Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Nation mourns the dead
On Saturday a terrorist attack claimed at least 95 innocent lives in Turkey's capital Ankara and left hundreds wounded. The assault took place minutes before a peace rally... More
UK police end watch at Assange's embassy refugee
British police on Monday removed a round-the-clock guard from outside the Ecuadorean Embassy hideout of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, saying it wasn't "proportionate"... More
Finance Minister Şimşek: Downward revision in growth is a global trend
Interim Finance Minister Şimşek said the downward revision in major economic indicators included in the government's mid-term economic program is a common issue for emerging markets and not unique to Turkey More
US-British Angus Deaton wins Nobel Economics Prize
British-born economist Angus Deaton won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for "his analysis of consumption, poverty and welfare", the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on... More
Police seize huge cache of ammunition from car, detain HDP official
Three people, including a official working in Çaldıran municipality, governed by HDP, have been arrested in eastern Van province after the police found a huge amount of ammunition... More
Tensions escalate, protests turn violent in Iraq's Kurdish region
Protests against Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani turned violent in the region that is locked in a battle with ISIS while opposition parties are unified against the government More
- Syrian Crisis
Egyptian TV host mistakes video game for Russian airstrikes in Syria
An Egyptian television host has confused a video game for the ongoing Russian airstrikes in Syria, triggering a storm of mockery on social media websites.
Ahmed Moussa,... More
Turkey coach Terim: We will win
Turkey will host Iceland on Tuesday in a match that will determine the team's destiny gun for a place at the Euro 2016 finals. Turkey only need a point to secure a playoff spot for Euro 2016. Terim said, ‘I believe Turkey will be the winner.' More
New tensions flare in Netherlands over refugees
New tensions flared in the Netherlands Sunday over the sensitive issue of taking in migrants only hours after Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte sharply condemned a’cowardly’ attack on a refugee shelter More
- Syrian Crisis
'ISIS-trained group planned attack on Moscow transport'
A group of Russians arrested with a bomb were planning to attack Moscow's public transport system and included people trained by ISIS in Syria, Russian security services said... More
Liverpool, Iceland send condolences to Turkey over Ankara bombing
The world of football showed its support to Turkey after the country witnessed one of the deadliest terror attacks in its history on Saturday. More
Istanbul Boat Show generates $50 million revenue
Around 160 boats, worth $50 million in total, were ordered or sold during the 35th Istanbul International Boat Show organized in Istanbul between Oct. 6 and Oct. 11.
Footage shows Israeli men swearing at wounded Palestinian boy
Footage emerged on Monday showing an Israeli onlooker swearing at an injured Palestinian boy, while another asked the police to shoot the boy.
The boy is believed to be... More
Twitter purging 336 workers as new CEO slashes costs
Twitter is laying off 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money.
The cutbacks announced Tuesday equate... More
Turkish Foreign Ministry condemns Israel’s latest attacks against Palestinians
Turkish Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned Israel's disproportionate use of force against Palestinians in recent violence in the volatile region.
About Israeli force's... More
Syria-based missile systems harassed Turkish warplanes on Monday: military
Syria-based missile air defence systems harassed Turkish warplanes on Monday, Turkey's General Staff said in a written statement on Tuesday, adding that its units gave the... More
'My father died because of PKK'
While the supporters of the PKK terrorist organization and pro-PKK politicians try to put the blame of Ankara bombings which claimed the lives of 97 and injured hundreds on the Turkish government, one of the victim's son doesn't seem to agree so More
PKK plans to obtain Stinger missiles from US via PYD
The PKK terrorist organization reportedly plans to obtain Stinger missiles from the U.S. to use them against the Turkish military and has already asked its sister organization,... More
'Turkey close to identifying one of the suicide bombers'
Ankara is close to identifying the two suicide bombers who killed 97 people and wounded over 200 in Ankara on Saturday, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on Monday. In an... More
'YPG drives out non-Kurdish civilians'
Amnesty International said in a report released early Tuesday that the People's Protection Units (YPG) which is supported by the United States have committed war crimes by... More
Ban Ki-moon calls Erdoğan over Ankara bombing
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday to extend his condolences over the terrorist bomb attacks in Turkey's capital... More
'Russia’s support for Assad prolonging Syrian conflict'
Russia's continued support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is only serving to prolong the crisis there, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday.
Queen Elizabeth offers condolences to Ankara
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain wrote a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to offer her condolences over the heinous terror attack in Ankara, which killed at least... More
Merkel to visit Turkey, discuss Syrian war, refugee crisis
German government spokesman Steffan Seibert said on Monday that Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay on official visit to Turkey on Saturday, Oct. 18 to discuss several issues... More