Stories about Turkey from February, 2022
‘This too shall pass,’ sings Turkish pop star
Fans are divided over the lyrics, with some claiming the song is about the pandemic and others arguing it addresses political issues. Regardless, the new song is a hit.
Algerian social media influencers stir controversy over role in scamming case
Four influencers have used their social media to promote an agency that promised Algerian youths opportunities to study in Ukraine, Turkey and Russia, but turned out to be a con.
Workers in Turkey are pushing back on low wages amid economic crisis
Across the country, workers are protesting rising living costs and stagnating wages as Turkey faces its worst economic crisis in decades, with the annual inflation reaching 48.7 percent.
In Azerbaijan, a man arrested for disrespecting a flag
This is perhaps the first instance of strong public backlash against someone disrespecting a foreign flag in Azerbaijan.