Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Canada expresses concern over Israel's mass deportation of migrants
Canada, which takes in more African refugees from Israel than any other nation, has voiced concerns to the Jewish state over its planned mass deportation of African migrants,...
War On Terror
Ankara tells Assad regime deal with YPG would not stop Afrin operation
Turkish officials have warned Assad that a deal between the Syrian regime and YPG will not change Turkey's decisive aim to clear all terrorist threats from its borders
Erdoğan, Bahçeli shake hands on 'National Agreement' alliance
After extensive negotiations, the ruling AK Party and opposition MHP have agreed on the terms for forming an election alliance, and a 26-article bill regarding general elections laws that allow a joint candidate in elections will be submitted to Parliament
Colombia taps Turkish experience to tackle incoming Venezuelans
Praised for its hospitality and management of refugees, Turkey, home to millions of refugees from Syria, is a role model for Colombia, which strives to tackle a similar situation of economic migrants from cash-strapped Venezuela
70 pct of tomato juice exports went to Japan in 2017
Japan imported 7 liters of every 10 liters of tomato juice exported by Turkey last year, according to Uludağ Exporters' Union (UİB).
Turkey, one of the world's biggest...
Venture capital initiative to fast-track production of high value-added products
Speaking at the World Business Angels Forum, Development Minister Lütfi Elvan detailed Turkey's venture capital initiative to accelerate the production of high value-added products and services
New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain
A new British party inspired by French President Emmanuel Macron's movement launched a campaign on Monday to thwart Brexit by convincing lawmakers to block any EU withdrawal...
Journey through the world of crime with BBC thriller 'McMafia'
Adapted to the big screen from Misha Glenny's nonfiction book, ‘McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime' (2008), the BBC's 2018 thriller ‘McMafia' follows the story of Alex Godman and his family who, after making money in the ex-Soviet crime scene, move to London. Apart from being a journey into the international crime world, the film also explores a class that has grown in recent years to the extent that the British government has decided to investigate how rich Russians living in London acquired their vast wealth
Erdoğan to travel to Africa on Feb. 26, sources say
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will travel to Algeria, Mauritania, Senegal and Mali on Feb. 26 to March 2, presidential sources said Monday.
The president was also planning...
Egypt army court jails more than 100 civilians for 2013 'violence'
Egypt's highest military appeals court on Monday upheld jail sentences for scores of civilians convicted earlier of committing "acts of violence" in the northern Beheira province...
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‘Assad regime backing of YPG won't stop Turkey’
Assad regime's protection of the PKK-linked People's Protection Units (YPG) terrorists will not halt Turkey's Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syria's Afrin, Foreign...
Erdoğan, Putin discuss situation in Syria's Afrin, Idlib
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed the situation in Syria's Afrin and Idlib with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a phone call Monday.
The phone call focused...
Scandals highlight Netanyahu's media obsession
Benjamin Netanyahu came to prominence as a star of the media age, an upgrade from older Israeli politicians in his telegenic poise, mastery of message and gift for the sound...
Fossils, Mayan relics found in giant underwater cave in Mexico
Archeologists who have been exploring the world's largest underwater cave — recently discovered in Mexico — presented their findings Monday, including fossils...
Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu's cats in Antalya
Turkish cartoonist and graphics designer Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu's latest exhibition "My Cats" is being held at the Şebnem Bahar Art & Design Gallery in Muratpaşa, Antalya.
Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 surrogate kids
A Bangkok court on Tuesday granted a Japanese man "sole parent" rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, a ruling that paves the way for him to take...
Beşiktaş faces Bayern in Champions League last 16
Beşiktaş braces for its UEFA Champions League last 16 match tonight that will pit it against German and European powerhouse Bayern
Top AK Party official rules out snap elections, points to 2019
A top official from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) denied rumors of snap elections and reiterated that elections will be held on the scheduled date. Speaking...
Turkish, Russian, Iranian FMs to meet on March 14
A summit between foreign ministers of Turkey, Russia and Iran will take place in two weeks in Astana, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Monday.
"In two weeks in...
Kidnapped by putschists, general recalls the moments in coup trial
Retired General Salih Zeki Çolak, who was Land Forces Commander when officers linked to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) moved to seize power during the July 15, 2016 coup...
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Europe may feel safer, but issue of foreign fighters deeper than it seems
A few weeks ago, Belgium lowered the national threat level almost two years after the attacks that killed 32 people in Brussels. The level was dropped to two from three on...
Daesh, al-Qaida silently battle over Yarmouk refugee camp
Daesh has lost most of its territories in Syria and Iraq after three-year-long struggles. Its strongholds in Raqqa, Syria, and in Mosul, Iraq, have been re-captured as the...