Monday, October 05, 2015
'Syrian problem cannot be solved only by military means'
Italian ambassador to Ankara Mattiolo believes that political action alone will not be enough for the solution of the Syrian crisis and needs a more comprehensive approach including a cease-fire and secure places for people to return to their country More
Turkey's Whirling Dervishes head to Australia
Turkey's famous Whirling Dervishes are preparing to fly across the globe to perform Down Under to celebrate the centenary of the First World War battle of Gelibolu (Gallipoli),... More
AK Party prioritizes 'people' in election manifesto
PM Davutoğlu announced the AK Party’s election manifesto in which the party pledges comprehensive reforms to the judiciary, more equality, a new constitution and the status of cemevis, saying the party had been founded with a reformist perspective More
Giant ship and 33 people aboard vanish in Bermuda Triangle
An empty life vest and three life rings were all that were left from the cargo ship El Faro, which was last seen on Thursday morning sailing into Hurricane Joaquin in the... More
Liverpool fires manager Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool has fired manager Brendan Rodgers after three years in charge of the Premier League club.
The dismissal came after a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby against... More
Iraqi PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to all citizens
Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has declared the heavily fortified Green Zone open to all of his citizens for the first time in 12 years.
A statement from the premier's... More
Obama pledges full probe into Kunduz hospital strike, UN calls it ‘inexcusable'
After a suspected U.S. airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz killed 19 people, the U.N. said the bombing could amount to a war crime. U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to open a full probe into the incident while the medical charity Doctors Without Borders has withdrawn from the Afghan city More
Both young and old to be enchanted by light artwork
Zorlu Center will hold a lighting exhibition curated by Mexican artist Rebeca Mendez, the UCLA art professor collected the bright artwork of 25 international artists who will shed a new light to November in Istanbul More
- Kurdish Issue
PKK terrorists abduct village headman, civilians in Zergele
According to a Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)-based news agency, PKK terrorists on Sunday abducted a village headman and two civilians in Zergele, Northern Iraq, after... More
Gülenist channels removed from Turkcell TV+
Following an order from the Ankara Public Prosecutor's office, TV channels linked with the Gülen Movement were removed from the channel list of Turkcell TV+, a service provided... More
'Russia is making a grave mistake in Syria'
The Russian airstrikes in Syria are unacceptable, said President Erdoğan, adding that countries supporting the Syrian regime would eventually be held to account for their actions More
Turkish army conducts airstrikes against PKK targets
The Turkish army has conducted airstrikes against 17 PKK targets in Northern Iraq on Saturday, the General Staff confirmed on its website. The announcement said, shelters... More
'Military efforts alone not sufficient in Syria'
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a German radio station that military efforts were necessary in Syria even though they would not put an end to the war there.
Trio wins Nobel medicine prize for works on malaria, parasites
Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that helped doctors fight malaria and infections caused by roundworm... More
Turkey breaks 101 month-record in foreign direct investments
International direct foreign investment entries into Turkey were at a 101 month-high with $3.4 billion in July, according to an Anadolu Agency report released on Monday and... More
Photos confirm Ahmet Hakan's assaulter is from PKK
Turkish authorities confirmed on Sunday that one of the seven assaulters involved in the attack on Hürriyet daily newspaper columnist Ahmet Hakan, was a member of the PKK... More
PKK terrorist attack kills soldier in Gaziantep
A soldier has died as a result of a terrorist attack carried out by the PKK in İslahiye district of Southeastern Gaziantep province.
According to reports, a group of soldiers... More
Sofuoğlu gets fourth Supersport World title
Turkish rider Sofuoğlu overcame every possible hurdle, taking his fourth World Supersport crown after finishing second to PJ Jacobsen in yesterday's race at the Magny-Cours World Superbike round More
Turkish authorities launch probe into photo of armed vehicle dragging body
Turkish Interior Ministry has launched an investigation over a photo allegedly showing a security vehicle dragging a lifeless body in southeastern Şırnak province.
Cultural institutions strengthen Turkish-Hungarian relations
Turkey and Hungary had strong cultural ties in the 20th century, with common history, similarities in their cultures and growing economic relations. Daily Sabah visited two institutions based in Budapest, the Yunus Emre Institute and Hungarian Turan Foundation, which work toward strengthening the countries’ bilateral ties More
'Germany needs to limit refugee influx, close borders'
Germany needs to limit the number of refugees it takes in or even close its borders, conservative allies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the weekend, as the European... More
Turkish Defense Industry to be tested in Qatar
A total of 67 Turkish companies will participate in High Tech Port by MÜSİAD along with Qatari firms operating under Qatari ministries, the Turkish defense industry is also expected to sign important deals at the end of the fair. The aim of the event is to turn good diplomatic relations between the two countries into cooperation in strategic sectors. Additionally, TRJet, Turkey's first national regional jet airliner, will be displayed for the first time in the Middle East More
77 Palestinians wounded by live, rubber bullets
Attacks by Israeli security forces and Jewish settlers have left 77 Palestinians wounded from both live rounds and rubber bullets over the past 24 hours, the Palestinian Red... More
Hungarian Turan Foundation works as a bridge between Turkey and Hungary
Turkey and Hungary had strong relations in the last century since the two countries fought on the same side in World War I as part of their predecessor empires. The two countries... More
Turkey's first regional jet set to perform its first flight in 2019
Turkey's first regional jet, TRJ328, which is being developed as part of the TRJet program, is set to perform its first flight in 2019, and construction work on a TRJet facility... More