Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Turkish transporters offer Greece 400 million euros per year through transit trade
The International Transporters Association (UND) of Turkey called on crisis-hit Greece to cooperate with Turkish transporters to enlarge its transit land trade capacity that... More
Greece expected to submit new proposal on Wednesday
Greece is expected to submit a new request for aid from the eurozone's rescue fund on Wednesday, European Union diplomats told German news agency DPA on condition of anonymity... More
'Books are better investment than bullets'
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said on Tuesday that diverting eight days of global military spending could ensure 12 years of free primary and secondary education... More
Sexual assault on bus puts man in prison for 2 years
A man who sexually assaulted a woman on an Istanbul bus will get two years of imprisonment, unless the sentence is changed by Turkey's Supreme Court of Appeals, reported the... More
Manchester City sign 18 year-old Turkish phenom Enes Ünal
English Premier League club Manchester City has signed Bursaspor's Turkish striker Enes Ünal.
Eighteen year-old Ünal, who underwent medical checks last weekend, signed... More
Euro hits 5-week low with $1.092 against US dollar
Amid uncertainty regarding an agreement between Greece and Eurozone leaders, euro has hit 5-week low with $1.092 against the U.S. dollar.
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1983 Cyprus invasion plans revealed through secret papers
An armed confrontation between Greek and Turkish soldiers on the island of Cyprus was a real possibility as recently as 1983, declassified documents have revealed.
Five suspects transferred to court with arrest demand over Tahşiye probe
Five suspects who are allegedly affiliated with the Gülen Movement were detained under the scope of a probe investigating fabrication of crimes against the Tahşiye group have... More
Three men gored, 10 other injured as Spain's San Fermin bull-running week begins
Three men were gored and 10 others taken to hospital on the first day of Pamplona's week-long San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city where bulls chase runners in... More
Egypt cracks down on journalists, detains four more
Egyptian security forces have detained four journalists - who had been covering separate events - over the past week, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Man caught while withdrawing salary of person he murdered
A man living in Turkey's northwestern province of Tekirdağ has been caught while he was trying to withdraw the salary of the 66 year-old man whom he killed.
The incident... More
Turkish police seize guns, ammunition in Istanbul anti-terror raid
Turkish police launched a counterterrorism raid in Istanbul early yesterday, seizing dozens of bullets and rifles, according to security sources.
The operation, targeting... More
Clashes in Yemen kill nearly 200 fighters and civilians, highest daily toll so far
Arab air strikes and clashes have killed nearly 200 fighters and civilians in Yemen on Monday, residents and media run by the Houthi movement said, in a spike in violence... More
Migrant dies in Channel Tunnel while trying to reach Britain: France
A migrant died on Tuesday trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel, a French official in the Pas-de-Calais region said.
One of the six sections of the tunnel... More
Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Delhi Airport over bomb threat
A Turkish Airlines flight from Bangkok to Istanbul made an emergency landing in India Tuesday after the crew found a bomb threat written on a bathroom mirror.
All 148 passengers... More
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World's oldest man dead at 112 in Japan
A Japanese man recognized as the world's oldest living male by Guinness World Records has died at the age of 112 at a Tokyo hospital, local media reported Tuesday.
Love-sick man gets weary of life, starts living on top of bus stop
Doğukan Kaya was leading a normal life until seven years ago when his girlfriend left him for a reason he still does not know. After the messy breakup, Kaya left Istanbul... More
30 reported missing as migrant boat sinks in Aegean Sea
One migrant was killed and 30 others were unaccounted for as a boat carrying illegal immigrants, mostly Syrian nationals, sank off the coast of the southwestern Turkish town... More
Measures effective against ISIS, stats reveal
As the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) still poses a threat to the security of the country, Turkey continues to take measures against the terrorist... More
European giants sign Turkish stars
While Atletico's Arda Turan joined Barcelona in a historic deal, Turkish youngster Enes Ünal sealed a move to Manchester City at the age of 18 More
China’s restrictions on Uighurs protested in New York
A group of demonstrators in New York protested China's restrictions imposed on Muslims in East Turkistan on Monday, in order to draw the world's attention to the situation... More
Work accidents claim 794 lives in first half of 2015
Recent traffic accident which killed 15 seasonal farm workers in Turkey's western province of Manisa on Monday brought back the Turkish people's focus to worker health and... More
Prisoner escapes from hospital, shooting 2 gendarmes
A prisoner escaped from a hospital in Ankara on Tuesday after he shot and injured two gendarmes assigned to guard him, security sources told Anadolu Agency.
20 percent discount to local tourists thanks to Russian effect
The economic crisis in Russia has not had devastating effect on Turkish tourism yet thanks to increasing numbers of visitors from other countries, however tourism agencies are applying 20 percent discount to attract local tourists More
Iftar bringing together all faith groups in Istanbul
Turkey’s Jews and Armenians and Greek Christians along with members of other religious communities met in Istanbul for iftar, a fast-breaking meal for Muslims, in an event to mark peaceful coexistence between all groups More
Villagers exact their own justice on human smugglers
Residents of a Turkish village on the coast of Aegean Sea, a popular route for illegal immigrants heading to Greece, are up in arms against smugglers helping migrants.
Ankara concerned about new refugee influx as clashes continue near Syrian border
Disaster and Emergency Management Agency AFAD President Fuat Oktay met with the members of the media Monday evening and provided the latest information on the status of Syrian... More
Barcelona sign Turkish star Arda Turan
Barcelona has agreed to sign a five-year contract with Turkish playmaker Arda Turan from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid, the Spanish and European champions said on Monday.
Pile of explosives stolen from France army base
A pile of explosives, 180 detonators and around 40 grenades were stolen from an army base in the southern French town of Miramas, a source close to investigations said on... More
US military only trains 60 Syrian fighters with the scope of train-and-equip
The United States was only training about 60 Syrian opposition fighters to battle the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and Sham terrorist group as of July 3, far below... More