Turkey’s organic food exports rose 17 percent year-on-year in 2017, according to Aegean Dried Fruit and Products Exporters’ Association (EKMİD) head Birol Celep.
Some 33 undocumented migrants were injured in eastern Turkey’s Ağrı province late on Jan. 22 when the van carrying them had an accident.
Two rockets fired from Syria landed in the Turkish border provinces of Kilis and Hatay on Jan. 23, according to a security source and the Kilis Governor’s Office.
Congress put the U.S. government back in business on Jan. 22 by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington.
Protectionism is gaining ground and globalization is losing its appeal, but India is open for business, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum on Jan. 23.
China and South Korea on Jan. 23 hit out at a U.S. decision to impose stinging tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines, which marked the latest salvo in Donald Trump’s “America First” drive.
For Iranian parachuting enthusiast Bahareh Sassani, skydiving is “a way to prove that women are just as capable as men” -- a small step from a big height for women’s equality in her country.
A Japanese soldier was killed on Jan. 23 after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, sparking an avalanche that left several injured and scores stranded up a mountain, officials said.
A South Korean delegation crossed into the North on Jan. 23 to inspect venues for joint Olympic-linked events, even as Pyongyang demanded Seoul apologize for “despicable” protesters who burned Kim Jong-Un’s image, as controversy mounts over the rapprochement.