Thursday, November 26, 2015
- Syrian Crisis
US sanctions Syrians, firm facilitating Daesh oil sales
The Obama administration on Wednesday announced new sanctions on 10 Syrian individuals and entities, including what it called a middleman working to facilitate Daesh oil sales... More
Blind woman starts to ‘see’ after switching personalities
A 37-year-old German woman who became blind after a tragic accident has stunned doctors in Munich as she suddenly regained her eyesight after 17 years.
The stranger part... More
Couples sign ‘No to domestic violence’ contract before wedding ceremony
Some 20 couples who got married in a mass wedding ceremony in Turkey's southern Adana province on Tuesday have signed a contract before the ceremony in which they promised... More
Tunisia closing border with Libya after Daesh attack
Tunisia said Wednesday it is closing its border with Libya, a hotbed of extremist terrorism, a day after a deadly suicide bombing claimed by Daesh militants.
No reason... More
US officials back Turkey protecting its borders
President Barack Obama backed Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane in violation of Turkish airspace on Tuesday saying, Turkey has rights to protect its borders during a... More
Protestors attack Turkish embassy in Moscow
Turkey's embassy in Moscow has been hit by stones, eggs and paint hurled by a group of protestors.
An angry crowd demonstrating against Turkey's recent downing of a Russian... More
'Turkey's right to defend airspace should be respected'
British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the members of parliament in the House of Commons that the United Kingdom should "respect Turkey's right to protect its airspace... More
'Bombing of Turkmens in Syria cannot be legitimized'
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Wednesday criticized Russia's operations in the Bayırbucak region of the Latakia Governorate in Syria, saying attacks on Turkmens could not... More
Peril posed by Putin in Mideast runs parallel to DAESH
Soon after Syria downed a Turkish F-4 jet in 2012, Turkey announced to the world that it had instituted new military rules of engagement (MRoE) on the border with its southern... More
- Real Estate
House sales to foreigners rise 24 pct in October in Turkey
Turkey's property sales to foreign people increased by 23.8 percent in October compared to the same month of the previous year, according to official data released by the... More
Website maps murders, violence against women
A website launched by journalists and supported by a journalism platform mapped out the murders resulting from violence against women throughout Turkey, while preparing graphics... More
Erdoğan, Hollande agree there is no need to escalate tension between Turkey, Russia
President Erdoğan held a phone conversation with his French counterpart Hollande on Wednesday regarding the downed Russian jet, during which the both leaders said that there... More
Who are Syria's Turkmens?
Turkmens, who share a culture and language very much like the Turks living in Turkey, have been living mainly in Iraq, Iran, northern Syria, and parts of Middle East and Central... More
'No Daesh terrorists in Bayırbucak region of Latakia'
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday dismissed Russia's claims and underscored that there are no Daesh terrorists in Bayırbucak region of Latakia Governorate in Syria... More
Russia seeks revenge for downed jet with ‘Armenia genocide denial’ bill
Russian lawmaker Sergei Mironov said on Wednesday his party had submitted a bill to parliament on holding to account anyone who denies that the 1915 killings of Armenians... More
Galatasaray eliminated from Champions League
Antoine Griezmann scored a goal in each half as Atletico Madrid comfortably defeated Galatasaray 2-0 to advance to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
'Whoever digs ditches will be buried in them'
Maintaining a resolute stance against terror, Prime Minister Davutoğlu on Wednesday firmly warned terrorists who attempt to dig ditches, saying: ‘Whoever digs ditches will be buried in them.' Davutoğlu also rebuked the HDP for continuously supporting the PKK terrorist organization More
Iranian-backed Houthis block delivery of aid, UN says
United Nations officials accused Iranian-backed Houthi rebels of blocking the delivery of aid to civilians who are trapped between rebels, government troops and Saudi-led coalition attacks in Taiz as fierce clashes continue across the country More
French Muslim body to create 'license to preach' for imams
France's leading Muslim body said on Tuesday it would create a permit to preach for imams in a bid to root out extremists as well as a new religious body to fight back against... More
'No specific and credible threat to US ahead of Thanksgiving'
U.S. President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels, with security at airports,... More
PM Davutoğlu, Italian PM Renzi speak over the phone on the downing of Russian jet
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu held a phone conversation with his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi late Wednesday regarding Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet.
Russia threatens trade ties, but cautious on cutting gas delivery
Russian Prime Minister Medvedev threatens Turkey on the consequences of downing the Russian warplane, which might result in the cancellation of joint projects. On the other hand, biding contracts and concern over keeping an already damaged reputation restrict overreactions More
Russian crackdown on Muslims fuels exodus to DAESH
Security forces in Russia's southernmost republic of Dagestan keep devout Muslims under surveillance, routinely raid their homes and haul them to police stations to give DNA... More
4 released in trial of PKK-slain teen Yasin Börü
As the second trial of defendants accused of killing 16-year-old Yasin Börü was concluded Wednesday, four of the 34 suspects linked to the PKK – which are accused of... More
Business communities confident on reforms with the new Cabinet
The business world appears to be optimistic and content with the new Cabinet, which is decidedly economy-oriented with reforms prepared exhaustively to achieve higher growth... More
2015 to be hottest on record: WMO
The average global temperature in 2015 is set to be the hottest on record, the UN's weather agency said on Wednesday.
A week ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in... More
Prepare for 100 times faster internet with Li-Fi
Internet delivered through LED light bulbs instead of crowded Wi-Fi signals could revolutionize how we get online.
Harald Haas, a professor of mobile communications at... More