Skopje – European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi during his first-ever visit to North Macedonia on Wednesday also met with the Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi.
Istanbul – Wikipedia is available in Turkey after being blocked for nearly three years, with the authorities restoring access to the online encyclopedia following a Constitutional Court ruling.
Washington – The Trump administration threatened to impose a 25-per-cent tariff on European cars if the bloc did not denounce Tehran and initiate a dispute mechanism under the 2015 nuclear deal, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing European officials.
Beirut – Syrian government jets on Wednesday bombed the rebel stronghold of Idlib in the north-west of the country, killing at least 15 civilians despite a ceasefire there agreed by Turkey and Russia, a war monitor reported.
Canberra – A burst of rain on Thursday brought much-needed relief to eastern Australia amid the bush fire crisis, but authorities also warned of potential dangerous conditions caused by the storms to come.