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18:17, 14 December 2017 Thursday
Turkish university among world s top 100 green campuses
16:41, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish university among world’s top 100 green campuses

24 Turkish universities make it to nature-friendly campuses list

Exemplary Peacemaking Process of Gumuz People in Ethiopia
11:43, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Exemplary Peacemaking Process of Gumuz People in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Gumuz people make their living from agriculture. As agricultural products, millet, onion, cotton, tobacco, mango, various vegetables and fruits are preferred. The Gumuz ethnic community also engages in activities such as hunting wild animals, collecting wild fruits and gathering seeds.


Turkish Deputy PM to meet investors in China
15:53, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish Deputy PM to meet investors in China

Mehmet Simsek is visiting Beijing on invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yang

Borsa Istanbul up at opening
11:04, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Borsa Istanbul up at opening

BIST 100 index increases 0.76 pct, US dollar/Turkish lira goes down to 3.8240, euro/lira rate slightly increases


Turkish aid group to distribute Bosnian aid to Rohingya
16:52, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish aid group to distribute Bosnian aid to Rohingya

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency to distribute financial aid collected in Bosnia

Deadly landmines kill nearly 1 950 Afghans in 2016
16:17, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Deadly landmines kill nearly 1,950 Afghans in 2016

Afghanistan has to clear all mines by 2023 to fulfill international commitments

India holds final phase of polls in Modi's stronghold
15:13, 14 December 2017 Thursday

India holds final phase of polls in Modi's stronghold

22.2 million voters to choose chief minister, MPs in western Gujrat state

Indonesia urges OIC members to reconsider Israel ties
14:25, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Indonesia urges OIC members to reconsider Israel ties

President Joko Widodo tells OIC nations to lobby countries that have not yet recognized Palestinian independence

Key figure in S Korean scandal faces life in prison
14:09, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Key figure in S.Korean scandal faces life in prison 

Prosecutors demand heavy sentence for unofficial confidante to ex-President Park 

Turkish aid group opens center for Rohingya children
04:55, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish aid group opens center for Rohingya children

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation plans to open 5 rehabilitation centers in Bangladesh

South Korea clamps down on cryptocurrencies
02:04, 14 December 2017 Thursday

South Korea clamps down on cryptocurrencies

Seoul unveils plans to get grip on concerns surrounding bitcoin  


Jerusalem Qudus crisis appears to be part of a larger
11:29, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Jerusalem (Qudus) crisis appears to be part of a larger case

Jerusalem (Qudus) is a sacred city for three great monotheistic religions; however, for Muslims it has a much more distinctive importance. It is a highly significant city, in which Masjid al-Aqsa is located, which is mentioned in the Surah Al-Isra as the first place of the Miraj incident and our first qiblah.  


Jordan pilot flies over Palestinian capital Jerusalem Qudus
15:28, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Jordan pilot flies over ‘Palestinian capital Jerusalem(Qudus)’

Commercial pilot defies last week’s decision by US to recognize city as Israel’s capital

Palestinian aide calls for boycott of Israeli products
10:46, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Palestinian aide calls for boycott of Israeli products

Mahmoud al-Habbash says Istanbul summit shows 'seriousness' of Muslim countries against US, Israel


London fire victims remembered in memorial service
17:38, 14 December 2017 Thursday

London fire victims remembered in memorial service

Multi-faith service commemorates 71 victims from June's Grenfell Tower fire

European media cover declaration on Jerusalem Qudus
13:45, 14 December 2017 Thursday

European media cover declaration on Jerusalem (Qudus)

Organization of Islamic Cooperation issues declaration recognizing East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

British parliament to have final say over Brexit deal
13:14, 14 December 2017 Thursday

British parliament to have final say over Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May dealt blow after MPs vote for amendment to Brexit bill on Wednesday  

Russia Crimea's status is non-negotiable
01:08, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Russia: Crimea's status is non-negotiable

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Crimea is not subject to discussion


Turkish FM says S-400 deal may be signed this week
17:53, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish FM says S-400 deal ‘may be’ signed this week

Foreign Minister Cavusoglu says there are 'no problems' in S-400 deal with Russia

OIC's Jerusalem Qudus decision is 'historic
17:18, 14 December 2017 Thursday

OIC's Jerusalem (Qudus) decision is 'historic

Bekir Bozdag calls OIC summit in Istanbul a 'milestone' for Palestinian cause

Turkish MP calls for sensitivity towards Rohingya issue
15:41, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish MP calls for sensitivity towards Rohingya issue

Parliament's Human Rights Committee head condemns recent reports of mosques demolished in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Turkish council nationalist group aid Syrian refugees
12:40, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish council, nationalist group aid Syrian refugees

Trucks loaded with humanitarian aid sent to Turkish border region where Syrian Turkmen sheltered

Turkey may set up industrial zone in Belarus says min
12:25, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkey may set up industrial zone in Belarus, says min.

Science, Industry and Technology Minister Faruk Ozlu attends Turkey-Belarus innovation forum in Minsk

Turkey donates 10M to Palestine
12:08, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkey donates $10M to Palestine

Funds to be used to support social and economic development projects

Turkish authorities detain 24 FETO suspects
10:04, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Turkish authorities detain 24 FETO suspects

Arrest warrants out for 78 former, one active Finance Ministry staff

Erdogan slams US' Jerusalem move at Istanbul summit
03:01, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Erdogan slams US' Jerusalem move at Istanbul summit

Turkish leader wants countries 'who follow international law' to recognize Jerusalem as occupied capital of Palestine


Press agenda on December 14
09:33, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Press agenda on December 14

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday Dec. 14, 2017


S African leader to appeal ruling on prosecutions boss
14:53, 14 December 2017 Thursday

S. African leader to appeal ruling on prosecutions boss

Court decision grants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa powers to appoint new national director of public prosecutions

Somalia Suicide attack at police academy kills 10
10:30, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for attack outside police academy in Mogadishu


Social-media sites back online in Yemen after closure
14:39, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Social-media sites back online in Yemen after closure

Houthi group blocked several websites and cellphone apps last week without giving reason

Netanyahu More will see Jerusalem as Israeli capital
10:17, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Netanyahu: More will see Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Israeli PM's remarks come after OIC Istanbul Declaration recognizes state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital

Israel closes Karm Abu Salem and Erez crossings
09:55, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Israel closes Karm Abu Salem and Erez crossings

The two crossings to Gaza are allegedly closed for 'security concerns'  


US committed to its strategic partnership with Turkey
13:57, 14 December 2017 Thursday

US ‘committed to its strategic partnership with Turkey’

Washington reiterates it wants ‘partnership with Turkey to bring stability to the region and defeat terrorism’

Trump US tax overhaul 'very close' to reality
12:52, 14 December 2017 Thursday

 Trump: US tax overhaul 'very close' to reality

'It's a massive tax cut for the middle class and it's about jobs,' Trump says

Canada gives green light for arms sales to Ukraine
09:45, 14 December 2017 Thursday

Canada gives green light for arms sales to Ukraine

Ukraine hopes approval will influence US to follow suit