A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit western Iran on Dec. 11, state media reported.
The New York Police Department was responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin on Dec. 11 morning in midtown Manhattan at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, according to the police department's official Twitter feed.
A woman whose two daughters are suffering from MPS has complained that Turkey’s social security only covers one of her daughters’ medications, Doğan News Agency reported on Dec. 11.
Saudi Arabia said on Dec. 11 that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to open early next year.
The violence targeting Myanmar’s Muslim minority “amounts to ethnic cleansing,” a U.K. parliament report has stated.
The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem on Dec. 10, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany’s busiest airport and a ferry ran aground in the French port of Calais.
China’s Central Bank will be more active in deploying macroeconomic controls and fending off financial risks, its governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, said on Dec. 11.
Senior officials from Turkey and the EU held a high-level Economic Dialogue meeting on Dec. 8, saying they seek to improve ties, boost economic performance, and resolve major common issues after a rocky period in relations.
The EU and Japan announced on Dec. 8 that they have finalized terms for a giant free trade deal which has been presented as a challenge to the protectionism championed by U.S. President Donald Trump.