Turkish security forces seized more than a ton of hashish in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, the provincial governor’s office stated on May 20.
The lawyer of folk singer Pınar Aydınlar has filed a criminal complaint against personnel at an Istanbul prison, saying she was made to strip completely naked while entering jail after her sentencing.
Turkey on May 19 marked the commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day.
Russia on May 19 unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.
Greece’s creditors have agreed a program of reforms as the country’s third and final bailout comes to an end, the European Commission said on May 19.
The stability of the eurozone will be at stake if a populist new government in Italy fails to keep its financial commitments, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire warned on May 20.
The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.
At least six police officials were killed and another was critically injured on May 20 when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a bomb in eastern India, police said.
A 27-year name row between Greece and Macedonia cannot be resolved without constitutional revision in the neighboring country, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on May 19 amid hopes for a June deal.
Italy’s two anti-establishment parties have signed an accord to form a ruling coalition, promising to ramp up spending and putting the nation on a collision course with the European Union despite watering down some of their most radical proposals.