Turkey’s president on Jan. 22 received at his official residence one of the most unusual dignitaries he has met since taking office in 2014: A four-year old girl.
Qatar’s Foreign Ministry on Jan. 22 said it supports Turkey’s military operation in Syria’s Afrin district, adding that the offensive was motivated by legitimate security concerns.
Locals from the Kucukbahce district of İzmir rushed to the seashore to catch the sea bass that escaped from a fish cage on Jan. 21, state-run Anadolu agency reported.
Turkey, Russia and Iran have agreed on who will be invited to the National Dialogue Congress on Syria set to take place in Russia’s Black Sea city of Sochi, and the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) is not among them, a Foreign Ministry official has told Hürriyet Daily News.
French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi said yesterday it had reached an agreement to purchase U.S. biotech company Bioverativ, which specializes in treatments for hemophilia and rare blood disorders, for $11.6 billion (9.5 billion euros).
Facebook yesterday said it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc.
CEO from one of the world’s top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said on Jan. 22.
The United States, not China, threatens the global trade system, China’s foreign ministry said yesterday, after U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration called U.S. support for Beijing’s joining the World Trade Organization in 2001 a mistake.
Turkey has legitimate security concerns over insurgency inside its borders, United States Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said on Jan. 21, according to U.S. media reports.
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) demanded on Jan. 22 concessions on immigration and healthcare from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in looming coalition talks that the center-left party voted for at the weekend.
The Philippines’ most active volcano exploded thunderously on Jan. 22, sending a huge gray column of lava fragments, ash and steam into the sky and prompting authorities to warn that a violent eruption may be imminent.