Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Nation mourns the dead
On Saturday a terrorist attack claimed at least 95 innocent lives in Turkey's capital Ankara and left hundreds wounded. The assault took place minutes before a peace rally... More
Liverpool, Iceland send condolences to Turkey over Ankara bombing
The world of football showed its support to Turkey after the country witnessed one of the deadliest terror attacks in its history on Saturday. More
Istanbul Boat Show generates $50 million revenue
Around 160 boats, worth $50 million in total, were ordered or sold during the 35th Istanbul International Boat Show organized in Istanbul between Oct. 6 and Oct. 11.
IDF soldiers kill Palestinian teen near Ramallah
A 13-year-old Palestinian boy was shot dead by Israeli forces during a clash at a checkpoint north of the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday, the Palestinian health ministry... More
Man kicks, throws suspicious package in Ankara bombing victims’ funeral ceremony
A man kicked and then threw a suspicious pack left near the area where a funeral ceremony for the Ankara bombing victims was to be held in Turkey's southern district of Adana... More
- Kurdish Issue
Five officers killed since PKK's cease-fire
PKK terrorists opened harassing fire against Turkish security forces in eastern Şırnak province late Monday and killed a Turkish soldier. With this attack, the number of killed... More
Israel kills pregnant woman, her baby in revenge attack
An Israeli airstrike killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her 2-year-old daughter in Gaza Sunday, a Gaza health official said.
Israel's retaliatory air strikes demolished... More
12-year-old child dies in PKK attack in Turkey's southeast
A 12-year-old-child was killed in clashes on Monday in southeastern Diyarbakır province's Sur district after PKK terrorists attacked Turkish security forces with long-barreled... More
Dell buys EMC for $67 billion in largest-ever tech acquisition
Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion, a move that will transform the PC company into a major player in the data storage market.
Türksat’s TV platforms remove Gülenist channels
Turkey's Cable TV and Teledünya digital broadcasting platforms of Türksat joined several other platforms in removing televisions channels linked with the Gülen Movement and... More
Zimbabwe says US dentist who killed Cecil the lion had papers in order
Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing its most prized lion in July because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt, a cabinet minister... More
Police officers suspended over corpse-dragging incident
The Interior Ministry announced on Monday that the two police officers accused of involvement in desecration of the corpse of a PKK militant were suspended from duty.
Footage shows Israeli men swearing at wounded Palestinian boy
Footage emerged on Monday showing an Israeli onlooker swearing at an injured Palestinian boy, while another asked the police to shoot the boy.
The boy is believed to be... More
Russian embassy in Damascus struck by two mortar shells
Two rockets struck the Russian embassy compound in Damascus on Tuesday sparking panic as several hundred people gathered to express their support for Moscow's air war in Syria,... More
Queen Elizabeth offers condolences to Ankara
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain wrote a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to offer her condolences over the heinous terror attack in Ankara, which killed at least... More
UK police end watch at Assange's embassy refugee
British police on Monday removed a round-the-clock guard from outside the Ecuadorean Embassy hideout of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, saying it wasn't "proportionate"... More
Finance Minister Şimşek: Downward revision in growth is a global trend
Interim Finance Minister Şimşek said the downward revision in major economic indicators included in the government's mid-term economic program is a common issue for emerging markets and not unique to Turkey More
US-British Angus Deaton wins Nobel Economics Prize
British-born economist Angus Deaton won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for "his analysis of consumption, poverty and welfare", the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on... More
Police seize huge cache of ammunition from car, detain HDP official
Three people, including a official working in Çaldıran municipality, governed by HDP, have been arrested in eastern Van province after the police found a huge amount of ammunition... More
Tensions escalate, protests turn violent in Iraq's Kurdish region
Protests against Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani turned violent in the region that is locked in a battle with ISIS while opposition parties are unified against the government More
Egyptian TV host mistakes video game for Russian airstrikes in Syria
An Egyptian television host has confused a video game for the ongoing Russian airstrikes in Syria, triggering a storm of mockery on social media websites.
Ahmed Moussa,... More
Turkey coach Terim: We will win
Turkey will host Iceland on Tuesday in a match that will determine the team's destiny gun for a place at the Euro 2016 finals. Turkey only need a point to secure a playoff spot for Euro 2016. Terim said, ‘I believe Turkey will be the winner.' More
New tensions flare in Netherlands over refugees
New tensions flared in the Netherlands Sunday over the sensitive issue of taking in migrants only hours after Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte sharply condemned a’cowardly’ attack on a refugee shelter More
'ISIS-trained group planned attack on Moscow transport'
A group of Russians arrested with a bomb were planning to attack Moscow's public transport system and included people trained by ISIS in Syria, Russian security services said... More