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Strongman Erdogan consolidates his grip

The Erdogan regime has a stranglehold over all major institutions, from the judiciary, police to the parliament, and is duly served by the Turkish media

Erdogan’s victory came after a run-off where he missed the 50% mark by a whisker, due to Kilicdaroglu, who came a close second(AFP)
Published on May 29, 2023 08:40 PM IST

Suspected Islamic State chief killed in Syria: Turkey's Erdogan

The Syrian National Army, an opposition faction with a security presence in the area, did not immediately issue any comment.

'Suspected chief' of Islamic State group Abu Hussein al-Qurashi was 'neutralised' in Syria.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
Updated on May 01, 2023 06:05 AM IST

Congress urges state not to give screening permission for film ‘The Kerala Story’

The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist), also came down heavily on the upcoming movie saying the “Sangh Parivar was using an even popular medium to humiliate the state and whole community.”

Vipul Amrutlal Shah is producing the Adah Sharma-starrer, The Kerala Story (File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 06:31 PM IST

Saudi FM to land in Syria in first ever visit since conflict

The Saudi FM's visit is intended to end Syria's isolation over its response to protests against its President Bashar al-Assad.

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah with Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Faisal Mekdad in Jeddah.(Reuters)
Published on Apr 18, 2023 02:08 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

Cumin prices hit eye-watering 600/kg as spice inflation bites

A silver lining is that farmers are getting a fair share of the market price due to a twist in how the spices market functions.

In Gujarat's Una, the nerve centre of India's spice trade, prices of cumin shot to over <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>40,000 quintal (100 kg) last week.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 18, 2023 06:14 AM IST
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