Ceremony held in Turkiye to mark Gallipoli landings

25.04.2022 [16:07]
A ceremony was held in Turkiye’s western Canakkale province early Monday to commemorate the 107th anniversary of the landing of foreign troops on Turkish soil during World War I, according to Anadolu Agency. The dawn service was held with the participation of nearly 200 Australians ...

Turkiye ‘neutralizes’ 56 terrorists in latest northern Iraq operation

25.04.2022 [15:51]
Turkish security forces have "neutralized" 56 terrorists in the recently launched Operation Claw-Lock in northern Iraq, the country’s National Defense Ministry said, according to Anadolu Agency. "Our operation continues as planned with great success ...

World's oldest person dies in Japan at 119

25.04.2022 [15:42]
The world's oldest person from the southwestern Japanese city of Fukuoka died at the age of 119 on April 19, the local government said Monday, according to Kyodo News. Kane Tanaka was born on Jan. 2, 1903, the year Wilbur and Orville Wright made the world's ...

One dead, 12 Egyptians injured in Umrah bus crash in Saudi Arabia

25.04.2022 [14:51]
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday that it is following up with the general consulate of Egypt in Jeddah the aftermath of a bus crash transporting 51 Umrah pilgrims of different nationalities on the road between the cities of Makkah and Madinah, according to the Egypt Independent ...

Fatalities from missing boat in Japan rise to 11 after girl confirmed dead

25.04.2022 [12:38]
A child believed to be a 3-year-old girl was confirmed dead Monday, taking the death toll to 11 after a tourist boat with 26 passengers and crew aboard went missing in rough waters over the weekend off a World Heritage site on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido, the coast guard and local officials said, according to Kyodo News ...

Slovenia’s opposition liberal movement declares victory in general election

25.04.2022 [10:04]
Slovenia's liberal opposition party led by political newcomer Robert Golob declared victory in general elections Sunday, Anadolu Agency reports. According to exit polls by the Slovenian State Election Commission, Golob's Freedom Movement won ...

Turkiye 'rejects' US President Biden's remarks on events of 1915

24.04.2022 [23:23]
Turkiye on Sunday rejected and condemned statements made by US President Joe Biden regarding the events of 1915, according to Anadolu Agency. "Statements that are incompatible with historical facts and international law regarding the events of 1915 are not valid ...

Magnitude 4.8 quake jolts Bosnia and Herzegovina

24.04.2022 [18:21]
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted Bosnia and Herzegovina early on Sunday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The quake hit 13 kilometers (21 miles) east of the town of Stolac in the south of the country ...

Voting starts in 2nd round of French presidential election

24.04.2022 [15:15]
French voters on Sunday are heading to polling stations to elect the country's next president for five years, Anadolu Agency reports. The incumbent President Emmanuel Macron is in a comfortable lead with 57.5% to 43.5% against his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen, according to some of the final polls ...

UN chief to travel Monday to Turkiye

24.04.2022 [11:46]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will receive UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Ankara on April 25, according to Anadolu Agency. "The Secretary-General will visit Ankara, Turkiye, where, on 25 April, he will be received by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan," the Office of the spokesperson for the ...

Koala - the only extant representative of family Phascolarctidae

23.04.2022 [18:50]
The koala is an ash-colored, thickset, arboreal, herbivorous marsupial averaging about 9 kg in weight. A rather stout, virtually tailless creature, with a cream-colored chest, the koala is native to Australia, and the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae ...

Ban on flights to 11 airports in Russia’s south extended until May 1

23.04.2022 [18:02]
The Federal Air Transport Agency has extended temporary flight restrictions at 11 airports in the southern and central parts of the Russian Federation until May 1, the Agency reported on Saturday, according to TASS."Temporary flight restrictions at 11 Russian airports have been extended until 03:45 Moscow time on May 1, 2022 ...

Turkiye marks National Sovereignty and Children's Day

23.04.2022 [16:19]
Turkiye on Saturday celebrated National Sovereignty and Children's Day, as well as the 102nd anniversary of the foundation of the country's parliament, according to Anadolu Agency. In the morning, top government officials and politicians attended a ceremony held in the capital Ankara ...

Tourist boat with 26 aboard loses contact off Hokkaido

23.04.2022 [16:17]
A tourist boat with 26 crew and passengers including two children lost contact after reporting it was taking on water off eastern Hokkaido on Saturday, the Japan Coast Guard said, according to Kyodo News. The coast guard, which ...

COVID: Italy reports 73,212 new cases, 202 more victims over past 24 hours

23.04.2022 [14:16]
There have been 73,212 new cases of COVID-19 in Italy in the last 24 hours, and 202 more victims of the virus, the health ministry said Friday, according to ANSA. That compares to 75,020 new cases and 166 more victims Thursday ...

Terrorist attack in Somali capital kills at least 6

23.04.2022 [12:43]
At least six people were killed and more than seven others wounded after a heavy explosion targeted a restaurant in Mogadishu’s Lido Beach on Friday evening, a police officer said, according to Anadolu Agency. Abdi Mohamud, a police ...

1,700-year-old sandal found on a remote mountain in Norway

23.04.2022 [11:55]
The discovery of an Iron Age sandal on an icy Norwegian mountain provides more evidence that the mountain served as a travel route about 1,700 years ago. A mountain hiker found the sandal in an area known as the Horse Ice Patch in late August 2019. The hiker contacted researchers at Secrets of the Ice, who study archaeology preserved ...

Istanbul peace talks quickest way to end Ukraine war: Turkish president

23.04.2022 [10:37]
Peace talks in Istanbul offer the quickest way to end the war in Ukraine, the Turkish president said on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. The mediation process started in Turkiye is also the most reliable method to overcome the crisis and halt the hostilities, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a phone call with Dutch Prime Minister ...

Magnitude-5.7 earthquake jolts Bosnia and Herzegovina

23.04.2022 [10:00]
At least one person was killed when a magnitude-5.7 earthquake jolted Bosnia and Herzegovina early Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. The Dr. Safet Mujic Cantonal Hospital in Mostar said a 28-year-old woman was killed ...