Wednesday, October 26, 2016
- Syrian Crisis
At least 6 children killed in Russian, Syrian airstrikes near schools in Idlib
Airstrikes near two schools in Idlib province in northwestern Syria killed 16 civilians, six of them students, on Wednesday, a monitoring group said.
"Warplanes -- either... More
Canada adopts motion to resettle Yazidi refugees
Canada's parliament adopted Tuesday an opposition motion to resettle Yazidi refugees within four months, while declaring Daesh group's persecution of Yazidis near the Syrian... More
Police chiefs of 61 provinces changed in major reshuffle
The police chiefs of 61 out of 81 of Turkey's provinces were changed after a major reshuffle went into effect through a cabinet decree issued on Wednesday.
According to... More
- Syrian Crisis
Daesh mines killed, wounded dozens in YPG-held Manbij, HRW says
A leading international rights group says that homemade land mines planted by the Daesh terrorist group have killed and wounded hundreds of civilians, including dozens of... More
- Asia Pacific
Kyrgyz government resigns after coalition break-up
The government of Kyrgyzstan resigned Wednesday after the president's party quit the ruling coalition, sparking fears the Central Asian country could plunge into instability,... More
Toyota recalls nearly six million more Takata airbags
Toyota said Wednesday it was recalling another 5.8 million Takata-made airbags in a global safety scandal blamed for a string of deaths and injuries.
The world's biggest... More
Vatican cardinal questioned over sex abuse allegations
Australian police flew to Rome to interview a top Vatican cardinal about allegations of sexual assault dating back decades, officials said Wednesday.
Cardinal George Pell,... More
World's social media icons gather in Turkey
An Istanbul summit next month will bring tourism industry professionals together with leading social media icons seen as a major opportunity to rejuvenate the local tourism sector More
Man arrested before attacking Islamic Center in LA
A Los Angeles man found with multiple weapons and hundreds of pounds of ammunition in his home was charged with making terrorist threats to the Islamic Center of Southern... More
Pro-PKK mayor detained over terrorism charges
Diyarbakır Mayor Gültan Kışanak, a member of the pro-PKK Democratic Regions Party (DBP), was detained on Tuesday as part of an ongoing terror probe. More
EU questions budgets of seven Eurozone countries
The European Commission on Tuesday demanded "clarifications" from seven eurozone countries over their draft budgets, expressing particular concern that Italy, Cyprus and Finland... More
War On Terror
'Regime strikes won't stop Turkey's anti-Daesh fight'
Following the deadly attacks carried out by regime forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad against Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters in northern Syria on Tuesday, which...
Cabin crew at Lufthansa's budget carriers to strike on Thursday
Cabin crew at Lufthansa's budget airlines Germanwings andEurowings will stage a 24-hour strike on Thursday in a dispute over pay and working conditions, the UFO labour union...
Pres. Erdoğan represents Islam, French editor says
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan represents Islam and Muslims through his rising popularity and strong leadership, editor-in-chief of French-language weekly Paris Match told...
Hungarian police officer killed by neo-Nazi gunman
A 76-year-old Hungarian suspected of running a far-right paramilitary group shot dead a policeman during a house search in a village in northwest Hungary Wednesday, officials...
Daesh terrorists 'shaving beards, changing hideouts' as pressure builds
Daesh terrorists were shaving their beards and changing hideouts in Mosul, residents said, as a major Iraqi offensive moved ever closer to the city on Wednesday.
War On Terror
Assad regime strike kills 2 FSA fighters, injure 5
A helicopter thought to belong to Assad regime forces dropped barrel bombs on Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters in northern Syria on Tuesday, the Turkish military...
Turkey, Iran to cooperate in agriculture to reach $30 billion trade volume
Turkey and Iran should build on their shared $100-billion agricultural output, a senior government minister said on Wednesday.
Speaking at a joint news conference in Ankara...
Armenian musician’s anthem echoes democracy fight of July 15 coup attempt
Armenian musician's anthem echoes democracy fight of July 15 coup attempthttps://t.co/XXEPmHzYMU pic.twitter.com/OZDy0Em0T1
— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) October 26,...
Court releases suspect who kicked woman in the face on Istanbul bus
An Istanbul court released the suspect who caused public uproar by kicking a woman in the face on a public bus last month.
The Chief Public Prosecutor's office in Istanbul's...
Nat Geo's 'Afghan girl' arrested in Pakistan
A Pakistani investigator says the police have arrested National Geographic's famed green-eyed 'Afghan Girl' for having a fake Pakistani identity card.
Shahid Ilyas from...
Istanbul municipality wins prestigious PR award
The public relations department of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) was crowned on Wednesday with a prestigious award at the Stevie International Business Awards.