Friday, February 27, 2015
UN: Yemen’s ex-president’s assets worth $60 billion
Amid growing concerns about the ongoing violence in Yemen, the U.N. Security Council (UNSC) released a report on the U.N.-imposed sanctions on Yemen, including Yemen's former... More
Divorce lawyers offer guide to stay married
The American business magazine Forbes has shared advice from 15 divorce lawyers with its readers to help couples stay in their relationships.
With the wise advice now... More
Apple to hold event on March 9, as Watch launch nears
Apple Inc sent out invitations for a media event in San Francisco on March 9, about one month before the much-anticipated launch of the new Apple Watch.
The world's largest... More
Belgium to open shelter for male victims of domestic violence
Belgium is set to open its first shelter for men abused through domestic violence, according to reports.
The shelter will open in March and provide housing, care and social... More
Greek Cyprus ignores EU concerns, signs military deal with Russia
Greek Cyprus and Russia have signed a military cooperation deal allowing the Russian military to use air and sea ports in the south of the divided eastern Mediterranean island,... More
Afghanistan avalanche: Death toll rises to 200
The death toll in the avalanche tirggered by heave snowfalls in Afghanistan has risen to more than 200 people, officials said on Thursday.
Talking to French Press Agency... More
Austria passes Islam bill, emergence of radicalism feared
The Austrian parliament has passed a restrictive Islam bill that seeks to limit the rights of Islamic institutions in the country to prevent "radicalism." The bill has generated... More
'France cannot have a dialogue with a dictator'
President Francois Hollande has condemned a group of French lawmakers for meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom he branded a "dictator".
"I condemn this initiative.... More
Iran bombards fake US aircraft carrier
With rockets roaring and guns blazing, more than a dozen swarming Iranian speedboats assaulted a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier Wednesday during large-scale naval drills... More
Stratfor: Turkey to emerge as major regional power
Stratfor, a well-known American publisher and global intelligence company, has predicted that Turkey will emerge as a prominent regional power in the next 10 years, in its... More
Syrian Kurds trickling back to ISIS-free Kobani
Syrian Kurds from Kobani, a town near the Syrian-Turkish border, have started returning home as Kurdish forces repelled ISIS from the area. Turkey, which was the only host... More
PM calls on nationalist leader to apologize
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu questioned Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Chairman Devlet Bahçeli's understanding of the word "decency" for harshly criticizing the Turkish... More
The historical adventure of the Tomb of Süleyman Shah
Last week, the Turkish Army relocated the Tomb of Süleyman Shah to a location closer to the Turkish border. Yet, there have been some controversies about the identity of the remains in the tomb, which belong to a predecessor of the Ottoman Empire More
UK deploys troops in Ukraine against Russian incursions
Marking Mariupol as a possible next target for Russian-backed rebels, Cameron has urged the U.S. to provide lethal military aid in order to stop separatists advancing in eastern Ukraine More
Beşiktaş reach last 16 in Europa League, eliminating Liverpool in penalties
Beşiktaş came through a testing Europa League encounter with Liverpool in Istanbul to reach the Europa League Round of 16 on Thursday. The win came in penalties after Tolgay... More
Lets get ready to rumble! Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd "Money" Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd "Money" Mayweather could be the biggest megafight in boxing history. Underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American... More
Congressman opposes pro-Armenian bill
As the 100th anniversary of the 1915 incidents during World War I nears, the U.S. representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district urged congressmen not to take... More
Turkey and South Korea widen free trade agreement
The Turkish and South Korean governments signed a new deal to extend the scope of a free trade agreement, while South Korea offers Turkey benefits from their trade deal with China More
Former head of police intelligence detained
Ramazan Akyürek, the former intelligence chief of Turkish police who allegedly has links to the Gülen Movement, was detained on Thursday as part of a probe into the murder of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink More
Hollande condemns French lawmakers meeting ‘dictator’ Assad
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday condemned a group of French lawmakers for meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom he branded a "dictator". "I condemn... More
As world art sales hit new record, Turkey’s art market booming
Works worth $15.2 billion sold at auction during 2014 globally, an increase of 26 percent on 2013. The number in Turkey is estimated to stand at $300 million More
Historic game for Turkish tennis
Marsel İlhan played in a historic game for Turkish tennis. He was paired with the world No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of Dubai Tennis Championships 2015 More
Khojaly Massacre commemorated: VIDEO
The 23rd anniversary of the Khojaly Massacre, which took place in Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, was commemorated in an event by Center for Human Capital Development... More
Greece harasses Turkish fishermen off the coast of Muğla province
On Thursday, a Greek coast guard boat harassed Turkish fishermen while off the coast of Bodrum district of Muğla province.
A Greek coast guard boat from Kalimnos Island... More
Army dismisses claims on crash of two fighter jets
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has denied that the two RF-4E fighter jets that crashed in eastern Turkey on Tuesday were not airworthy.
In a statement published on its... More