The death of a suspected outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant at a police headquarters has been debated in parliament, with Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Filiz Kerestecioğlu asking Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu how he died.
Eight militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in a counter-terrorism operation in the eastern province of Tunceli, the local governor’s office stated on Dec. 16.
Some 43 people were injured late on Dec. 16 when a bus carrying workers collided with a trucking rig in the southern province of Adana, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Anglo-Dutch food and consumer giant Unilever has said it has reached a 6.8-billion-euro ($8-billion) deal with U.S. private equity giant KKR to sell its margarines business.
Delta Air Lines announced on Dec. 14 that it has ordered 100 Airbus planes with an option to buy 100 more, in a blow to Airbus’ American rival Boeing.
Germany’s central bank significantly lifted its growth forecasts for Europe’s top economy in 2017 and 2018 on Dec. 15, but warned the momentum would slow in the following years due to labor shortages.
Disease, hunger and misery stalk the Rohingya living in Bangladesh’s refugee camps but despite the grinding hardship, few are willing to consider the alternative -- returning home under a deal struck with Myanmar.
Dutch military police on Dec. 15 shot and wounded a man armed with a knife, who burst into their office at Schiphol airport, in an incident which triggered panic in the busy Amsterdam air hub.
The UN envoy for Syria acknowledged on Dec. 14 that the latest round of peace talks for the war-ravaged country had failed, and blamed Damascus for the “golden opportunity missed.”
Australian institutions “seriously failed” children in their care with tens of thousands sexually assaulted, the final report from a five-year inquiry said Dec. 15 as it recommended that celibacy among Catholic priests should be voluntary to help curb abuse.