Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Turkish man beaten by far-right group in Belgium
A Turkish man was severely beaten by a racist Dutch mob in Belgium for supporting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, reports said Monday.
The incident took place in Neerpelt...
Valverde confirmed as new Barcelona coach
Barcelona has hired former player Ernesto Valverde as its new coach.
The club confirmed on Monday that the longtime Athletic Bilbao manager will replace Luis Enrique, who...
Parade of 1,453 trucks marks Istanbul's conquest
A special ceremony involving 1,453 trucks was arranged Monday near Istanbul's new airport to celebrate the 564th anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul
Yeni Akit editor-in-chief killed by son-in-law in knife attack
The editor-in-chief of Turkish daily Yeni Akit, Kadir Demirel, was killed by his son-in-law in a knife attack in Istanbul's Başakşehir district.
According to Habertürk...
'Who's the king?' Belgian royal family angered by Burger chain ad
Burger King is in trouble with Belgium's monarchy over an advertising campaign asking Belgians to vote online to "crown" the global fast-food giant the true ruler of the country...
$4 billion wiped off bitcoin’s value as price falls 20 percent
The world's most popular cryptocurrency bitcoin was trading at $2,179 on Monday, losing nearly 20 percent of its value from the record of $2,791 last week.
As a result...
Student in PKK terror-hit eastern Turkey develops ‘bomb-detecting spy drone’
An 11-year-old middle school student in eastern Muş province, Mert Delibalta has developed a drone that can detect the location of buried explosives.
The student living...
Iran wants to deploy ‘peace force’ to observe Syria ceasefire
Iran is ready to send a "peace force" to Syria to ensure the continuation of the ceasefire in the country, Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi said Monday.
Russia’s new passenger plane embarks on maiden flight, eyes Airbus, Boeing mid-range market share
Russia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on Sunday, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft...
Russia expects China to help resolve Syrian crisis
Moscow hopes for China's help in solving the Syrian crisis and restoring the country, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Monday.
"Our cooperation with China...
Millions in Yemen suffer from hunger during Ramadan
Nearly 17 million people are facing hunger in war-torn Yemen as Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan.
The U.N. described the situation in the country...
War On Terror
Syria's Arab tribes join forces to retake lands from PYD terrorists
A supreme council consisting of Arab tribes from different regions of Syria has decided to start a fight against the PYD, accusing the terrorist group of destroying Arabic heritage and forcing local populations to migrate in order to shift demographics in northern Syria
War On Terror
New US policy reason for PJAK's renewed attacks against Iran
An attack on Saturday targeting Iranian border guards carried out by the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK), the PKK's Iranian offshoot, may be a repercussion of the U.S.'s...
Greek anarchists vow to use warfare methods they learned from PYD in Syria
Greek daily Eleftheros Typos claimed in a news piece that anarchists living in Athens went to areas controlled by PYD terrorists in northern Syria to "learn methods of urban...
Games and art intertwine at innovative exhibition space
Digi.logue's new series 'Everything,' created by world-renowned movie producer and game programmer David O'Reilly is open to visitors at Istanbul's Zorlu Center
Suspects dodge blame, seek to prolong trials on coup attempt
Much to the chagrin of families of the victims who died in the July 15 coup attempt, defendants, mostly those caught red-handed while executing the putsch bid last year, stuck...
Supreme Military Council to be restructured as civilan-majority body
Following a presidential decree on July 25, 2016, the changes made to the structure of the Supreme Military Council (YAŞ) have been made public, including the decision to...
With 15th title, Beşiktaş mark many 'firsts'
The Black Eagles have, for the first time, won back-to-back championships under a Turkish coach. While Şenol Güneş became the first local coach to pin a star on Beşiktaş's jersey, Club President Fikret Orman, became the first to oversee consecutive title wins since club legend Süleyman Seba
Ankara says EU talks should go on by opening new chapters
Addressing the media following the Cabinet meeting held yesterday at Çankaya Palace, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said that Turkey aims to enhance relations with...
Putin’s Russia bigger threat to global security than Daesh, US Senator McCain says
U.S. Senator John McCain warned Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to global security than Daesh terrorist group.
While Daesh does terrible...
War On Terror
PKK arsenals destroyed in anti-terror operations
Two major weapon arsenals used by PKK terrorists have been destroyed by ongoing anti-terror operations in eastern Turkey.
According to military sources, Turkish warplanes...
Moldova's government to expel 5 Russian diplomats
Moldova's government is expelling five Russian diplomats from the former Soviet republic.
A spokeswoman for the Foreign and European Integration Ministry confirmed Monday...