Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them ...

Migrant boat sinks off Aegean coast, 5 die

12.11.2018 [20:30]
At least five irregular migrants died Monday when a boat sank off the coast of Dikili district in Turkey's Aegean province of Izmir, according to the coast guard sources, Anadolu Agency reported. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking ...

Russian president to visit Istanbul on November 19

12.11.2018 [15:15]
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Istanbul on November 19, his aide said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend a ceremony of the completion of TurkStream gas pipeline’s offshore ...

Turkish forces 'neutralize' 14 terrorists in N. Iraq

11.11.2018 [15:41]
Turkish forces "neutralized" 14 PKK terrorists in Saturday's airstrikes held in Avasin region of northern Iraq, said the army on social media on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish Armed Forces said in a Twitter post that Turkish fighter jets 'neutralized' 14 PKK terrorists ...

Death toll in Mogadishu terrorist attack goes up to 53

11.11.2018 [13:38]
The death toll from Friday's terrorist attack in Somali capital Mogadishu has reached 53 persons, said Somali police sources on early Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. Captain Mohamed Hussein - a senior Somali police officer - said that 53 people were killed, and at least 100 others were injured ...

Erdogan, Trump meet over dinner in French capital

11.11.2018 [11:24]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump chatted for a while on Saturday during a dinner hosted by the French leader, according to Anadolu Agency. Erdogan arrived in Paris on Saturday at the invitation of French President Emmanuel ...

Austrian president calls for thorough investigation of espionage case

10.11.2018 [20:27]
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has called for a comprehensive investigation into the case of retired Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia, TASS reported. "Espionage is unacceptable. This case should be thoroughly investigated," Van der Bellen said ...

Erdogan: 7 soldiers martyred in ammo depot explosion

10.11.2018 [16:44]
At least seven Turkish soldiers have been martyred and 25 others injured in an ammo depot explosion in southeast Turkey, the country’s president said on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Turkey marks 80th anniversary of Ataturk's demise

10.11.2018 [13:47]
Turkey commemorated the 80th death anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of Republic of Turkey early Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported. Alongside a delegation including Turkish ministers and senior army officers ...

Moscow-Vienna ties may suffer if spying allegations confirmed, says Austrian top diplomat

09.11.2018 [20:17]
Relations between Austria and Russia may significantly suffer if accusations against a retired Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia turn out to be true, Austria's top diplomat Karin Kneissl said on Friday, TASS reported. ...

'Bridging the Digital Divide' ministerial forum held in Wuzhen

09.11.2018 [14:43]
A ministerial forum themed, "Bridging the Digital Divide", was held in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province, serving as a sub-forum of the fifth World Internet Conference (WIC), according to chinadaily.com.cn. More than 20 speakers from 14 countries, including ministerial officials, heads ...

Asia-Pacific space agency forum held in Singapore

09.11.2018 [13:23]
Representatives of space agencies from the Asia-Pacific region are gathering in Singapore to discuss ways to apply space technologies to people's lives, according to Japanese public broadcasting organization NHK. The organizers of the 4-day event include the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ...

Five Taliban movement members to take part in Moscow meeting on Afghanistan

08.11.2018 [21:53]
The Taliban radical movement (outlawed in Russia) will send five representatives to the Moscow-format meeting on Afghanistan scheduled to be held on November 9, Afghanistan’s 1TV reported on Thursday, TASS reported. According to the TV channel, the Taliban made public the ...

At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

08.11.2018 [17:49]
At least 12 people have been killed, including a police officer, at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, BBC reported. The shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los Angeles, police say ...

Iran Tests Modified Version of Air Defense Missile Systems in War Game

08.11.2018 [12:08]
Iranian Air Defense units carried out the operational test of modified versions of two homegrown missile systems during a large-scale war game on Monday, according to Tasnim News Agency ...

US puts bounty on key PKK terrorists up to $5M

07.11.2018 [21:18]
U.S. Department of State on Tuesday put a bounty on three key PKK terrorists, according to a statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Anadolu Agency reported. Those who give information on the identification or location of the terrorists Murat Karayilan ...

Turkish forces 'neutralize' wanted PKK terrorist

07.11.2018 [20:39]
Turkish forces "neutralized" a wanted PKK terrorist with bounty on his head in counter-terrorism operations last week, an official statement said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported ...

China completes construction of mainland's deepest undersea subway tunnel

07.11.2018 [16:44]
China announced Tuesday that construction has finished on its deepest undersea subway tunnel on the mainland, Xinhua reported. The cross-sea subway tunnel, running 8.1 kilometers with 3.49 km of the line undersea, links the east and west parts of Qingdao ...

Fifth World Internet Conference starts in China

07.11.2018 [14:27]
President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the fifth World Internet Conference, which opened Wednesday in Wuzhen of eastern China's Zhejiang Province, according to chinadaily.com.cn ...