Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke over the phone on Thursday about economic and financial ties, according to presidential sources, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Turkey 'neutralizes' most wanted PKK terrorist abroad

16.08.2018 [15:26]
Turkey "neutralized" a most-wanted PKK/KCK terrorist in an operation in northern Iraq, the Turkish General Staff said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists ...

22 children drown as boat sinks in Sudan

15.08.2018 [20:24]
At least 22 children have drowned in Sudan when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school, according to official media, Al Jazeera reported. A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750km north of the capital, Khartoum, with more than 40 children ...

At least 22 dead as bridge collapses near Genoa

14.08.2018 [19:07]
At least 22 people were killed when a motorway bridge near Genoa collapsed earlier on Tuesday, Rai News 24 news channel reports citing Italian Undersecretary to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport Edoardo Rixi ...

Over 300 people injured in Spain after walkway collapses during festival

14.08.2018 [15:33]
More than 300 people were injured, nine of them seriously, in the northwest of Spain when a wooden walkway collapsed during a festival performance, Spanish authorities said on Monday, EFE news agency reported ...

9 dead, 15 injured after Taiwan hospital fire

13.08.2018 [13:41]
Nine people have died and another 15 were injured after a fire in a hospital in New Taipei City, Taiwan, local authorities said Monday, Xinhua reported. Of the 15 injured, 11 have severe injuries, while the rest suffered minor injuries ...

India: Monsoon season claims 774 lives

13.08.2018 [12:07]
At least 774 have been killed during India's monsoon season due to heavy rain and floods, according to state officials, Anadolu Agency reports. Some 245 people have been injured and seven states have been affected, including ...

Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

12.08.2018 [13:43]
An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said today, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on, Indian English language daily newspaper State Times reported ...

10 PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ in eastern Turkey

12.08.2018 [11:05]
At least 10 PKK terrorists were “neutralized” in eastern Turkey, the country’s Interior ministry said, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured ...

Japan`s Abe may seek re-election as LDP leader

11.08.2018 [21:03]
Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has suggested that he may seek a third term as leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and achieve his long-cherished dream of revising the Constitution, Japanese public broadcasting organization NHK reported ...

Turkey's Erdogan, Putin discuss economic ties on phone

11.08.2018 [14:54]
In a phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hailed strengthening economic and trade ties between the two countries, according to Turkish presidential sources, Anadolu Agency reported ...

Rescue helicopter crashes in eastern Japan, kills 2 of 9 aboard

10.08.2018 [17:40]
A prefectural government rescue helicopter with nine people aboard crashed on an eastern Japan mountain Friday, killing two of the passengers, the Japanese transport ministry and local government said, Kyodo news agency reported. The identities of two were not immediately known ...

Airbus’s new Zephyr aircraft makes 26-day record maiden flight

09.08.2018 [18:49]
Airbus’s latest edition of Zephyr, a solar-powered aircraft-come-satellite that operates in the stratosphere, has completed a maiden flight just short of 26 days, according to theengineer.co.uk. Taking off on 11th July in Arizona, USA, the unmanned Zephyr S HAPS ...

9 die as migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Aegean coast

09.08.2018 [12:39]
Nine people including children died as a boat carrying irregular migrants sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast of Aydin province, local officials said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported ...

Death toll from Indonesia earthquake reaches 105, with over 4,000 tourists evacuated

07.08.2018 [21:23]
Death toll from Sunday's 7.0-magnitude quake in Indonesia reached 105 on Tuesday while a total of 4,636 visitors have been evacuated from the three islands near Lombok island, a government official said, сhinadaily.com.cn reported ...

China successfully tests waverider hypersonic aircraft capable of carrying nukes

07.08.2018 [10:06]
China has successfully tested its first waverider hypersonic flight vehicle, a weapon that can carry nuclear warheads and break through any current generation anti-missile defense system due to its high speed and unpredictable trajectory, Chinese experts ...

Historical Turkish bath in southeast Turkey moved up

06.08.2018 [21:36]
A 13th-century Turkish bath, or hammam, was relocated Monday to a new site to save it from flooding when a new dam opens in southeastern Turkey, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Turkish security forces 'neutralize' 9 terrorists

06.08.2018 [14:30]
At least nine terrorists have been “neutralized” during an operation in eastern Turkey, according to official statements on Monday, Anadolu Agency reports. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply that the terrorists ...

Twenty dead in vintage plane crash in Switzerland

05.08.2018 [20:32]
Twenty people died when a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountain at the weekend, police said Sunday, as an investigation was launched into why the plane plummeted straight down at high speed, The Local reported. The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft ...