Saturday, September 24, 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
Gülenist Terror Group accused of pocketing state funds
Police detained 21 people on Friday over an inquiry into FETÖ's use of state funds designated for social projects for its illegal activities More
Political parties reach agreement on 7 points
Parliament's Constitutional Committee representatives from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Nationalist... 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
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
- 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
Obama vetoes bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia
Setting up a potential override by Congress, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi... More
Brotherhood-linked bloc wins 15 seats in Jordan
Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has gained a foothold in parliament by winning 15 seats after ending a decade-long boycott and returning to the fray as the mainstay of a broad... More
Google, Salesforce may be interested in buying Twitter
Twitter Inc has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, signaling the start of what... More
US arming YPG source of concern for Turkey:Erdoğan
The United States arming the PYD/YPG is a source of concern for Turkey as these terrorist organizations pose a threat to Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Thursday.
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...
12 killed in militant attack north of Iraq's Tikrit
Twelve people were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a police checkpoint north of Tikrit and then detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the city, Iraqi police and...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
War On Terror
Erdoğan: Turkish-US joint effort could end Daesh terror
Speaking at an event held by the Turkish-American community in the U.S., President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey and the U.S. could jointly call a halt to Daesh terror, as long as the U.S. stops collaborating with the PKK's Syrian wing, the PYD
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...
War On Terror
Turkish military hits 105 Daesh targets in n. Syria
The Turkish military fired 416 shells against 105 Daesh terrorist targets and air strikes destroyed three terrorist positions belonging to Daesh in northern Syria, sources...
8,000-year-old cave paintings found in Mersin
Archaeologists announced the discovery of 10 cave paintings in the southern city of Mersin on Friday and said they dated back about 8,000 years ago.
The paintings discovered...