Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Rohingya refugee exodus nears 1 million, UN calls for massive aid
The Rohingya refugee exodus from Myanmar to Bangladesh could soon reach the 1 million mark with the United Nations describing the massive need for aid amid the growing humanitarian crisis
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway to unlock potential for 6.5M tons of freight transportation
The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway, one of the most important links on the Silk Railway, starting in the Chinese capital Beijing, completed and is set to operate next week with a capacity for 6.5 million tons of freigt transportation per year
Cristiano Ronaldo voted FIFA player of the year
Cristiano Ronaldo was chosen as FIFA player of the year late Monday, joining Lionel Messi as five-time winner.
The Real Madrid forward was crowned player of the year on...
Italy to probe anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers left by Lazio fans
Images of Anne Frank wearing a Roma jersey were among the anti-Semitic stickers and graffiti left by Lazio fans that were discovered at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday.
Zidane named 2017 Best FIFA Men's Coach of the Year
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was named the 2017 Best FIFA Men's Coach of the Year at a ceremony at the London Palladium theater on Monday after Real Madrid became the...
Cambridge University puts Hawking's Ph.D thesis online, website crashes
Cambridge University has put Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis online, triggering such interest that it crashed the university's website.
Completed in 1966 when Hawking...
New Hampshire governor asks Trump to stop efforts to deport 69 Indonesian Christians
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who...
Olympics will be success despite tensions: S. Korea PM
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said tensions with North Korea will not prevent the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang from being as successful as other global sporting...
Turkey collects $21 million for Rohingya Muslims
Turkey has raised a donation of more than 80 million liras ($21 million) since 2012 to help Rohingya being persecuted in Myanmar's Rakine state, head of the country's emergency...
KRG postpones elections, cites lack of candidates
Political turmoil in northern Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has resurfaced with presidential and parliamentary elections being postponed due to political parties'...
Widow of fallen US soldier says Trump made her cry
The pregnant widow of an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger said Monday that Donald Trump had struggled to remember his name during a condolence call, in an account...
Masterclass meetings hosts Juliette Lewis in Antalya
Famous actress Juliette Lewis gave an interview on the second day of the 54th International Antalya Film Festival, the first and now most rooted film festival in Turkey.
What is keeping mankind from dominating space?
More than a year has passed since Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO, space enthusiast, and billionaire entrepreneur, announced his ambitious Mars road map. Meanwhile, space travel giant Virgin Galactic declared this September that they would resume testing powered flights for their spaceship following a three-year gap.
War On Terror
YPG responds to US criticism over Raqqa incident, praises PKK leader's ideology
The PKK terrorist group's Syrian offshoot, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing the People's Protection Units (YPG), have said that without the ideologies of...
Syrian orphans hope to return home with Idlib de-escalation zones
Orphaned children of the Syrian war who took refuge in Turkey said they are praying for the Turkish military's success in Idlib and hope to return to their homes thanks to the efforts of Turkish soldiers
13 sentenced to life in trial over Türksat takeover
Thirteen defendants were sentenced to life in prison yesterday for their role in the deadly takeover of Türksat, the country's main satellite provider, during the July 15, 2016 coup attempt blamed on FETÖ
Germany approves sale of three submarines to Israel
The German government on Monday said it was ready to approve the 1.5-billion-euro (1.8-billion-dollar) sale of three submarines to Israel that had been on hold due to bribery...
EU fears spreading separatism after Italy, Catalonia crisis
As Madrid strives to prevent Catalonia from breaking away, two wealthy regions of northern Italy voted overwhelmingly for greater autonomy in referendums that could fan regional tensions while rattling the European Union
Fenerbahçe maintains unbeaten streak in derbies
A reeling Fenerbahçe defended its nine-match unbeaten record in derbies as it held high-flying Galatasaray to a goalless draw Sunday.
The Yellow Canaries are now undefeated...
Water skiing in the moorland? Possible in Central Anatolia
Water skiing is a popular and joyful activity, mainly performed in touristic places by the coast, but Yozgat, which is located in the heart of Anatolia in the moorlands, has...
Rolls Royce eyes producing Turkish jet TF-X’s engines
British automotive and aviation giant Rolls Royce aims to produce the engine for Turkey's national fighter jet TF-X, which will be produced by Turkey and British company BAE...
Former FBI chief Comey reveals self on mysterious Twitter account
Former FBI director James Comey, who was abruptly fired by US President Donald Trump in May, revealed himself on Monday to be the owner of a mysterious Twitter account.