Three soldiers, who were heavily injured in a PKK attack in Turkey's southeastern province of Sirnak earlier on Tuesday, have succumbed to their injuries at hospital, a security source said, Anadolu Agency reports. Members of the terrorist PKK armed with long-barreled weapons fired at a military ...

Russian, Ukrainian companies' websites under massive cyber attack

27.06.2017 [20:02]
Rosneft, Bashneft, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (producer of Alpen Gold chocolate) are among the companies that were attacked by the Petya virus in Russia, Group-IB, the company which deals with prevention and investigation of cybercrime, reported, according to TASS ...

5 would-be suicide bombers held in southern Turkey

27.06.2017 [13:52]
Five suspected would-be suicide bombers have been arrested in southern Hatay province, according to regional governor’s office, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Over 125 killed, 200 injured in oil tanker fire in Pakistan

25.06.2017 [12:31]
An oil tanker caught fire minutes after it overturned as its tyres burst near Bahawalpur in Punjab, Pakistan, leaving at least 127 people dead at 6am Sunday morning, according to Pakistani The Express Tribune daily newspaper. ...

Erdoğan says he is well after suffering health problem during Eid prayers

25.06.2017 [12:30]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he is in a good condition after suffering a “minor health problem” during prayers marking Eid al-Fitr early on June 25, Hürriyet reports. ...

Death toll in Parachinar twin blasts rises to 45

24.06.2017 [11:40]
Terror returned to Kurram Agency on Friday when two blasts in a busy Parachinar market claimed the lives of around 45 people and left over 100 others injured, according to Daily Pakistan. ...

Theresa May offers EU citizens living in Britain full residency

23.06.2017 [15:20]
Theresa May has made a generous offer to the EU to allow all 3 million of its citizens currently living in the UK to have full residency status. ...

11 people killed in Pakistan blast

23.06.2017 [12:36]
The explosion occurred in front of the office of the police chief in Quetta, which is capital of mineral-rich southern Balochistan, a province that is rife with separatist and Islamist insurgency. ...

Death toll in Afghan terror attack climbs to 34

22.06.2017 [21:01]
The death toll in the blast in southern Afghanistan that occurred on Thursday has reached 34, about 60 people were injured, the TOLOnews TV channel reported citing local officials, TASS reports. Media reports earlier said that a car bomb exploded outside a New Kabul Bank branch in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah where ...

George Clooney's tequila firm Casamigos sells for $1bn

22.06.2017 [15:29]
It's celebration time for George Clooney, after the tequila company he co-founded was sold to drinks giant Diageo in a deal worth $1bn (£790m), according to BBC. The deal comes at a busy time for the Hollywood actor, as his wife Amal gave birth to twins earlier this month. The star founded ...

At least 15 killed in Southern Afghanistan car bomb blast

22.06.2017 [13:39]
At least 15 people and up to 24 people may have been killed in a car bomb blast outside a bank in the southern Afghan city of Lashkargah, local media quoted officials as saying Thursday. ...

Australia resumes airstrikes on ISIS in Syria despite Russian threats

22.06.2017 [11:57]
Australia announced it would resume airstrikes on ISIS positions in Syria after a temporary suspension over Russian threats against US and coalition missions, according to The Baghdad post. ...

Explosion at Brussels train station considered terrorist attack: Belgian federal prosecutor

21.06.2017 [19:44]
An explosion at a train station in Brussels, Belgium, today, that prompted the station to be evacuated but left no victims injured, is considered a terrorist attack, according to the Belgian federal prosecutor's office. According to ABC News, one suspect was shot by the military after the explosion ...

Queen's Speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda

21.06.2017 [19:39]
A host of proposed new laws designed to prepare the UK for a "smooth and orderly" departure from the EU have been announced in the Queen's Speech. According to BBC, of 27 bills, eight relate to Brexit and its impact on immigration, trade and sectors such as fisheries and farming ...

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns after months of turmoil

21.06.2017 [17:21]
Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders, according to BBC. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment ...

U.S. attorney general unveils 12-city partnership to fight crime

21.06.2017 [12:57]
The U.S. Justice Department has launched a 12-city partnership to combat spikes in violent crime as part of President Donald Trump's vow to support law enforcement, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday, according to Reuters. ...

Russia’s Rosatom sells 49 pct of Akkuyu nuclear plant to Turkish consortium

20.06.2017 [21:39]
Russia's state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, has sold 49 percent of its shares in the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant project Monday to a Turkish consortium, according to Daily Sabah. Under the agreement signed on the sidelines of the IX International Forum ATOMEXPO 2017 in Moscow, members ...

Colombia conflict: Two Dutch journalists kidnapped

20.06.2017 [12:15]
Two Dutch journalists have been abducted in Colombia in an area near the Venezuelan border. According to BBC, Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender went missing at the weekend in Catatumbo, a region where several armed groups operate, including the left-wing ELN ...

Russia names new ambassador to Turkey

19.06.2017 [14:07]
Russia on Monday appointed Alexei Yerkhov to be Moscow's new ambassador to Turkey, under a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin. According to Anadolu Agency, Yerkhov, previously the head of the Foreign Ministry's Crisis Management Center ...