Sunday, January 25, 2015
President to visit Somalia, Djibouti
Not cancelling his Somalia trip due to a bombing in Mogadishu, President Erdoğan is expected to visit several Turkish projects, an ultra-modern hospital and will also inaugurate Mogadishu's renovated airport More
Domestic violence increases by 33 percent in 2014
Despite legal reforms, precautions and efforts, 163,573 people were victims of domestic violence in 2014 and 234 people lost their lives, even under protection by the police.
Turkish man victim of racist attacks in Germany
A Turkish man, Burhan İlhan, and his father are the most recent victims of increasing racist attacks in Germany.
The man was reportedly badly beaten with knives and iron... More
Kerry calls for global partnership against terrorism
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry set out his vision for the fight against extremist violence on Friday in an impassioned speech in Davos where he also announced a visit... More
Europe’s resolution ‘partial’, says Turkey
The latest resolution adopted by the European Parliament on January 15 pertaining to the Freedom of Expression in Turkey, which found it to be lacking in the country, demonstrates... More
ISIS deadline for Japanese hostages passes
The fate of two Japanese hostages being held by the ISIS was unknown on Friday as a deadline set by the group expired.
"So far the captors are silent, but we expect something... More
Erdoğan among world leaders who bid farewell to Saudi king
President Erdoğan suspends African tour to attend the funeral of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. The president, who was among several world leaders to attend the ceremony, is expected to resume the tour on Saturday More
Syrian regime kills 35 civilians after Friday prayer
At least 35 civilians were killed Friday in Syrian regime airstrikes in Damascus, according to a statement made by the opposition.
Syrian regime air forces attacked civilians... More
Turkey ‘delighted’ with ECB’s quantitative easing program, says finance minister
The European Central Bank's (ECB) quantitative easing program, which will pump 60 billion euros into the economy each month, and the decline in the price of oil are the best... More
U.K. praise Turkey’s efforts to stop ‘foreign fighters’
Turkey's role in ebbing the flow of foreign fighters joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has been praised by the U.K.'s Minister of Foreign Affairs Philip... More
Turkey’s role in Somalia: A model of solidarity in tough times
Somalia is recovering. Somali national forces, working with those of the African Union, have regained control of the most of Somalia's population centers and critical... More
Five Lebanese soldiers killed in clashes near border with Syria
Five Lebanese soldiers were killed in a clash with gunmen in eastern Lebanon on Friday, the Lebanese army said, in an area that has seen regular incursions from militants... More
PM says no one arrested for journalistic activities in Turkey
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, replying to questions at a dinner in the Swiss city of Davos Thursday, said to be realistic when accusing Turkey of arresting journalists and... More
Three dogs begin their ‘duties’
'Our three buddies who were dumped onto the streets began their duties in our Search and Rescue Directorate,' the official Twitter account of Istanbul's Maltepe Municipality... More
Turkey opens its biggest ever camp for Syrian refugees
Turkey's state-run Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) opened the country's biggest-ever tent camp for refugees from Syria yesterday in Suruç, a town in the... More
Erdoğan's visit draws Ethiopian media's attention
A recent visit to Ethiopia by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to be fodder for Ethiopian media.
The Turkish President arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis... More
Turkish men tie most knots with Russian brides
Turkish men marry Russian girls the most, compared to other nationalities, according to official records.
The official records revealed that in Alanya, a famous tourist... More
Turkish sailor safe after shipwreck in Atlantic
A Turkish female sailor, who was rescued by a Russian cargo vessel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, has arrived in the Dutch seaport of Rotterdam on Friday, alive and... More
Russian Sberbank to finance the Turkish Stream
World Economic Forum in Davos continues to reflect wider geopolitical tensions with Russians and Europeans divided over natural gas More
Erdoğan attends groundbreaking ceremony in Djibouti
As part of his official visit to Djibouti, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended to the groundbreaking ceremony of Burhan Bey Boulevard Renewal Project, Istanbul... More
Egytian minister says damage to Tutankhamun's mask exaggerated
Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damati said on Saturday that the golden burial mask of Tutankhamun was safe.
Addressing the media in Egyptian capital Cairo, the... More
Female activist killed during protest in Cairo
An Egyptian female activist was gunned down on Saturday during a protest near downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square.
"A female protestor fell dead and we're currently examining... More
Daily Sabah staff picks: Turkey’s top 5 in 2015
As Turkey calls for you to experience an unforgettable holiday in its historic and beautiful lands, the Daily Sabah staff picked the top five cities you should not miss during your visit in 2015 More
Turkey declares day of mourning for King Abdullah
Turkey has declared a day of mourning on the 24th of January for the late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died early Friday at the age of 91.
President Erdoğan also... More
‘Interest rates may decrease further’
Turkey Central Bank (CBRT) chairman Erdem Başçı has spoken to the press for first time since the Bank's decision on the decrease in interest rates on Tuesday, which was criticized... More
World leaders fly to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
Global leaders will fly to Saudi Arabia on Saturday and Sunday to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah, who died early on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important... More
Kerry: Half of ISIS leadership eliminated
The U.S. and its allies sought to put a good face on the coalition's deliberate campaign to roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) group in... More
Israeli forces fires into Gaza farmland
The Israeli army on Saturday fired into agricultural fields in the southern and northern Gaza Strip, eyewitnesses have said.
Israeli forces stationed on the strip's southeastern... More