Tag: World

staffNovember 27, 2017

Erdogan pledges new plan to protect women from violence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday a new reform plan to protect women from physical and sexual abuse will ...

staffNovember 27, 2017

Pope heads to Myanmar and into Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis set off Sunday on his 21st and possibly most delicate overseas trip yet, a six-day visit to Myanmar ...

staffNovember 2, 2017

8 Turkish troops, 5 PKK militants killed in SE Turkey clashes

At least eight Turkish forces and five members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed during fresh ...

staffOctober 20, 2017

Turkey launches operations to arrest 140 FETO suspects

ISTANBUL – Turkish security forces on Friday launched counter-terror operations to arrest 140 alleged members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization ...

staffOctober 12, 2017

Pope to talk peace on visit to Myanmar in November

Pope Francis will talk peace on his to visit Myanmar, a Catholic church representative said on Thursday (Oct 12), a ...

staffSeptember 30, 2017

UN denies accusations of ‘failing’ Rohingya Muslims

The United Nations has denied allegations that the global body’s resident coordinator in Myanmar had a role in the ethnic ...

staffSeptember 22, 2017

At least 4 migrants die as boat capsizes in Black Sea

At least four people died after a fishing vessel carrying illegal migrants sank in the Black Sea off Turkey’s northwestern ...

staffJuly 24, 2017

Britain to allow gay men, sex workers to donate blood 3 months after sex

Britain will allow gay men and sex workers to give blood three months after the last time they had sexual ...

staffMay 9, 2017

UN says 250 missing in shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean

Nearly 250 people are feared drowned after two shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean over the weekend. Some 163 people are ...

staffMay 3, 2017

Assange lawyer asks Sweden court to drop arrest warrant

Public statements by US officials saying the United States wanted the arrest of Julian Assange are grounds for Sweden to ...