Mexico bus plunges off cliff, at least 18 die
At least 18 people were killed and 33 injured when a bus fell off a cliff in western Mexico, local authorities said Sunday, according to Yahoo. The prosecutor's office in Nayarit, the state where the accident occurred, said the vehicle fell some 15 meters ...
Türkiye announces country's first space traveler candidates
Türkiye has selected Alper Gezeravci and Tuva Cihangir Atasever as the country's first space travelers to be sent into space in the last quarter of this year, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency ...
US strengthens supply chains for hypersonic and strategic systems
The US Department of Defenses (DoD) announced it has made three awards to strengthen supply chains for hypersonic and strategic systems. The companies receiving the awards are General Electric (GE), Carbon-Carbon Advanced Technologies (C-CAT), and Northrop Grumman, according to US department of defense ...
Medical equipment found in Roman burial
Archaeologists excavating in the Jászság region of Hungary have found a collection of medical equipment in the burial of a roman doctor, according to Heritage Daily. Excavations were conducted by the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), the Jász Museum ...
Army grounds aviators for training after fatal crashes
The U.S. Army has grounded aviation units for training after 12 soldiers died within the last month in helicopter crashes in Alaska and Kentucky, the military branch announced Friday, according to CBS News. The suspension of air operations was effective immediately, with units grounded ...
Japan to lift COVID-19 border controls before holiday week
Japan will lift most of its coronavirus border controls, including a requirement that entrants show proof of three vaccinations or a pre-departure negative test, beginning Saturday as the country’s Golden Week holiday season begins and a large influx of foreign tourists is expected, according to Washington Post ...
Police: 3 dead in Philadelphia neighborhood shooting
Three people were killed and another injured in a shooting in a Philadelphia residential neighborhood Friday, according to AP. It wasn’t immediately known what spurred the shooting, which was reported around 3:35 p.m., or how many shooters may have been ...
Over 1M competitors applied to TEKNOFEST technology contests since 2018
More than 1 million competitors have applied to technology contests at TEKNOFEST, Türkiye’s premier aerospace and technology festival, since it made its debut in 2018, according to Anadolu Agency. Selcuk Bayraktar, chairman of the T3 Foundation, delivered a speech ...
Security Council to Taliban: Reverse restrictions on afghan women, girls
The U.N. Security Council demanded unanimously Thursday that Afghanistan's Taliban leaders swiftly reverse their restrictions on women's access to education and work, and it condemned a recent ban on local female staff working ...
Egypt announces discovery of a statue of Buddha
The joint Polish-US archaeological mission operating in the city of Barniki on the Red Sea coast has uncovered a statue of the Buddha from the Roman era, according to Egypt Independent. The discovery took place during excavation work in the city’s ancient temple ...
Turkish military plane on Sudan evacuation mission comes under gunfire
A Turkish military plane on a mission to evacuate Turkish citizens from conflict-torn Sudan came under gunfire, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. A Turkish C-130 evacuation plane, which was headed to Wadi Seidna Air Base for the evacuation ...
ADB: Benefits of Global Net-Zero Transition Can be 5 Times the Costs in Developing Asia
Global efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions can yield substantial economic and social benefits. For developing Asia, these benefits could be 5 times the costs of mitigation. The benefits—including avoided economic losses from climate change ...
Two US Army helicopters crash in Alaska, killing 3 soldiers
Two U.S. army helicopters collided and crashed Thursday in Alaska while returning from a training flight, killing three soldiers and injuring a fourth, according to AP. Two of the soldiers died at the scene of the crash near Healy, Alaska ...
Fire engulfs lavish condominium building in Türkiye's Izmir
Firefighters are trying to extinguish flames that engulfed an upscale condominium building in Türkiye’s western Izmir province late Thursday, according to the Daily Sabah. Emergency squads arrived at the scene of the fire at the Folkart condo, located in the Narlıdere district ...
Meloni and Sunak sign memorandum on defence and migrants
Premier Giorgia Meloni and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday signed a memorandum on defence and migrants after UK-Italy bilateral talks at Downing Street, according to ANSA. The memorandum of understanding aims to boost dialogue and strategic collaboration between ...
Sudan truce hangs by thread as Khartoum sees renewed airstrikes
A truce between warring Sudanese generals hung by a thread as the army pounded paramilitaries in the capital Khartoum with airstrikes Thursday, according to the Daily Sabah. There were also reports of deadly fighting in Darfur as the clock ticked down on the fragile ...
Biden, Yoon warn N. Korea on nukes, unveil deterrence plan
President Joe Biden and South Korea’s Yoon Suk Yeol unveiled a new plan Wednesday to counter North Korea’s nuclear threat, with the U.S. leader issuing a blunt warning that such an attack would “result in the end of whatever regime” took such action ...
Japan`s population projected to fall 30% by 2070
Japan's already dwindling population in 2070 is expected to fall to 87 million, shrinking 30% from its level in 2020, an official report said on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Citing an estimate by the National Institute of Population and Security Research ...
Turkish expats in Europe start voting in presidential, parliamentary polls
At polling places across Europe, Turkish expatriates are starting to cast ballots Thursday for the country’s upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkish nationals abroad are casting their votes in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany ...