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22:38, 21 June 2018 Thursday
Iraq s al-Sadr struggles to form coalition government
15:55, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Iraq’s al-Sadr struggles to form coalition government

Al-Sadr’s Sairoon bloc fails to form governing coalition with Al-Wataniya, National Wisdom Movement

Top Iraqi court upholds manual recount of votes
11:25, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Top Iraqi court upholds manual recount of votes

Official results of May 12 elections have been dogged by controversy


UK unveils new settlement scheme for EU citizens
17:06, 21 June 2018 Thursday

UK unveils new settlement scheme for EU citizens

EU citizens will have to prove their identity, show they live in UK and declare they have no serious criminal convictions

Russia UN call on US to return to UN rights
17:00, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Russia, UN call on US to return to UN rights council

UN chief Antonio Guterres says he would prefer US to remain in UN Human Rights Council

Brexit Time to 'intensify efforts' Irish PM says
15:47, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Brexit: Time to 'intensify efforts', Irish PM says

'Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed,' Leo Varadkar says, after meeting with EU Commission president

EU New Zealand launch trade negotiations
15:23, 21 June 2018 Thursday

EU, New Zealand launch trade negotiations

Aim of negotiations is to remove barriers to trade in goods, services, says European Commission  

Germany's Merkel to meet with Jordanian king in Amman
14:00, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Germany's Merkel to meet with Jordanian king in Amman

German chancellor is now on tour of the region that will also bring her to Lebanon

Austria's Kurz seeks allies on migration at Visegrad meeting
13:39, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Austria's Kurz seeks allies on migration at Visegrad meeting

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was invited to the meeting of the four Visegrad countries of Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic in Budapest by rightwing populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban. 


Palestinian succumbs to injuries amid Gaza violence
10:03, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Palestinian succumbs to injuries amid Gaza violence

Muhammed Ebu Dekka was wounded by Israeli gunfire on May 14, says Palestinian Health Ministry


Indonesia 4 dead after ferry capsizes
09:11, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Indonesia: 4 dead after ferry capsizes 

At least 192 people missing following tragedy earlier this week


Kenya s Kakuma camp gives refugees hope
10:30, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Kenya’s Kakuma camp gives refugees hope

UNHCR program helps prepare those affected by conflict for a better future when they return home


Erdogan's plane to land first at new Istanbul airport
18:05, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Erdogan's plane to land first at new Istanbul airport

TRT World to broadcast live landing of Turkish president's aircraft

Turkey's agriculture ministry to support R amp D projects
17:56, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Turkey's agriculture ministry to support R&D projects

53 projects will be supported with nearly $8.5 million by ministry

Erdogan 35 key PKK members finished off in Qandil
17:45, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Erdogan: 35 key PKK members ‘finished off’ in Qandil

Turkish airstrikes target meeting of PKK terror leaders at Mt. Qandil in northern Iraq, says Turkish president

240 undocumented migrants held across Turkey
16:27, 21 June 2018 Thursday

240 undocumented migrants held across Turkey

Most undocumented migrants have been held in western Izmir province

Turkey's Celik warns Europe about far right
14:51, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Turkey's Celik warns Europe about far right

'Europe's ISIL is far-right extremism,' says Omer Celik

9 suspects held across Turkey in anti-drug ops
14:26, 21 June 2018 Thursday

9 suspects held across Turkey in anti-drug ops

Over 40 kilograms of heroin and methamphetamine also confiscated

Turkey 'has 11 temporary military bases' in north Iraq
12:01, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Turkey 'has 11 temporary military bases' in north Iraq

Premier Binali Yildirim adds 400 square-kilometers of northern Iraqi region has been cleared of terrorists

Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm
10:18, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources to hold tender for 1,200 MW project -- world's biggest


Today in History June 21
16:45, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Today in History June 21

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


Iranian navy sends warships to Gulf of Aden
18:19, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Iranian navy sends warships to Gulf of Aden

Move coincides with ongoing fight between Yemeni army, Houthi rebels over Al-Hudaydah seaport

Germany's Merkel meets Jordanian king in Amman
16:42, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Germany's Merkel meets Jordanian king in Amman

German chancellor is currently on tour of region that will also bring her to Lebanon  

Israel warns of possible fresh conflict with Gaza
15:17, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Israel warns of possible fresh conflict with Gaza

Rules of engagement along Gaza-Israel security fence have changed since 2014, observers say

37 Houthi fighters slain in central Yemen
15:11, 21 June 2018 Thursday

37 Houthi fighters slain in central Yemen

Clashes in Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province coincide with ongoing fight over Al-Hudaydah  

Israeli army detains 17 Palestinians in West Bank raids
12:29, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Israeli army detains 17 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Army raids Palestinian homes in Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus, Jenin  

32 armed extremists killed in Sinai
11:51, 21 June 2018 Thursday

32 ‘armed extremists’ killed in Sinai

Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula has been epicenter of militant insurgency since 2013 military coup


Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at open
11:09, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at open

BIST 100 increases slighlty, while USD/TRY exchange rate rises

US Congress to pressure OPEC with Trump support
09:40, 21 June 2018 Thursday

US Congress to pressure OPEC with Trump support

If signed into law, NOPEC Act would allow US to sue OPEC for manipulating oil prices, damaging American economy


Trump to sign order to address family separations
16:01, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Trump to sign order to address family separations

President says he will take ‘preemptive’ action to halt the actions that have drawn widespread criticism

White House officials in Egypt to discuss Mideast peace
13:46, 21 June 2018 Thursday

White House officials in Egypt to discuss Mideast peace

Top Trump advisers arrive in Cairo after earlier stops in Jordan, Saudi Arabia

Thousands mark World Refugee Day in New York
09:28, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Thousands mark World Refugee Day in New York

Protestors march from Bryant Park to United Nations headquarters


Press agenda on June 21
09:19, 21 June 2018 Thursday

Press agenda on June 21

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, June 21, 2018