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20:44, 14 August 2018 Tuesday
Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas in Venezuela
13:01, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas in Venezuela

The government of the economically-ravaged country has for many years heavily subsidized petrol and Maduro says this has now led to a voracious black market in oil smuggled to neighbouring countries.


Muslim body slams Islamophobia within UK's Tory party
10:11, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Muslim body slams Islamophobia within UK's Tory party

Muslim Council of Britain says ex-foreign secretary Johnson's 'incendiary remarks highlights underbelly of Islamophobia'


Trump signs defense spending bill
09:59, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Trump signs defense spending bill

US to strengthen military 'like never ever before,' Trump says of $716B bill


Iraqi premier flies to Turkey for talks
11:19, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Iraqi premier flies to Turkey for talks

Iraqi premier will meet Turkish President Erdogan during the visit


Spain to take in 60 of the 141 Aquarius migrants
17:16, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Spain to take in 60 of the 141 Aquarius migrants

At the same time, his Maltese counterpart Joseph Muscat said Valetta would allow the boat to dock and that those on board would be sent to France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain in a posting on Twitter. 

Eyeing Brexit UK foreign secretary starts Europe tour
17:01, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Eyeing Brexit, UK foreign secretary starts Europe tour

Hunt will meet foreign ministers of Finland, Latvia, Denmark, and the Netherlands to discuss future relations post-Brexit

EP Forum slams US tariffs on Turkey
15:39, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

EP Forum slams US tariffs on Turkey

European Parliament Turkey Forum says US sanctions on Turkey are 'illegitimate' and against WTO rules

Italian bridge collapses in Genoa
14:48, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Italian bridge collapses in Genoa

Rescuers at the scene of a bridge collapse in Genoa on Tuesday said there have been "tens of victims" in the disaster, according to Italian media.

German MediaMarkt says in Turkey for the long run
14:39, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

German MediaMarkt says in Turkey for the long run

MediaMarkt achieved significant market share in Turkey's consumer electronics market, says company executive

UK Labour leader slams Netanyahu's 'false' claims
09:41, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

UK Labour leader slams Netanyahu's 'false' claims

Jeremy Corbyn says he stands with thousands of people who demonstrated in Tel Aviv last weekend for equal rights


Egypt arrests 13 on 5th anniversary of Cairo massacre
18:14, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Egypt arrests 13 on 5th anniversary of Cairo massacre

On Aug. 14, 2013, security forces dispersed sit-ins in Cairo and Giza, killing hundreds – at least – of unarmed protesters


Chinese firm to buy raisins from Turkey rather than US
14:24, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Chinese firm to buy raisins from Turkey rather than US

Hangzhou Linan set to buy raisins, dried figs from Turkey, after buying from US in years past

China's aluminum imports to fall in 2018
12:19, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

China's aluminum imports to fall in 2018

China’s aluminum scrap imports from the United States are set to drop by around 24 percent this year in the wake of tariffs placed on the material by Beijing.

Duterte fires military officials for alleged corruption
09:03, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Duterte fires military officials for alleged corruption

Investigation into anomalies at military hospital involves up to $3.74 million


Libyan MP hurt as shots fired in row outside parliament
17:29, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Libyan MP hurt as shots fired in row outside parliament

The witness did not detail the cause of the row outside parliament, which is located in the eastern city of Tobruk.

Tunisia announces draft bill to give women equal inheritance
10:32, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Tunisia announces draft bill to give women equal inheritance

The text of the bill will be presented to lawmakers after the end of the parliamentary recess in October, he said.

Campaign launched in Senegal to support Turkish brands
09:52, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Campaign launched in Senegal to support Turkish brands

People invited on social media to support brands such as Turkish Airlines


Today in History August 14
09:30, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Today in History August 14

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history.


Amazon stock hits record high
10:04, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Amazon stock hits record high

Amazon on course to join Apple as world’s only companies worth over $1 trillion


Press agenda on August 14
09:16, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Press agenda on August 14

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, August 14, 2018


Erdogan Second border gate to benefit Turkey Iraq
17:53, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Erdogan: Second border gate to benefit Turkey, Iraq

Turkish president meets Iraqi premier in capital Ankara

European bank 'remains committed' to Turkey
16:38, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

European bank 'remains committed' to Turkey

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s cumulative investment in Turkey reached nearly $12.2 billion

PKK terrorists in Turkey hit low of 790
16:08, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

PKK terrorists in Turkey hit low of 790

61 people joined PKK terrorist group, 91 terrorists surrendered so far this year, says Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu

Turkish firms join drive to stop ads with US outlets
15:18, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Turkish firms join drive to stop ads with US outlets

'We stand with our state and our people,' say Turk Telekom and Turkish Airlines amid row with US, joining ad boycott

US sanctions hurting its own reputation
13:50, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

US sanctions hurting its own reputation

If US wants to continue as reputable country, it cannot do so with these impositions, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey faces speculative attack not crisis
13:21, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Turkey faces speculative attack, not crisis

Central Bank decisions stop speculative attacks, says Denizbank CEO Hakan Ates

PKK terrorist group falling apart under pressure
12:41, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

PKK terrorist group falling apart under pressure

Battered by Turkish military and betrayed by onetime accomplices, PKK terrorists starting to turn on each other

Turkey to boycott US's electronic products
12:00, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Turkey to boycott US's electronic products

President Erdogan said, "We will boycott the US's electronic products."

Turkey's Albayrak to meet foreign investors
11:06, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Turkey's Albayrak to meet foreign investors

Turkey's Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak will address foreign investors on Aug. 16.

Turkey announces 183M package for industrialists
10:55, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Turkey announces $183M package for industrialists

Turkish industry and technology minister says support package to reduce current account deficit

Turkish president Qatari emir talk over phone
10:16, 14 August 2018 Tuesday

Turkish president, Qatari emir talk over phone

Erdogan, Al-Thani discuss bilateral ties and regional issues