Monday, October 22, 2018
Erdoğan: No discrimination against other beliefs during 16-year AK Party rule
The AK Party has always served everyone, regardless of what people wear or believe, during its more than a decade-long journey, the president said
19 killed as buses collide in eastern Pakistan
Pakistani police say at least 19 people have been killed and 35 injured when two buses collided in eastern Punjab province.
Officer Imran Yaqoob says the collision took...
Bolsonaro says Brazil 'at war,' intends to use army to fight violence
Brazil's leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that, if he is elected, he intends to use the armed forces for routine street patrols, describing the...
Afghan polls close after violence, technical issues
Afghanistan's second day of parliamentary elections marred by violence and delays caused by technical issues came to a close as a roadside bomb on Sunday brought the death...
Autumn colors melt into the turquoise waters of Blue Lake in Turkey's Giresun
Nature parks are the best places to spend an autumn day outdoors and luckily Turkey has a lot of them.
The Blue Lake in Giresun's Kuzalan Nature Park, is a perfect getaway...
'I will reveal details of Khashoggi case Tuesday'
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Sunday that he will make important statements on Tuesday at the ruling Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) parliamentary group meeting...
2nd phase of Istanbul's driverless metro inaugurated
The second phase of Istanbul’s first automated metro system on the Anatolian side of the city was inaugurated Sunday and will serve 700,000 passengers per day. By 2023, the overall length of subway lines in the city is expected to exceed 1,000 kilometers
Saudi FM says doesn't know where Khashoggi's body is
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was a "huge and grave mistake" and promised...
İş Sanat’s 19th art season begins next month
Bringing innovative and distinctive projects to art enthusiasts at İş Sanat, the main culture and arts venue for Istanbul, this season will open for the 19th time on Nov. 8
Israel delays demolition of W. Bank Bedouin village
Israel said Sunday it would put on hold for "a number of weeks" its threatened razing of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank amid international calls to drop the plan,...
UK, France, Germany ask for Khashoggi murder details
Saudi Arabia needs to provide facts for its explanation of what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be considered credible, Britain, France and Germany said in a joint...
War On Terror
18 terrorists 'neutralized' in anti-terror operations last week
At least 18 terrorists were "neutralized" in counterterrorism operations across Turkey over the past week, Interior Ministry said Monday.
Turkish authorities often use the...
Khashoggi's fiancee placed under police protection
Istanbul's governorate on Sunday ruled a protection order for Hatice Cengiz, fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Khashoggi was last seen on Oct. 2 when he...
'Only aim of Turkish Cypriots is to protect their rights'
Turkish Cypriots never sought to escalate tensions and conflict but only tried to protect their rights, which is why they should not be expected to be mere spectators during the resolution process, Özersay said
Local initiative spurs Turkey's robot horse
ARAT, a robot horse developed by a company from central Turkey's Konya, joins the growing list of Turkish products that seek to curb imports in favor of what the government...
German economy minister, businesspeople to visit Turkey on Oct. 24
Germany Economic Affairs and Energy Minister Peter Altmaier will visit Turkey with a large delegation of German businesspeople this week. The visit on Oct. 24 is expected...
The silencing of Jamal Khashoggi
For the last three weeks, the world fixed its eyes on the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was never seen again after entering the Saudi consulate. Now it is clear that the journalist was murdered and solving this mysterious and highly political crime bears the utmost importance
Alliance with AK Party to continue until 2023, MHP chairman says
The People's Alliance formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) in the June 24 elections will continue after the...
Turkish students build shelters for strays ahead of winter cold
With the winter just around the corner, the weather is getting colder and now more than ever, our four-legged friends on the street need love and care. To help them during...
Climate fund approves $1B for developing countries
A U.N.-backed fund has approved more than $1 billion for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change, officials said Sunday.
During a four-day meeting...
A chapter closes in Khashoggi saga with strong reactions against Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in its Istanbul consulate adds to growing yet cautious reactions toward Riyadh. A top Saudi official disclosed how Khashoggi was killed and his body was wrapped in a rug for disposal
Chile orders Catholic Church to pay $65,000 to abuse victims
Chile's Court of Appeal has ordered the office of Santiago's Archbishop to pay $450 million pesos ($650,000) to three men who alleged they were sexually abused for decades...