Sunday, October 04, 2015
10 alleged ISIS recruiters held in Spain, Morocco
Ten people have been arrested in Spain and Morocco for allegedly recruiting, indoctrinating and sending foreign fighters to fight with extremists in the Middle East.
Nationalist MHP announces election manifesto
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) became the third Turkish major political party after Republican People's Party (CHP) and Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to announce its... More
Russian support for Assad to push Syrian opposition into arms of ISIS: UK Foreign Minister
Russian support for Assad will push Syrian opposition into arms of ISIS, British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.
Russia cannot fight ISIS militants in Syria... More
Russia saved Assad from 'execution': Turkmen group
Syria's Council of Turkmen has said that Russia's intervention is to support President Bashar al-Assad from the Syrian opposition, not to fight ISIS.
On Wednesday, Russian... More
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US airstrike targets Afghan hospital, kills 22
A suspected US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz Saturday killed 22 people, medical charity MSF said, claiming the facility was repeatedly bombarded for... More
Turkey, EU agree to action plan easing the flow of refugees
The European Union and Turkey have agreed in principle to a plan of action to help ease the flow of refugees into the bloc, a German newspaper reported Sunday.
The Frankfurter... More
PKK remote control bomb kills one civilian, injures two
A civilian has died, two others were injured when PKK terrorists detonated a bomb by remote control in Turkey's southeastern province of Bitlis on late Saturday.
Jordanian lawmaker's son joins ISIS
A Jordanian parliament member says his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining ISIS.
Jordan is part... More
Turkey commissions amphibious landing ship Bayraktar
TCG Bayraktar, amphibious tank landing ship designed to carry up to 20 tanks at once, was commissioned in Istanbul's Tuzla district through a ceremony attended by President... More
Germany marks 25 years of unity, facing new challenges
Germany marks a quarter-century as a reunited nation on Saturday, with two leaders from the formerly communist east heading a country that increasingly asserts itself as Europe's... More
Russia's military intervention backs 'butcher Assad': UK PM Cameron says
Russia's military involvement in Syria is helping to support the country's "butcher" president, Bashar al-Assad, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
Sneijder extends stay in Galatasaray until 2018
Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder has agreed to renew his contract at Galatasaray until May, 2018, the Turkish team announced on Saturday.
Sneijder allegedly had offers... More
YSK decides not to relocate ballot boxes
Turkey's Supreme Board of Elections (YSK) overruled Saturday ballot box relocation demands made by local election boards due to security concerns in the country's eastern... More
'Russia is making a grave mistake in Syria'
The Russian airstrikes in Syria are unacceptable, said President Erdoğan, adding that countries supporting the Syrian regime would eventually be held to account for their actions More
Turkey's first regional jet set to perform its first flight in 2019
Turkey's first regional jet, TRJ328, which is being developed as part of the TRJet program, is set to perform its first flight in 2019, and construction work on a TRJet facility... More
'Syrian problem can't be solved by political action alone'
Italian ambassador to Ankara Mattiolo believes that political action alone will not be enough for the solution of the Syrian crisis and needs a more comprehensive approach including a cease-fire and secure places for people to return to their country More
Giant ship and 33 people aboard vanish in Bermuda Triangle
An empty life vest and three life rings were all that were left from the cargo ship El Faro, which was last seen on Thursday morning sailing into Hurricane Joaquin in the... More
'Military efforts alone not sufficient in Syria'
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a German radio station that military efforts were necessary in Syria even though they would not put an end to the war there.
Turkish coast guards rescue 412 refugees off shores
Turkish coast guards have rescued a total of 412 refugees off the country's western and southern shores during the teams' search-and-rescue operations on Friday.
A statement... More
Liverpool fires manager Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool has fired manager Brendan Rodgers after three years in charge of the Premier League club.
The dismissal came after a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby against... More
Both young and old to be enchanted by light artwork
Zorlu Center will hold a lighting exhibition curated by Mexican artist Rebeca Mendez, the UCLA art professor collected the bright artwork of 25 international artists who will shed a new light to November in Istanbul More
Cultural institutions strengthen Turkish-Hungarian relations
Turkey and Hungary had strong cultural ties in the 20th century, with common history, similarities in their cultures and growing economic relations. Daily Sabah visited two institutions based in Budapest, the Yunus Emre Institute and Hungarian Turan Foundation, which work toward strengthening the countries’ bilateral ties More
Iraqi PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to all citizens
Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has declared the heavily fortified Green Zone open to all of his citizens for the first time in 12 years.
A statement from the premier's... More
PKK terrorists abduct village headman, civilians in Zergele
According to a Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)-based news agency, PKK terrorists on Sunday abducted a village headman and two civilians in Zergele, Northern Iraq, after... More
Obama pledges full probe into Kunduz hospital strike, UN calls it ‘inexcusable'
After a suspected U.S. airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz killed 19 people, the U.N. said the bombing could amount to a war crime. U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to open a full probe into the incident while the medical charity Doctors Without Borders has withdrawn from the Afghan city More
Hungarian Turan Foundation works as a bridge between Turkey and Hungary
Turkey and Hungary had strong relations in the last century since the two countries fought on the same side in World War I as part of their predecessor empires. The two countries... More
Gülenist channels removed from Turkcell TV+
Following an order from the Ankara Public Prosecutor's office, TV channels linked with the Gülen Movement were removed from the channel list of Turkcell TV+, a service provided... More