Fifteen PKK militants were neutralized in airstrikes in eastern Turkey on May 23, according to the Interior Ministry.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has congratulated his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on winning a new term in office, the Turkish presidency said on May 23.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is planning to deploy 28 long-term and 350 short-term observers to follow Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24.
China announced on May 22 that it would cut tariffs on auto imports from July 1, the latest sign of a thaw in trade frictions with the United States.
Uber announced on May 22 it would start its first taxi-hailing pilot program in Japan this summer, as it bids to break into a tough market in the world’s third largest economy.
Germany’s government will help German firms with business in Iran where it can, but cannot entirely shield them from the U.S. decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions against Tehran, the economy minister told a newspaper.
A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India, health officials said yesterday, with at least two more cases being monitored.
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned by anti-corruption authorities yesterday after his shock election loss, as the top graft fighter revealed he faced threats and a bullet in the post when the old regime suppressed a probe into a massive financial scandal.
Hundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated on May 19 evening in Haifa in solidarity with Gaza, where more than 60 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire in recent days.