An Aseman Airlines flight with 60 passengers and six crew on board crashed in a mountainous area near the town of Samirom, Isfahan province, on Sunday morning, according to Mehr News Agency. ...

Death toll in helicopter crash in southern Mexico rises to 13

18.02.2018 [12:00]
Thirteen people were killed after a military helicopter crashed on Friday in southern Mexico following an earthquake in the region, prosecutors in Oaxaca State said Saturday. The helicopter also carried Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete and Governor ...

Two killed in Mexico helicopter crash, senior officials on board survive

17.02.2018 [18:25]
A helicopter carrying Mexico's interior minister and the governor of Oaxaca state crashed on Friday, killing at least two people on the ground, according to officials on board, according to Xinhua. The accident occurred Friday night shortly before the helicopter's ...

Turkey, US reaffirm resolve to mutual security

16.02.2018 [21:46]
Pushing the button to mend bilateral ties, Turkey and the U.S. reaffirmed their mutual and unequivocal commitment to each other’s security and to the preservation of Syria’s territorial integrity in a joint statement on Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. ...

Over 1,550 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation

16.02.2018 [18:55]
A total of 1,551 PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists have been "neutralized" since the beginning of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern Afrin region, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. ...

Police confirms 17 killed in high school shooting in Florida

15.02.2018 [22:02]
A dozen people were killed inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland (Florida), three more died outside the school, while two others died at area hospitals, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Wednesday, TASS reports ...

'US will continue to stand with Turkey against PKK'

15.02.2018 [18:57]
"The United States will continue to stand with Turkey in its fight against the PKK and all terrorist threats," said a Pentagon statement on Thursday, quoting U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis in his meeting in Brussels with Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli, according to Anadolu Agency ...

15 terrorists killed in Egypt's Sinai comprehensive military operation 2018

14.02.2018 [19:32]
The Egyptian army killed 15 militants as part of the Comprehensive Military Operation of Sinai 2018, said the general command of the armed forces Wednesday, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). The operation destroyed 11 locations sheltering terrorists, while 153 wanted suspects ...

Ankara to provide $5B credit for Iraqi reconstruction

14.02.2018 [18:00]
Ankara will provide a credit facility of $5 billion to Iraq at a meeting on the country's reconstruction on Wednesday, according to Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Anadolu Agency reports. "As a neighbor, friend, and reliable partner, we will always stand by our ...

At least 40 dead in Bolivian carnival festivities

14.02.2018 [16:12]
At least 40 people died and over 100 were injured in Bolivia during the carnival weekend from car accidents, homicides and flooding, the government announced Tuesday, according to Xinhua. Carlos Romero, minister of the interior, said that most deaths were the ...

Experts decode possible cause behind An-148 jet crash

13.02.2018 [19:14]
The crash of the passenger plane near Moscow could have been caused by the incorrect data on the flight’s speed as a result of the sensors icing up, the Interstate Aviation Committee said on Tuesday, after deciphering the flight data recorder, TASS reports ...

Explosion at India’s Cochin shipyard

13.02.2018 [13:09]
Four people were said to kill on Tuesday in a fire incident due to an explosion at Cochin shipyard, according to ANI News. The blast took place in an under repair Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) drilling ship, which was in dry docks ...

Magnitude-4.3 quake hits area near Beijing

12.02.2018 [20:14]
A magnitude-4.3 earthquake hit Yongqing County, Langfang City in north China's Hebei Province, just south of Beijing, on Monday evening, Xinhua reports. According to China Earthquake Networks Center, the quake struck at 6:31 p.m. Beijing time ...

Russian investigators determine crashed airliner exploded after hitting ground

12.02.2018 [18:50]
Investigators have concluded that the Antonov An-148 aircraft that had crashed outside Moscow on Sunday did not break up in mid-air, but rather the explosion occurred when the plane hit the ground, Investigative Committee Spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said on Monday, TASS reports ...

Turkey-Africa conference kicks off in Istanbul

12.02.2018 [18:03]
The Turkey-Africa 2nd Ministerial Review Conference kicked off in Istanbul on Monday with the attendance of 19 African countries, Anadolu Agency reports. The conference, co-organized by the Turkish Foreign Ministry ...

Taxi drivers protest Uber as Czech state prepares to regulate

12.02.2018 [16:57]
Pressure is building in Prague on the ride hailing company Uber following the latest protest by local taxi drivers, according to CIJ Europe. They charge that the company is enabling people to provide unregulated taxi services and that drivers aren't paying ...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in watches joint hockey team game with N.K. leader's sister

12.02.2018 [10:36]
South Korean President Moon Jae-in watched the joint Korean women's ice hockey team's opening match at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Saturday along with high-ranking North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. ...

Egyptian army says 16 militants killed in Sinai operation

11.02.2018 [15:55]
Sixteen militants were killed and four arrested in a major security operation launched by Egypt on Friday, the Egyptian military said on Sunday, the first casualties in a campaign aimed at crushing insurgents behind a string of attacks ...

Brexit: Barnier says UK demands put transition in doubt

11.02.2018 [15:32]
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair wants a new Brexit referendum so the British public can "think again" about the UK's future relationship with the bloc, warning that Brexit will destroy Britain's clout and be regretted for generations. ...