Saturday, March 28, 2015
At least nine dead as militants attack Mogadishu hotel
A Somali police official says at least four gunmen have taken positions inside a Mogadishu hotel, where the security forces are trying to regain control.
Capt. Mohamed... 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
Former President Saleh proposes initiative to end Yemen crisis
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has proposed an "urgent initiative" aimed at ending the country's political crisis, which calls for halting military operations... More
Shopping centers near Pentagon evacuated due to bomb threat
The Pentagon City Shopping Plaza and the Pentagon City Mall near the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense in Arlington, Virginia, were evacuated on Friday and roads... More
Edirne Synagogue reopens its doors after restoration
Turkey's Jewish community flocked to the northwestern city of Edirne yesterday as one of the largest synagogues in Europe reopened following a four-year restoration funded by the government More
PKK opens fire on Turkish army units in Şırnak
Turkish Armed Forces announced on Friday that PKK elements opened fire from the Iraqi side of the border on Turkish units in Turkey's southeastern province of Şırnak.
From Kaffa to Istanbul: Coffee's journey to Turkey
Originating from the Kaffa region of Ethiopia, coffee was introduced to Turks in the early Ottoman period. Gradually,it gained an important place in Ottoman culture and became popular among patrons of coffee houses in Istanbul More
Israel to release withheld Palestinian tax revenues
Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding for three months as punishment for the Palestinians' application to join the International... More
'Turkey in full support of Yemen operation'
As Saudi Arabia and its regional coalition allies launched military operations in Yemen against Houthi rebels threatening the government there on Wednesday, President Recep... More
Attack on pregnant French Muslim woman condemned by officials
French officials condemned on Friday the attack on a young Muslim woman who was eight months pregnant, and the Interior Ministry said an active search was under way for the... More
New York buildings catch fire from gas explosion
Four apartment buildings in New York's East Village neighborhood caught fire from an apparent gas explosion on Thursday and three collapsed, causing 19 injuries, authorities... 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
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
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
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
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
Turkey’s most expensive waterside sold to Qataris
Turkey's most expensive waterside, 'Erbilginler Yalısı' (Mansion), has been sold to a Qatari businessman for 100 million euros.
The mansion, located on the banks of Istanbul's... 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