Turkey’s Global Ports Holding (GPH) has announced it has signed a 15-year management agreement with the Cuban company Aries S.A. for the operation of the cruise port in Havana, Cuba.
Fikret Bila has handed over the post of daily Hürriyet editor-in-chief to Vahap Munyar, a columnist and former head of the newspaper’s economy desk.
A man in the southeastern province of Mardin, dubbed the “life repairer” in the Turkish media for making walkers and prosthetic limbs for animals using makeshift means, has now created a walker for a lamb with two paralyzed hind legs.
A Turkish court rejected an appeal on May 21 for the release of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) former leader and presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş, the party said, a month before snap parliamentary and presidential elections.
China announced on May 22 that it would cut tariffs on auto imports from July 1, the latest sign of a thaw in trade frictions with the United States.
Uber announced on May 22 it would start its first taxi-hailing pilot program in Japan this summer, as it bids to break into a tough market in the world’s third largest economy.
Germany’s government will help German firms with business in Iran where it can, but cannot entirely shield them from the U.S. decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions against Tehran, the economy minister told a newspaper.
A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India, health officials said yesterday, with at least two more cases being monitored.
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned by anti-corruption authorities yesterday after his shock election loss, as the top graft fighter revealed he faced threats and a bullet in the post when the old regime suppressed a probe into a massive financial scandal.
Hundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated on May 19 evening in Haifa in solidarity with Gaza, where more than 60 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire in recent days.