Saturday, September 22, 2018
Turkey hails third inter-Korean summit
Turkey on Friday welcomed the third inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang on Sept. 18-20 and the Pyongyang Joint Declaration.
"Turkey sincerely wishes that the dialogue process...
Moscow church accused of 'earthly' ambitions in row with Ukraine
The Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul, the leading authority in the Orthodox world, accused the Moscow Patriarchate of "earthly" ambitions in a dispute over the...
7,000 child refugees arrived on Greek islands this year
The number of refugee and migrant children arriving on Greek islands has soared, with more than 7,000 making the perilous voyage so far this year, a U.N. official said on...
US sanctions Chinese agency for buying Russian arms
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chinese military agency and its director for buying defense equipment from Russia in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions...
Turkish entrepreneur signs $9 million deal
Turkish entrepreneur signs on $9 million export deal after successfully selling his specially designed industrial carpet cleaner machine to 56 countries.
Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016, WHO says
Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday.
The U.N. health agency also warned that current...
Iran showcases its strength in military drill in Gulf
A joint aerial military drill in the Gulf was carried out by The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Friday, presenting a "pounding reply" to the country's rivals.
War On Terror
'Turkey-US patrols in Syria's Manbij to start soon'
Turkey and the United States have almost completed work on joint patrols in northern Syria's Manbij area and those patrols and joint training will begin soon, presidential...
May's Brexit summit in Salzburg a 'humiliation'
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals were declared dead by the British media on Friday after what they cast as a humiliation at the hands of European Union leaders...
Ukrainian President Poroshenko suing BBC for libel over claim he paid to meet Trump
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is suing British broadcaster BBC for libel over an article that said Kiev paid $400,000 to secure a meeting with U.S. leader Donald Trump...
Kenan Sofuoğlu beats Solo Türk jet in Teknofest race
A tech festival in Istanbul kicked off on Thursday with an unusual race between a motorcyclist and a fighter jet.
The audience at Teknofest Istanbul watched in awe as renowned...
40 years of experience: Hedging mechanism for Iran's oil trade under sanctions despite inevitable slump
Iranian experts and businesspeople highlight their past experience as a shield against U.S. sanctions hitting the country's oil sector, while there seems to be no escape from the decline in the volume of Iran's oil exports, which exceeded $65 billion last year
War On Terror
Idlib under siege by Iran-backed foreign terrorists
More than 100,000 foreign terrorists backed by Iran continue their activities at around 230 locations in Syria, backing the Bashar Assad regime's in campaign against opposition fighters across the country
100 from Air Force detained for links to FETÖ terrorist group
Authorities detained 100 active-duty officers of the Turkish Air Force on Friday in one of the biggest crackdowns against military infiltrators of the FETÖ terrorist group, which is blamed for the 2016 coup attempt
US' continued armament of YPG amid Manbij deal a concern for Ankara
Turkey is concerned over the United States' arms support for the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the People's Protection Units (YPG), amid efforts to implement the Manbij deal, which...
The future is in the skies: Tech enthusiasts meet at TEKNOFEST
Turkey's biggest tech festival TEKNOFEST has opened its doors and will continue until Sept. 23. Inviting people of all ages, Turkey Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) Board of Trustees Chairman Selçuk Bayraktar talked to Daily Sabah about the dreams that helped them realized the event
Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia, rescinded upon UK response
Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean...
Honey the lonely dolphin, abandoned in Japanese aquarium, sparks public outcry
The plight of a lonely dolphin and dozens of penguins that have been abandoned in a derelict aquarium in Japan since the start of the year sparked protests, with activists...
Indian envoy: Turkey, India need new mechanisms to reach mutual economic goals
India's Ambassador to Ankara Sanjay Bhattacharyya praised the developing ties between India and Turkey, underscoring that the political, military and economic relations could...
New season of Istanbul Recitals ready to kick off
Istanbul Recitals features an energetic, extraordinary and amazing new season, which will host master and champion pianists from Asia, Europe and the United States.
San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion
The head covering is among the most identifiable elements of Muslim women's dress and most likely to be portrayed as drab and restrictive to the Western eye.
But a new...
China, Russia warn US against military sanctions
China called on the United States on Friday to withdraw sanctions it imposed on a Chinese military organization for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia or...