Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Turkey delivers military aid to Iraq in fight against ISIS
Two planes carrying Turkish military aid to Iraq have landed in Baghdad. According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent, two C-130-type military planes landed at Muthenna Air... More
Turkish Cypriot president seeks peace deal
Turkish Cypriots are seeking a deal that makes tomorrow better than today, the president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Derviş Eroğlu, said on Tuesday, calling... More
Nobel Peace Prize committee demotes chairman
The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize demoted its chairman on Tuesday, for the first time in the 114-year history of the award after his right-wing opponents won... More
'Nothing new' in Netanyahu's speech, says Obama
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial Congress speech, which focused mainly on Iran's nuclear program, received criticism from the U.S. President Barack... More
Subway services put on hold due to derailment
Services on Taksim-Yenikapı subway line, one of the busiest subway lines in Istanbul, have been put on hold due to a derailment.
The train reportedly derailed early on... More
Israeli troops terrorize Palestinian child with dogs
A local rights watchdog on Tuesday called for Israel to be prosecuted in an international court following the appearance of footage that appears to show Israeli troops... More
Davutoğlu visits Portugal to foster bilateral relations
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu met with Portuguese President Cavaco Silva and Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, followed by a joint press conference with the latter, after... More
Turkey’s military supply to Baghdad does not include weapons: Sources
Two Turkish C-130 military cargo planes that landed at an air base near Baghdad do not contain weapons, told military sources to Daily Sabah.
The planes arrive before the... More
Gülenist members of the judiciary to stand trial
Two prosecutors and a judge affiliated with the Gülen Movement, which allegedly infiltrated government institutions in an apparent attempt to oust the elected government,... More
NYC Jews protest against Netanyahu for the US visit
Dozens of Jewish protesters in New York dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's current U.S. visit as "political spin" ahead of Israel's upcoming general election... More
Ex-CIA director admits mishandling classified information
The U.S. Department of Justice says former CIA Director David Patraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials.
A Justice Department statement says... More
Report finds racial bias in Ferguson police, court
A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a... More
Turkish deputies warn Kerry of Gülenist plots
The Turkey-U.S. Friendship Group in Parliament has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in reference to a letter signed by 88 U.S. senators, which was sent... More
Great union of Islamic art from word to pencil
The Islam Culture and Arts Platform has organized an exhibition that features 99 artworks including firmans, hilyas and various kinds of documents ornamented with calligraphy More
Turkey, Saudi Arabia team up to counter threats
In a key meeting yesterday in Riyadh, President Erdoğan and Saudi King Salman agreed to boost cooperation in support for the Syrian opposition against the Assad government and ISIS More
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An alarming new theory about what happened to MH370
The doomed MH370 Malaysia Airlines flight was taken on a flyby of the pilot's home island before crash landing, a pilot has claimed.
British captain Simon Hardy spent six... More
Netanyahu urges US Congress to oppose Iran deal
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu opened his speech to U.S. Congress on Tuesday opposing President Obama's stance on the nuclear deal with Iran and said, "We insist that restrictions... More
Turkish jetliner skids off on runway in Nepal
A Turkish Airlines plane carrying 224 passengers had to be evacuated after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Kathmandu airport yesterday and ended up on grassland.
'Racist' Ferguson email about Obama revealed
An email suggesting that Barack Obama would not last long – because "what black man holds a steady job for four years" – is among racist emails unearthed in a... More
Famous Turkish actress visits refugee camp in Jordan
The famous Turkish actress and United Nations International Children's Emеrgеncy Fund's (UNICEF) goodwill ambassador Tuba Büyüküstün has visited Zaatari refugee... More
Turkish FM: British 'Police spotters' out of question
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has ruled out placing British "police spotters" in Istanbul on the pretext of stopping foreigners from travelling across the Turkish... More
PKK disarmament to accelerate reconciliation process
Prime Minister Davutoğlu says the PKK's disarmament, which is expected to provide momentum to the government-initiated reconciliation process, cannot be tied to preconditions More
US Dollar continues its rise against Turkish Lira
The Turkish lira fell to a new record low of 2.5705 against the dollar Wednesday morning, and has held close to that level into the afternoon.
Analysts attributed the lira's... More
Turkey's NASA ready to launch
Work to establish Turkey's equivalent of the U.S.'s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is completed, said Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister... More
'10 pct of Turkish armed forces are Gülenists'
Retired Colonel Dursun Çiçek, who was arrested as part of the Sledgehammer military coup plot trial and later released in June, has asserted in an interview with CNN Türk... More
Energy, security top focus of Turkmen leader's visit
Praising the 26 percent increase in last year’s trade volume between the two countries, the Turkish and Turkmen presidents agree on further cooperation on energy, natural gas in particular, and security to sustain stability More
Gülenist former police chief becomes candidate nominee for CHP
A Gülen Movement-linked former head of the Istanbul Police Security Branch office, Ertan Erçıktı, who was arrested in the Tahşiye operation last December for alleged involvement... More
Banksy's artworks make appearance in Gaza Strip
The work of mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy has made an appearance in the Gaza Strip.
In a short film posted on his website, the popular street artist appears... More
Portuguese PM supports Turkey's EU accession
Portuguese Prime Minister Passos Coelho stressed on Tuesday the need to enable Turkey's accession to the European Union.
"Turkey must no longer be a country that has a... More
At least ten migrants die in Mediterranean, hundreds rescued
At least 10 North African migrants died when their rubber boat overturned in the southern Mediterranean while hundreds more from that vessel and another were rescued, Italian... More