Turkey’s Annual Inflation Nears 80%Turkey’s annual inflation rate exploded this year near a quarter-century high of 78.62%, driven by the impact of the Ukraine war, soaring commodity prices and a slide in the lira since a December crisis.
Indian forces have shot and killed at least 14 civilians in the remote northeastern state of Nagaland, on the border with Myanmar. The incident has sparked violent clashes between locals and law enforcement agents.
Schools reopened in India’s Karnataka state under tight security on Wednesday a week after authorities shut them down in the face of growing protests against the imposition of a ban on the wearing of hijab, a headdress commonly worn by female Muslims.
Two Muslim teenagers were killed in violence as Indian police cracked down on protests that erupted across the country over derogatory remarks against the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him) by two members of the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).