Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli paid a brief visit to Alaattin Çakıcı, a notorious convicted mafia leader, in a hospital in the Central Anatolian province of Kırıkkale on May 23.
Muharrem İnce, the presidential candidate of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has donated 500 Turkish Liras to the campaigns of all five rival presidential candidates.
Some 63 percent Syrian children in Turkey attend school, the education minister said on May 23.
Turkey’s Halkbank is working closely with the United States Treasury, its chief executive Osman Arslan said on May 23, after one of the bank’s executives was sentenced in the U.S. last week for aiding a scheme to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Britain’s annual inflation rate eased in April to 2.4 percent, the lowest level since March 2017, official data showed on May 23, weighing on the pound.
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.