Turkiye ‘neutralizes’ 18 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

29.05.2022 [14:09]
Turkish security forces "neutralized" at least 18 PKK terrorists as part of Turkiye’s Operation Claw-Lock in northern Iraq, the country’s National Defense Ministry said Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. The ministry said the operation was carried out by combat drones in terror ...

Sweden to spend 2% of GDP on defense by 2028: finance minister

28.05.2022 [10:24]
Sweden intends to increase defense spending to at least 2% of its gross domestic product by 2028, Swedish Finance Minister Mikael Damberg said in an interview with Japan’s Nikkei Asia. The country currently ...

4 dead, 2 injured after Pennsylvania house explosion

27.05.2022 [18:47]
Authorities say at least four people have been killed, and others might still be missing after a house explosion in a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, AP reports.Pottstown Borough Manager Justin Keller confirmed in a press conference that the explosion occurred Thursday just after 8 p.m. in Pottstown, about 40 miles northwest of Philadelphia ...

Sunken tour boat is successfully raised to surface

27.05.2022 [16:49]
A salvage firm has successfully raised a sunken tour boat to the sea surface off the Shiretoko Peninsula in Japan's northern prefecture of Hokkaido, according to NHK World-Japan. The "KAZU I" sightseeing boat sank on April 23 off the peninsula with 26 people on board ...

Japan will give Ukraine 30 tons of humanitarian aid

27.05.2022 [14:46]
The Japanese government will send Ukraine a batch of humanitarian aid weighing about 30 tons, according to the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Walkie-talkies, satellite phones and overalls ...

Japan to allow in foreign tourists on package tours from June 10

27.05.2022 [12:05]
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Thursday that foreign tourists will be allowed to enter Japan on package tours from June 10, paving the way for the full resumption of inbound tourism, which has been suspended for more than two years since the start of the COVID-19 ...

Slovenia registers first monkeypox cases

27.05.2022 [10:52]
Slovenia’s health authorities have confirmed the Alpine country’s first case of monkeypox infection in a traveller who had returned from the Canary Islands in Spain, according to Aljazeera. The man was not admitted to a hospital because he was infected ...

'Sweden, Finland's NATO bid cannot progress unless Ankara's security concerns met'

26.05.2022 [15:34]
Turkiye has made clear to Sweden and Finland during a meeting in the capital Ankara that their NATO bid cannot progress unless Ankara's security concerns are met through concrete steps and a certain timeframe, the presidential spokesman said on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Monkeypox outbreak can still be contained, insists UN health agency

26.05.2022 [14:34]
The monkeypox outbreak that has been reported in 16 countries and several regions of the world can still be contained and the overall risk of transmission is low, the UN health agency said on Tuesday. “What we know from this virus and these modes of transmission ...

Petrol price in UK reaches new record high at 170p a litre and diesel at 181p, data shows

25.05.2022 [19:16]
Average petrol prices have reached a new record high of 170.4p a litre in UK, new figures show, according to Sky News. The average price for diesel was 181.4p a litre on Tuesday, according to data firm Experian Catalist. A year ago today, petrol was 129.0p a litre, with diesel at 131.3p a litre ...

Cappadocia – Turkiye`s beautiful region with hundreds of hot air balloons

25.05.2022 [19:01]
Cappadocia is a beautiful region in central Turkiye famous for its fairytale scenery, cave dwellings, remarkable rock formations and, of course, the hundreds of hot air balloons that soar in the sky during sunrise each morning. There is also so much awesome hiking in Cappadocia, that it will take you at least a week to explore all of the diverse hiking trails in the region ...

North Korea fires ICBM, 2 other missiles after Biden's Asia trip

25.05.2022 [16:30]
North Korea fired three missiles, including one capable of intercontinental range, off its east coast on Wednesday, according to the South Korean government, a day after U.S. President Joe Biden ended his first Asia trip since taking office, Kyodo News Agency reports ...

Investigation ongoing after blast kills 1, injures 5 in E China

25.05.2022 [11:29]
One person died and five others were injured when a residential building collapsed due to an explosion in Changzhou City in east China's Jiangsu Province on Tuesday night, according to CGTN. A preliminary investigation indicated that the blast occurred after someone inside the building ...

2 dead, 120 injured in Abu Dhabi gas cylinder blast

24.05.2022 [18:50]
Two people died and more than 100 were injured in a gas cylinder explosion on Monday at a restaurant in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi Police has confirmed, according to Xinhua. The restaurant, which serves South Asian fare, is located in a five-storey building in central Abu Dhabi ...

US chain of coffeehouses Starbucks leaves Russia

24.05.2022 [18:29]
American multinational chain of coffeehouses Starbucks has decided to leave the Russian market, according to TASS. "Starbucks has made the decision to exit and no longer have a brand presence in the market. We will continue to support the nearly 2,000 green apron partners in Russia ...

131 monkeypox cases confirmed outside Africa, WHO says 'containable'

24.05.2022 [17:28]
A total of 131 confirmed cases and 106 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 19 countries so far, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, according to CGTN.While the outbreak is unusual, it remains "containable" and limited, the WHO said, and it is convening further ...

Afghan Taliban hand over 4 key airports to UAE

24.05.2022 [17:17]
The Afghan Taliban interim government on Tuesday signed a deal to hand over the country's four key airports to a state-run United Arab Emirates company, according to Anadolu Agency.Under the deal, the control and management of four international airports – Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, and Mazar-e-Sharif ...

Arrest warrants issued for 60 FETO-linked suspects in Turkiye

24.05.2022 [15:51]
Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants Tuesday for 60 suspects over their alleged links to the FETO, the group behind the defeated coup of 2016, according to Anadolu Agency. The Chief Public Prosecutor's office in Izmir issued warrants for 37 soldiers, including 29 on-duty personnel ...

WHO raises alarm as monkeypox spreads

24.05.2022 [12:13]
The world is facing “formidable” challenges, including Covid, the war in Ukraine and monkeypox, the head of the World Health Organization has warned, according to the Citizen. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was speaking in Geneva, where ...