Saturday, March 28, 2015
ANATOLIA: The cradle of history, fertility and culture
Being home to many civilizations over the course of history, Anatolia hides many ancient cities that will amaze you, while showing how the past has left its traces on one of the most culture-filled regions on Earth More
Syrian crisis draws the constructive spirit of the region into turmoil, presidential spokesman says
The Ankara-based think tank, Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) organized a panel entitled "Crisis in Syria: An Endless War?" on Thursday to assess... More
Turkish actors proud, but sour on World Theatre Day
As the number viewers has significantly increased in the last couple of years, most Turkish plays are sold-out most of time. In this spirit, Turkey's actors celebrated World... More
Turkey: No military support for Saudi intervention
The Turkish foreign minister has ruled out military support for a Saudi Arabian-backed operation to halt Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said the situation... More
Rehabilitation a walk in the park for drug addicts
A clinic for drug addicts in Turkey is offering horticulture classes for its patients in the parks where they once abused drugs.
The rehabilitation of a drug addict is... More
Yemen's Hadi arrives in Egypt for Arab League summit
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi arrived in Egypt's Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on Friday to attend the 26th Arab League Summit, which will focus on the... More
32 involved in KPSS cheating scandal arrested
An Ankara court on Friday ordered the arrest of 32 out of 62 Gülen Movement-linked suspects who were detained as part of a probe that investigated the cheating scandal that... More
'Germanwings co-pilot had serious depressive episode'
The pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed a plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps received psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years... More
Italian high court overturns Amanda Knox's murder conviction
Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated... More
Mogadishu hotel operation over, death toll rises to 14
The death toll in a gun and bomb attack by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab militants on a Mogadishu hotel used by the country's leaders has risen to 14, police said... More
Indiana state website hacked for contentious religion bill
Hackers have claimed that they have shut down the U.S. State of Indiana's official website on Friday due to the recently legislated religion bill that created controversy.
Chief of General Staff Özel visits new Süleyman Shah Tomb
Turkey's most senior military commander visited the temporary Tomb of Süleyman Shah and Saygı Military Outpost in the Syrian village of Ashme on Thursday. The tomb was relocated... More
Erdoğan calls Hollande to offer condolences on Germanwings crash
Turkey's President Erdoğan called French President Hollande on Friday to offer his condolences for the Germanwings crash which killed 150.
Hollande had reportedly informed... More
Standoff in Yemen deepens Iran's isolation
On Thursday morning, a coalition of Gulf states led by Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Iranian-backed rebels over concerns that the strategically located oil producers... More
Pentagon: 2,200 Syrian opposition fighters identified for train-equip program
About 2,200 individuals have been identified to be vetted for a train-equip program to help Syrian opposition fighters in the campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic... More
Qatar Emir: The secret buyer of Turkey’s most expensive waterside mansion
Turkish media outlets reported on Friday that the country's most expensive waterside, 'Erbilginler Yalısı' (Mansion), was sold to Qatari businessman Abdulhadi Mana Al-Hajri... More
Turkey's banks do not agree with Moody's
Banks Association of Turkey (TBB) Chairman of the Board Hüseyin Aydın said on Friday that they do not agree with the negative valuations of the Turkish banking sector, which... More
Life expectancy in Syria plummets by 20 years
The United Nations has more than doubled its estimate of Syrians who are living in besieged areas, who risk death by starvation, dehydration and a lack of medical care, to... More
Ukraine arrests Turkish cargo ship crew
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a Turkish-owned cargo ship and detained its captain over a visit it made to a port in Crimea after Russian annexed the peninsula from Ukraine... More
Turkish NGO rescues two Czech women held by al-Qaeda since 2013
Two Czech women who were kidnapped by an al Qaeda-linked armed group in Pakistan have been freed after Turkish charity foundation, Humanitarian Relief Foundation, IHH made... More
'Fed rate hike may be warranted later this year'
Chair Janet Yellen said she expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year, and that subsequent increases will be gradual without following a predictable path.
AK Party electoral manifesto focuses on ‘necessity’ of presidential system
With the aim of having enough seats in Parliament to establish a new constitution without opposition and to switch the current parliamentary government to a presidential system,... More
Turkey eyes more FDI from Japan with Economic Cooperation Agreement
Bilateral economic relations between Japan and Turkey have been developing recently, especially in terms of investments, Daily Sabah spoke to the FDI hunter to get most detailed information More
Turkish Parliament approves domestic security package
Turkey's domestic security reform package became law on early Friday, after long hours of parliamentary discussions.
The Domestic Security Reform Package, which was prepared... More
Astronauts blast off for one year trip to space station
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew, including a US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut who will be the first to spend an entire year on the International Space Station,... More