A group of people from the Alperen Hearths, an ultranationalist youth organization linked to the right-wing nationalist Great Union Party (BBP), on Dec. 11 recited the ezan (Muslim call to prayer) and performed prayers inside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum
A total of 52 cocaine-filled condoms have been found in a Brazilian woman’s stomach at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul.
A man shot his friend dead in the southern province of Antalya on Dec. 11 after the latter “failed to keep his promise to treat him to a meal.”
Turkish-American Prof. Dr. Asu Özdağlar has been named the new head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Turkish actors and actresses who have taken part in TV shows that have contributed to the international promotion of the country through their high export volumes were praised at the 44th Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards ceremony late on Dec. 10.
More than 200 institutional investors with $26 trillion in assets under management said on Dec. 12 they would step up pressure on the world’s biggest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to combat climate change.
ING by the end of 2025 will stop funding any utility company which relies on coal for more than 5 percent of its energy, the Dutch bank said on Dec. 12.
The finance ministers of the European Union's five biggest economies wrote to their American counterpart on Dec. 11 to voice concerns over a US tax overhaul, saying Washington should adhere to "international obligations to which it has signed up".
To many German Social Democrats it sounds like a monster that will destroy their party if not democracy itself: the GroKo.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Dec. 11 that a bomb attack by a 27-year-old from Bangladesh on New York’s subway system underscored the “urgent need” for Congress to enact immigration reform.
Britain’s biggest oil pipeline from its North Sea fields is likely to be shut for a number of weeks for repairs, operator INEOS said on Dec. 12, sending international crude prices to their highest since the middle of 2015.
The U.S. accused Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Dec. 11 of a dictatorial bid to wipe his opponents off the political map following his latest poll victory, after he announced the main opposition is barred from next year’s presidential election.