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22:57, 25 April 2018 Wednesday
Nepal s quake survivors still struggling to rebuild
16:38, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Nepal’s quake survivors still struggling to rebuild 

Prime Minister Sharma Oli accepts that rebuilding after 2015 earthquake has remained sluggish


Turkey's 1st aeronautical expo kicks off
15:18, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey's 1st aeronautical expo kicks off

Trade agreements worth $10B expected to be signed at Eurasia Show  


9th Sarajevo Business Forum begins in Bosnia
11:38, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

9th Sarajevo Business Forum begins in Bosnia

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek participates in 'Balkan Davos'


Israel arrests Jordanian attending funeral in W Bank
16:06, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Israel arrests Jordanian attending funeral in W. Bank

The Jordanian citizen was on his way to attend his mother’s funeral in Jenin city

Three Egypt troops 30 militants killed in Sinai
12:49, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Three Egypt troops, 30 militants killed in Sinai

The fatalities bring to 35 troops killed since the security operation began on Feb. 9


Turkish stocks end day with losses
18:27, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkish stocks end day with losses

BIST 100 index falls by over 2 percent at close, going down some 2,600 points from previous close

Turkey's Central Bank keeps policy rate unchanged
14:45, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey's Central Bank keeps policy rate unchanged

Policy rate, also known as one-week repo rate, remains same at 8 percent; lending rate rises 0.75 percent points

Turkey's benchmark stock index up at open
10:37, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey's benchmark stock index up at open

BIST 100 increases 0.29 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0850


Palestinian journalist shot by Israel dies of wounds
17:46, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Palestinian journalist shot by Israel dies of wounds

This is the second Palestinian journalist to have died by Israeli gunfire

Haniyeh vows anti-occupation rallies in W Bank abroad
15:27, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Haniyeh vows anti-occupation rallies in W. Bank, abroad

At least 41 Gazans were killed in anti-occupation rallies since last month

Israel detains 8 Palestinians in West Bank raids
10:13, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Israel detains 8 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Some 6,500 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli prisons


German Chancellor Merkel backs Albania s EU perspective
18:25, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

German Chancellor Merkel backs Albania’s EU perspective

Angela Merkel says opening EU membership talks with Albania in June depends on sufficient progress in political reforms

Uber suspends operations in Vienna after court ruling
17:15, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Uber suspends operations in Vienna after court ruling

Uber's Austrian arm said in a statement: "Sadly today's decision by Vienna's commercial court, for now, does not allow us to offer our services UberX, UberBLACK, and uberVAN in Vienna".

Detention of 2 Greek soldiers to continue
17:08, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Detention of 2 Greek soldiers to continue

Turkish court orders continued detention of 2 Greek soldiers who strayed across the border in March  

London ceremony commemorates Gallipoli fallen soldiers
14:57, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

London ceremony commemorates Gallipoli fallen soldiers

Prince Harry represents royal family at various commemoration events

Turkish FM to attend NATO meeting in Brussels
12:28, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkish FM to attend NATO meeting in Brussels

Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet top diplomats of allies in NATO on Friday


Turkish Airlines GE Aviation sign engine agreement
18:02, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkish Airlines, GE Aviation sign engine agreement

GE Aviation's engines will power Turkish Airlines' planes

Int'l community failed in Syria Turkish deputy PM
15:52, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Int'l community failed in Syria: Turkish deputy PM

Turkish Deputy PM Recep Akdag delivered a speech at Brussels Conference on Syria's future  

Erdogan to visit South Korea in May for official talks
14:44, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Erdogan to visit South Korea in May for official talks

Turkish president is to meet his South Korean counterpart and speaker of National Assembly 

Ankara fully committed to EU membership
13:26, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Ankara fully committed to EU membership

Binali Yildirim says thaw in relations with Russia is not alternative to Europe

Turkey faces wave of Afghan migrants
13:13, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey faces wave of Afghan migrants

29,899 ‘illegal’ Afghan migrants arrive in Turkey during first 4 months of 2018, says Suleyman Soylu

Turkey slams politically motivated PACE statement
12:59, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey slams ‘politically motivated’ PACE statement

Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly urged Turkey to postpone early elections

Turkey's Electoral board to announce election calendar
11:20, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey's Electoral board to announce election calendar

Board to announce election calendar this week

Azerbaijani leader Aliyev lauds relations with Turkey
11:07, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Azerbaijani leader Aliyev lauds relations with Turkey

Turkey-Azerbaijan relations are 'at the best level ever', says President Ilham Aliyev at Turkish parliament

Turkey rejects Trump's description of 1915 events
09:00, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey rejects Trump's description of 1915 events

US president used 'inaccurate expressions and the subjective interpretation of history', Foreign Ministry says


Today in History April 25
12:01, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Today in History April 25

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


Nigerian senator charged for fraud
17:31, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Nigerian senator charged for fraud

Peter Nwaoboshi is accused of money laundering, fraud involving $2.2 million

Turkey condemns terrorist attack on church in Nigeria
10:56, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Turkey condemns terrorist attack on church in Nigeria

At least 15 people were killed during early morning mass at Catholic church in Benue state


US 2 officers 1 civilian shot in Texas
09:54, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

US: 2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Texas

'Texas honors all the men and women who protect and serve our communities, and justice will be served,' Texas governor says


New Kyrgyz government sworn in
16:47, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

New Kyrgyz government sworn in

New cabinet led by Prime Minister Abilgaziyev takes oath at parliament

N Korea slams US censure on rights ahead of inter-Korea
10:29, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

N. Korea slams US censure on rights ahead of inter-Korea summit

In the latest sequence of messaging before Friday's summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone, Trump demanded the North give up its nuclear weapons -- while describing its leader as "very open" and "very honourable".

Philippines orders Australian nun to leave in 30 days
09:29, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Philippines orders Australian nun to leave in 30 days

Patricia Fox’s missionary visa was cancelled due to her alleged engagement in ‘partisan political activities’

At least 10 dead due to oil well fire in
09:12, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

At least 10 dead due to oil well fire in Indonesia

Five homes also destroyed in the disaster in Aceh province


Press agenda on April 25
09:37, 25 April 2018 Wednesday

Press agenda on April 25

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, April 25, 2018