The Istanbul Municipality on Dec. 14 unanimously approved the renaming of 192 streets across the metropolitan area that may bring to mind the network of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, accused of being behind the July 2016 coup attempt.
Ten suspects were detained on Dec. 14 for carrying 60 kilograms of explosives in a minibus on the day of the extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which took place in Istanbul on Dec. 13.
Environmental concerns have been raised after a recent regulation opened several Turkish districts, including the resort town of Datça, to construction. Environmental concerns have been raised after a recent regulation opened several Turkish districts, including the resort town of Datça, to construction.
Turkish police on Dec. 14 seized 47 pistol parts in cargo packages sent from the United States to the southeastern province of Gaziantep. Police have detained three people, including two of whom the cargo packages had been sent to.
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.
Saudi King Salman has issued a decree allocating 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion) of stimulus funds to support the Saudi private sector.
Greeks walked off the job in a nationwide strike yesterday to protest austerity measures and reforms the leftist-led government has agreed with the country’s creditors in exchange for bailout loans.
The United States is turning a blind eye to information provided by Russia about Syrian fighters travelling to Iraq, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Dec. 14.
At least eight suspected Maoist rebels were killed in a gunfight with police who ambushed their hideout in southern India on Dec. 14.
"At least 6,700 Rohingya, in the most conservative estimations, are estimated to have been killed, including at least 730 children below the age of five," MSF said Dec. 14.