People are buying up gold as an investment, and trying to stave off inflation as the pandemic wreaks havoc on economies.
In light of 2023 vision for advancing defence technology and capacity, Turkey has increased its arms exports by 170 percent in four years, according to SIPRI.
Battling high levels of food inflation, Turkish authorities opened their own markets to sell cheap fruit and vegetables directly to consumers, cutting out retailers who the government has accused of hiking prices.
A fire at Nairobi's Gikomba market has killed at least 15 people, a government official said. The fire spread from the market to nearby apartments and makeshift housing before it was brought under control.
Confectionery companies have been facing a tough time as consumers turn increasingly towards healthier snacks, but Lindt has fared better than some mass-market rivals thanks to its high-margin premium products and retail network.
A woman with a full body veil is alleged to have been the suicide bomber.
The blast took place at a busy vegetable market in the country's northwestern region along the Afghan border.
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