crisis, the Kurdistan Regional Government has implemented an austerity program tha ...

Containing the Shock Waves from Venezuela

International Crisis Group - 2018-03-21 23:44
Venezuela’s socio-economic implosion is dragging in neighbours as hundreds of thousands of people flee the country, epidemics spread and violent crime spills over borders. International humanitarian support is needed and regional powers should push for a ...

KRG PM: Economic crisis will end, brighter future awaits people of Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2018-03-20 20:39

Can Sudan Manage Economic Discontent amid Volatile Geopolitics?

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-23 22:15
Facing an economic crisis at home, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has avoided picking sides in the spat between Gulf powers. But friction with Egypt and divisions in the Gulf have made such flexibility in regional relations more difficult to achieve. ...

Gaza’s economy is about to collapse

ANHA - 2018-02-20 11:28
MUSTAFA AL-DAHDOUH GAZA – The crisis between the Palestinian political parties and Israel’s control of exports and imports through the crossings has paralyzed Gaza’s economic sector and raised prices. Gaza Strip has been under siege for 11 years. Israel c ...

Turkey’s role in the refugee crisis is crucial but there is room for improvement | European Economic and Social Committee

Europa - 2018-02-15 17:16

Strengthening Institutions in Tunisia

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-07 19:11
Tunisia is in limbo between two different forms of government, deepening socio-economic difficulties for many citizens and putting the country’s security at risk. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018, Crisis Group proposes that the EU and its member ...

The Korean Peninsula Crisis: Beyond Fire and Fury

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-24 01:35
Two Crisis Group reports detail how a nightmarish war on the Korean peninsula is closer than ever in recent history, and how the Winter Olympics and North Korea’s need to show economic progress in its 70th anniversary year offer opportunities for diploma ...

What’s required for Kurdistan to overcome its economic crisis? - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-01-23 21:11

Catalonia crisis: Economy minister puts cost at €1bn

BBC - 2018-01-02 00:06
Spain's economy minister blames economic slowdown for the highest estimate put on the crisis so far. ...

Venezuela to raise minimum wage despite economic crisis

BBC - 2018-01-01 01:27
President Maduro announces the hike despite the country's economic turmoil. ...

Zimbabwe’s “Military-assisted Transition” and Prospects for Recovery

International Crisis Group - 2017-12-20 12:35
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has the chance to embark on a much-needed process of economic and governance reform in Zimbabwe. The military’s role in the political transition casts a shadow on the road to credible elections, which remain a priority if his ...

El Salvador’s Politics of Perpetual Violence

International Crisis Group - 2017-12-20 03:55
Intense gang warfare continues to plague El Salvador, undeterred by successive governments’ heavy-handed and militarised repression policies. More investment in holistic violence prevention strategies and economic alternatives to criminal violence are ne ...

Venezuela unveils virtual currency amid economic crisis

BBC - 2017-12-04 01:12
President Maduro says the Petro crypto-currency will be backed by the country's oil and gas wealth. ...

The Future is Now for China’s Challenges and Xi Jinping’s Ambitions

International Crisis Group - 2017-11-27 17:27
China’s president has set out an era-shaping agenda along economic, security and institutional arcs. The party’s Politburo is now stacked with Xi loyalists, and two important players on foreign policy, State Councillor “Tiger” Yang Jiechi and party doctr ...

Venezuela: Hunger by Default

International Crisis Group - 2017-11-23 18:11
Economic mismanagement, corruption and dwindling reserves have forced Venezuela into penury and now into missed payments and partial default on its debts. Full-scale, internationally supervised negotiations involving a restored parliament are essential t ...

How to get by in cash-strapped Venezuela

BBC - 2017-11-03 02:26
What do you do when the economic crisis is critical, and money is in short supply? ...

Undocumented Migration from the Northern Triangle of Central America

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-25 19:24
The northward flow of undocumented migrants fleeing economic hardship and violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America exposes thousands of vulnerable people to mass victimisation. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 – Third Update early war ...

Cameroon’s Far North: Reconstruction Amid Ongoing Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-25 19:24
The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North, the country’s poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should embrace ...

Referendum is an attempt to avert attention from economic crisis: researcher tells Kurdpress

KurdPress - 2017-09-24 07:30
Michael Rubin believes the planned referendum of Kurdistan Region, set to be held on Monday September 25, is to avert attentions from the economic crisis of the Kurdistan Region, denying any nationalistic inclinations behind the attempt. ...

Venezuela decries new US sanctions

BBC - 2017-08-26 00:04
Its foreign minister also accuses the US of "fake news" in exaggerating its economic crisis. ...

Holding referendum brings serious economic crisis to Kurdistan Region: analyst

KurdPress - 2017-08-21 15:19
If the referendum takes place, the population of Iraqi Kurdistan may face a serious economic crisis, a political analyst said. ...

Kurdistan Islamic Group (Komal) releases the statement

KNNC - 2017-08-14 13:04
Kurdistan Islamic Group (Komal) from our enthusiasm to overcome these political, legitimate and economic crisis that ...

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis at the Crossroads

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-03 01:04
Since October 2016, protests and strikes related to sectoral demands have escalated into a crisis over the economic and political marginalisation of Cameroon’s Anglophone minority. Although the government has made some concessions, it must rebuild mutual ...

The Mediterranean: Europe’s Frontline to Africa

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-01 18:41
The International Crisis Group will be partnering with The Mediterranean Growth Initiative to host an evening at the Frontline Club, discussing the political and economic insecurity facing the Greater Mediterranean region and its consequences for Europe. ...

Reports on Food Crisis after Kurdistan Referendum "Baseless": Expert

BAS News - 2017-07-29 17:04
Tens of Countries Ready for Food Trade with Kurdistan, he says ERBIL— There will be no food crisis after Kurdistan Region's independence referendum as tens of countries are ready for food trade with Kurdistan, stated an economic expert. The reports which ...

Central Asia’s Silk Road Rivalries

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-27 14:34
Russia’s and China’s separate visions for Central Asia could transform the region’s political and economic landscape as well as relations between the two Eurasian giants. To the smaller, embryonic Central Asian nation states, the new geopolitical realiti ...

KRG Economic Crisis: the Humanitarian Dimension

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:01
Syrian refugee children in the Kurdistan Region (Photo: KRG) ...

Kurdistan’s road to independence: building a new economic structure to move beyond the crisis Tara Shwan

NRT - 2017-06-24 15:03

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