World Bulletin

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:47:18 +0200
Pakistan rejects Kashmir citizenship for Indians
Islamabad sees issuance of domicile certificates as part of India's attempt to change disputed region's demography

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:44:15 +0200
Libyan, Italian premiers meet in Rome
Joint commitment to start political process to stabilize Libya reaffirmed during meeting, says Italian officials

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:39:03 +0200
India-China row: India moves missile system into Ladakh
India moves air defense missile system into Ladakh sector following increased fighter aircraft activities by China in region

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 11:55:12 +0200
Shifting Sands of Turkey’s Europe Policy
Turkey has close historical, cultural, economic and political relations with many European countries, which are important for Turkey as they are its gateway to continental Europe.

Thu, 14 May 2020 15:40:07 +0200
New Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Thu, 14 May 2020 12:00:03 +0200
Souring Turkey-France ties in the changing world order

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 11:23:55 +0200
The Functionality of International Law Concerning the Phenomenon of Armed Non-State Actors in the MENA Region

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:21:07 +0200
India: Unprecedented lockdown spoils festivals
Millions observed festivals at home, as the nation observed complete lockdown amid panic buying

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 12:27:16 +0200
What Are the Implications of Iran’s Sharp Rebuke of India?
Zarif’s denunciation was a rare move by a member of the Iranian executive branch. It can be considered a tactical response by Tehran, which is displeased with New Delhi's growing closeness with Washington’s line against Iran.

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200
Turkey summons Egypt envoy over raid on Anadolu company
Ankara’s relations with Cairo have been frosty for the reason that Egyptian military ousted Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammed Mursi, an ally of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, in 2013. 

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 18:12:32 +0200
Will the Turkey-Libya Maritime Boundaries Deal Be Legally Valid If Haftar Takes Over Tripoli?

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:53:31 +0200
Can Pakistan act as facilitator in the Iran-Saudi Arabia rapprochement?

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 16:25:27 +0200
Why do Muslims oppose citizenship engineering in India?
Citizen registry's logic is unclear, but its mischief is clear to most Indians and foreigners who know the country

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:10:47 +0200
13th Cinema Verite to kick off in Tehran 
The 13th edition of Iran International Documentary Film Festival, also known as the Cinema Verite will kick off officially on December 9-16 in Tehran. Films are expected to be screened in different sections including the national and the internationa...

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:48:22 +0200
Russia adopts law to mark individuals as foreign agents
President Vladimir Putin signs amendments expanding ambit of 2017 law

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:46:52 +0200
Ex-Malaysian premier testifies in corruption case
Najib Razak is accused of receiving kickbacks of $11M which he denies

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:39:11 +0200
Canada teachers file suit against religious symbol ban
Quebec union members rights ‘violated’ by law, says lawyer

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:41:26 +0200
Erdogan: Thousands died from delay in Syrian safe zone
Turkish president says Turkey secured the return of 365,000 Syrians to Jarablus during Operation Peace Spring

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:52:51 +0200
'Turkey to send Daesh/ISIS members back to Europe'
Turkey prepares to send Daesh/ISIS members back to where they came from, says Turkish interior minister

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:56:54 +0200
Zalmay Khalilzad: Man of peace or pieces for Afghanistan?
Dubbed ‘viceroy’ and ‘Pashtun chauvinist’ by many, undeterred Khalilzad resumes task to bring life in talks with Taliban

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:35:24 +0200
US-led summit opens in Bahrain to address 'Iran threat'
Two-day summit is held to address 'Iranian threats in the Persian Gulf'

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:22:33 +0200
Pro-YPG/PKK social media accounts spread disinformation
Accounts try to manipulate opinion on Turkey's peace operation with outdated photos showing supposed forced displacement

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 10:45:56 +0200
Large gas field discovered in Xinjiang

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:16:15 +0200
Saudi crown prince: Khashoggi murdered 'under my watch'
Bin Salman in preview of documentary says he bears all responsibly for murder in Istanbul which sparked global outcry

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:01:20 +0200
Libya: Airstrike hits Mitiga international airport
Aircrafts targeting airport believed to be loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar, say eye witnesses

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:08:17 +0200
Russia summons North Korean diplomat over border clash
Russia detains two North Korean vessels over illegal fishing allegations

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:06:23 +0200
Babri Mosque case: Indian top court sets final deadline
Supreme Court set Oct. 18 as final deadline for all parties to complete their arguments

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 17:56:00 +0200
PKK/YPG detains or disappears nearly 3,000 in Syria
They included 631 children1 72 women, says UK-based rights group

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 12:06:56 +0200
Indian air force gets Apache boost from US
India to receive a total of 22 Apache helicopters from US firm Boeing following a multi-billion-dollar deal in 2015

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 12:05:28 +0200
India claims Kashmir free of daytime restriction
Anadolu Agency reporter on ground unable to independently confirm government claims

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 12:03:49 +0200
Mother stages sit-in outside party office in SE Turkey
Turkish government accuses opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) of having links to PKK terror group

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:36:04 +0200
Palestinian factions condemn Gaza attacks
Three policemen were killed in two explosions targeting police checkpoints in Gaza

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:34:41 +0200
Russia, Turkey mull cooperation on electronic warfare
Two countries to have talks on aviation, engines, electronic warfare, says head of Russian military cooperation service

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:54:25 +0200
Aden clashes highlight discord within Saudi coalition
Diverging interests behind Saudi Arabia, UAE participation in war against Houthis despite they try to work as allied forces

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:52:18 +0200
Some 35 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey
Sniffer dog finds illegal substance hidden in truck stopped by police at checkpoint, says provincial governor’s office

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:50:55 +0200
Syrian regime attacks Turkish observation post in Idlib
In yet another violation of truce, regime fires on Turkish observation post no. 8 in Idlib, northwestern Syria

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:13:27 +0200
Russia: 55 injured amid emergency airline landing
Ural Airlines flight A321 makes hard landing near Moscow, misses airstrip by 1 kilometer

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:12:02 +0200
UNSC to discuss Kashmir on Friday: Pakistan state media
After Pakistan, China also seeks emergency United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss crisis in Kashmir

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:12:02 +0200
UNSC to discuss Kashmir on Friday: Pakistan state media
After Pakistan, China also seeks emergency United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss crisis in Kashmir

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 14:33:04 +0200
'Russia, US told of coming Turkish operation in Syria'
With talks with US over safe zone in northern Syria stalled, Turkey talks of new operation targeting terrorists in region

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 14:31:28 +0200
India: Kashmiri politicians put under house arrest
Curfew-like restrictions imposed on movement of people across Muslim-majority state

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 09:46:02 +0200
Brexit: Johnson warned of civil unrest over no-deal
Welsh first minister and farmers warn no-deal Brexit would be “catastrophic” for Wales

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 09:44:04 +0200
Afghanistan: Roadside IED blast kills 34 bus passengers
17 also injured in deadly incident in province bordering Iran, just days after start of presidential election campaigning

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:28:14 +0200
Syria: Russian airstrike on Idlib market kills 17
Russian jets struck marketplace in Maaret Al-Numan city in Idlib

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:23:10 +0200
Turkey: Police seize 1 ton of marijuana
Anti-drug police conduct operations against terrorist PKK financial sources

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:17:42 +0200
Turkey: Russian S-400 hardware deployment starts
Following protracted efforts to purchase air defense system from US with no success, Ankara decided to purchase S-400s

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:16:30 +0200
Turkey: Uighur intangible cultural heritage event hosted
Event focusing on intangible cultural heritage of Uighur people in Kazakhstan held by Turkish agency

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 11:55:39 +0200
Canadian lobbying firm hired for US$6-million to polish image of Sudan’s military regime

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:32:18 +0200
'Trump's immoral peace plan could blow up Middle East'
Israeli experts say plan sounds great on paper but is "all form and no substance"under surface

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:50:59 +0200
India stops Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan
Pakistan asserts New Delhi denied entry to train to India for carrying pilgrims to Lahore, India is yet to comment on claim

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 16:25:14 +0200
Hundreds of settlers storm Jerusalem's Aqsa complex
Israel occupied East Jerusalem, in which the Al-Aqsa is located, during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 16:22:52 +0200
Yemen rebels claim attack on Saudi airport
Houthis say the attacks targeted bunkers housing Saudi drones in the Jizan airport

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 16:21:14 +0200
Sudan protesters start general strike after crackdown
Earlier this week, scores were killed in a military crackdown on protesters in Khartoum

Mon, 27 May 2019 15:21:38 +0200
Palestine welcomes Czech move on Jerusalem
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis reiterated rejection to relocate his country's embassy in Israel

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:21:41 +0200
Turkish military staff in Russia for S-400 training
Turkey needs air defense system to protect 82 million population, says Turkish defense minister

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:53:36 +0200
N.Zealand massacre suspect charged with terror offense
First time anti-terrorism laws applied in country, police say

Mon, 13 May 2019 12:24:59 +0200
Iran urges probe into ship attacks near UAE waters
UAE said four commercial ships were hit by sabotage attack off the coast of Fujairah

Sat, 11 May 2019 16:42:19 +0200
Who is disturbed by Turkey's presence on Sudan's Suakin island?
The anti-Turkey claims recently raised over Suakin island are directly related to the smear campaign of Riyadh, Cairo and Abu Dhabi, all of which are at odds with Ankara for its sole powerful democracy in the Middle East

Wed, 08 May 2019 11:57:54 +0200
Nuclear deal: Iran vows uranium enrichment
Iranian president gives 60-day deadline to world powers to protect Iran’s interests in nuclear deal within 60 days

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:39:41 +0200
Iranian oil dilemma for Turkey and India
Both countries discuss impact of end of US waivers, India to cut oil content, Turkey defiant

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:01:20 +0200
Ukraine’s Zelensky to travel to Turkey for holiday
In wake of his victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, Vladimir Zelensky to have weekend holiday in Turkey

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:51:19 +0200
France not concerned with truth of 1915 events: Turkey
Those who lecture Turkey on human rights, democracy themselves have bloody history, says Turkish president

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:57:50 +0200
Saudi Arabia and UAE provide $3 billion to Sudan
Demonstrators at an ongoing sit-in outside Sudan's military headquarters have called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to "keep their money." Chants of "we don't want Saudi support” could be heard last night.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:53:59 +0200
Sudan hails Turkey’s support for peaceful transition
Turkey has always supported the Sudanese people’s ambition of transitioning to civilian rule, says ambassador

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:57:41 +0200
Al-Bashir reportedly moved to prison in Khartoum
Omar Al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan since 1989, was ousted by military last week

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:49:25 +0200
Fire in Notre-Dame 'deeply upset us': Turkish president
Turkey joins rest of world in expressing sorrow over massive blaze in historic Paris church

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:45:04 +0200
Ilhan Omar is impacting conversation of politics in US
US Democratic Congresswoman has been victim of online trolling led by US President Donald Trump

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:52:32 +0200
Pakistan: Deadly explosion rips through Quetta market
Police say 30 others have been wounded in a blast that appears to have been aimed at the Hazara community.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 18:07:33 +0200
'Turkey always safe and friendly for Germans'
'We love Germans. And we know that Germans feel the same way and want to visit Turkey,' says Turkish tourism minister

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 18:06:11 +0200
Turkey seeing to own interests in buying S-400, says VP
Fuat Oktay says Turkey will not go back on its deal with Russia over buying missile defense system

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 18:04:46 +0200
'Turkey committed to moving women forward in all areas'
Turkish President Erdogan issues message marking Friday, March 8, International Women's Day

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:05:11 +0200
Turkey deals big blow to Daesh in February
Security forces ‘neutralize’ 22 Daesh terrorists, arrest 212 others in anti-terror operations last month

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 17:45:12 +0200
EU-Turkey meeting to be held in Brussels
Association Council meeting between top Turkish diplomat and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini due on March 15

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 17:41:08 +0200
Turkish navy drill 'extremely successful, satisfactory'
'Turkey have opportunity to show power of its naval forces to both itself, all followers of drill, defense minister says

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:56:00 +0200
Turkey kicks off largest navy drill in its history
'Blue Homeland 2019' first navy drill conducted on all three seas surrounding Turkey

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:54:32 +0200
Pakistani premier offers dialogue to India amid tension
It comes after Pakistan and India claimed that they shot down each other’s fighter jets

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:49:18 +0200
More people displaced now than World War II: Turkish FM
All actors in Syria know that they cannot ignore Turkey in resolving issue, says foreign minister

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:28:19 +0200
Survivor of Syrian regime prisons recounts ordeal
Ex-prisoner recalls physical, psychological abuse, loss of her husband, who was tortured to death

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:26:02 +0200
Nearly 200,000 terror, drug raids in Turkey in 2018
Drugs value seized around $656 million

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:24:30 +0200
US, Russian envoys for Afghanistan meet in Turkey
Meeting was held in Russian Embassy in Ankara

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:19:25 +0200
Ancient letters reveal most famous Ottoman love story
Presidential archives reveal love letters sent by Hurrem Sultan to Suleiman the Magnificent

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:17:41 +0200
Mongolia: KFC restaurants shut after food poisoning
Top American fast-food chain started operations in Mongolia in 2013 with 11 outlets

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:16:00 +0200
'1,000 terrorists returned to Tunisia in 7 years'
Tunisia prevented 17,000 people from leaving country for conflict zones

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:10:08 +0200
Suicide bombing in Egypt's capital leaves two dead
At least two policemen killed, two officers injured in attack near Al-Azhar mosque, local media reports

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:08:50 +0200
Trump issues stern warning to Venezuelan military
US president says Maduro loyalists in military 'will lose everything' if they continue to support Venezuelan president

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:07:40 +0200
Istanbul: Street project sets record straight on Africa
In street interviews, African students ask people questions about the continent and try to dispel misconceptions

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:16:46 +0200
UK: Karl Marx memorial vandalized for second time
The memorial was targeted in a hammer attack early in February

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:13:25 +0200
Trump urges Europe to 'take back' Daesh terrorists
'The alternative is not a good one in that we will be forced to release them,' says Trump of terrorists captured in Syria

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:10:45 +0200
Acting chief says Pentagon undecided yet on border wall
We have not made any decisions but identified steps to make those decisions, Shanahan told reporters

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:52:23 +0200
No consensus on Syria's return: Arab League chief
Arab League freezes Syria's membership in 2011

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:48:55 +0200
Turkish scientist conducts studies to understand Mars
Materials collected on earth’s coldest continent Antarctica could shed light on conditions on red planet's surface

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:32:15 +0200
Turkish, Russian officials to discuss Syria in Ankara
Turkey's defense minister to host Russian counterpart in capital Ankara ahead of Sochi summit on Syria slated for Thursday

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:54:53 +0200
Turkish, international aid critical in Yemen
Save the Children's Yemen director says situation getting worse

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:49:19 +0200
West trying to undermine Turkey’s fight against PKK
This discourse that ‘Kurds are persecuted in Turkey’ is feverishly peddled to the Western public at a constant pace in order to cast a shadow on Turkey's fight against PKK terrorism

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:29:46 +0200
US forces to leave Syria by end of April: WSJ
Large portion of forces to leave by mid-March, rest to withdraw by end of April, Wall Street Journal reports

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:27:19 +0200
Seized FETO terrorist audio shows 'parallel state' goal
Audio of FETO leader Gulen openly speaks of infiltrating key state posts to serve goals of terror group behind 2016 coup bid

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:25:44 +0200
Another rescued from Istanbul building collapse
Rescue team saves 16-year-old boy from debris of building, says Turkish interior minister

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:13:23 +0200
Venezuelan crisis splits world into two camps
Countries including Turkey, Russia, China and Iran back incumbent President Nicolas Maduro while neighbors support Guaido

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:09:58 +0200
5-year-old survives building collapse in Istanbul
Collapse of 7-story building in Istanbul left at least 6 people dead, over a dozen wounded

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:17:31 +0200
Trump says second US-DPRK meeting to be held in Vietnam
City yet to be announced for Feb. 27-28 bilateral summit