Turkey's president said Monday that the country will build a third nuclear power plant. During a live question-and-answer social media broadcast with Turkish youths, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey ...

China vows countermeasures against extra US tariff

19.06.2018 [13:41]
China will "fight back firmly" if the United States publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday morning, according to chinadaily.com.cn ...

Three killed as magnitude 6.1 quake strikes western Japan

18.06.2018 [12:30]
At least three people were killed and more than 100 others injured as a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the Japanese city of Osaka early Monday, Anadolu Agency reports. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the tremor occurred at around 8.00 am local time, north of Osaka ...

US puts forward 47-point list of demands to Pyongyang, Japanese FM says

17.06.2018 [13:17]
The United States has filed a list of 47 demands that North Korea should fulfill to achieve total elimination of its nuclear arsenal, other weapons of mass destruction and relevant infrastructure, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said in an interview aired by ...

Turkey arrests 19 over armed attack on ruling party

16.06.2018 [15:27]
At least 19 suspects, including an opposition Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) candidate for parliament, were arrested on Saturday in connection with an armed attack on ruling Justice and Development (AK) party members in southeast Turkey ...

In wake of summit, North Korea repeats abduction issue 'resolved'

16.06.2018 [13:39]
North Korea's official Pyongyang Broadcasting Station repeated on Friday that the abduction issue has "already been settled," according to the Tokyo-based Radio Press news agency ...

King and Queen of Spain begin visit to the United States in New Orleans

16.06.2018 [11:16]
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain have begun their trip to the United States in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they arrived last evening at sunset at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Upon arrival, they were greeted by Louisiana ...

Iran Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 537 inmates

15.06.2018 [13:07]
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 537 convicts on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy month Ramadan, according to IRNA ...

Turkish PM blames PKK for armed attack in SE Turkey

15.06.2018 [11:31]
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim blamed terrorist group PKK on Thursday over an armed attack in southeastern Turkey, which left at least three people dead and nine others injured, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Armed attack on ruling party kills 3 in Turkey

14.06.2018 [21:52]
Members of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party on Thursday were attacked by an armed group in southeastern Turkey, leaving three people killed and eight injured, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Turkey’s biggest library to open in Istanbul

14.06.2018 [15:48]
Istanbul, a sprawling city of 15 million people, will soon open its doors to the country's largest public library, according to Anadolu Agency. The historic Rami Artillery Quarters, built in the 1770s in Eyup district on the European side of the city, will be converted into a ...

Kim, Trump sign "comprehensive" pact

12.06.2018 [12:04]
Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump signed a "comprehensive" agreement here on Tuesday afternoon, according to Xinhua. At the signing ceremony, Trump said it was "a very important document, pretty ...

Dubai and China cities roll out urban robots

12.06.2018 [11:05]
It is a terrifying vision of the future - a robot police officer with dark eyes and no discernible mouth that can identify criminals and collect evidence. The robocop, complete with police hat to give it that eerie uncanny valley feel, was shown ...

5 more PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ in Turkey

11.06.2018 [09:54]
At least five more PKK terrorists have been “neutralized” in an ongoing counterterrorism operation in southeast Turkey. Since Friday, it was reported that the total number of terrorists “neutralized” by drone strikes in the southeastern Sirnak ...

Putin, Poroshenko hold phone call

09.06.2018 [18:04]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko, Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed talking a TASS correspondent ...

Turkey slams Austria for steps against mosques, imams

08.06.2018 [21:42]
Turkey on Friday slammed Austria over its decision to shut down seven mosques and expel 40 imams, according to Anadolu Agency. In a written statement, the Foreign Ministry said it “regretted” the Austrian move against the mosques and the decision to not ...

Turkish airstrikes in N. Iraq kill 6 PKK terrorists

06.06.2018 [13:48]
Turkish airstrikes killed six PKK terrorists and destroyed 16 targets in northern Iraq, the General Staff said Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. According to a General Staff statement, the airstrikes include regions of northern Iraq such as Hakurk, Gara, Metina, Zap, Qandil ...

Pluto's dunes snapped by NASA's New Horizons are made from frozen methane

06.06.2018 [10:31]
For a minor planet, Pluto throws up some pretty big surprises. The icy world has dunes, but unlike Earth's sandy versions, Pluto's seem to be composed of flecks of methane ice. Published today in the journal Science, it's the latest in ...

Facebook defends sharing user data with phone makers

05.06.2018 [10:58]
Facebook is on the defensive again over how it handles people's personal data, according to CNN. Under scrutiny this time is the company's practice of sharing information about its users with dozens of smartphone and tablet makers ...