Press diary on February 4

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Friday Feb. 4, 2017

Press diary on February 4

World Bulletin / News Desk


ANKARA – Deputy Prime Minister Tugrul Turkes and Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag will attend an extended meeting of the ruling AK Party's provincial advisory council in Ankara.


LONDON - A rally to be held in central London in protest of US President Donald Trump due to refugee and entry ban from seven predominantly Muslim countries.


JERUSALEM - Israel court to issue verdict on two Israeli minors accused of kidnapping and killing 16-year-old Palestinian in 2014.​


ALEPPO - Latest developments from Turkish-backed Operation Euphrates Shield that enters its 165th day to repel Daesh terrorists in northern Syria.


A US federal judge orders a temporary, nationwide halt to President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, in the most severe legal blow to the controversial measure.


The Louvre is to reopen in Paris a day after a soldier patrolling the museum shot a machete-wielding attacker, believed to be a 29-year-old Egyptian who entered the country on a tourist visa a week ago.


US President Donald Trump slaps fresh sanctions on Iran's weapons procurement network, provoking an angry response from Tehran in what is an increasingly tense stand-off.

President Donald Trump orders a review of key reforms enacted after the 2008 financial crisis, in the first step towards scaling back toughened regulations on the banking industry.

Neil Gorsuch, nominated this week by President Donald Trump to fill a vacant seat on America's highest court, faces an epic confirmation battle in the US Senate.


Over the past three years, Honduras has lost a quarter of its pine forests to a plague of bark-munching beetles. After a long campaign that saw soldiers wielding chainsaws to contain the bug invasion, a little green is growing back.


Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators take to the streets in Romania over what they see as an alarming backsliding in the fight against corruption, amid a political crisis that shows no sign of easing.


US Defense Secretary James Mattis blasts Beijing over its "confrontational" activities in the South China Sea but says the issue should be solved without resorting to a dramatic military response.


Millions of Indians begin voting in regional elections seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party after his controversial move to ban all high-value notes last year.


The mysterious case of a billionaire who went missing from Hong Kong last week, reportedly abducted by mainland security agents, has underscored the precarious lives of China's ultra rich.


A Hong Kong doll maker with a history of creating figurines of controversial world leaders has launched a replica of US president Donald Trump complete with replaceable heads and hands.


US stocks return to record territory following a solid jobs report and a move by President Donald Trump to roll back banking regulations enacted after the 2008 financial crisis.




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