Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Turkish architect 4th in 'Mars Habitat Competition'
After the groundbreaking announcement that liquid water was found on Mars, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and America Makes (National Additive Manufacturing... More
Car bombings claimed by ISIS kill 22 in Yemen's Aden
Suicide car bombings targeting exiled Yemeni officials, Saudi and Emirati troops backing their efforts to retake the country killed at least 22 people Tuesday in the port... More
EU, Turkey agree on action plan to tackle refugee crisis
A draft action plan to step up cooperation between the EU and Turkey on the refugee crisis that has overwhelmed EU member states was released on Tuesday. The plan will allow... More
Turkish Coast Guard rescues 265 refugees in last 24 hrs
The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 265 refugees over a 24-hour period, the military said Tuesday.
The refugees were collected off the Turkey's western coast of Mugla, Antalya,... More
'Russia would lose a great deal losing Turkey as an ally'
President Erdoğan said Russia will lose ‘a lot' if it loses NATO member Turkey as a friend. His comments came Tuesday in the aftermath of a Russian fighter jets' violation of Turkish airspace. Along with NATO chief, the U.S. defense secretary also condemned Russia's ‘seriously irresponsible and unprofessional' violation More
F-16’s harassed from both land and air: Turkish army
The Turkish army stated that an unknown MiG-29 interfered with eight Turkish F-16's on a patrol flight on Monday and Syria-based missile systems interfered with fighter jets... More
Davutoğlu starts AK Party election rallies, economic pledges prominent
Prime minister and Justice and Development Party (AK Party) chairman, Ahmet Davutoğlu started his party's election rallies in the northern province of Samsun where he introduced... More
'Violation of Turkish airspace doesn't look like accident'
NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said on Tuesday that Russia has not offered the alliance "any real explanation" over its violations of Turkish airspace, adding,... More
Israel builds security fence around Gaza border communities
Israel's Defense Ministry announced Tuesday that it had completed the construction of a "smart" security fence around 12 Israeli communities located near the border with the... More
PKK terrorists attack military outpost in Turkey's eastern Van province, injure 9
PKK terrorists attacked a military outpost on Tuesday, injuring nine, including seven soldiers, one village guard, and a civilian in Başkale district of Turkey's eastern Van... More
Al-Aqsa's division unacceptable, Turkey's President of Religious Affairs says
The head of the Turkish Presidency for Religious Affairs Mehmet Görmez said on Tuesday that Al-Aqsa's temporal and spatial division is unacceptable.
"We, as Muslims, do... More
'Airstrike on Kunduz hospital was a mistake'
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says the recent airstrike on a hospital in the northern city of Kunduz was a mistake, and the medical facility would never be an intentional... More
10 PKK terrorists killed in attempt to attack Aktütün Military Outpost
Ten PKK terrorists were killed in southeastern Hakkari province after security forces foiled an attack on the Aktütün Border Command Tuesday, Turkish military said Wednesday.
Carbon report envisions 20 percent cut in Turkey's emissions
Turkey could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent in 15 years by increasing renewable energy sources, including solar, wind and geothermal power, according to a report... More
Forest minister starts forest fire in Bavaria, Germany
A minor forest fire at the weekend in the southern German state of Bavaria was ignited by none other than the state's forestry minister, his agency admitted Wednesday after... More
PKK terrorists kill police officer, burn the body: AK Party candidate
Galip Ensarioğlu, former deputy from Diyarbakır and AK Party front runner from the same province for the November 1 snap elections, claimed Wednesday that the Turkish security... More
Israel lifts restrictions on prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Israel is to lift temporary restrictions on Muslim worship at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, imposed after the weekend killing of two Israelis nearby, police... More
Bilal Erdoğan denies claims on his whereabouts
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's son, Bilal, has denied allegations swirling on social media circles and some opponent media groups saying that he fled to Italy. Bilal Erdoğan... More
Spies can hack phones with one SMS, says Snowden
British spies can hack into phones remotely with a simple text message and make audio recordings or take photos without owners knowing, former U.S. intelligence contractor... More
Turkey to launch first 'domestic electric car'
Turkey is advancing at full speed to launch the country's first domestic electric car with plans to present the latest developments to ministers within the week, Technology... More
US daily promotes PKK agenda, Turkey's Ambassador to Washington says
Turkey's ambassador to Washington said Tuesday that portraying operations against the PKK as a way to garner votes ahead of elections next month "echoes the terrorist organization's... More
Danes demonstrate for 'decent treatment' of refugees
Thousands of Danes braved chilly winds on Tuesday to march in Copenhagen for the "decent treatment of refugees" and to protest a decision by Denmark's rightwing government... More
Turkish, Qatari defense industries on display in Doha
The High Tech Port by the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association (MÜSİAD) Qatar Fair, which is bringing together leading institutions from the Turkish and... More