The authorities on Dec. 18 issued detention warrants for 106 people believed to have worked as “matchmakers” for the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), accused of orchestrating Turkey’s July 2016 coup attempt, a spokesman for the Istanbul police has stated.
Turkey aims to complete the construction of a 911-kilometer wall along the border with Syria by spring 2018, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Flights leaving and arriving at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport have suffered delays due to strong winds and heavy rains, Doğan News Agency reported late Dec. 17.
Clad in traditional Chinese, Western and Sri Lankan costumes, 50 Chinese couples were married at a mass ceremony in Sri Lanka's capital to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries and to promote the island nation as a tourist destination.
Anglo-Dutch food and consumer giant Unilever has said it has reached a 6.8-billion-euro ($8-billion) deal with U.S. private equity giant KKR to sell its margarines business.
Delta Air Lines announced on Dec. 14 that it has ordered 100 Airbus planes with an option to buy 100 more, in a blow to Airbus’ American rival Boeing.
Pope Francis has blown out his birthday candle on an extra-long pizza at the Vatican to the delight of children.
Britain's Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for a radio program in which the former U.S. president shared his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for the future.
Disease, hunger and misery stalk the Rohingya living in Bangladesh’s refugee camps but despite the grinding hardship, few are willing to consider the alternative -- returning home under a deal struck with Myanmar.