Tuesday, August 22, 2017
US Navy orders probe into Pacific fleet after collision
The US Navy has ordered an operational pause in its fleets around the world and a comprehensive review of the US Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the second collision between...
J&J ordered to pay $417M in trial over talc cancer risks
Johnson & Johnson on Monday was ordered by a California jury to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based...
Singapore names rare orchid after PM Yıldırım during his visit
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım was honored with the naming of a new species of an orchid after him during his visit to Singapore on Monday .
"Dendrobium Binali Yıldırım"...
Barcelona attacker has been shot down: police
Catalan police confirmed on Monday that the suspect shot and killed in the town of Subirats, west of Barcelona, is chief suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, the driver of a van that...
8,600-year-old findings unearthed in Ekşi Höyük
Teams of archaeologists have been carrying out excavation work at one of the oldest settlements in western Anatolia, where they have unearthed findings dating back 8,600 years.
War On Terror
2 PKK terrorists planning to carry out bomb attack killed in eastern Turkey
Turkish security forces destroyed a bomb-laden vehicle and killed the two PKK terrorists inside in eastern Van province on Monday when the terrorists were traveling to the...
'Danish inventor 'buried' journalist's body in sea'
The Danish inventor of a do-it-yourself submarine has said that a Swedish journalist missing since August 11 died in an accident on board the vessel, and that he dumped her...
Man City's Samir Nasri set for Antalyaspor move
Former French international midfielder Samir Nasri on Monday signed a two year deal to join Turkish top flight side Antalyaspor from Manchester City, the club said.
Russia names official on EU sanctions list as new envoy to US
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday appointed a new ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, a career official who is on the European Union's sanctions list...
Serbia recalls entire embassy staff from Macedonia amid row over Kosovo
The entire staff of the Serbian Embassy in the Macedonian capital has been withdrawn for urgent consultations in Belgrade in a move that has further strained relations between...
Death toll in Barcelona attacks rises to 15, all victims identified
The death toll in Spain's terror attacks has risen to 15, Catalonia's regional minister Joaquim Forn said Monday, as a man found stabbed dead in a car outside Barcelona was...
1,000-year-old Jesus tapestry seized in southern Turkey
Turkish police seized a 1000-year-old tapestry depicting Jesus Christ and twelve apostles on Monday in southern Adana province and detained three people on suspicion of artifact...
North Korean shipments to chemical agency of Assad regime intercepted, says UN
Two North Korean shipments to an agency of the Assad regime responsible for the Syria's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential...
Guliyev keeps winning run
After his gold medal-winning performance at the World Athletics in London last week, Ramil Guliyev beat Ameer Webb of the U.S. to win the 200m sprint with a time of 20.17 at the Diamond League meet in Birmingham
Putschist colonel who killed civilians claims he defended base
The biggest trial on last year's July 15 coup attempt blamed on FETÖ resumed yesterday with a putschist colonel claiming he was defending a military base when his troops killed nine unarmed civilians opposing the coup
Germany's largest auditor calls for end to row with Turkey
Germany's largest economic auditing firm KPMG Germany has urged Turkey and Germany to de-escalate the recent political tension between the two countries as soon as possible.Speaking...
Big Ben bell falls silent in London until 2021
After more than 150 years as Britain's most famous timekeeper, London's Big Ben bell fell silent Monday for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all but a...
Turkish social media users now explore local alternatives to global networks
Fincafe, a social network based in Turkey, offers users a place to share their thoughts while keeping their data secure, bringing new competition for the biggest names in the industry
Ankara, Amman discuss efforts to protect Jerusalem
Regarding his visit to the country, President Erdoğan said Turkey and Jordan have established an important dialogue and coordination regarding the crisis at the Temple Mount and Al-Aqsa and emphasized Jordan's importance in protecting Muslim holy places in Jerusalem
Message in bottle sent from Rhodes reaches Gaza
A British couple vacationing in Greece's Rhodes Island threw a bottle containing a message in the sea in July this year and that bottle found its way to a Gazan fisherman.
'Far-right ideology becoming norm in Europe'
EU Minister Ömer Çelik warned about the ideology of far-right parties becoming a norm in Europe, as he criticized the destructive stance adopted by European Union regarding...
Qatar denies blocking Saudi hajj pilgrimage flights
Qatar has denied Saudi allegations that it has blocked Saudi planes from landing in Doha airport to transport Qatari citizens to the annual hajj pilgrimage.