Tuesday, March 31, 2015
UN special envoy to visit Cyprus after Turkey, Greek Cyprus withdraw vessels off island
The UN special adviser for Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, is scheduled to arrive in Cyprus on April 6 after Turkish and Greek Cypriot decided to withdraw their vessels that has... More
At least 16 dead and dozens injured in Peru bus accident
At least 16 people died and 36 were injured on Monday in Peru when a vehicle plunged 1,000 meters into a ravine, police said.
The bus belonging to the Sanchez line was... More
Air strike near Yemeni refugee camp kills at least 40
At least 40 people were killed Monday in an airstrike carried out by a Saudi-led coalition on a refugee camp in Yemen's western Hajjah province, a security source has said.
Guinea shuts border with Sierra Leone in effort to end Ebola
Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said.
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more... More
'Russia supplying weapons to Syria since Civil War'
Russia is supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts completed since the conflict in Syria began in 2011, as well as under earlier deals, President Bashar al-Assad said.
Virgins for sale: Turkish pedophile sentenced to prison in Cambodia
A Turkish man was sentenced to nine years in jail on Friday in Cambodia for "buying" two 14-year old girls' virginity in April 2014.
Three Cambodian women, including the... More
Turkish Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in Morocco due to bomb threat
A Turkish Airlines aircraft bound for Sao Paulo had made an emergency landing in Casablanca, Morocco due to a bomb threat on Monday.
A note reading 'bomb' was reportedly... More
Palestinians celebrate 'Land Day'
Palestinians are marking "Land Day," on Monday, which commemorates Palestinian persistence in defending their land and existence.
Land Day, celebrated on March 30 of each... More
Heart disease, smoking-related cancer plague Turkey
Official figures released yesterday indicate that cardiovascular diseases still top the list of causes of death in Turkey, although only a slight rise was detected in figures... More
Gülen’s arrest warrants to be compiled for Red Notice request
The Justice Ministry is reportedly preparing a new legal case that combines all the charges against U.S.-based, controversial imam Fettullah Gülen and will request his extradition... More
UNHCR: Turkey’s generosity has been extraordinary in hosting Syrian refugees
Having left more than 200,000 people dead, 840,000 wounded and nearly 6.5 million people displaced in Syria, the civil war is entering its fifth year, and in efforts to collect... More
Online shopping site Limango withdraws from Turkey
Famous online shopping website Limango has announced that they are ending their operations in Turkey. The German company had entered the Turkish market in 2009 and was successful... More
Crunch time for Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears
The Iranian nuclear talks between world powers and Iran intensified on Monday with substantial differences still remaining ahead of the Tuesday deadline.
For days Iran,... More
Turkey, Russia negotiating to start trading in local currencies
Turkey and Russia are carrying out negotiations on using national currincies, either the Turkish lira or Russian ruble, in major investment projects between the two countries,... More
All-out bombing campaign by regime on Idlib
Opposition groups that have established an administration under the leadership of al-Nusra Front claim that regime forces are carrying out airstrikes on civilian areas using chlorine bombs More
Erdoğan in Slovenia: ISIS is not a state
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said on Monday that the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) is not a state.
During a press conference with his Slovenian... More
CHP primaries eliminate party opposition figures
Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has held primaries in 41 provinces and 45 electoral districts to determine its candidates for the upcoming parliamentary... More
Urban rebuilding set for Istanbul’s posh districts
The government has added more housing units to its plans for urban transformation in Istanbul this year, seeking to demolish the crumbling buildings in the city's upscale... More
Witness in neo-Nazi murder trial found dead
Melisa M., 20, a witness in the trial of a neo-Nazi gang accused of a crime spree and the murder of Turks, was found dead in her Karlsruhe home on Sunday. The young woman... More
Eat properly for your second brain, the gastrointestinal system
The gastrointestinal system has a huge network of nerve cells that influences our overall well-being and can affect emotions and mood. Maintaining a healthy gut is incredibly important, and you may explore some of the easiest ways to do so this week More
Number of Palestinian child prisoners in Israel's Ofer Prison reaches 99
The number of Palestinian children held in Israel's Ofer Prison has reached 99 as 24 of the children were taken during operations in March, the child detainees' representative... More
At least 17 dead and 20 missing after floods in Chile
At least 17 people were killed and 20 are still missing after torrential rains that caused flooding in a normally arid region of northern Chile, the government said on Monday.