Consumer confidence in Turkey slightly increased in April, official data has shown.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy chairman on April 19 said running for parliamentary and presidential elections simultaneously is not possible.
The Turkish Parliament’s constitutional committee on April 19 approved a motion seeking early presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24.
The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on April 20 some 25 percent of work remained to be done on a pact covering U.K. withdrawal from the EU, including crucial issues such as management of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border.
The European Union has no plans to extend Greece’s financing program beyond the planned August end date, EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on April 19.
House sales sharply decreased across Turkey in March, with mortgaged property sales seeing almost 35 percent year-on-year decrease, official data has shown.
China will launch its first real-time spot electricity markets in eight regions, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on April 20, as Beijing accelerates efforts to liberalize power prices currently set by the government.
Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians and wounded 12 in renewed unrest on the Gaza-Israel border on April 20 as a series of protests in the enclave reached its half-way mark.
The U.S. has credible information that Russia and Syria are trying to “sanitize” the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, the State Department has said.
Thousands of people around Berlin’s central railway station were evacuated on April 20 to allow disposal experts to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.