Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Armenian diaspora trying to block investment inflow
The Armenian diaspora has started a campaign to urge foreign investors to withdraw their investments from Turkey as the 100th anniversary of the so-called Armenian Genocide... More
Cinema Thursdays at SALT Beyoğlu
With galleries and art exhibitions that never cease to attract both art lovers and curious eyes, SALT Beyoğlu has managed to become a prominent part of Istanbul's arts and culture scene. The gallery will give its faithful visitors a year filled with movies More
32 Turkish on the world’s richest people list
Forbes has released its 2015 list of the richest billionaires, which includes 32 Turkish individuals, an increase on the 24 included last year.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates... More
Turkish Army opens its doors, state of the art training for snipers
"Turkish snipers trained to destroy in single shot" haberi için lütfen tıklayın... More
Los Angeles Police shoot dead homeless man
A video posted on Facebook shows Los Angeles police shooting a homeless man during a confrontation which took place on Sunday.
The video has attracted great attention across... More
Disarmament call ushers era of peace
The government's reconciliation process produced its most tangible result over the weekend, with the jailed leader of the PKK, Abdullah Öcalan, calling on the group to lay down its arms and become part of the country's political spectrum More
ISIS frees 19 Syrian Christians as ransom paid
The self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) militants freed 19 of the 220 Assyrian Christians they took hostage in Syria last week on Sunday, after a ransom... More
Turkish restaurant managers murdered in Finland
Three Turks have been murdered in the municipality of Laukaa in Finland, at a Turkish-run restaurant called "Midia", Turkish media outlets reported.
The restaurant's managers,... More
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N. Korea vows 'merciless strikes' against US, S. Korea
North Korea on Monday fired missiles into the sea and vowed to carry out "merciless strikes" against the US and South Korea, as the allies launched annual large-scale joint... More
Bomb blast near Egypt supreme court
An explosive charge went off on Monday outside a court complex in downtown Cairo - for which a shadowy group has claimed responsibility - amid conflicting reports of casualties.
Death toll in Ukraine conflict over 6,000: UN
Over 6,000 people have lost their lives in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists since April 2014 despite successive ceasefires, a United Nations... More
Erdoğan in Saudi Arabia to boost bilateral ties
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night where he visited holy Muslim cities and plans to hold talks with newly ascended King Salman and other... More
UK teens went to Syria via Urfa
Three British teenagers who boarded a plane in Gatwick Airport, London to Istanbul, Turkey on February 17 and have not been heard from since, are believed to have waited for... More
Inflation increases by 7.55 percent in February
The inflation rate was realized as 7.55 percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on Tuesday. The consumer price index in February increased by 0.71 percent... More
Turkey, Saudi Arabia team up to counter regional threats
In a key meeting yesterday in Riyadh, President Erdoğan and Saudi King Salman agreed to boost cooperation in support for the Syrian opposition against the Assad government and ISIS More
U.S. welcomes Öcalan's call for disarmament
The U.S. welcomed a call for the outlawed PKK to lay down its arms against the Turkish military on Monday.
"We would welcome all steps in support of a peaceful resolution... More
Turkey to explore oil near Qandil Mountains
Turkey will start oil exploration near Hindırın and Çoman fields near Qandil Mountains in Northern Iraq, Turkey's Energy Minister, Taner Yıldız, announced yesterday.
Canadian pastor missing in North Korea
The head pastor of a large Canadian church has been missing for more than a month and may have been detained in North Korea. The Canadian Government has reached out to try... More
Government mulls ways to support anti-ISIS offensive
Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz said yesterday that the government is discussing how to assist the U.S.-led coalition in its planned offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq... More
Speculation over Nemtsov killing
Amid speculation over the assassination of Boris Nemtsov, opposition supporters blame the Kremlin while pro-Kremlin groups calls the murder “provocation” More
Kuwait questions father of 'Jihadi John'
Kuwaiti authorities are currently questioning the father of a Kuwaiti-born Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) member known as "Jihadi John," local newspapers reported... More
Location of Syrian train-equip program revealed
The train-and-equip program for Syrian opposition forces will be held in Turkey's central Anatolia province of Kırıkkale, the national defense minister said on Monday.
Ghana Muslims hail president's stand on hijab
Ghanaian Muslims have welcomed a recent presidential directive emphasizing the citizen's right to freedom of faith as spelled out in the national constitution. "It's like... More
World’s first smart police patrol system developed by Turkish engineers
Turkish software companies have been gaining a foothold across the world with their innovative products. One company, Ekin Technology, has developed the world's first smart... More
EU pushing for unity to end row over Greek PM's comments
The European Union said yesterday it is trying to mediate a simmering row between Greece and its eurozone partners Spain and Portugal after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras... More
World leaders urge Putin for a transparent investigation
Following the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, world leaders have expressed their concern over the conduct of the forthcoming investigation, pressing the... More
Gov't open for proposals on security bill
Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Group Deputy Chair Pervin Buldan said on Saturday that the strongly debated Domestic Security Reform Package will be subjected to some amendments... More
CHP has high hopes in the elections, despite polls
The leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has said that they are targeting 35 percent of the votes in the upcoming elections... More
Yaşar Kemal laid to rest
The tearful funeral of Turkish literature giant, Yaşar Kemal, who died at the Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine Hospital at the age of 92, was held at the Teşvikiye... More
Gülenist figure arrested over plotting against coup suspects
Gülen Movement-affiliated media figure Mehmet Baransu, who was sent to court with a demand for his arrest for plotting against some suspects of the Sledgehammer coup trial... More