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11:47, 21 September 2017 Thursday
One Muharram begins today
11:28, 21 September 2017 Thursday

One Muharram begins today

Awal Muharram celebrates the beginning of the Islamic New Year.


51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
01:00, 21 September 2017 Thursday

51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

The treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons was adopted by 122 countries at the United Nations in July following negotiations led by Austria, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and New Zealand.


Turkish consumer confidence index slips in September
10:59, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Turkish consumer confidence index slips in September

Monthly index sees decline of 3.4 pct, according to Turkish Statistical Institute  

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul down at opening
10:29, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul down at opening

BIST 100 index decreases 0.31 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate rose to 3.51  


Saudi to allow women into stadium for national day
02:01, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Saudi to allow women into stadium for national day

Families will be allowed into the King Fahd stadium in Riyadh, used mostly for football matches, and seated separately from single men to mark the kingdom's 87th National Day this weekend.


Press agenda on September 21
09:35, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Press agenda on September 21

Here are the main topics World Bulletin's English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017


Philippines' Duterte raises bounty for dirty cops
09:44, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Philippines' Duterte raises bounty for dirty cops

Bounty may continue to rise in president's effort to capture "ninja cops"  


Nigerian court okays ban for Igbo secessionist group
09:24, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Nigerian court okays ban for Igbo secessionist group

Igbo group denies they are violent, want to create a separate homeland for their people  

Somali supermodel Iman thanks Turkish first lady
09:15, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Somali supermodel Iman thanks Turkish first lady

Erdogan attends Fashion for Development event during UN General Assembly  

Kenya court blames election commission for botched vote
05:25, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Kenya court blames election commission for botched vote

Deputy chief justice Philomena Mwilu described "disturbing, if not startling, revelations" about the conduct of the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and singled it out for ignoring a Supreme Court order to open up its computer servers after opposition allegations of hacking.

Rival protesters rally in Togo's capital
04:03, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Rival protesters rally in Togo's capital

The rival demonstrations in Lome came after the opposition boycotted a vote Tuesday on constitutional reform which would have included a presidential term limit.


Senior Le Pen aide quits France's National Front
11:33, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Senior Le Pen aide quits France's National Front

Far-right party has struggled since Marine Le Pen lost May's presidential race to Emmanuel Macron

Police make sixth arrest over London metro attack
10:48, 21 September 2017 Thursday

Police make sixth arrest over London metro attack

British police arrest teenage male in connection with bomb attack which injured 30 in London Underground train on Friday

France calls for UN action on Rohingya 'genocide'
09:55, 21 September 2017 Thursday

France calls for UN action on Rohingya 'genocide'

President Emmanuel Macron says UN Security Council must condemn genocide, ethnic cleansing in Myanmar  

May hopes to end cabinet disquiet with Brexit speech
03:02, 21 September 2017 Thursday

May hopes to end cabinet disquiet with Brexit speech

Six months after beginning the two-year process of withdrawing Britain from the European Union, the Conservative leader has yet to set out in detail what she wants from the divorce.