As Turkey heads to the polls, the economy will be on voters' minds. Years of economic growth have raised living standards, with public spending playing a crucial role. Some foreign investors are voting with their feet.
After decades of political certainty, the central African nation has entered a state of political flux. An attempted coup has raised questions about who is in charge as the president recuperates abroad.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is cracking down on artists, strongly rejecting any criticism, even from those with conservative backing. But what does he hope to gain from the increasingly aggressive tirades?
The Turkish inflation rate hit 25 percent year-over-year as the economy teeters. President Erdogan responded by calling on the state to raid stockpilers and asking people to inform police of price increases at shops.
Zimbabweans continue to express their anger at new government austerity measures which aim to boost the country's struggling economy, as security forces crack down on protesters. But a solution may be a long way off.
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