Pop star Shakira wows crowd at Istanbul’s Vodafone Park

13.07.2018 [14:06]
Colombian pop star Shakira commanded the stage at Istanbul’s Vodafone Park Stadium Wednesday as part of her El Dorado World Tour, according to Anadolu Agency. The Grammy award-winning singer performed a two-hour concert to a packed crowd as ...

Binali Yildirim elected Turkish parliament speaker

12.07.2018 [19:08]
Turkish parliament on Thursday elected former Prime Minister and Justice and Development (AK) Party's lawmaker Binali Yildirim as its new speaker, Anadolu Agency reports. Turkey's last Prime Minister Yildirim, a lawmaker from western Izmir province ...

PKK terrorist on most wanted list killed in east Turkey

12.07.2018 [12:03]
One of 10 terrorists "neutralized" in Turkey’s eastern Bitlis province last month was Sefer Acar, who was responsible for the martyring of 15 Turkish soldiers in 1998, the Interior Ministry announced on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

18 PKK terrorists neutralized in SE Turkey

11.07.2018 [21:05]
A total of 18 PKK terrorists were "neutralized" in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir, Sirnak and Osmaniye provinces on Wednesday, the Interior ministry said, according to Anadolu Agency ...

China calls proposed tariffs on $200b worth of goods 'unacceptable'

11.07.2018 [19:50]
The latest proposed tariffs by the United States on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports are unacceptable, a spokesperson with China's Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday, according to chinadaily.com.cn ...

20 killed as suicide bomb attack targets ANP rally in Pakistan

11.07.2018 [10:38]
At least 20 people including Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour were martyred and 63 others injured in a suicide bomb attack targeting an ANP rally in a congested neighbourhood of Peshawar, Pakistan, shortly before midnight on Tuesday ...

President Xi: China, Arab states to sign declaration for Belt and Road Initiative

10.07.2018 [17:22]
President of China Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum in Beijing on Tuesday morning, according to chinadaily.com.cn. The meeting is expected to take ties between China and Arab states ...

Erdogan takes presidential oath of the office

09.07.2018 [19:21]
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken the presidential oath of office to become the Republic of Turkey's first president under its new governmental system, Anadolu Agency reports. Erdogan took the oath on Monday in the capital Ankara, at the Grand National Assembly ...

Death toll jumps to 24 in Tekirdag derailment

09.07.2018 [13:31]
Twenty-four people were killed when a train derailed in northwest Turkey this weekend, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said on Monday, a sharp jump from the previous toll of 10, according to Aljazeera ...

Soldier martyred in eastern Turkey

08.07.2018 [14:56]
A Turkish soldier was martyred and two other soldiers were injured when a hand grenade exploded accidentally in eastern Agri province Saturday, the Turkish military said on Sunday. According to Anadolu Agency, in a statement, the Turkish General Staff said the incident ...

'Holiday Fire' ravages Goleta

08.07.2018 [13:43]
A fire burning in the city of Goleta in Santa Barbara County forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes. The "Holiday Fire" began Friday night and destroyed homes as the flames burned some 50 to 80 acres. By Saturday, around ...

Launching of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace Albania assumes the presidency and the formation of executive committees

08.07.2018 [11:14]
In a global manifestation and a large international media presence, the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP) held the first procedural session of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) in the main hall of the Maltese ...

Turkish, Kazakh presidents speak over phone

06.07.2018 [20:01]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday phoned his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to the Turkish presidential sources, Anadolu Agency reports. The phone call marked Nazarbayev’s birthday, the sources said on condition of ...

Turkey, US agree on clearing Syrian regions of PKK

06.07.2018 [14:51]
Turkey’s foreign minister on Friday said Turkey and the US agree that after the northern city of Manbij, other Syrian regions will be rid of PKK/YPG terrorists, Anadolu Agency reports ...

22 PKK terrorists 'neutralized' in SE Turkey

06.07.2018 [11:52]
At least 22 PKK terrorists were "neutralized" during counterterrorism operations in southeastern Turkey, the Interior Ministry and the army said on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Erdogan won polls with 52.59 pct votes: Election board

04.07.2018 [20:03]
Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the June 24 presidential election with 52.59 percent votes, according to the official results announced by Turkey`s Supreme Election Council, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Turkish airstrikes kill 11 PKK terrorists

04.07.2018 [16:07]
Turkish airstrikes have "neutralized" 11 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq and rural regions of Turkey's southern Sirnak province, the General Staff said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. On Twitter, the Turkish General Staff said fighter jets had conducted ...

10 dead in blast at firecracker unit in Telangana, India

04.07.2018 [13:54]
In a massive fire at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Telangana, India, at least 10 workers lost their lives while several others suffered serious burn injuries, according to India Today newspaper. The incident took place at the Bhadrakali fireworks unit located in ...

Rainstorm hits more Chinese cities

04.07.2018 [11:42]
Torrential rain has battered several provinces in China, leaving multiple casualties and affecting the lives of tens of thousands of people, according to chinadaily.com.cn. In Southwest China's Sichuan Province, at least seven people were killed and ...