Sunday, February 26, 2017
- Asia Pacific
Malaysia to issue arrest warrant for N. Korean diplomat
Malaysia said on Saturday it would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning over the murder of Kim Jong Nam if he doesn't voluntarily cooperate... More
3 Palestinian workers killed in Gaza tunnel
Three Palestinian workers were killed inside a collapsed tunnel along the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, according to Gaza's civil defense authority.
The workers... More
Campaign to attract 8M tourists to kick off in Berlin
A new campaign urging Turks living abroad to spend vacations and hold weddings in Turkey will kick off in Germany next month, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry said... More
Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport for being Muslim
A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.
Chris Mancini tells the Courier-Journal in Louisville... More
- Asia Pacific
Japan contributes $28.4M for Palestinian refugees
The Japanese government has contributed 28.4 million dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Neart East (UNRWA), to support the... More
'BND spied on international media groups'
Germany's foreign intelligence service BND has spied on international media organizations, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday.
The German weekly claimed in a report... More
White House blocks major news outlets from briefing
Several major media outlets were blocked by the White House from attending spokesman Sean Spicer's media briefing on Friday.
The New York Times, CNN, the Los Angeles Times,... More
- War On Terror
'Turkey will provide support to normalize life in al-Bab'
Turkey will provide assistance to Syrians returning to al-Bab and help normalize life in the town, Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar said in a statement Friday, following... More
- Syrian Crisis
Top US commander pays secret visit to Syria
General Joseph Votel, the commander of the U.S. Central Command which coordinates anti-Daesh operations in Iraq and Syria, paid a secret visit to Syria Friday, according to... More
New Guinness record for longest freedive under ice
Turkish Derya Can set a new Guinness World Record for the longest freedive under ice on Friday by diving 120 meters horizontally under the frozen surface of Weissensee lake... More
Apple investigating report of iPhone 7 catching fire
Apple said on Friday it is investigating a reported case of an iPhone 7 plus catching fire after a teenager living in Arizona, the U.S. posted a video and photos of smoke... More
The house that is up for auction for just £1 in the UK
With an average price of £180,000 for a house in England and Wales, and with the number of people on council housing lists growing each day, home ownership seems a distant...
Kansas gunman shouted 'get out of my country'
In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men...
Palestinians meet in Istanbul to defend rights
An international conference for Palestinian diaspora kicked off in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Saturday.
The two-day event, themed "Conference for Palestinians Abroad",...
'Tell the true story of July 15 through arts, literature'
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed the international media for portraying terrorists as heroes and ignore their victims, and turning a blind eye on the deadly July 15...
FM Çavuşoğlu slams Greece for failure to cooperate
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Saturday slammed Greece's refusal to cooperate with Turkey on the extradition of eight former soldiers allegedly involved in the July...
Saudi FM visits Iraq for first time since 2003
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir held talks in Baghdad with Iraq's leadership Saturday, the first such visit by a chief diplomat from the kingdom since 2003.
Hollande slams Trump over Paris comments
French President Francois Hollande fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday after the U.S. president remarked in a speech that a friend thought "Paris is no longer Paris" after...
Turkish teacher becomes veterinarian for 400 dogs
A 48-year-old Turkish woman resigned from her teaching position six years ago to set up a dog shelter after she saw two disabled stray dogs in need of help in her neighborhood...
PM Yıldırım reveals details of referendum campaign
The ruling Justice and Development (AK Party) Party launched its campaign for the April 16 constitutional reform referendum with a colorful ceremony in the capital Ankara,...
President Erdoğan to visit Pakistan next week
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will travel to Pakistan on March 1 to attend the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit, a statement by the presidential office...
Florida mosque targeted in arson attack
An intentionally set fire damaged a prayer hall at a Tampa-area mosque early Friday, investigators said.
The arson occurred at the Islamic Society of New Tampa, Hillsborough...