A wave of undocumented migrants from Afghanistan has hit Turkey in recent months, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said on April 25.
The 2017 World Press Freedom Index of the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has seen Turkey fall to the rank of 157 among 180 countries.
Hundreds of students and faculty members on April 24 protested against a bill submitted to the Turkish Parliament to split Istanbul University.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 24 he was expecting to hold a campaign rally in a European city next month ahead of the June elections despite a ban by some Western countries on Turkish politicians campaigning abroad.
Crude oil prices are expected to jump 23 percent this year amid strong economic growth, while metals prices are rising, hit by ongoing trade tensions, the World Bank has said.
Car giant Volkswagen announced onr April 24 investments of 15 billion euros ($18 billion) in electric and autonomous vehicles in China by 2022, in a massive bet on the vital market.
Victims of attacks in Israel cannot use an 18th century law to sue the Arab Bank, a multinational financial institution, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on April 24 in a precedent-setting case for other foreign businesses.
The Philippines has ordered an Australian Catholic nun to leave the country in 30 days after the immigration bureau revoked her missionary visa for joining protest rallies, an immigration official said on April 25.
Japan’s education minister apologized on April 25 for using an official car to visit a yoga studio, but denied claims that the facility was offering “sexy private yoga.”
Chinese police have seized 1.3 tons of cocaine from South America in the country’s biggest ever haul of the drug, authorities said.