A video taken in the early hours of Jan. 15 showing four attackers stabbing and beating dogs in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, including the dog of a young Syrian rough sleeper, has stirred angry reactions from Turkish social media users.
NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller is set to arrive in Turkey on Jan. 22, NATO said in a statement issued on Jan. 19.
Turkey will face less snow and more rainfall from now on due to global warming, with more incidents of floods occurring in the country, according to a snow hydrologist working at NASA.
The Middle East’s largest airline, Emirates, announced Jan. 18 it struck a deal with Airbus to purchase 20 A380 aircraft with the option to buy 16 more in a deal worth $16 billion, throwing a lifeline to the European-made double-decker jumbo jets.
Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country’s new tax law.
China’s economy grew a forecast-beating 6.9 percent in 2017, picking up steam for the first time since 2010 despite its battles against a massive debt and polluting factories, official data showed on Jan. 18.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 17 said that terminating the North American Free Trade Agreement would result in the “best deal” to revamp the 24-year-old trade pact with Canada and Mexico in favor of U.S. interests.
The number of births in China fell last year even though the world’s most populous country has relaxed its one-child policy to allow all couples to have two children.
Britain and France on Jan. 18 signed a new deal to boost border security after a request by French President Emmanuel Macron, concerned at the number of migrants in Calais trying to reach British shores.
NATO’s secretary-general urged Macedonia on Jan. 18 to solve its 25-year-old name dispute with alliance member Greece and proceed with wide-ranging reforms if it wants its membership bid to succeed.