Sunday, February 01, 2015
Thousands join 'Respect for Prophet' march in Turkey
Thousands of people attended "Respect for our Prophet and Condemning Cruelty" march organized on Saturday by a non-governmental platform in the eastern Turkish province of... More
Turkish NGO reaches out for Syria's youth
A Turkish NGO is seeking to create opportunities for disadvantaged youth on both sides of the Atlantic, and will soon take on one of its biggest challenges.
Moscow library fire burns historic documents
One of Russia's largest academic libraries, the Moscow library known as INION —the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences— went up in flames on... More
Putin’s family secrets revealed
A Russian website has published a video of a dancing girl, claiming that the girl in the video is the Russian President Vladimir Putin's 28-year-old daughter, Yekaterina.... More
Taksim shooter identified as DHKP-C member
The female shooter who targeted the police in Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Friday night before fleeing was identified as a member of the terrorist group the Revolutionary... More
PM: The basis of the Republic is the people
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Saturday has announced that the Office of the Prime Minister will open its third branch in İzmir, the city with the third largest population... More
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank
Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man late on Saturday near Nablus in the north of the West Bank, Palestinian security officials said.
They said Ahmad al-Najjar,... More
UK to limit live terror attack TV coverage
New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police, has asked news broadcasters in London not to show live footage of police forces trying to prevent terrorist... More
Hamas slams Egyptian court's 'terrorist' label
Palestinian faction Hamas on Saturday slammed a decision by an Egyptian court to consider its military arm, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a "terrorist organization."
Israel escalates tension before elections
The Israeli government has published legal tenders for its new settlement project that will add 430 new settlements in the occupied West Bank, Terrestrial Jerusalem, an Israeli... More
- Kurdish Issue
Disarmament priority for reconciliation meeting
The reconciliation process between Ankara and the Kurds and the PKK's disarmament were brought to the table at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu... More
Police outpost attacked in Istanbul’s Taksim Square
A blonde woman dressed in black attacked the police outpost in Istanbul's Taksim Square with an AK-47 rifle and a pistol around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
Security camera footage... More
Heavy rains expected in northwestern Turkey
The Meteorological Department yesterday released a statement, warning residents of the Marmara region that heavy rain is expected starting Sunday evening.
Rainfall will... More
Beloved musician Barış Manço commemorated
One of Turkey's most famous and beloved cultural figures, Turkish rock musician and composer Barış Manço was commemorated on the 16th year of his death over the weekend.
One dead in accident caused by strong winds
The powerful Southwester, referring to winds from the southwest, which appeared on Saturday and increased its force on Sunday in western Turkey has caused an accident in the... More
‘Bottlegate’ adds another one to Netanyahu’s many troubles
Sara Netanyahu, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, has been accused by Israeli media outlets of pocketing thousands of US dollars' worth of public funds through... More
Italy elects Sergio Mattarella as president
Sergio Mattarella has been elected Italy's new president Saturday, ending a period of political uncertainty in the recession-ravaged peninsula.
Mattarella, aged 73, received... More
ISIS beheads Japanese journalist Goto
An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations... More
Former German president Richard von Weizsacker dies aged 94
Former German president Richard von Weizsacker, 94, who was hailed for his moral leadership in post-war Germany, has died, the president's office announced on Saturday.
Turkey condemns Sargsyan's 'invitation' remarks
Turkey's presidential spokesman has strongly condemned the remarks by Armenian President Sargsyan regarding President Erdoğan's invitation to the commemoration ceremonies... More
President: Gülenists cooperate with Mossad
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the Gülen Movement, also known as the 'parallel structure' for assaulting Turkey's national security and unity by allegedly cooperating... More
Japanese journalist victim of car crash in Turkey
Kazumi Takaya, 46, a Japanese journalist working as a translator for Tokyo-based Fuji TV, was killed on Thursday in southeastern Turkey in a car crash. The body of the veteran... More
Iranian Mohsen Namjoo praises Turkish musicians
Nicknamed "Iran's Bob Dylan," Mohsen Namjoo has praised Turkish musicians for mixing western and eastern music "much better than Iranians."
The 39-year-old singer and songwriter... More
Two Gülenist officers arrested in wiretapping probe
Two Turkish policemen have been arrested in an illegal wiretapping probe, an Izmir court said on Saturday.
The two high-profile police officers, Memduh Tosun and Taner... More