Sunday, January 25, 2015
Turkish sailor safe after shipwreck in Atlantic
A Turkish female sailor, who was rescued by a Russian cargo vessel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, has arrived in the Dutch seaport of Rotterdam on Friday, alive and... More
Russian Sberbank to finance the Turkish Stream
World Economic Forum in Davos continues to reflect wider geopolitical tensions with Russians and Europeans divided over natural gas More
Erdoğan attends groundbreaking ceremony in Djibouti
As part of his official visit to Djibouti, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended to the groundbreaking ceremony of Burhan Bey Boulevard Renewal Project, Istanbul... More
Egytian minister says damage to Tutankhamun's mask exaggerated
Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damati said on Saturday that the golden burial mask of Tutankhamun was safe.
Addressing the media in Egyptian capital Cairo, the... More
Female activist killed during protest in Cairo
An Egyptian female activist was gunned down on Saturday during a protest near downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square.
"A female protestor fell dead and we're currently examining... More
Daily Sabah staff picks: Turkey’s top 5 in 2015
As Turkey calls for you to experience an unforgettable holiday in its historic and beautiful lands, the Daily Sabah staff picked the top five cities you should not miss during your visit in 2015 More
Turkey declares day of mourning for King Abdullah
Turkey has declared a day of mourning on the 24th of January for the late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died early Friday at the age of 91.
President Erdoğan also... More
‘Interest rates may decrease further’
Turkey Central Bank (CBRT) chairman Erdem Başçı has spoken to the press for first time since the Bank's decision on the decrease in interest rates on Tuesday, which was criticized... More
World leaders fly to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
Global leaders will fly to Saudi Arabia on Saturday and Sunday to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah, who died early on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important... More
Kerry: Half of ISIS leadership eliminated
The U.S. and its allies sought to put a good face on the coalition's deliberate campaign to roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) group in... More
Israeli forces fires into Gaza farmland
The Israeli army on Saturday fired into agricultural fields in the southern and northern Gaza Strip, eyewitnesses have said.
Israeli forces stationed on the strip's southeastern... More
President to visit Somalia, Djibouti
Not cancelling his Somalia trip due to a bombing in Mogadishu, President Erdoğan is expected to visit several Turkish projects, an ultra-modern hospital and will also inaugurate Mogadishu's renovated airport More
Domestic violence increases by 33 percent in 2014
Despite legal reforms, precautions and efforts, 163,573 people were victims of domestic violence in 2014 and 234 people lost their lives, even under protection by the police.
Turkish man victim of racist attacks in Germany
A Turkish man, Burhan İlhan, and his father are the most recent victims of increasing racist attacks in Germany.
The man was reportedly badly beaten with knives and iron... More
Erdoğan's visit draws Ethiopian media's attention
A recent visit to Ethiopia by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to be fodder for Ethiopian media.
The Turkish President arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis... More
Egypt overturns death sentence for 37 Morsi supporters
An Egyptian court on Saturday overturned a mass death sentence against 37 supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi and ordered a retrial, a judicial source has said.
Turkish intelligence stops ISIS plots in Istanbul
Turkish intelligence services have discovered a plan by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) to attack consulates in Istanbul, and as a result, have stepped up security... More
HDP eyes conservative Kurds to pass threshold
The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) shifts its strategy, as the 2015 general election in Turkey approaches. HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş recently met with numerous religious... More
Deputy PM Arınç to head to Geneva for UN Human Rights Council
The U.N. Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will examine Turkey's human rights record for the second time on Tuesday in Geneva. Deputy Prime... More
First lady visits orphanage in Djibouti
Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdoğan visited an orphanage in the Republic of Djibouti on the morning of Jan. 25, during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's four-day official visit... More
Japan's PM says ISIS execution video authentic
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called the killing of a Japanese captive by ISIS militants "outrageous" and again demanded the group release a second Japanese... More
Mystery over Turkish climbers missing in Greece
Twelve mountain climbers reportedly from Turkey remain missing since Saturday in Greece's Pierian mountains.
A search and rescue operation was underway to locate the climbers... More
Turkey commemorates Uğur Mumcu
Uğur Mumcu, respected investigative journalist and columnist, was commemorated on 22nd anniversary of his death on Saturday at his assassination site near his house in Ankara... More
Legendary police chief commemorated
Legendary police chief Ali Gaffar Okkan and five police officers were commemorated on Saturday in ceremonies in southeastern province of Diyarbakır and Okkan's hometown Hendek... More
Toyota to invest $500m to Turkey
Toyota will further invest $500 million in Turkey for new models in the upcoming two to three years, Toyota Automotive Industries Turkey Corporation CEO Orhan Özer said on... More
Turkey and Algeria discuss the Libya crisis
Turkey held talks with Algeria on the crisis in Libya on Saturday as part of efforts made by Algeria to convince rival parties in the restive Arab country to sit on the negotiation... More
Turkey to see drop in inflation in 2015: Deputy PM
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said Turkey would reduce its inflation rate to 5-6 percent due to the decline in oil prices in 2015.
"If the oil prices keep declining... More
Turkish men tie most knots with Russian brides
Turkish men marry Russian girls the most, compared to other nationalities, according to official records.
The official records revealed that in Alanya, a famous tourist... More