An Istanbul court late on March 16 ordered the conditional release of a Turkish journalist jailed in the wake of the July 2016 failed coup attempt following an earlier decision by the Turkey’s top constitutional body.
Turkish businesspeople and their families in Britain under a popular visa program will no longer be eligible for a class of indefinite visa extensions, but will still be able to apply for multi-year extensions, the U.K. government announced Friday.
Turkey’s Armed Forces on March 17 dismissed reports that the army had bombed a hospital in Syria’s northwestern city of Afrin.
Boosted by surging output, the United States is becoming a significant exporter of crude oil, a shift that is remaking American infrastructure and altering the global petroleum market.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity in world steel markets and agreed on March 17 to work on solutions within the framework of the G-20 group of industrialised nations, Merkel’s spokesman said.
One lucky winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania for an estimated $455 million Powerball jackpot drawn late on March 17, officials said.
The European Investment Bank approved 932 million euros ($1.15 billion) in financing on March 15 for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), the largest part of a $40 billion project to bring new gas supplies to Europe.
A former Iranian vice president and chief-of-staff of hardline ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was arrested on March 17, the website of the Tehran prosecutor said.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia said on Sunday they held “grave concerns” about escalating tensions caused by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked other countries to abandon the International Criminal Court because it is “rude.” Duterte is facing a possible complaint before the world tribunal for the thousands of killings of drug suspects during his time in office.