Tuesday, April 25, 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
Strikes against PKK carried out in northern Iraq, Syria
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has carried out airstrikes against PKK terrorists near northern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain and areas in Karaçok Mountain in northeastern Syria,...
Jews face growing threat of anti-Semitism in Germany
Jewish people living in Germany face a growing threat of anti-Semitism, including hostility and verbal attacks, a new report has suggested.
The report published Monday,...
War On Terror
Five soldiers killed in PKK terrorist attacks in eastern Turkey
A total of five soldiers have been killed and several other wounded in terrorist attacks in Turkey's eastern Kars, Bitlis and southeastern Şırnak provinces.
One of the...
Ukrainian-Russian row erupts over power supply to eastern Ukraine
The Ukrainian government cut off its power supply to some areas in the country's rebel-held east during Tuesday night. This act, while heightening tensions between two major...
Israeli PM cancels meeting with German FM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday canceled a meeting with the visiting German foreign minister over the latter's plans to sit down with Israeli rights groups, sparking...
This plastic bag-eating caterpillar may just be what the world needs
A moth caterpillar commonly bred to provide fish bait feasts on a notoriously resistant plastic, scientists reported Monday, raising hopes the creature can help manage the...
Turkey urges global community to aid Yemen
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak gave a speech at the UN conference in Geneva about the humanitarian crisis developing in Yemen, calling the global community to...
China aims to sell 35 million vehicles by 2025
China is targeting 35 million vehicle sales by 2025 and wants new energy vehicles (NEVs) to make up at least one-fifth of that total, the industry ministry said on Tuesday.
How a 2-week military crackdown resurfaced Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis
When army helicopters fired on Rahim's village in northwest Myanmar one day last November, the Rohingya schoolteacher told his pregnant wife to take their three young daughters...
Istanbul’s former Kuleli Military High School building to be turned into museum
The iconic building of the former Kuleli Military High School located on Istanbul's Asian side of the Bosporus strait, will be turned into a museum, Minister of National Defense...
By targeting Turkey, Europe shoots itself in the foot
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted Tuesday in favor of reopening the monitoring procedures regarding Turkey, citing the state of emergency, which...
US 'deeply concerned' Turkey conducted airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
The United States is "deeply concerned" by Turkish air strikes in Iraq and Syria, the State Department said Tuesday.
"We are very concerned, deeply concerned that Turkey...
24k gold Darth Vader mask goes on sale for $1.4M
A solid gold Darth Vader mask is going on sale in Japan, with a $1.4 million price tag for a one-of-a-kind likeness of science fiction's most famous villain.
'Turkey to take steps on PACE decision'
Turkey will take necessary steps regarding the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)'s decision to reopen a political monitoring process against the country,...
'The Scream' may have been inspired by weird clouds'
The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream" have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout.
Turkish humanitarian aid becomes lifeline in Somalia
Turkish aid is becoming the lifeline for people in Somalia, with aid organizations like the Turkish Red Crescent, the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation and the Turkey Diyanet...
'Daesh apologized to Israel for attacking IDF'
Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon stated Saturday that Daesh terrorists once issued an apology over an attack targeting Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers in...
Al-Qaeda-linked group claims St. Petersburg metro bombing
A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people and said the bomber was...
War On Terror
70 PKK, YPG terrorists killed in anti-terror operations in Syria, Iraq
Around 70 PKK terrorists and militants of its Syrian offshoot the People's Protection Units (YPG) have been killed in Iraq's Sinjar and northern Syria in Turkish anti-terror...
War On Terror
US officials visit YPG-held areas in Syria hit by Turkish airstrikes
U.S. military officials visited an area controlled by the PKK terrorist group's Syrian offshoot the People's Protection Units (YPG) after Turkish airplanes carried out airstrikes...
Dawn service marks Gallipoli landings
Hundreds of people from Australia and New Zealand gathered at the site of the Gallipoli campaign Tuesday for a dawn service marking the 102nd anniversary of the Australian...