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February 6, 2023

7.4 magnitude quake that jolted Türkiye felt in several countries, including Syria, Iraq

Powerful earthquake kills at least 100 people, also felt in Egypt, Lebanon, Northern Cyprus, Greek Cypriot Administration
February 6, 2023

Agreement on trade, economic cooperation between Azerbaijan, Türkiye, Turkmenistan approved – decree

President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the “Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Government of the Republic of Türkiye and the Government of Turkmenistan on trade and economic cooperation”
February 6, 2023

Hong Kong-China Border Reopens as City Looks to Rebuild Economy

Mainland visitor levels could rise to 78% of 2019 levels: BI
February 1, 2023

Russia concerned about ‘escalation’ around Iran

Top Russian diplomat criticizes remarks by US Secretary of State about ‘military options to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons
February 1, 2023

Pakistan mosque blast: What is behind the deadly attack?

Authorities are investigating how a suicide bomber killed at least 100 people at a mosque in a high security zone in Peshawar, Pakistan
February 1, 2023

Watchdog’s Corruption Score For Eurasia Sinks In 2022, Remains Well Below Global Average

Corruption remains rampant in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) compiled by Transparency International, which called for leaders in the region to finally address the problem
February 1, 2023

Will more NATO support increase tensions in Asia?

A visit to South Korea and Japan by the head of NATO this week highlights the alliance’s strategic priority to push back against China and North Korea, while addressing the global impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine
February 1, 2023

Can PM Modi’s budget deliver for India’s poor?

Despite being its last full budget before the general elections in 2024, Narendra Modi’s government is expected to shun populism in favour of fiscal discipline
January 30, 2023

Chinese ports see surging trade with SE.Asia during holidays, signaling robust growth in 2023

During the just-concluded Chinese New Year holidays, the first after China moved to resume normal operations at border ports
January 30, 2023

The Azadi Briefing: Afghanistan Plunged Into Darkness Amid Massive Power Outages

Welcome to The Azadi Briefing, a new RFE/RL newsletter that unpacks the key issues in Afghanistan