Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Tech innovations set to change the way we drive
The pace of change in the automotive industry has never been faster than it is now. While advances are being made in engine and transmission development, body construction and every other aspect of car design and manufacture, the biggest strides are being made in connectivity, electric powertrains and autonomous tech.
War On Terror
Coup plotters ordered to hit ambulances: recordings
Coup plotters gave orders to open fire on ambulances and all moving vehicles during the military takeover attempt by the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) on July 15, according...
Organ trafficking booms in Lebanon as Syrian refugees sell kidneys, eyes: BBC investigation
Trade in illegal organs is a booming business in Lebanon as desperate Syrian refugees resort to selling body parts to support themselves and their families, according to an...
Saudi Arabia intercepts bomb-laden boat bound for Aramco fuel terminal
Saudi forces foiled an attempt from Yemen to blow up a fuel terminal of oil giant Aramco in the southwestern Jazan province on Tuesday using a boat laden with high explosives,...
Fake businessman promises dam construction, takes $1.1M from 35 victims in western Turkey
A fake businessman, who embezzled around four million Turkish liras ($1.1 million) from 35 individuals coming from 22 different Turkish provinces, has been arrested in western...
War On Terror
12 PKK terrorists killed in counter-terror ops
12 PKK terrorists were killed in two separate counter-terror operations in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey, military sources said on Wednesday.
In a statement, the...
Archives, testimonies confirm PYD/YPG's organic link with PKK terror organization
Although links between the PKK and PYD have been deliberately disregarded by some, especially Washington, archives and testimonies show contrary evidence that in terms of leadership, ideology and militant activities
France arrests 10 suspects over Paris terror attacks
The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo...
Giant rabbit dies on flight in new PR disaster for United
United Airlines has opened an investigation into the report that a giant rabbit, bred to be the world's largest, died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights.
France links Syria chemical attack to Assad regime
French intelligence services have concluded that forces loyal to Assad regime carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or his closest...
Daesh said to move capital from Raqqa to Deir ez-Zor
High-ranking executives of the Daesh terrorist group are withdrawing from Raqqa as the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) slowly advance toward their former bastion,...
EP rapporteur calls for suspension of Turkey talks
European Parliament's (EP) Turkey rapporteur Kati Piri called on the European Union (EU) to immediately suspend Turkey's accession negotiations if Ankara does not pledge to...
Anadolu Efes beats Olympiacos 64-60 in Euroleague, brings series to 2-1
Istanbul heavyweights Anadolu Efes beat Olympiacos 64-60 late Wednesday in Euroleague, bringing the series to 2-1.
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War On Terror
Military outposts in Turkey’s south hit by mortar fire from YPG, regime held areas
PKK-affiliated People's Defense Forces (YPG) opened fire on several military outposts along the Turkish-Syrian border on Wednesday, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said in...
PM Yıldırım, KRG leader Barzani discuss Sinjar, Karaçok operations
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Iraqi Kurdistan (KRG) President Massoud Barzani held a phone call on Wednesday to discuss the Turkish airstrikes against PKK terrorists...
6 civilians killed, 35 injured in Assad regime airstrikes in Syria’s Idlib
At least 6 civilians were killed and 35 others were injured in Assad regime airstrikes targeting a refugee camp in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on Wednesday.
Presence of humans in America dates back 115,000 years earlier than thought
High-tech dating of mastodon remains found in southern California has shattered the timeline of human migration to America, pushing the presence of hominins back to 130,000...
Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy
Two paintings, one by Rembrandt and the other by Renoir, have been stolen in northern Italy in a 27-million-euro (29-million-dollar) heist, news reports said Wednesday.
'Silence of the Lambs' director Jonathan Demme dies at 73
Movie director Jonathan Demme, best known for "The Silence of the Lambs" has died at the age of 73, his publicist said on Wednesday.
Demme, who also directed the Oscar...
Spears, arrows vs. tear gas: Brazil’s indigenous tribes clash with police over rights
Brazilian military police in front of Congress hurled tear gas at thousands of indigenous protesters, who responded by throwing spears and shooting arrows as a peaceful demonstration...
Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies grow
Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies,...
Naked mole rats may hold the key to surviving strokes
Despite their ugly looks, naked mole rats could prove to be very useful to mankind as they provide clues for understanding the mechanisms of heart attacks, a study published...