Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım left for an official visit to Spain on April 24 to take part in the 6th Turkey-Spain Intergovernmental Summit and meet with Spanish authorities including the prime minister and the king.
The heavy rains and flooding that have hit Turkey’s southern province of Hatay since April 20 have made their way to the historic Long Bazaar in Turkey’s south.
Some 38 percent of children in Turkey lived in households suffering from severe material deprivation in 2016, an increase of 1.6 percent compared to the previous year, according to a report from the Bahçeşehir University Center for Economic and Social Research (BETAM). This rate is the worst in Europe.
The EU and Mexico said on April 21 they had reached an “agreement in principle” to modernize a free-trade deal sealed in 2000 between Brussels and the Latin American country.
EU anti-trust regulators on April 23 opened an in-depth probe to establish whether a massive rescue loan by the Italian government to troubled airline Alitalia constituted illegal state aid.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on April 23 her government was sticking to its proposals to ease trade with the European Union after Brexit, rejecting suggestions that plans to quit its customs union were again dividing her party.
Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition killed at least 20 people attending a wedding in a village in northwestern Yemen late on April 22, residents and medical sources said.
U.S. allies and rivals spoke out in support of the Iran nuclear deal on April 23, bolstering French President Emmanuel Macron’s pitch to U.S. President Donald Trump that there was no “Plan B” for keeping a lid on Tehran’s atomic ambitions.
U.S. police hunted a semi-nude gunman who shot four people dead at a waffle restaurant on April 22 after he fled from a “hero” who disarmed him.