Category: World

Iranian satellite TV network owner shot dead in Istanbul

Iranian satellite TV network owner shot dead in Istanbul

Said Karimian, owner of the Farsi-language GEM TV, was killed in a double homicide in Istanbul on late Saturday, along with his Kuwaiti business partner. Unknown...

352 civilians killed in US-led strikes against Daesh, Pentagon says

352 civilians killed in US-led strikes against Daesh, Pentagon says

At least 352 civilians have been killed in U.S.-led strikes against Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the U.S. military said in a...

Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash

Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash

HAVANA: A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island’s armed forces said. The Russian-made AN-26...

US-led coalition launches joint patrols with YPG-dominated SDF along the Syria-Turkey border

US-led coalition launches joint patrols with YPG-dominated SDF along the Syria-Turkey border

The U.S.-led coalition forces that support YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are conducting joint patrols with the group along the northeastern Syria-Turkey...

EU 27 must keep a united front in Brexit talks: Tusk

EU 27 must keep a united front in Brexit talks: Tusk

EU President Donald Tusk on Saturday urged the bloc to keep a united front at a special Brexit summit in Brussels, saying it will also help Britain if they can reach a...

Users unable to access to Wikipedia in Turkey

Users unable to access to Wikipedia in Turkey

Internet users were unable to access the online encyclopedia Wikipedia in Turkey as of Saturday morning, with no clear reason given for the blockage. A monitoring group...

Mexican lawmakers approve medical uses of marijuana

Mexican lawmakers approve medical uses of marijuana

Mexican lawmakers gave final and overwhelming approval Friday to a bill legalizing medical marijuana after a national debate on narcotics policy in a country mired in...

Fraud allegations: EP accuses Le Pen of misappropriating $5.5 million

Fraud allegations: EP accuses Le Pen of misappropriating $5.5 million

The European Parliament (EP) has accused French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen of misappropriating EU funds allocated for the payment of salaries for parliamentary...

High school students protest both presidential candidates in Paris

High school students protest both presidential candidates in Paris

Under close watch of riot police, French high school students have been protesting in Paris against both presidential candidates — far-right Marine Le Pen and centrist...

Russian navy ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast after collision with cargo vessel

Russian navy ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast after collision with cargo vessel

A Russian navy ship crashed with a freighter carrying livestock off Turkey’s Black Sea coast near the Bosporus on Thursday. The Togo-flagged cargo ship Youzarsif...