Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Peril posed by Putin in Mideast runs parallel to DAESH
Soon after Syria downed a Turkish F-4 jet in 2012, Turkey announced to the world that it had instituted new military rules of engagement (MRoE) on the border with its southern... More
Russia to deploy hi-tech air defense system in Syria
Following the downing of a Russian SU-24 fighter jet violating Turkey's airspace on Tuesday, Russia is sending its most advanced air defense system to its airbase in Syria,... More
Turkish, Russian foreign ministers to meet
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart Lavrov over the shooting of Russian warplane, a statement released by the Foreign... More
Brother kills sibling for hitting his girlfriend
A 22 year-old man killed his one year elder brother on Monday evening with a hunting rifle after he saw him hitting his girlfriend. The incident took place in Turkey's Zonguldak... More
Police detain 12 PKK suspects in Istanbul
Police have detained 12 PKK suspects in simultaneous anti-terrorism raids carried out in Istanbul's Küçükçekmece district on Wednesday morning.
According to reports, the... More
Racial tensions rise in Chicago after release of video showing black teen shot by police
Racial tension soared in Chicago Tuesday as officials released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teen 16 times, shortly after he was charged for the death.
Russia's Gazprom halts gas supplies to Ukraine
The chief executive of the Russian state-controlled gas company says it is halting supplies to Ukraine.
Gazprom's CEO Alexei Miller said on Wednesday that Russia sent the... More
Bootleg liquor deaths spread to Izmir, three dead
Three people died in the last three days in Turkey's western city of Izmir due to bootleg liquor consumption, while seven others are currently under treatment in the hospital.
Germany calls for easing of tensions between Turkey, Russia
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for de-escalation in tensions between Turkey and Russia after the recent downing of Russian warplane that violated Turkish airspace.
Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia
Ukraine's prime minister says his government has decided to close the country's airspace to all Russian planes.
Ukraine last month banned all Russian airlines from flying... More
NGO documents 20 cases of rape against female political prisoners in Egypt
More than 2,000 Egyptian women have been detained since the 2013 military coup against President Mohamed Morsi, the Revolutionary Coalition for Egypt's Women said this week.
Laser burns pilot's retina during plane landing in London
A "military strength" laser caused significant damage to the eye of a British Airways co-pilot when it was shone into his cockpit as the plane was landing, a trade union said... More