Saturday, September 05, 2015
Germany finally shares refugee burden as migrant crisis deepens
Germany, in a bid to relieve the refugee crisis that recently hit Europe, decided to admit 800,000 refugees in 2015 while other EU countries resume their indifference to the matter despite an ongoing tragedy in which many refugees are killed on dangerous journeys to Europe More
Tuğrul Türkeş harshly criticises MHP administration
Nationalist Movement Party's (MHP) expelled Ankara Deputy Tuğrul Türkeş harshly criticised the MHP administration on Friday for attacking him instead of "enemies of the state... More
Fate of AK Party-Felicity Party alliance in snap elections to be decided within a week
As rumors of a possible alliance between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Felicity Party (SP) in the Nov. 1 parliamentary elections continues to be discussed,... More
G20 governors focus on including refugees in economy
World central bankers gathered in Turkey to grapple with the fallout of slowing growth in China, tanking emerging economies and panicked markets along with refugee issues More
Apple, Google to integrate smartphone functions to car dashboards
Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.
Istanbul, back in the good old days
Topkapı, Istanbul in the 1960's. The population was 1,790,000 back then, now in 2015 it surpasses 14 million. More
Iraqi army raids militia HQ in link to Turkish hostages
Iraqi security forces raided the Baghdad headquarters of a powerful Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia overnight, security sources and officials said on Friday, following suspicions... More
Father buries his 2 children, wife in Kobani
Abdullah Kurdi returned home after a journey of the most painful order: Burying his two children and wife who died while accompanying him to Europe.
The father of Aylan,... More
US dollar exceeds 3.00 against Turkish lira
Thee U.S. dollar exceeded 3.00 level against Turkish lira for the second time this week on Friday after U.S. unemployment hit a seven year-low with 5.1 percent. The rate tested... More
Turkey has risen to the G20 challenge
The Turkish G20 has led to significant steps forward, experts at the G20 meeting in the capital Ankara told Anadolu Agency on Thursday.
"Turkey has risen to the G20 challenge... More
Inflatable 20 km high space elevator tower planned to be built
Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm.
Although this distance is a... More
Clash between Armenia, Azerbaijan forces leaves seven soldiers dead
Seven Armenian soldiers were killed in clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces during the last one week, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
Public reaction against PKK rises in southeast Turkey
A group of residents in Turkey's southeastern Şırnak province rescued a sergeant in the Turkish Armed Forces on Friday from the hands of PKK terrorists, as they attempted... More
47 killed in clashes between ISIS and Syrian rebels
At least 47 fighters were killed in clashes between ISIS and Syrian insurgents, a monitor said on Saturday, in an area where the United States and Turkey are planning to open... More
Refugees stranded in Hungary begin walking to Austria
Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days at Budapest's Keleti train station gathered their belongings and began marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria... More
PKK terror continues targeting civilians, 2 dead
A group of PKK terrorists targeted two civilians in a car refusing to stop at the roadblock they set up in Şemdinli district of Turkey's southwestern Hakkari province, killing... More
The world welcomes more Turkish brands
Hardly a day goes by without a Turkish restaurant opening in some corner of the world. From the United States to Australia, Turkish tastes and catering abound. New York City... More
World's shortest man dies at age 75
The world's shortest man, as verified by the Guinness Book of Records, has died of an undisclosed illness in American Samoa, a hospital spokeswoman said Friday.
Small traditional Turkish towns ready to embrace you this fall
Summer is leaving us like an autumn leaf falling into a swimming pool, but destinations to visit are never far away. With a legacy dating back centuries, traditional Turkish towns offer serenity this fall More
US, Saudis want inclusive government in Yemen
Hosting Saudi Arabia's new monarch for the first time, President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. shares King Salman's desire for an inclusive government in Yemen that... More
PM Davutoğlu calls Iraq's Abadi on abducted workers
Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu called his Iraqi counterpart Haidar el-Abadi on Friday to receive information on the latest developments about the 18 Turkish workers... More
Greek police fire stun grenades at refugees
Authorities in Greece have used stun grenades on refugees in Mytilene port, while in Kos island, reports of attacks on asylum seekers by a group calling them to "go home"... More