Saturday, November 28, 2015
Thermal resorts ready to pamper guests this winter
Since the arrival of winter in the northern hemisphere, holidays filled with sun and sand have been replaced by winter holiday destinations, ranging from kayaking to thermal... More
Gold prices fell to their lowest level in more than five years
Gold fell near a six-year low on Friday, heading towards $1,000 a troy ounce as expectations that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month increased, curbing... More
Bosporus Film Festival enhances Turkey's cinematic reputation
From Nov. 20-27, the International Bosporus Film Festival brought cinema lovers from all over the world together for the third time, showcasing Turkey's excellence in cinema with internationally acclaimed films, special screenings, panels and workshops More
Israel kills more than 100 Palestinians since October
Israeli forces shot dead 21-year-old Yahya Yusri Taha during an early morning raid near Jerusalem on Thursday, taking the number of Palestinians killed since the beginning... More
Three police officers injured, one PKK terrorist killed
Three policemen were injured in an attack by PKK terrorists in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakır on early Friday morning, police sources said.
The incident took... More
Amazon rain forest deforestation increased by 16 pct
The destruction of Brazil's Amazon forest, the world's largest intact rain forest, increased by 16 percent in 2015 from a year ago as the government struggles to enforce legislation... More
Police detain one suspect in anti-terror raid on Daesh
Turkish police have detained one suspect with links to the Daesh terror group on early Friday in Istanbul.
According to security sources, squads from Istanbul police's... More
Raspberry Pi Zero: A pinch-sized computer for $5
The Raspberry Pi Zero has just been released as the cheapest fully functioning computer, at a cheaper price than lunch.
The U.K. based charity Raspberry Pi Foundation has... More
'Turkey ready to work with Russia to calm tensions'
In an opinion piece published on Thursday in the Times newspaper of the UK, Turkish premier emphasized his country's willingness to find constructive solutions for the raising tensions between Ankara and Moscow. Stating that Turkey is ready to cooperate with its strategic partner Russia, Davutoğlu added that a common ground can be found to calm tensions More
Newspaper executive, reporter arrested in espionage case
The editor-in-chief and a reporter from a Turkish newspaper were arrested late Thursday on charges of espionage after publishing a news story and photographs in the controversial... More
Tom Cruise hasn’t seen daughter for 800 days because of his belief in Scientology
Tom Cruise is believed not to have seen his nine-year-old daughter for 800 days due to his involvement with the controversial Scientology religion, according to media claims.
'Military channels with Russia should stay open'
Turkey's Supreme Military Council (YAŞ) agreed to keep military channels with Russia open, a statement released after a YAŞ meeting on Thursday said.
The statement said... More
Five Polish seamen abducted from cargo ship on Nigerian waters
Five Polish seamen, including the captain and three officers, have been abducted from a ship on Nigerian waters, Poland's government said Friday. that
Foreign Minister... More
Sicily: An eternal meeting point between Africa and Europe
Having harbored different civilizations for centuries, the gorgeous island of Sicily offers unparalled cultural richness bearing both Islamic and European heritage More
'We would act differently if we knew jet was Russian'
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gave an interview to France 24 TV channel on Thursday regarding the Russian jet downed near the Turkish-Syrian border on November 24. In the... More
Who can risk trading with Russia now?
Becoming a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a prestigious step for any country looking to be included in the global market. But it entails the entrant to abide... More
Turkey revised military engagement rules in 2012
Turkey's rules of engagement were changed long before Tuesday's downing of Russian aircraft when on June 22, 2012 Syria shot down an unarmed Turkish RF-4E aircraft, which... More
7 die as Russian airstrikes target civilians in Azaz
Russian warplanes bombed a civilian settlement in northwestern Syrian town of Azaz on Friday, leaving seven dead, mostly children, and many wounded.
Seven people were earlier... More
'Turkey, Russia won't sacrifice ties over downed jet'
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said Turkey and Russia will not sacrifice their bilateral relations because of the recent downing of a Russian aircraft which... More
6 children die in latest migrant tragedy in the Aegean
Two Syrian and four Afghan children drowned in the Aegean Sea as boats carrying migrants from Turkey to Greek islands sank on Friday in the latest episode of tragic journeys which have claimed 585 lives this year More
26 Turkish businessmen held in Russia
At least 26 Turkish businessmen were taken into police custody in Russia's Black Sea city of Krasnodar late Wednesday, said Turkish diplomatic sources.
The group was in... More
Technology addiction takes a toll on children, ruining relations with family members
An increasing number of parents in Turkey worry about their children's Internet addiction. However, parents are at fault because children are left unsupervised while using online platforms. Experts say technology addiction worsens family relations More
21 killed in suicide bomb attack in Nigeria
At least 21 people were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowds at a Shia Muslim procession near the north Nigerian city of Kano, in the latest... More
Russia Today publishes fabricated 'evidence' to show Daesh links with Erdoğan's son
Russian media outlets have sank to a new low on Wednesday in their perception management against Turkey amid downing of a Russian jet by the Turkish Air Force, as they attempt... More
Islamic finance to manage assets of $6.5 trillion globally by 2020
Islamic finance is emerging as one of the main tools for further economic development in the Mediterranean region, a panel of experts said on Friday.
Speaking at the 3rd... More
Russia reluctant to cooperate with West in anti-DAESH campaign
Although French President Francois Hollande said Moscow and Paris will be sharing intelligence during the fight against DAESH, the Kremlin said Western powers were not ready to cooperate with Russia against the militant group More
TANAP construction on schedule, Turkish FM says
The construction of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) to carry gas from Azerbaijan to Europe via Turkey is on schedule for its 2018 completion, Turkish Foreign... More