Prince Harry takes the stand against tabloids he calls ‘destructive’
Prince Harry entered a courtroom witness box Tuesday, swearing to tell the truth in testimony against a tabloid publisher he accuses of phone hacking and other unlawful snooping, AP reported ...
Chinese, Russian military jets entered air defense zone without notice: South Korea
South Korea Tuesday claimed that Chinese and Russian military planes taking part in a joint aerial drill entered its air defense identification zone "without notice", according to Anadolu Agency ...
Japan earmarks $107 billion for developing hydrogen energy to cut emissions, stabilize supplies
Japan’s government on Tuesday adopted a revision to the country’s plans to use more hydrogen as fuel as part of the effort to reduce carbon emissions, according to AP News. The plan sets an ambitious target to increase the annual supply by six times from the current level to 12 million ...
Russia, Ukraine accuse each other of destroying Kakhovka dam
Explosions at the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant near Kherson, southern Ukraine unleashed floodwaters on Tuesday, as both Moscow and Kyiv accused each other of destroying the dam, Anadolu Agency reports. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Twitter said the destruction ...
Cuba’s prime minister arrives in Russia for official visit
Cuba’s Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz announced on Tuesday that he has arrived in Russia for an official visit to strengthen bilateral ties, according to TASS. "We have arrived in the fraternal Russian Federation for an official visit in order to expand ...
President Erdogan appoints Ibrahim Kalin head of Türkiye's intel agency MIT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appointed Ibrahim Kalin head of the National Intelligence Organization (MIT), the Communications Directorate said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Before his new appointment, Kalin had served as Türkiye’s presidential spokesman since ...
Belgian PM Confirms Investigation Whether Its Weapons Were Used in Russia
Belgium will ask Ukraine for clarification on reports that rifles made in Belgium had been used by pro-Ukrainian forces to fight Russian troops inside Russia's western border. Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said this on Monday, according to Reuters ...
New Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan assumes office
Fidan, who previously served as Türkiye’s intelligence chief, appointed foreign minister by President Erdogan, according to Anadolu Agency. Türkiye's newly appointed Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan took charge of the ministry from his predecessor Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday ...
New Turkish vice president assumes office
Türkiye's newly appointed Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz took over his office from Fuat Oktay during a handover ceremony on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Yilmaz, 56, who served as minister in previous governments, was appointed vice president ...
Senegal arrests hundreds amid tense political situation
Hundreds of people have been arrested across Senegal since deadly protests broke out against the sentencing of an opposition leader, an official said Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Violence erupted in Senegal’s capital Dakar and some towns on Thursday after Ousmane Sonko ...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulates Turkish medalists of the World Taekwondo Championship in Baku
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated the Turkish athletes who won three gold and three bronze medals at the 26th World Taekwondo Championships held in Baku. The President of Türkiye shared the post on his social media accounts ...
19 dead after mountain collapse in SW China
A total of 19 people were killed and five others got slightly injured following a mountain collapse on Sunday in Leshan City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said on Sunday night, according to XINHUA. The collapse took place at around 6 a.m. in a forest farm in Yongsheng Township ...
Turkish president, NATO chief meet in Istanbul for talks
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday received NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Istanbul for talks, according to Anadolu Agency. The Turkish presidency shared no further information about the closed-door meeting at the Dolmabahce Palace ...
China's Shenzhou-15 astronauts return safely
Three Chinese astronauts on board the Shenzhou-15 manned spaceship returned to Earth safely on Sunday, after completing their six-month space station mission, according to Xinhua. Shenzhou-15's return capsule, carrying astronauts Fei Junlong, Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu ...
Turkish President Erdogan unveils new Cabinet
Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday unveiled Türkiye's new Cabinet at the Cankaya Palace in the capital Ankara after he was sworn in as president in parliament, according to Anadolu Agency ...
3 Israeli soldiers killed in shooting near Egypt border
Three Israeli soldiers were killed in a shooting near the border with Egypt, according to the military on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. A military spokesman said two soldiers were found dead at an army post on the border after losing contact with them ...
More than 280 dead in India train crash, search for survivors continues
The death toll surpassed 280 in a three-train crash in eastern India, with nearly 1,100 others injured, officials said on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. The accident occurred in the Balasore district of Odisha state late Friday and ...
World food price index declines in May, UN food agency reports
The United Nations food agency's world price index fell in May to its lowest in two years, as a slump in prices of vegetable oils, cereals and dairy outweighed increases for sugar and meat, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported ...
OPEC+ discussing deepening oil production cuts, sources say
OPEC and its allies are discussing deepening oil production cuts, possibly by as much as 1 million barrels per day, three sources told Reuters on Friday as oil prices fell towards $70 per barrel and market analysts spoke of a new supply glut, according to Reuters ...