The International Monetary Fund announced that it is keeping its global growth forecast unchanged, with a prediction of 3,5 percent growth in 2017 and 3,6 percent in 2018.
AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a UN report Thursday proclaiming "the scales have tipped", AFP reports.
Traffic was gridlocked and cars were stranded on surface streets and highways on Tuesday due to heavy rains that inundated İstanbul.
Turkey is observing the first anniversary of a failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016 that killed 249 people and wounded more than a thousand others.
Turkey’s Justice Ministry has announced that 50,510 people have been arrested and 169,013 have been the subject of legal proceedings on coup charges since a failed coup in Turkey on July 15, 2016.
On July 15 last year, in an attempted coup, a faction of the Turkish military bombed government buildings, blocked roads and bridges and attempted to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The coup attempt was quelled by the next day —
At least 213 police officers had been injured and 203 protesters detained in Hamburg Saturday as the Group of 20 summit neared its end following two days of, at times, intense violence, dpa reports.
Countries meeting at a United Nations conference in New York today adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument for nuclear disarmament to have been negotiated in 20 years.