Monday, March 30, 2015
- Asia Pacific
Kashmir hit by floods, hundreds evacuated
A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir buried at least 10 people while they were sleeping, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and... More
Syrians in Turkey celebrate rebel takeover of Idlib
Syrian refugees living in Turkey rallied yesterday in support of rebels fighting Assad's forces in response to the capture of Idlib, a key city in northern Syria.
Former Israeli PM Olmert charged with bribery
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial on corruption charges.
The ruling was made on Monday in Jerusalem... More
German woman refuses to change her clocks in 25-year protest against daylight savings
A woman in the German region of Allgaeu on Sunday refused to change her clocks in a much-touted protest against daylight savings time that has seen her go to court multiple... More
- Asia Pacific
Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued
A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.
The epicentre of the... More
Arab leaders agree to form joint Arab military force
Arab leaders have approved the formation of a joint Arab military force to tackle regional security threats, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Sunday, a step... More
Iran deal 'can be done', must put bomb out of reach: UK
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said late on Sunday that he believed a nuclear deal with Iran could be reached, but insisted it must put an atomic bomb "beyond reach."
13 die in road pileup in southeastern Turkey
At least thirteen people have died in a pileup involving a minibus, an automobile and a concrete mixer in Turkey's southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.
The officials said... More
Cocoa king Ivory Coast wants to cash in on chocolate
With President Ouattara asking the Turkish people to consume more chocolate during the press conference with President Erdoğan, the African country aims to sell more than the beans by turning them into chocolate More
Iran losing in Yemen will give us advantage over Assad
In an exclusive interview with Daily Sabah, Syrian National Coalition head Khaled Khodja(R) said that Iran losing ground in Yemen will put the Syrian opposition in an advantageous position in the fight against the Assad regime, which gets extensive support from Iran's sectarian foreign policy More
Number of Palestinian child prisoners in Israel's Ofer Prison reaches 99
The number of Palestinian children held in Israel's Ofer Prison has reached to 99 as 24 of the children were taken during operations in March, the child detainees' representative... More
Air strike near Yemeni refugee camp kills at least 40
At least 40 people were killed Monday in an airstrike carried out by a Saudi-led coalition on a refugee camp in Yemen's western Hajjah province, a security source has said.
'Russia supplying weapons to Syria since Civil War'
Russia is supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts completed since the conflict in Syria began in 2011, as well as under earlier deals, President Bashar al-Assad said.
Virgins for sale: Turkish pedophile sentenced to prison in Cambodia
A Turkish man was sentenced to nine years in jail on Friday in Cambodia for "buying" two 14-year old girls' virginity in April 2014.
Three Cambodian women, including the... More
Turkish Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in Morocco due to bomb threat
A Turkish Airlines aircraft bound for Sao Paulo had made an emergency landing in Casablanca, Morocco due to a bomb threat on Monday.
A note reading 'bomb' was reportedly... More
Palestinians celebrate 'Land Day'
Palestinians are marking "Land Day," on Monday, which commemorates Palestinian persistence in defending their land and existence.
Land Day, celebrated on March 30 of each... More
Heart disease, smoking-related cancer plague Turkey
Official figures released yesterday indicate that cardiovascular diseases still top the list of causes of death in Turkey, although only a slight rise was detected in figures... More
Gülen’s arrest warrants to be compiled for Red Notice request
The Justice Ministry is reportedly preparing a new legal case that combines all the charges against U.S.-based, controversial imam Fettullah Gülen and will request his extradition... More
UNHCR: Turkey’s generosity has been extraordinary in hosting Syrian refugees
Having left more than 200,000 people dead, 840,000 wounded and nearly 6.5 million people displaced in Syria, the civil war is entering its fifth year, and in efforts to collect... More
Online shopping site Limango withdraws from Turkey
Famous online shopping website Limango has announced that they are ending their operations in Turkey. The German company had entered the Turkish market in 2009 and was successful... More