Turkey said on March 20 it has launched legal proceedings against the creator of a Ponzi scheme simulation game that swindled investors out of millions of dollars.
Iranian holidaymakers will flock to Turkey during the Nevruz holiday, Hotel Association of Turkey (TÜROB) President Timur Bayındır said in a statement, adding that Istanbul and the eastern province of Van will be their favorite destinations.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on March 20 praised Turkey for sticking to an EU-Turkey refugee agreement in countering irregular migration and improving the living conditions of Syrian refugees.
The U.S. Commerce Department said on March 20 it had made final findings in dumping and subsidy investigations of carbon and alloy steel wire rod sold in U.S. markets from Italy, South Korea, Spain, Turkey and Britain.
Serbia is negotiating a $400 million loan from Turkey’s Exim Bank to develop infrastructure it needs to spur investments and growth, Serbia’s trade minister said on March 20.
BMC, one of Turkey’s major commercial and defense vehicle producers, aims to achieve $1 billion revenue by the end of 2018, its chair Ethem Sancak said on March 19.
Actress Cynthia Nixon of “Sex and the City” fame kick-started her campaign for New York governor on March 20 - and sparked a media frenzy - by taking the subway to meet minority voters in the poorest neighborhood of Brooklyn.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of Kabul University on March 21, killing at least eight people, officials said, as Afghans celebrate the Persian new year holiday.
Italy’s parliament will reconvenes on March 23 with the country looking for solutions to the political stalemate that emerged from the March 4 general elections.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody on March 20 morning, where he was to be questioned as part of an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said.