Sunday, September 25, 2016
Obama inaugurates Washington's new African American Museum
President Barack Obama heralded Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, an institution dedicated to the many threads of black... More
Attacks on refugee shelters in Austria double
Attacks on centres for asylum seekers in Austria are on course to double this year, according to government figures released on Saturday.
Twenty-four were recorded in the... More
Eastern Turkey records season’s first snowfall
Winter arrived early in eastern Turkey's Erzurum province as the city center saw the season's first snowfall on Friday as temperatures in the city fell below one degree... More
Corbyn re-elected as leader of UK's Labour Party
Veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party on Saturday, defeating a challenge to his year-old leadership to the delight of his grass-roots... More
- Syrian Crisis
UN says 2 million people in Aleppo without water title
A U.N. official says nearly 2 million people in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo are without running water as security conditions deteriorate.
Hanaa Singer, UNICEF representative... More
- Syrian Crisis
Syrian regime seizes Aleppo camp from opposition
Syrian regime forces captured an opposition-held area north of Aleppo on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition official, and a state-run TV station... More
4th night of protests in Charlotte after police shooting
Demonstrators carried signs, chanted and marched in a peaceful protest hours after the family of a black man shot by police released video showing the events leading up to... More
Soldier killed in clash with PKK terrorists in Turkey's southeast
One Turkish soldier was killed, another injured Saturday during an anti-terror operation against PKK in Lice district of southeastern Diyarbakır province.
The soldier was... More
5 dead in shooting at mall north of Seattle
A gunman remained on the loose after opening fire in a crowded mall north of Seattle, killing five people before fleeing Friday night, authorities said.
Authorities say... More
Trustees appointed to Dumankaya Group over links with FETÖ
A Turkish court appointed trustees Friday to take over the management of companies possessed by the Dumankaya family, the owners of one of Turkey's leading construction companies,... More
Yahoo sued for gross negligence over hack of 500M accounts
Yahoo Inc was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence, one day after the company said hackers stole information from at least 500 million accounts in 2014.
World’s largest radio telescope stars looking for extraterrestrial signals in China
The world's largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China's rising...
One-fifth of African elephants fell victim to ivory poaching in past decade
The number of African elephants in their home continent has dropped by more than a fifth in the past decade due to a surge in ivory poaching, the International Union for Conservation...
War On Terror
6 PKK terrorists killed in southeast Turkey
Six PKK terrorists have been killed in anti-terror operations carried out in the Yüksekova district of southeastern Hakkari province on Sunday.
Four militants were killed,...
Bosnian Serbs head to polls for controversial 'national holiday' vote, defy Sarajevo
Serbs in Bosnia headed to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to mark their "national holiday", in a referendum that has placed the country's fragile institutions under...
Jordanian writer shot dead in front of court before trial
A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday as he was about to go to court to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a...
15,000 people march against racism in Helsinki
Around 15,000 people marched in central Helsinki Saturday to protest against rising racism and violent right-wing extremism, police said, following the recent death of a man...
2017 Muslim Women Summit to be held in Istanbul
Istanbul will host the 2017 Muslim Women Summit, the president of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM) revealed Saturday while attending this year's gathering...
Charlotte shooting: Police to release video Saturday
Charlotte police will release footage of the shooting death of a black man during an encounter with officers in the state of North Carolina, Chief Kerr Putney told reporters...
Civic Center, UN Plaza evacuated over armed standoff
Police in San Francisco say SWAT team assisting in standoff situation with possible armed suspect at city's Civic Center, UN Plaza evacuated due to possible armed gunman.
Galatasaray, Beşiktaş draw in season's first Istanbul derby
The first derby of the season in Turkey's top football division, Spor Toto Super Lig, between Beşiktaş and Galatasaray ended in a 2-2 draw in Istanbul late Saturday.
Akıncı hopes meeting with Ban Ki-moon leads to solution
The President of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Mustafa Akıncı says he expects a meeting Sunday with his Greek Cypriot counterpart and U.N. Secretary-General Ban...