Monday, March 30, 2015
Arab leaders agree to form joint Arab military force
Arab leaders have approved the formation of a joint Arab military force to tackle regional security threats, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Sunday, a step... More
Iran deal 'can be done', must put bomb out of reach: UK
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said late on Sunday that he believed a nuclear deal with Iran could be reached, but insisted it must put an atomic bomb "beyond reach."
13 die in road pileup in southeastern Turkey
At least thirteen people have died in a pileup involving a minibus, an automobile and a concrete mixer in Turkey's southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.
The officials said... More
Cocoa king Ivory Coast wants to cash in on chocolate
With President Ouattara asking the Turkish people to consume more chocolate during the press conference with President Erdoğan, the African country aims to sell more than the beans by turning them into chocolate More
Iran losing in Yemen will give us advantage over Assad
In an exclusive interview with Daily Sabah, Syrian National Coalition head Khaled Khodja(R) said that Iran losing ground in Yemen will put the Syrian opposition in an advantageous position in the fight against the Assad regime, which gets extensive support from Iran's sectarian foreign policy More
Davutoğlu expresses support for presidential system
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu expressed his support on Friday for a switch from the current parliamentary government to a presidential system, saying the new presidential... More
Yemeni civilians stuck between Saudi-Iranian proxy war
Saudi Arabia is bombing Iran-backed Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen while rights groups warn the armed factions to not harm civilians. On the other side, an Arab summit decided to create a unified Arab military force More
Turkey aims to increase its own value-added products
The Science, Industry and Technology Ministry is working to improve the image of Turkish goods and increase the share of homegrown value-added products in exports More
World plunges into darkness to mark Earth Hour
Millions of people around the world have taken part in the annual Earth Hour organised by conservation group WWF, which sees a string of well-known sights plunging into darkness.... More
Sarkozy leads French local election, far-right makes voting gains
The ruling Socialists suffered a major blow in France's run-off local polls on Sunday as the centre-right alliance of former president Nicolas Sarkozy won a sizeable victory.... More
Air strike near Yemeni refugee camp kills at least 40
At least 40 people were killed Monday in an airstrike carried out by a Saudi-led coalition on a refugee camp in Yemen's western Hajjah province, a security source has said.
Turkish Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in Morocco due to bomb threat
A Turkish Airlines aircraft bound for Sao Paulo had made an emergency landing in Casablanca, Morocco due to a bomb threat on Monday.
A note reading 'bomb' was reportedly... More
UNHCR: Turkey’s generosity has been extraordinary in hosting Syrian refugees
Having left more than 200,000 people dead, 840,000 wounded and nearly 6.5 million people displaced in Syria, the civil war is entering its fifth year, and in efforts to collect... More
Online shopping site Limango withdraws from Turkey
Famous online shopping website Limango has announced that they are ending their operations in Turkey. The German company had entered the Turkish market in 2009 and was successful... More
Heart disease, smoking-related cancer plague Turkey
Official figures released yesterday indicate that cardiovascular diseases still top the list of causes of death in Turkey, although only a slight rise was detected in figures... More
Gülen’s arrest warrants to be compiled for Red Notice request
The Justice Ministry is reportedly preparing a new legal case that combines all the charges against U.S.-based, controversial imam Fettullah Gülen and will request his extradition... More
Kashmir hit by floods, hundreds evacuated
A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir buried at least 10 people while they were sleeping, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and... More
Syrians in Turkey celebrate rebel takeover of Idlib
Syrian refugees living in Turkey rallied yesterday in support of rebels fighting Assad's forces in response to the capture of Idlib, a key city in northern Syria.
German woman refuses to change her clocks in 25-year protest against daylight savings
A woman in the German region of Allgaeu on Sunday refused to change her clocks in a much-touted protest against daylight savings time that has seen her go to court multiple... More
Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued
A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.
The epicentre of the... More