Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Hypocrites or allies? YPG terror demands an answer
Turkey last Wednesday initiated the Euphrates Shield military operation aimed at creating a safe zone from DAESH incursions in northern Syria, from the Euphrates River to... More
Obama, Erdoğan to meet ahead of G20 with Syria as main focus
The U.S. President Barack Obama will meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday in China on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) summit, with Syria high... More
Six NASA astronauts leave Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation
Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.
For the past year, the group in the dome on a Mauna Loa... More
Actor Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka', dies at 83
Hollywood star Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and several Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles"... More
S.African school accused of racism over no-afro policy
A South African school was Monday accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten wear their hair and not wear 'afro' hairstyles.
Pupils at Pretoria High... More
More than 200,000 US Volkswagen owners to seek diesel emissions settlement
About 210,000 owners of Volkswagens with 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests have registered to settle with the company under the terms of a June court agreement.
Merkel regrets not condemning the July 15 coup attempt
In an interview with German TV channel ARD on Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked about her regrets over not condemning the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey while... More
Contamination in water supply hospitalizes 32,000 in Turkish town
The number of people who applied to hospitals in the district of Elbistan in southern Kahramanmaraş province has reached 32,000 in the last two days as the town's water supply... More
Over 300 reindeer killed by lightning strike in Norway
More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway in what wildlife officials are calling an unusually large natural disaster.
The Norwegian Environment... More
Daesh car bombing kills 71 army recruits in Yemen’s Aden
A Daesh terrorist rammed his explosives-laden car into an army recruiting center in Aden on Monday, killing 71 people in the deadliest terrorist attack on the Yemeni city... More
US drone leaves Iranian airspace after warning
Iran's military detected a U.S. drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and issued a warning for it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported.
EU minister, FM slam German vice chancellor, EU for Turkophobic statements
EU Minister Çelik strongly criticized German Vice Chancellor Gabriel, saying that his statements reflect a Turkophobic stance. In addition, FM Çavuşoğlu slammed the EU for applying double standards to Turkey
Apple sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touch screens
Apple Inc has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design defect causes the phones' touchscreens to become unresponsive, making them unusable.
War On Terror
Turkey-backed FSA and YPG conflict unearths clash between 2 US institutions, report says
Northern Syria has become a conflict zone for two American institutions due to them supporting different groups fighting each other in the fight against DAESH, a report from...
Rockets fired from Syria hit Turkish border city Kilis
Three rockets fired from a Daesh-controlled area in Syria hit border city Kilis on Monday, injuring at least five people.
Ambulances and security forces were dispatched...
Talks between Turkey, EU to update Customs Union deal to start in 2017
Economy Minister Zeybekci announced that talks between Turkey and the EU regarding the update of the Customs Union deal will start in early 2017 to ensure Turkey will be an automatic partner of the Free Trade Agreements signed with third parties
Int'l organizations to visit Turkey to show solidarity
Though it has been nearly two months since the bloody failed coup on July 15 by the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), international parliamentary organizations are set to arrive...
War On Terror
'Ops to continue until Daesh, PKK/YPG no longer threat'
Turkey's operations in Syria will continue until terror organizations like Daesh, the PKK or its Syrian wing YPG are no longer a threat, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said...
'Turkey not in war, doesn't plan to stay in Syria'
Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on Monday that Turkey does not plan to stay in Syria, and the Assad regime was informed about Turkey's Euphrates Shield Operation...
Veteran writer Vedat Türkali passes away at 97
Vedat Türkali, one of the veterans of Turkish literature, passed away on Monday at the age of 97 in northwestern Yalova province.
Türkali had been undergoing treatment...
Polish FM criticizes EU actions in refugee crisis
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski on Monday criticised the European Commission's handling of last year's migrant crisis, saying that Brussels had exacerbated the...
Turkey and Israel to exchange ambassadors soon
Turkey and Israel will exchange ambassadors within the next few weeks following reconciliation between the countries earlier in the summer, Amira Oron, Israel's charge d'affaires...