Sunday, August 28, 2016
Polish Olympian auctions off Rio medal to save 3 yr-old cancer patient
Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said that he auctioned off his medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck... More
EU talks with Turkey must continue, says Romania's PM
Romania's prime minister is urging the European Union to keep up its dialogue with Turkey in the aftermath of a failed coup attempt there last month.
Premier Dacian Ciolos... More
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Pro-PKK paper praises terrorist attack
Pro-PKK Özgür Gündem Daily, which was recently closed by Istanbul Public Prosecutor's Office over terrorist propaganda, launched a new paper called the Yeni Özgür Politika,... More
Fire in Russian warehouse kills 17 workers
Russian emergency services say a fire swept through a printing plant's warehouse in Moscow on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan.
The fire was caused... More
Putschist general's wife caught trying to transfer assets
The wife of late putschist Brigadier General Semih Terzi, who was one of the leading figures of the brutal coup attempt on July 15 was caught red-handed as she was trying... More
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22 Daesh terrorists killed in northern Iraq
At least 22 Daesh terrorists were killed in U.S.-led airstrikes and a car bombing in northern Iraq's Mosul city on Friday.
U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck a Daesh weapons... More
Turkey, Pakistan agree to cooperate on healthcare
Turkey and Pakistan have signed a new deal on healthcare cooperation.
Speaking to Anadolu Agency on Friday, Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif confirmed the two countries... More
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Turkish warplanes strike YPG in northern Syria
Turkish warplanes have struck the Syrian affiliate of the PKK terrorist organization YPG, near the Syrian town of Jarablus on Saturday.
An ammunition depot and a command... More
Turkey allows female police officers to wear headscarf
The headscarf ban for Turkey's police forces has been lifted following amendments made to the dress code under the scope of the democratization package passed by the Justice... More
German mayor fires refugee for wearing headscarf
A 48-year-old Palestinian refugee who was interning on a project to help other refugees in the German city of Luckenwalde, was fired by the city's mayor on her first day because... More
Man arrested over fatal stabbing of 2 Mississippi nuns
A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of two nuns who were slain in Mississippi, police said.
Rodney Earl... More
Emir of Dubai Al Maktoum in shock at empty state office
Emir of Dubai Rashid Al Maktoum's visit to a state agency on Sunday did not go quite as planned. When the Emir arrived on the first workday of the week in Dubai, he found an empty office, absent of anyone working.
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Jarablus Syrians thank Turkey and President Erdoğan
The Syrian people of Jarablus thanked Turkey and its President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after receiving aid on Saturday as the Turkish Red Crescent started distributing food in the area.
Children of Syria's Daraya discover joy of sweets
Yazan, a four-year-old who has never known anything but deprivation, has finally discovered the joy of ice cream after being evacuated from the besieged town of Daraya near...
War On Terror
PKK blasts truck in Turkey’s southeastern Siirt province
PKK terrorists have carried out a terror attack in Turkey's southeastern Siirt province. An improvised explosive device, planted by the PKK on the highway of Siirt's Eruh...
Turkey wants Syrian accountability on chemical attacks
Turkey says it expects international organizations to push for the Syrian regime to be held accountable for the repeated use of chemical weapons against its own people.
Assad regime helicopter kills 20 people in Aleppo
At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured Saturday in a barrel bomb attack carried out by Syrian regime troops in northern Syria's Aleppo province, according to a...
Trump slips up on Twitter while trying to win black votes in Iowa
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday continued his appeal to black voters in the largely white state of Iowa, describing African-American citizens living...
5 Macedonian nationals arrested in Istanbul over Daesh links
Five Macedonian nationals were arrested in Istanbul over suspected links terrorist group Daesh, Macedonia's interior minister said Saturday.
Mitko Cavkov said the suspects...
Turkey prevented flow of 2 mln new migrants with Syria operation: Bulgarian PM
Turkey's ongoing Euphrates Shield operation in Syria to sweep Daesh off its border has probably prevented a 2-million-people-strong wave of migrants, Bulgarian Prime Minister...
Immigration protesters climb Brandenburg Gate
Members of the far-right Identitarian Movement scaled Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Saturday and protested against the increasing number of Muslims in Germany via mass immigration.
Animals not forgotten in quake-hit Italy
Vets and other animal experts were despatched Saturday to quake-hit areas in central Italy to look after pets affected by the calamity.
A deadly earthquake struck Wednesday,...