Top 5: Erdogan says No to Sweden; Corruption Scandal in Kiev; China lead exporter of combat drones; North Korea issue ‘extreme cold’ weather allert; Spotify cut workforce

by SQUID Business Team

Erdogan tells Sweden not to expect Nato bid support

[BBC] Sweden should not expect Turkey to back its Nato membership bid, Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, days after a copy of the Quran was burned in a Stockholm protest.


Ukraine corruption scandal: String of officials resign in Kyiv

Euronews ] Several senior Ukrainian officials announced their resignations on Tuesday, following a damaging corruption scandal.


How China became the world’s leading exporter of combat drones

[Al Jazeera] From Saudi Arabia to Myanmar and Iraq to Ethiopia, more and more militaries across the world are stockpiling Chinese combat drones and deploying them on the battlefield.


North Korea issues ‘extreme cold’ weather alert

[BBC] North Korean authorities have warned of extreme weather conditions in the country as a cold wave sweeps the Korean peninsula.


Spotify Will Cut About 6% of Jobs in Latest Tech Layoffs

[Bloomberg] Spotify Technology SA is planning to cut about 6% of its employees, or around 600 employees, joining a slew of technology companies from Inc. to Meta Platforms Inc. in announcing job cuts to lower costs.