Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Police officer, 2 children wounded in armed attack
One police officer and two children were wounded in an armed attack by unidentified terrorists on Tuesday in the southeastern district of Cizre in the Şırnak province, according... More
Istanbul's third bridge over Bosphorus nears completion
Europe and Asia are connected in yet another point as the catwalk is installed between two towering legs of the third Bosphorus bridge. The construction is proceeding at full speed day and night More
Turkish President Erdoğan and Jordanian King Abdullah II discuss anti-terror strategies
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan informed Jordanian King Abdullah II about Turkey's ongoing anti-terror operations during a telephone call on Tuesday, official sources... More
Cyprus talks set to intensify as sides agree on 40 points
On Monday, Nikos Christodoulides, the Greek Cypriot government spokesman, said that negotiations on the reunification of Cyprus are progressing and that both sides agree on... More
PKK terrorists fire rockets at police station in southeastern Turkey
A group of PKK terrorists fired rockets late on Tuesday at the police station in Dicle district of Diyarbakır province in southeastern Turkey.
However, the rockets did... More
Commander martyred by PKK in eastern Turkey
Gendarme commander in Malazgirt town of eastern Muş province, Major Aslan Kulaksız, who was seriously wounded in an armed attack carried out by the PKK terrorist group while... More
Gunman injures two in central Barcelona shooting
A hooded attacker opened fire Tuesday outside a hotel in downtown Barcelona near the Spanish city's popular Las Ramblas boulevard, leaving two people injured, police said.
Rising reports of cancer at Guantanamo alarms US Navy
The United States Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following... More
‘Turkey will not step back in fight against terrorism’
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan underlined on Tuesday that Turkey will not step back in its fight against terrorism, and that the process will proceed with determination.
NATO ready for fight against terror alongside Turkey
NATO ambassadors said they "stand in strong solidarity" with Turkey following a series of terrorist attacks in the country.
"Terrorism poses a direct threat to the security... More
Iraqi MP: ISIS killed hundreds and displaced thousands of Turkmens
Turkmens, one of the largest ethnic minorities in Iraq, have been targeted by ISIS ever since the group gained power in the conflict-torn country. An Iraqi lawmaker said 500 armed Turkmen were killed in a recent attack by ISIS More
Turkey's war on terror
On Monday morning, an explosion claimed 32 lives in Suruç, a border town in southeastern Turkey, and left dozens of young activists wounded. The victims were members of the... More
EU ends Cyprus Greek-Turkish cheese name dispute
The dispute between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots over a special kind of cheese took a step further towards resolution on Tuesday as the EU announced it would recognize... More
Greece releases DHKP-C member involved in killing of businessman
A Greek court released a member of the DHKP-C terrorist organization accused of being involved in the killing of a Turkish businessman after it refused Turkey's extradition request More
S&P downgrades Brazil’s credit outlook
U.S.-based international credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) lowered the credit outlook for Brazil from stable to negative due to the harmful effect of embezzlement... More
PKK continues hit and run attacks against Turkish military, 1 soldier dead, 4 soldiers wounded
The terrorist organization PKK continued its hit and run attacks against the Turkish military on Wednesday, in which a soldier was martyred while wounding three soldiers and... More
Munich court rejects investigation into neo-Nazi prisoner's lawyers
The trial of the sole surviving member of a neo-Nazi gang accused of killing eight Turks in Germany in the early 2000s, is entangled in a spat between her and her lawyers... More
Another bomb scare turns out false alarm in Istanbul
Bomb disposal teams on Wednesday detonated a suspicious bag in Istanbul's Beşiktaş district, which turned out to be empty after the spot where it was discovered was sealed... More
HDP ‘used’ to end reconciliation process: Deputy PM
Turkey's pro-Kurdish party Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has been duped by enemies of the country's reconciliation process to end conflict between Ankara and the Kurdish... More
Germany slams Israel's new settlement plans
Germany has criticized Israel for approving the construction of more than a thousand settlements in occupied West Bank, terming the move a threat to the two-state solution.
Taliban chief Mullah Omar dead, Afghan officials say
The feared Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar is dead, an Afghan government official confirmed to Anadolu Agency.
Local media reported on Wednesday the death of Mullah... More
French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth
A 16-year-old French volunteer archaeologist has found an adult tooth dating back around 560,000 years in southwestern France, in what researchers hailed as a "major discovery"... More
US, Turkey to coordinate with Syrian opposition
United States and Turkey have agreed to coordinate with moderate Syrian groups against self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham(ISIS), yet details of the "model"... More
Eradicating ISIS first step in establishing a safe zone
Turkey and the U.S. have agreed to create an ISIS-free safe zone near the Turkish border in northern Syria, President Erdoğan said, adding that Turkey’s fight against ISIS and the PKK terrorist groups will proceed ‘with determination’ More
Police detain 35 more suspects in anti-terror raids
Security forces have detained 35 more suspects across five Turkish provinces in an ongoing "anti-terrorist operation", official sources said on Tuesday.
Most of the suspects... More
Turkey determined to fight ISIS, PKK
Turkey ramped up efforts in the fight against the outlawed PKK and ISIS after escalating security issues in its territory, expressing determination to wipe out the threat posed by both terrorist groups, fully supported by the U.S., its coalition partner, to the end More
'Peace process will continue if PKK disarms'
Turkey's peace process with Kurdish militants could continue if "terrorist elements" put down their weapons and leave the country, Beşir Atalay, spokesman for the ruling AK... More
Early polls likely as CHP kills hopes for a coalition
As the coalition talks continue between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Republican People's Party (CHP) delegations, CHP Secretary-General Gürsel Tekin... More