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Turkish court acquits Austrian activist, lifts travel ban: lawyer

A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted an Austrian student, activist and journalist of terrorism charges and lifted his travel ban, according to his lawyer, who called his detainme...

Turkish court acquits Austrian activist, lifts travel ban: lawyer

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Turkish court acquits RSF representative, two others An Istanbul court on Wednesday acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as well as two other campaigners for press freedom on trial for terrorism charges, their lawyers said....
14:34, 07/17/2019

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Turkish court acquits journalist Mehmet Altan: Anadolu Turkey's high court ruled to acquit journalist Mehmet Altan of alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, who Ankara accuses of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
16:34, 07/05/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
15:51, 05/06/2019

Serbian court acquits ex-US Marine citing lack of evidence BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has acquitted a former U.S. Marine charged with illegal possession and distribution of weapons. The case of Daniel Corbett, reportedly a U.S. Navy SEAL reservist, has made headlines in Serbia since he was arrested in a Belgrade apartment along with three Serbs...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant, in the only criminal trial to stem from the 2011 disaster....
08:51, 09/19/2019

In rare move, Cambodia Appeal Court acquits union leaders of instigating anti-government protests A Cambodian court has acquitted six prominent union leaders who had been convicted of instigating violent anti-government protests, amid threats from the European Union to suspend the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
19:34, 08/18/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardianship" system is completely abolished....
02:17, 08/02/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Travel Ban On Grieving British Groom A Briton whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka will be allowed to return home after a court lifted a travel ban Wednesday....
10:34, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious restrictions on women....
23:51, 08/02/2019

Teen activist to travel to US by boat because she refuses to fly Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has revealed she's travelling from Britain to the US next month by boat to attend two key conferences - because she refuses to fly....
17:51, 07/30/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticized male guardianship system at a time of heightened scrutiny over its human rights record....
09:51, 08/02/2019

Teen activist Greta Thunberg to travel to climate events in U.S., Chile -- by yacht A Swedish teenager has announced she will travel to climate change conferences in North and South America later this year -- by sailboat, to keep from adding to carbon emissions to the atmosphere....
15:51, 07/30/2019

Ukrainian tycoon can be extradited to US, Austrian court rules Dmytro Firtash, confidant of ousted Ukrainian president, faces bribery-related chargesAustria’s highest court has upheld a decision making it possible to extradite Dmytro Firtash, a Ukrainian tycoon facing bribery-related charges in the US.Before his arrest in 2014, Firtash wielded significant polit...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’s ruling, ComputerWeekly reports. Why is this a big deal? Because Facebook has been trying to block this case for five years, and winning a ruling agai...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
12:34, 06/28/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
17:34, 06/20/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said on Monday....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-related charges, the HDP said....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
03:51, 07/06/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
22:00, 06/20/2019

| Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported....
06:51, 05/14/2019

Turkish court sentences opposition figure to nearly 10 years in jail A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent opposition official to nine years and eight months in prison for insulting the president and spreading terrorist propaganda, a lawmaker from the main opposition party said....
16:34, 09/06/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday include Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander ...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
20:00, 06/28/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women, after they were forbidden at the beginning of this year in a narrowly approved vote....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Turkish court sentences opposition figure to nearly 10 years in jail: lawmaker A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent opposition official to nine years and eight months in prison over several crimes including insulting the president and spreading terrorist propaganda, a lawmaker from the main opposition party said....
15:34, 09/06/2019

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
16:34, 07/08/2019

Keystone XL pipeline set to go ahead as court lifts last major hurdle State’s highest court rejects attempt to derail project by opponents who want to force developer to reapply for state approvalNebraska’s highest court lifted one of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday when it rejected another attempt to derail the project by opponents who w...
18:34, 08/23/2019

"Not Done": Top Court Pulls Up Bengal For Delay In BJP Activist's Release The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government why BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last shared a morphed photo of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was made to spend another night in......
12:17, 05/15/2019

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist BANGKOK (AP) — An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses. Bangkok’s Prakanong Court on Wednesday rejected the appeal of Andy Hall of his March...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Malawi to release presidential poll results after court lifts injunction Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be published on Monday after the high court lifted its weekend injunction blocking the release following opposition allegations of tampering against President Peter Mutharika's ruling party....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court lifts freeze on Pentagon funds for border wall WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The Supreme Court said Friday that it would lift a freeze on the money put in place by a lower court. The Supreme Court’s action means the ...
01:34, 07/27/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
17:51, 07/11/2019

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
03:51, 07/06/2019

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the captain of a charity ship had not broken the law by crashing through a naval blockade, saying that by bringing rescued migrants to port she was carrying out her duty to protect life....
23:34, 07/02/2019

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty of gang-raping a woman at the running of the bulls ...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Julian Assange too ill for court date, lawyer says A lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says that his client was too ill to appear in court via video link. This comes as June 12 is set as the next date in a hearing on his potential extradition to the US....
13:17, 05/30/2019

Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weinstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogul's sexual assualt case. (July 11)        ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Zambian court lifts order blocking disposal of Vedanta unit assets A Zambian court on Friday lifted an order blocking a provisional liquidator at Vedanta's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business from disposing of assets or making arrangements with creditor until a July 4 hearing....
19:51, 06/28/2019

Family of slain Honduran activist appeal to US court for help in her murder trial The children of Berta Cáceres want to subpoena bank records to a luxury house purchased by the alleged mastermind of the murderThe children of murdered Honduran activist Berta Cáceres have applied to a US federal court to subpoena bank records linked to a $1.4m luxury house in Texas purchased by the...
01:51, 09/01/2019

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who was arrested in May for allegedly posting a meme......
11:00, 07/01/2019

Chinese court jails veteran human rights activist for 12 years A Chinese court on Monday jailed for 12 years a veteran human rights activist known for running a website tracking abuse accusations and helping victims of a 2008 earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan....
14:51, 07/29/2019

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
21:34, 07/03/2019

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made his first appearance in the Australian Capital Terr...
09:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court A former U.S. Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his right to represent the Chinese company against U.S. charges of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
15:00, 09/04/2019

Algerian court charges opposition figure: lawyer An Algerian court on Thursday ordered a prominent opposition leader, Karim Tabou, to be held in custody on charges of "contributing to weakening the army's morale", a lawyer and activist close to Tabou said....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention: lawyer A Tunisian appeals court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
18:51, 09/13/2019

Harvey Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weinstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogul's sexual assualt case. (July 11)        ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

P Chidambaram's CBI Custody Extended, He Overrules His Lawyer In Court Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's CBI custody in the INX Media case was extended till Monday by a special court today in a hearing that saw the Congress veteran overriding his own lawyer....
14:51, 08/30/2019

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pretending to be a licensed attorney, according to the...
21:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Avenatti tells court he’s hired a defense lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a criminal case against attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 10:52 a.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti has told a federal judge in California that he has hired a lawyer to represent him in a case alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on taxes...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Lawyer Michael Avenatti due in California court on fraud charges Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer known for his battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was due to be arraigned in a Santa Ana court on Monday on 36 counts of fraud, identity theft and other financial crimes....
14:17, 04/29/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to appear in court with Mueller critic as his new lawyer U.S. President Donald Trump's convicted former national security adviser Michael Flynn will appear in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
14:17, 06/24/2019

In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan A new Trump administration immigration initiative is forcing many asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to navigate the court system without representation....
12:17, 08/03/2019

Gooding due in court as lawyer seeks groping case dismissal NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. is due in court as his lawyer seeks the dismissal of charges that the actor grabbed a woman’s breast without consent at a New York City bar. A hearing for Gooding is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Manhattan. It’s his first court appearance since his J...
13:17, 06/26/2019

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, welcomed the decision but declined to discuss why he was released. However, she told reporters Wednesday it was the “r...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Court Allows Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor To Travel To US A special court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to the US after he was stopped from going abroad pending a decision in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case....
10:17, 04/30/2019

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
11:34, 06/18/2019

Alleged extremist tortured in Mali, lawyer tells Hague court A defense lawyer for an alleged jihadist leader from Mali has accused International Criminal Court prosecutors of ignoring claims that her client was tortured in custody and called into question a judge’s impartiality...
18:51, 07/08/2019

Swedish court rejects delay of Assange hearing over ill-health: lawyer A Swedish court has rejected a request to postpone a planned hearing to rule on the detention in absentia of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged rape, a defense lawyer for Assange said on Tuesday...
19:17, 05/28/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer - court filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify a lead lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese company for alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn....
22:51, 05/02/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor, Lawyer To Be Airlifted To AIIMS, Says Supreme Court The Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer, both of whom were admitted to a Lucknow hospital with critical injuries after the car they were travelling in was rammed by a truck with blackened number......
10:17, 08/05/2019

Dhaka High Court orders probe into lawyer's alleged murder Lawyer Palash Kumar Roy died after prison officials allegedly torched him in a jail in northwestern Bangladesh. As officials and the victim's family trade accusations, a Dhaka court has ordered a probe into the incident....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. set to appear in court as lawyer seeks to dismiss groping case Cuba Gooding Jr. will appear in court, where a judge will consider whether to toss a misdemeanor charge he groped a woman's breast in a Manhattan bar.        ...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
02:17, 07/03/2019

"Deposit 18,000 Crore For Travel Abroad": Court To Jet's Naresh Goyal If Naresh Goyal, founder of the cash-strapped Jet Airways, wants to go abroad, he should first deposit as guarantee Rs 18,000 crore his company owes to lenders, the Delhi High Court observed Tuesday......
18:51, 07/09/2019

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medical treatment....
17:17, 06/10/2019

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies....
03:17, 08/01/2019

South African court impounds Tanzanian plane in compensation case: lawyer South African authorities impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier following a court application by a retired farmer who is owed compensation by the Tanzanian government, the farmer's lawyer said....
21:34, 08/24/2019

UPDATE 1-S.African court impounds Tanzanian plane in compensation case- lawyer South African authorities impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier following a court application by a retired farmer who is owed compensation by the Tanzanian government, the farmer's lawyer said....
22:34, 08/24/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
22:17, 05/30/2019

UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court the five-week shutdown was lawful....
19:34, 09/18/2019

Julian Assange is too sick to make court appearance using video link: lawyer Julian Assange was too sick to appear at an extradition hearing Thursday, his lawyer said in court. Attorney Gareth Pierce said the WikiLeaks founder was “not very well” and couldn’t appear via video link from prison. Assange, 47, has been behind bars at Belmarsh Prison in London serving a 50-week s...
19:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
15:51, 06/23/2019

Robert Vadra Seeks Delhi Court's Permission To Travel Abroad Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Monday moved a Delhi court seeking permission to travel to Spain and other European countries on business....
18:51, 09/09/2019

Alex Jones sent child pornography to Sandy Hook victims' lawyer, court documents allege Lawyers representing the families of Sandy Hook victims filed a statement alleging that they found child porn in documents sent by Jones' defense.        ...
11:34, 06/18/2019

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. Dreeben took a sabbatical from the Solicitor General’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Socialite on 10th lawyer in bitter divorce that’s lasted longer than marriage: lawyer A Manhattan socialite has dragged out a divorce and custody battle with her estranged elevator executive husband for twice the length of their actual marriage while cycling through nine lawyers, her ex’s attorney alleged in court Friday. Julianne Michelle Reeves, a 34-year-old philanthropist a...
05:34, 07/27/2019

Jury acquits ex-DHS cop accused of head-stomping mentally ill man It took a Manhattan jury just three hours to acquit a former Department of Homeless Services police sergeant accused of stomping on the head of a mentally ill man during an arrest. Prosecutors claimed Cordell Fitts used excessive force and falsified records following the March 2017 incident, in whic...
11:17, 08/30/2019

| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves has been acquitted by a jury of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.A court threw out charges of defama...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Jury acquits Rhode Island woman in 1990 Harlem murder A Rhode Island school bus driver was cleared by a Manhattan jury Thursday in the 1990 Harlem cold case murder of her ex-boyfriend — sparing the suburban mom from potentially spending the rest of her life in prison. Zunilda Rosario, of Providence, had been plucked from her comfortable New England lif...
03:51, 06/14/2019

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child A Salvadoran court on Monday acquitted a woman accused of homicide after giving birth to a stillborn baby in a case that drew international attention to the socially conservative nation's strict abortion ban....
04:51, 08/20/2019

Elizabeth Warren, a Lawyer, Got Paid?? to Be a Lawyer?? The Washington Post published a report late Wednesday night in which the venerable newspaper walked readers through a list of past cases that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a lawyer, worked on while she was simultaneously teaching law as a professor at Harvard. It was weird all the way around....
00:34, 05/24/2019

Florida judge stuns courtroom, acquits mother accused of fracturing baby’s skull A Florida took judge took the unusual step last week of acquitting a mother who was fighting accusations that she brutally beat and hospitalized her 10-month-old daughter, according to a report that cited audio from the trial....
15:17, 05/23/2019

Good news, Lincoln Lawyer fans: The Lincoln Lawyer TV show is finally happening Eight years ago, in March of 2011, director Brad Furman released a Matthew McConaughey vehicle called The Lincoln Lawyer (the use of “vehicle” there is a pun). Based on the Michael Connelly novel of the same name, the movie starred McConaughey as a slick lawyer who gradually learns that there are mo...
05:34, 06/26/2019

Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping....
21:34, 05/23/2019

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
12:00, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
08:00, 08/23/2019

How does travel medical insurance differ from travel insurance and do you need it? The chances of facing a major medical problem on vacation are small but the financial consequences of a serious event are potentially quite large.       ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Why Red Bull's pre-Austrian GP update was so "crucial" Red Bull's form was transformed by changes to its Formula 1 car and Honda's engine that meant it "all came together" ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria's far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal....
13:00, 05/27/2019

| 'Why would someone steal a cowbell?' Austrian police ask Austrian police are looking for thieves who stole bells from cows grazing in three pastures in the west of the alpine country, a spokesman said Monday....
03:00, 08/27/2019

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms Austria has made it illegal for girls to wear Muslim headscarves in primary school, even though the law is needless. This shows how cleverly the right-wing government steers public discourse, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Hamilton fastest in first Austrian GP practice "Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton lapped fastest in first practice for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday with Ferrari\u0027s Sebastian Vettel splitting the two Mercedes at the top of the timesheets."...
15:34, 06/28/2019

Here's Why F1 Took Three Hours to Decide Whether Max Verstappen Would Keep His Austrian GP Win For the past three Formula One race weekends, the talk after the grand prix has been more about the stewards than the racing itself—something any viewer, no matter the sport, knows is a miserable outcome. But the full conversation about the Austrian Grand Prix didn’t even begin until more than three...
18:34, 07/01/2019

Gasly "disappointed with myself" for performance in Austrian GP Q3 Red Bull Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says he is "disappointed" with himself after making an error on his final run in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying...
19:51, 06/29/2019

Austrian Chancellor Faces No-Confidence Vote The unraveling of an alliance between conservatives and nationalists in Austria’s government is now threatening to end the 18-month tenure of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as opposition parties demanded a vote of no confidence in his leadership....
10:51, 05/22/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country’s vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a covertly filmed video. Conservative Chancellor Sebas...
09:17, 05/20/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country's vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a covertly filmed video....
11:17, 05/20/2019

Austrian Leader Ousted After Coalition's Collapse Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, one of Europe’s most popular conservatives, was ousted by a confidence vote following a secret-tape scandal that drove his nationalist coalition partner from power....
01:17, 05/28/2019

Norris could take "more risk" in Austrian GP Hamilton battle Lando Norris says he could take more risks than Formula 1 title challenger Lewis Hamilton when he went around the outside at the first corner of the Austrian Grand Prix...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Hamilton on top as Vettel splits Mercedes in F1 Austrian GP FP1 Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in opening practice for the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix as Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel split the two Mercedes...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Austrian People's party promises to ban far-right Identitarians Centre-right MPs say the policy must be part of any coalition agreement after September’s electionsAustria’s centre-right People’s party has said it will insist on the banning of the far-right Identitarian Movement as a condition of any coalition after parliamentary elections next month.Such a ban “...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
07:17, 07/03/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Ferrari to bring more F1 performance upgrades to Austrian GP Ferrari will bring more developments to the Austrian Grand Prix in a bid to get more answers about its Formula 1 car's performance, after previous upgrades under-delivered...
14:51, 06/26/2019

Austrian Chancellor loses confidence vote Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government have lost a no-confidence vote following a corruption scandal prompted by a secretly-filmed video....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement for migrants to show gratitude to Austria....
10:34, 05/13/2019

Renault F1 to modify its DRS after Austrian GP practice issues Renault will make an overnight modification to its DRS mechanism after an unusual oscillation was seen on the flaps of both its Formula 1 cars in Austrian Grand Prix practice...
20:51, 06/28/2019

Austrian president to issue statement at 1835 GMT Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, who has the power to appoint ministers and dissolve the government, will issue a statement at 8:35 p.m. (1835 GMT) after Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache quit on Saturday, news agency APA reported....
18:00, 05/18/2019

A 100-Year Austrian Bond at 1.2%. What Fresh Madness Is This? Austria is thinking about a repeat of its 100-year issue, after the success of its 2117 offer. The desperate hunt for yield is taking ever stranger turns....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Verstappen was pessimistic about Austrian GP qualifying pre-weekend Max Verstappen says the performance of Red Bull's Formula 1 package in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying was surprising as he was not looking forward to the session before the weekend...
19:51, 06/29/2019

Austrian great Hirscher announces retirement Austria's Marcel Hirscher, one of the greatest ever Alpine skiers who won a record eighth consecutive overall World Cup title this year, announced his retirement on Wednesday, confirming what had become an open secret in the sport....
21:00, 09/04/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal that has engulfed the Freedom party (FPÖ), leading to the complete collapse of the country’s governing ...
05:51, 05/21/2019

| Hamilton hit by 3-place grid penalty for Austrian GP Lewis Hamilton was hit by a three-place penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix which demoted the Mercedes driver from second to fifth on the grid for Sunday's race....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Austrian far-right sticks by 'population exchange' rhetoric The head of Austria's far-right Freedom Party stuck to his guns on Wednesday over a racially charged claim that Austrians risk becoming a minority in their own country, straining relations in the ruling coalition ahead of this month's European elections....
14:34, 05/01/2019

| Verstappen wins Austrian GP as stewards investigate Max Verstappen won the Austrian GP after overtaking Charles Leclerc's Ferrari in the closing laps with the stewards announcing an inquiry into the manoeuvre....
07:00, 07/01/2019

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Leclerc: Verstappen Austrian GP pass "not the way you overtake" Charles Leclerc says Max Verstappen's controversial move to win the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix is "not the way you overtake" after their wheel-to-wheel Formula 1 battle ended in contact...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Horner: Verstappen Austrian GP penalty would've been incomprehensible Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it would have been "incomprehensible" for the FIA to punish Max Verstappen for his Austrian Grand Prix clash with Charles Leclerc...
10:17, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Five facts about designated Austrian FPO leader Hofer Norbert Hofer, proposed to replace scandal-tainted Heinz-Christian Strache as leader of Austria's Freedom Party, is the country's transport minister who nearly became western Europe's first far-right president in 2016....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Austrian far-right leader under fire for Ibiza meeting video Two German newspapers are reporting the leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Austrian GP: Leclerc emerges top as Bottas and Verstappen crash in P2 "Charles Leclerc finished fastest after a dramatic second practice session that saw both Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen crash ahead of the Austrian GP."...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Austrian parliament topples Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Bottas, Verstappen crashes overshadow Austrian GP practice SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen both crashed Friday during the second practice session ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix. Bottas slammed his Mercedes into the barriers after he lost the rear and spun off the track at Turn 6, leaving the front of his car heavily damaged. T...
18:34, 06/28/2019

F1: Verstrappen Edges Leclerc To Win Dramatic Austrian GP; First Win For Honda In a thrilling finish to the 2019 Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen took a spectacular win as he passed Ferrari's Charles Leclerc in a battle during the closing stages.......
01:00, 07/01/2019

Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on veils....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Ricciardo: Renault's F1 form doesn't add up after Austrian GP woes Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo admits his team's current form in Formula 1 "doesn't add up", after the manufacturer failed to score points in the Austrian Grand Prix...
14:51, 07/03/2019

Austrian fifth seed Thiem suffers Querrey defeat The exodus of men's seeds continued at Wimbledon on Tuesday as Austrian Dominic Thiem exited in the first round for the third time in six visits, beaten by American Sam Querrey....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Austrian Social Democrats say they will vote against Kurz in parliament Austria's opposition Social Democrats will submit a parliamentary motion of no-confidence on Monday against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, the party's leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner told broadcaster ORF on Sunday....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Austrian politician “ashamed” of behavior caught on video BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he’s ashamed of his behavior. Strache’s lawyer released a statement Friday in which his client condemned the video s...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Austrian comedy writers accuse far right of intimidation tactics Satirists speak out after lawyer files charges against TV presenter Jan Böhmermann Comedy writers in Austria say critical voices and satirists are being forced into “rearguard action” by a campaign of intimidation and legal threats from far-right figures.An Austrian lawyer has filed charges against ...
06:51, 05/15/2019

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
19:17, 05/21/2019

FIA penalty application puts Hamilton fourth for F1 Austrian GP The FIA has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will start fourth on the grid for the Austrian Grand Prix as a result of his penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
00:51, 06/30/2019

Austrian GP: Verstappen defeats Leclerc after remarkable recovery Red Bull driver Max Verstappen passed Charles Leclerc in a thrilling finish to the Austrian Grand Prix to give Honda its first win since returning to Formula 1...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support BERLIN (AP) — Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections. Daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung and weekly Der Spiegel published extracts ...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Austrian far-right party likely to back motion to oust chancellor Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote after his party tops EU election polls despite video-sting scandalAustrian politicians are likely to sack the chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, in a no-confidence vote after the leader of the far-right Freedom party (FPO) indicated it would probably vote against him...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Austrian Athlete Freed By Kidnapper After Complimenting His Orchids A young Austrian triathlete kidnapped while riding her bike talked her way to freedom by complimenting her captor's orchids, a police source said Saturday, confirming press reports....
20:17, 07/27/2019

Hulkenberg set for Austrian GP grid penalty for F1 engine change Nico Hulkenberg is set to receive a five-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after Renault opted to give him a new B-Spec Formula 1 engine for Saturday...
12:34, 06/29/2019

FIA explains why Verstappen/Leclerc Austrian GP decision took so long The long wait to learn whether Max Verstappen had kept his Austrian Grand Prix victory was a result of various influencing factors, says FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi...
02:00, 07/01/2019

The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch – in pictures ‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ by Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt into Austria’s largest public art installation Continue reading......
16:00, 09/06/2019

Honda boss Tanabe had "no idea" what to do for Austrian GP F1 podium Honda technical director Toyoharu Tanabe was late onto the Austrian Grand Prix podium because he had "no idea" what to do after his company's first Formula 1 win since 2006...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Austrian president, Kurz due to speak after far-right leader quits Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over "catastrophic" video footage of him that threatens to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
18:00, 05/18/2019

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of associating with ascendant far-right parties....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next week Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is expected to face a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal....
14:51, 05/21/2019

Austrian prosecutors see little basis for case against Airbus: report Austrian prosecutors believe there is little basis for their fraud investigation into the Eurofighter consortium's $2 billion deal in 2003 to sell jets to the Austrian government, two media reported on Thursday, citing an internal report....
16:51, 05/16/2019

F3: Jehan Daruvala Concludes Austrian GP With A Podium Finish India's Jehan Daruvala continued to claim the podium in the latest round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship. The Prema Racing driver finished second in the second race of Round 3 in Austria at the Red......
18:00, 07/01/2019

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister, paving the way for a caretaker government....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Lorenzo to miss Czech and Austrian MotoGP rounds Jorge Lorenzo will miss the Czech and Austrian MotoGP races as the Spanish rider continues his recovery from fractured vertebrae, his Honda team said on Wednesday....
17:17, 07/24/2019

Austrian firm to bring 1198bhp plug-in hybrid GT to UK Revived Austro Daimler brand's Bergmeister ADR 630 Shooting Grand is a 200mph hybrid that uses an AMG straight-six Newly revived Austrian car maker Austro Daimler will make its UK debut in September with a high-performance hybrid grand tourer. The striking Bergmeister ADR 630 Shooting Grand, inspir...
13:51, 07/24/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Austrian Doctor Suspected Of Abusing More Than 90 Boys: Officials A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday....
14:17, 07/23/2019

Albon takes second new Honda F1 engine in two days at Austrian GP Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Alex Albon has moved onto his second new Honda engine in two days ahead of final practice and qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix...
12:34, 06/29/2019

Austrian president eyes September as best time for new vote FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria’s president says the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country’s politics. President Alexander Van der Bellen spoke Sunday after meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebasti...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Austrian Chancellor Kurz to issue statement at 1745 GMT Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is due to issue a statement at 7:45 p.m. (1745 GMT) after far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache stepped down on Saturday, Kurz's office said....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Leclerc leads Hamilton, Verstappen to take Austrian GP pole Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has taken pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix, edging Lewis Hamilton and last year's winner Max Verstappen in qualifying       ...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Sainz apologised to McLaren for being "rude" before Austrian GP charge Carlos Sainz says his apologised to his McLaren team for being in a "bad mood" and "rude", before he drove from 19th to eighth in the Austrian Grand Prix...
11:17, 07/02/2019

Bottas prefers punishing tracks despite 25G F1 Austrian GP crash Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas says he prefers circuits that penalise mistakes following his 25G accident during second practice for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Verstappen wins Austrian GP to end Mercedes' unbeaten streak Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix for a second straight year on Sunday as Red Bull ended Mercedes' unbeaten streak this season        ...
17:51, 06/30/2019

Austrian government collapses as far right leader caught in video sting Austria raced on Saturday toward a snap election as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
08:51, 05/19/2019

Wolff accepts Hamilton Austrian GP penalty, but driver not to blame Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix was "clear" even though blocking Kimi Raikkonen was "not the driver's fault"...
00:51, 06/30/2019

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz ousted in no-confidence vote The 32-year-old’s fall came after scandal engulfed his onetime coalition partner, the far-right Freedom Party. But his exile from the nation’s most powerful office may be temporary....
02:51, 05/28/2019

F1: Stewards investigating Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix win – live! Read the full race report from AustriaFeel free to email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 4.47pm BST Here’s what you guys think – as with the pundits and the paddock, opinions are split.“Charles won the race because Max clearly pushed him off the track,” says Claire Bradley. “Max did this repeatedly las...
17:51, 06/30/2019

Bottas back to old-spec Mercedes F1 engine in Austrian GP practice Mercedes faced fresh drama with its latest specification engine in Austrian Grand Prix Friday practice when Valtteri Bottas was forced to switch back to an old power unit...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Max Verstappen claims Austrian F1 GP from Charles Leclerc with late pass • Red Bull driver has poor start but overtakes with two laps to go• Bottas third, Vettel fourth, Hamilton fifth• Reaction as stewards look into Verstappen passMax Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix for Red Bull with a remarkable drive after having fallen away at the start. The win remains under ...
17:51, 06/30/2019

F1: Max Verstappen and Red Bull end Mercedes dominance in Austrian Grand Prix After months of Mercedes dominance, Max Verstappen emerged victorious in Red Bull’s native Austria, ahead of Charles Leclerc and Valterri Bottas. Germany's Sebastian Vettel finished fourth....
14:17, 07/03/2019

Europe's centrists draw on Austrian scandal to issue far-right warning Mainstream parties hope voters will shun populists in wake of ‘politicians for sale’ revelationPoliticians from mainstream parties across Europe have called on voters to shun the far right in this week’s European elections after Austria’s vice-chancellor resigned over a video sting that showed him o...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular......
20:00, 05/19/2019

Austrian GP qualifying: Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole with lap record Charles Leclerc claimed his second Formula 1 pole position by topping Austrian Grand Prix qualifying for Ferrari, while team-mate Sebastian Vettel was hit by a mechanical problem in Q3...
19:51, 06/29/2019

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a video sting brought down the leader of the far-right junior partners in the ruling coalition....
11:51, 05/19/2019

Hamilton given Austrian GP grid drop for Raikkonen qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from the front row of the Austrian Grand Prix grid after incurring a penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
19:51, 06/29/2019

Vettel ninth after Ferrari engine problem in Austrian GP qualifying Sebastian Vettel will start the Austrian Grand Prix ninth after an engine-related problem stopped him from setting a lap time in the final part of Formula 1 qualifying...
19:51, 06/29/2019

European mainstream politicians see hope in downfall of Austrian far right leader Politicians from Europe's mainstream parties called on voters to stand against the far right, after a video sting brought down the leader of Austria's Freedom Party, hurting the momentum of nationalists days before a European parliamentary election....
22:17, 05/19/2019

Austrian government collapses after far right leader caught in video sting Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called on Saturday for a snap election, pulling the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video discussing state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
21:51, 05/18/2019

Austrian GP: Ferrari's Leclerc tops FP2 as Bottas, Verstappen crash Charles Leclerc topped a stop-start second Formula 1 free practice for the Austrian Grand Prix, which was interrupted by two red flags caused by Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas crashing...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Sainz will start Austrian GP from back of grid after engine penalty Carlos Sainz will start from the back of the grid in Austria after the McLaren Formula 1 driver took a complete set of new Renault power unit elements for FP1 today...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
20:51, 06/19/2019

Austrian vice-chancellor resigns over secret video footage Far-right Strache appears to offer public contracts in return for campaign helpAustria’s vice-chancellor has resigned after a video appeared to show the far-right politician promising public contracts to a fake Russian backer in return for campaign help.In a press conference in Vienna on Saturday, t...
16:00, 05/18/2019

The World’s Oldest Talking Vagina is Discovered…in an Austrian Abbey! The Vagina Monologues is a play written by Eve Ensler which featured on an Off-Broadway run in 1996 at Westside Theatre exploring consensual and nonconsensual sex, body image, genital mutilation, and sexual life through the eyes of women of various races and sexualities.  ...
23:51, 07/28/2019

Leclerc happy to race how Verstappen won Austrian Grand Prix Charles Leclerc says he is happy to race aggressively like how Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix if their controversial incident is consistently viewed as acceptable in Formula 1...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
21:51, 05/18/2019

Austrian chancellor rules out keeping far-right leader in government: source Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is now ruling out continuing to work with Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party, a coalition source said on Saturday....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
17:51, 05/30/2019

Austrian vice chancellor quits over video as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Austrian president says snap election needed, details open Austrian president Alexander Van der Bellen on Saturday said a snap election was necessary after the leader of the far-right Freedom Party stepped down as vice chancellor....
21:51, 05/18/2019

How Turkish TV is taking over the world Shows such as Magnificent Century have come to rival US TV for international popularity, sweeping through the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. What explains their global success? By Fatima Bhutto‘The first agreement we should make is: don’t call them soap operas,” Dr Arzu Ozturkmen, who teaches ...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Former Turkish PM to run again for AKP in Istanbul: Erdogan Former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will again be the ruling AK Party's candidate in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Tuesday....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting fallout spreads Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days after it became a caretaker administration in the wake of a video sting scandal....
22:34, 05/27/2019

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Fragment of Medieval Poem About a Talking Vulva Found in Austrian Library The surprising discovery of a fragment inscribed with an old German poem, in which a female virgin argues with her genitals about who is more desirable to men, pushes the origin of the poem back 200 years, changing our conceptions of sexuality in the Middle Ages.Read more......
01:51, 07/31/2019

Austrian cyclists Denifl, Preidler handed 4-year doping bans VIENNA (AP) — Austrian anti-doping authorities have handed four-year suspensions to two riders for their alleged involvement in an international blood-doping ring. The Austrian Anti-Doping Legal Committee says it has banned Stefan Denifl and Georg Preidler, who both raced in Grand Tours and made up ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:51, 05/20/2019

Austrian parliament sacks Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's government out of office in the wake of a video sting that blew up his coalition with the far right....
20:00, 05/27/2019

Austrian Video Scandal Highlights Concerns Over Nationalist Links to Russia Austria’s leader called for an early election after a secretly-recorded video showed his nationalist deputy offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Russian oligarch....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
18:51, 05/27/2019

"Ibiza Affair" Topples Austrian Government, Snap Election Announced Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dramatically pulled the plug on his coalition government and announced fresh elections Saturday after an explosive camera sting claimed the scalp of his far-right......
02:34, 05/19/2019

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's government out of office in the wake of a video sting that blew up his coalition with the far right....
19:00, 05/27/2019

| 2 riders suspended as police probe Austrian blood doping ring Two professional riders, Slovenian Kristijan Koren and Croatian Kristijan Durasek have been suspended as police investigate an Austrian blood doping ring....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Austrian Dominic Thiem stuns Novak Djokovic at French Open Austrian Dominic Thiem has beaten the world's No. 1 player Novak Djokovic, halting Djokovic's quest to once again claim all Grand Slam titles at the same time. The Paris match was previously halted due to wind and rain....
21:17, 06/08/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him promising government contracts to a purported Russian investor...
23:00, 05/18/2019

F1 live stream: how to watch the Austrian Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere Here we are already at round nine of the 2019 Formula 1 season and this time it's Austria's turn to host the tyre-screeching excitement. As the first Austrian Grand Prix since the death of three-time world champion Niki Lauda, it's set to be a moving event. The practice, qualifying an...
09:51, 06/28/2019

Austrian Grand Prix: Leclerc pips Hamilton to fastest time in FP3 Ferrari's Charles Leclerc pipped the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in the final Formula 1 practice session before qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix...
13:17, 06/29/2019

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc takes Austrian F1 GP pole ahead of Hamilton • Hamilton under investigation for Q1 incident with Räikkönen• Sebastian Vettel misses Q3 with car problem and is 10thCharles Leclerc put Ferrari on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday with Lewis Hamilton second fastest for Mercedes but subject to a stewards’ inquiry for allegedly ...
16:34, 06/29/2019

Kidnapped Austrian triathlete sweet-talks captor into letting her go: report An Austrian triathlete said she was kidnapped and stripped naked by a van-driver earlier this week but managed to sweet-talk him into returning her home before he could do worse, according to Friday report.   ...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Mikail Hizal dominates Austrian Gran Turismo Nations Cup round Mikail Hizal took his first 2019 Gran Turismo Championship win of the year with a dominant performance in the Nations Cup held in Red Bull's Hangar-7 in Austria...
10:51, 09/15/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
04:17, 06/24/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
00:51, 05/12/2019

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, according to Turkey’s ministry of education.Turkey’...
11:34, 08/07/2019

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be on Turkish TV Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter's Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals, which start on Tuesday, but for the first time the series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where Kanter is accused of having terrorist links....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for several right-wing groups across the continent, is fighting for its political future....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
22:17, 05/19/2019

Motor racing: Verstappen beats Leclerc in wheel-banging Austrian duel Red Bull's Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix after beating Ferrari's Charles Leclerc in a wheel-banging battle of the 21-year-olds on Sunday, subject to a Formula One stewards' enquiry....
18:51, 06/30/2019

Austrian leader calls crisis meeting after deputy filmed discussing deals Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called a crisis meeting late on Friday after two German newspapers published footage purportedly showing his deputy discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Austrian far-right leader searched on suspicion of forming terrorist group with Christchurch shooter Investigation widens to include Martin Sellner’s fiancee Brittany Pettibone following her contact with Australian far-right figure Blair CottrellThe Austrian identitarian leader, Martin Sellner, has been subjected to further searches by Austrian police in connection with the Christchurch shooter, ac...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
11:34, 07/17/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
21:17, 05/18/2019

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could dent the hopes of populist parties across the continent just days before European parliamentary elections....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
04:17, 07/01/2019

Snipping away at the Iron Curtain: when Hungary opened its Austrian border - archive, 1989 The cutting of the border fence between Hungary and Austria in June 1989 showed the division of post-war Europe was coming to an end, and heralded the region’s evolutionOn 27 June 1989, the then foreign ministers of Hungary, Gyula Horn, and Austria, Alois Mock, cut through a section of the barbed wi...
16:00, 06/12/2019

How (and Why) to Video Your Lifts I used to feel awkward and self conscious pointing a camera at myself at the gym. My thoughts went something like: I’m no selfie-obsessed Instagrammer. What are people thinking of me? But I’ve had a change of heart: I now whip out my pocket-sized tripod to video myself at least once every workout, a...
17:00, 06/11/2019

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his fight with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan afte...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accused with little recourse....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espionage charges and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government. Turkey’s Anadolu news agency said Friday that the trial against Metin Topuz has be...
13:17, 06/28/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruling AK party....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Turkish strikes kill 2 PKK militants, 'neutralize' 3 others Turkish officials said Thursday an airstrike has killed two leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is considered by most Western governments a terrorist organization....
22:34, 08/08/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home....
10:51, 05/11/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday days after Cyprus renegotiated a contract with a consortium made up of Shell, Texas-Based Noble Ene...
15:00, 06/07/2019

1st Turkish Cypriot MEP envisions himself as division healer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Niyazi Kizilyurek says nothing like it has happened in ethnically divided Cyprus in 140 years: He is the first Turkish Cypriot elected to the European Parliament, and he was selected by a primarily Greek Cypriot electorate. The fact that it’s to a body representing the c...
18:17, 05/31/2019

A Turkish woman owns over 3,000 coffee cups Coffee is an important part of Turkish culture. Mesude Isikli of Osmaniye, Turkey, has collected over 3,000 coffee cups, and that's not even the world record....
05:51, 08/10/2019

Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, who survived fiery crash, dies Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at the age of 70....
08:17, 05/21/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “political hit-job” and claimed after the video ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following alleged corruption scandal Heinz-Christian Strache has stepped down as Austrian vice chancellor following an alleged corruption scandal. Strache was caught on video apparently offering business deals in exchange for friendly media coverage....
15:17, 05/18/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Delmonico’s 3-run HR in 9th lifts White Sox over Red Sox 6-4 CHICAGO (AP) — After nearly fouling out on the first pitch he saw, Nicky Delmonico took advantage of a second chance. Delmonico hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Chicago White Sox a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. It was Chicago&#...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security cooperation between the neighboring countries. Erdogan spoke to reporters after meetings with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi on Wednesday...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Turkish group Erdemir advances British Steel bid A Turkish steelmaker owned by the country's military pension fund is advancing plans for a takeover of British Steel that would involve keeping its Scunthorpe plant open....
18:34, 07/26/2019

Three Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a clash with Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey near the borders with Syria and Iraq, the local governor's office said on Thursday....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike against the group....
00:17, 07/01/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilization" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted....
00:51, 07/01/2019

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the fifth year. In a statement Sunday, the volunteer group organizing Istanbul Pride said the governor’s office banned the march in central Taksim d...
15:34, 06/30/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockp...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Jamal Khashoggi's Killers Will "Pay The Price", Says Turkish President Shortly upon the release of a UN report regarding Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that late journalist's killers "will pay the price."...
06:17, 06/20/2019

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules that have raised fears over possible censorship in the future....
16:34, 09/03/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
07:17, 06/14/2019

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said Turkish troops responded with “heavy weapons” after the artillery attack in Idlib provin...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Mesopotamian settlement is now imminent. ...
18:51, 05/28/2019

Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions Turkey's highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say analysts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition for a dormitory, critics argue that such profiteering is not in line with Islam....
22:53, 09/20/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be carried out....
21:51, 08/01/2019

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the town of Khan Sheikhun, where 92 people died in a 2017 sarin gas attack, one of the war’s most infamo...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
01:17, 07/17/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely seen as ominous for Erdogan at national level....
18:00, 06/30/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Turkish currency buoyed by Istanbul election result ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s lira currency has opened higher against the U.S. dollar after a repeat election for mayor in Istanbul ended months of uncertainty with a landmark opposition win in the country’s largest city. The dollar traded at 5.717 lira Monday, up nearly 2%, hours after oppos...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

An ancient Turkish town could disappear underwater in weeks A historic Turkish town with thousands of residents is just weeks from destruction, after officials defied a decades-long campaign of opposition and pressed forward with plans to flood the region....
08:00, 08/28/2019

Five Turkish generals handed in resignations: Cumhuriyet paper Five generals from the Turkish army have handed in resignations in the wake of a military council meeting earlier this month, opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet said on Sunday....
01:00, 08/26/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday....
00:00, 08/28/2019

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates River in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation....
22:34, 07/25/2019

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen Discussing Turkish Car Tax As It Seeks Deal On Plant The company said last month that no decision had yet been reached on the location of a new multi-brand plant, but the sources familiar with the talks said Volkswagen is positive about investing in......
10:51, 08/30/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey's plans to buy Russian air defenses....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Air strikes hit near Turkish convoy in Idlib: Syrian Observatory Air strikes hit positions near a Turkish convoy which was stuck at a highway in northwest Syria after crossing into Idlib province on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Turkish TV Channel Won't Air Blazers-Warriors Because Of Enes Kanter Turkish NBA fans hoping to catch the Western Conference Finals won’t be able to do so on network TV. According to the schedule for the NBA’s official broadcaster in Turkey, the network S Sport will only carry the Eastern Conference Finals after previously showing nearly every other playoff series th...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/29/2019

'You'll suffocate me': Turkish newspaper reveals Khashoggi's last words Sabah paper says recording was obtained by Turkey’s intelligence agencyIn his final words, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth because he had asthma and could suffocate, according to Turkey’s Sabah newspaper.The newspaper, which is close to Turkey’s government, ...
01:17, 09/11/2019

Lawyers say detainees tortured in Turkish police custody ISTANBUL (AP) — A lawyers’ group says five former Turkish foreign ministry employees were tortured while in police custody. The Ankara Bar Association said late Tuesday that five of six detainees interviewed reported being stripped, beaten and threatened with object rape. They are among 249 fo...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of terrorist links....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Libyan fighters threaten to target Turkish interests CAIRO (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says Turkish vessels and interests are “legitimate targets” after accusing Turkey of helping rival forces retake a strategic town near the capital, Tripoli. Ahmed al-Mosmari, an LNA spokesman, said Friday that Libyan territory had “...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Austrian populist leader derided as 'Trump in slim-fit suit' remains defiant after being ousted from power Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, once hailed for making populism mainstream, has been ousted by parliament in a no-confidence vote Monday, plunging the country into another election in September....
23:34, 05/28/2019

Austrian Leader Calls for Early Election Amid Vice Chancellor’s Resignation Over Video Scandal (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned Saturday over a covertly shot video that showed him apparently promising government contracts to a purported Russian investor. Kurz said he would ask President Alexander Van der Bellen...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly wounded in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defense Ministry said....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA Finals....
03:17, 05/15/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Turkey says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S. halting Turkish pilot training Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that partners in the F-35 jet programme do not support the steps taken by the United States regarding the training of Turkish pilots....
13:51, 06/24/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off Cyprus coast, Nicosia protests A second Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia of an infringement by Turkey of its sovereign rights....
15:17, 07/08/2019

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Turkish-U.S. land patrols in Syria to start on Sept. 8: Anadolu Joint military land patrols by Turkish and U.S. forces in northeast Syria are planned to start on Sept. 8, state-owned Anadolu news agency quoted Defense Minister Hulusi Akar as saying on Friday....
16:34, 09/06/2019

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack by Kurdish militants: ministry Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched an attack on a Turkish military vehicle in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the country's defense ministry said....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Turkish rappers call on citizens to speak up with music video #Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has also admonished DW....
01:00, 09/13/2019

Anna Jones’ Turkish brunch recipes | The Modern Cook Börek pastries, tahini, vegetable fritters and greens on toast bring back sweet memories of a Turkish holidayI spent last week in Turkey in the pine forests above Göcek, at a simple but perfect place called Hazur Vadisi.We ate like kings: breakfasts of fresh cheese, scarlet tomatoes, bitter greens a...
14:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. to stop training Turkish F-35 pilots because of Russia deal: sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter jets, three U.S. officials said, in a sign of an escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defenses. The two NATO allies have sparred publicly fo...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil....
12:34, 07/19/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
23:00, 04/28/2019

EU, Cyprus protest as second Turkish ship plans to drill off island A Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas close to Cyprus dropped anchor off the island on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia and a rebuke from the European Union....
20:51, 07/08/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
04:51, 06/06/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
11:17, 06/23/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
12:00, 05/24/2019

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Turkish police disperse banned LGBT march with tear gas Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year...
20:34, 06/30/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
06:17, 05/12/2019

Volkswagen discussing Turkish car tax as it seeks deal on plant: sources German carmaker Volkswagen is holding talks with officials in Ankara over Turkey's vehicle tax regime as it seeks to conclude a 1-billion euro investment to build a production plant in Turkey, two sources said on Thursday....
22:17, 08/29/2019

Syrian forces fire on Turkish observation post: officials Syrian government forces opened fire on a Turkish observation post in northwest Syria, two Turkish officials told Reuters on Thursday, but there were no Turkish casualties....
12:34, 08/22/2019

Cyprus says Turkish drill ship off its coast serious sovereignty breach Cyprus said on Monday it 'strongly condemns' what it said was an infringement of its sovereign rights by Turkey, after Ankara sent a drill ship off the island to explore for oil and gas....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Turkish prosecutors probe Istanbul election irregularities: Anadolu Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections on March 31 and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thursday....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot officials say Syrian anti-aircraft missile that missed its target and reached ethnically divided Cyprus was likely the cause of an explosion outside village in breakaway north...
12:17, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control. Three soldiers were lightly wounded. The ministry said in a statement posted on Twi...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Minister: Turkish-US command room for northeast Syria active Turkey’s defense minister says a joint operation room with the United States has begun its activities as part of a deal to establish a safe zone in northeastern Syria....
18:00, 08/24/2019

Syrian troops surround Turkish post in country’s northwest A heavily fortified Turkish observation post in the northwestern village of Morek was surrounded on all sides by Syrian troops who had captured wide swathes of land from insurgents over the past three weeks...
20:00, 08/24/2019

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy c...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Arsenal's Mesut Özil gets married, with Turkish president as best man – video Mesut Özil, the former German international footballer, married his fiancee in Istanbul with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as his best man. The Arsenal midfielder, who has Turkish ancestry, previously sparked anger when he posed for photographs with the Turkish president last year. Öz...
19:51, 06/08/2019

NBA fires Turkish company that deleted Enes Kanter’s stats The NBA reacted in support of Portland’s Enes Kanter on Thursday, not long after the league’s Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter’s efforts in the Trail Blazers’ victory over Denver in Game 2 of the teams’ Western Conference semifinal series. The le...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
18:17, 07/17/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off coast of Cyprus: shipping data A second Turkish drillship, which is expected to begin drilling for oil and natural gas near Cyprus this week, arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed....
12:17, 07/08/2019

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year’s currency crisis. Bloomberg said late Thursday that Kerim Karakaya and Fercan Yalinkilic have been accu...
12:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Ancient Turkish rock carvings that have baffled scientists could be a calendar For years the intricate carvings at an ancient sanctuary in Turkey have baffled archaeologists. But now, scientists believe they could actually be depicting a calendar....
21:51, 06/26/2019

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scunthorpe steelworks can be saved.Three bidders remain i...
05:00, 08/09/2019

After protests, Alamos CEO defends Turkish mine project against 'misinformation' Canada-based Alamos Gold has defended its environmental record at a mining project in western Turkey against a wave of protests, saying it had paid for future reforestation at the site and denying cyanide would leak into the surrounding area....
17:34, 08/07/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say Attack on restaurant in Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil leaves at least one deadAt least one Turkish diplomats has been killed in a shooting that took place in the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media have said.Unknown gunmen opened fire at a restaurant where T...
15:17, 07/17/2019

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan set to meet at G20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's communications director said in posts on Twitter....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Undented Rask lifts Bruins to first ECF since '13 Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask capped a masterful series with a clutch Game 6 performance, helping Boston blank the Blue Jackets 3-0 on Monday night on their way to the Eastern Conference finals....
08:17, 05/07/2019

Taliban lifts ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said it had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
15:51, 09/15/2019

Chavis lifts Red Sox over Rockies 6-5 in 10 innings BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis had a simple thought as he walked to the plate. “A single scores him. Don’t try to be a Superhero and hit a home run or anything like that. Just need one,” Chavis said Wednesday night after his walk-off single in the 10th inning gave the Boston Red Sox ...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Delmonico's 3-run HR in 9th lifts White Sox over Red Sox 6-4 Nicky Delmonico hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Chicago White Sox a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
07:00, 05/03/2019

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Arcia’s 3-run homer lifts Brewers to 4-2 win over M’s MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Chase Anderson (4-2) bounced back after he allowed six runs in his previous start. Anderson allowed two runs, one earned, and struck out six...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Rizzo’s 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. The Cubs blew early leads and got outscored 12-6 in losing the first two games of the series...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma......
07:34, 05/09/2019

SEC Lifts Stadium-Wide Alcohol Ban (LEX 18) – The Southeastern Conference announced that it will lift a stadium-wide alcohol ban at athletic events. The new policy requires any SEC institution choosing to permit alcohol sales at athletic events to establish policies governing the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages con...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its “economic terrorism” that has hurt ordinary Iranians. Zarif says the removal of U.S. sanctions could also help salvage the Iranian nuclear deal, w...
07:51, 08/29/2019

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants Country with Africa’s largest elephant population says its growth is affecting farmersBotswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the population has increased and farmers’ livelihoods are being affected, in a move likely to trigger outrage from conservationists.President Ian Khama, a kee...
12:17, 05/23/2019

Austrian triathlete Nathalie Birli tells how she managed to escape kidnapper who rammed her off her bike and threatened to kill her An Austrian triathlete survived a terrifying kidnap ordeal in which she was hit by a car before being bound and driven to a remote house by her abductor....
13:51, 07/27/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will change very little in Turkish politics in the near term. But it has the potential to change everything ...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Explosions, fire rock Turkish ammunition depot near Syria, no casualties A series of explosions rocked an ammunition depot in Turkey's Hatay province, near the Syrian border, early on Friday and nearby homes were evacuated but there were no reports of casualties, Turkish broadcaster NTV said....
11:00, 08/09/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone -Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
11:34, 05/03/2019

PM Modi Discusses Counter-Terrorism, Defence With Turkish President In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism....
12:34, 06/29/2019

Turkish lawyers’ group says foreign ministry staff tortured in custody Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers' Bar Association said on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship....
15:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
09:00, 06/24/2019

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boeing's chief executive on Friday....
17:34, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira, bonds and shares gained on Monday after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
10:51, 06/24/2019

British Steel's Turkish rescuer plans to move chemical firm out of UK Ankara’s military pension fund Oyak to relocate its Tyneside factory amid Brexit alarmThe Turkish firm poised to buy British Steel recently announced plans to move a chemicals factory it owns from Tyneside to Europe, after sounding the alarm about Brexit uncertainty.Chemson, a Wallsend-based firm th...
05:51, 08/20/2019

Turkish consul employee killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Lawyers seek Kurdish politician's release from Turkish jail: source Lawyers applied on Wednesday for Selahattin Demirtas, former leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), to be released from jail after a court ruled he was eligible to be set free, an HDP source said....
16:34, 09/11/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq's judiciary and UNICEF said....
14:51, 05/29/2019

UEFA warns Turkish club of 1-year ban in finance rules case UEFA has threatened Trabzonspor with a one-season ban from European competition if it fails to comply with financial monitoring rules by mid-October       ...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
17:17, 05/12/2019

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
00:17, 05/05/2019

U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday....
17:51, 08/19/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
23:51, 06/23/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
19:34, 07/20/2019

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
22:51, 07/17/2019

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
16:00, 06/22/2019

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Syrian state media says Turkish convoy crossed into Idlib to help rebels A Turkish convoy crossed into northwest Syria on Monday to help insurgents in the town of Khan Sheikhoun fighting a government advance, Syrian state media said, calling it an act of aggression....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
22:00, 05/02/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayoral vote occurred in last year's national elections....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Turkish board rules to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AK Party Turkey's High Election Board on Monday scrapped Istanbul election results showing a painful defeat for President Tayyip Erdogan, responding to his AK Party's calls for a re-run of the vote in a decision that hit the lira and raised charges of conflicts of interest....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Syrian offensive puts Turkish troops and border plans in peril Syrian army advances in northwest Syria are putting Turkish troops in the firing line and threaten Ankara's hopes of preventing a new wave of refugees on its southern border....
16:34, 08/22/2019

How a small Turkish city successfully absorbed half a million migrants Gaziantep has grown by 30% due to newcomers fleeing the crisis across the border in Syria, but remains a model of tolerance and pragmatismImagine you live in a medium-sized city such as Birmingham or Milan. Now imagine that overnight the population increases by about 30%. The new people are mostly d...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Turkish opposition confident of winning Istanbul poll re-run, lira sinks again Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday its candidate for Istanbul mayor would again contest and win the post, after the election board ordered a re-run of the city election in a ruling that has spooked investors and drawn European criticism....
18:51, 05/07/2019

German-Turkish journalist Adil Demirci forced to stay in Turkey Journalist and activist Adil Demirci was arrested in Istanbul last year and accused of being a member of the MLKP, deemed a terror group in Turkey. Demirci was in Turkey to help his mother, who is suffering from cancer....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Small Turkish Islamist party to field candidate for Istanbul mayor A small Turkish Islamist party said on Tuesday it would take part in next month's re-run Istanbul mayoral election, a week after its candidate said he was ready to stand down and support the ousted opposition mayor....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
07:34, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira, markets fall after vote results scrapped Turkish financial markets tumbled on Tuesday after the elections board ruled to scrap and re-run Istanbul elections, with the lira down 1.3 percent to its weakest level since last year's currency crisis was waning in October....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailants, his paper said Saturday....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with high inflation and sluggish growth....
13:00, 07/08/2019

MLB roundup: Donaldson's HR lifts Braves over Nats in 10 Josh Donaldson hit a solo home run with one out in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Wednesday....
18:51, 08/01/2019

MLB roundup: Pinch-hit HR lifts Braves over Nats in 10 Johan Camargo hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the top of the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 win over the host Washington Nationals on Sunday....
19:51, 06/24/2019

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
23:17, 07/11/2019

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
06:00, 07/15/2019

Bamboozled! Segura’s 3-run HR lifts Phillies over Mets 6-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura had no problem with three water coolers being dumped on his head after a big hit off his former teammate. Segura ripped a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Díaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two-run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth i...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Reyes’ 3-run homer lifts Padres to 8-7 win vs Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot for the San Diego Padres, who overcame three homers by the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-7 win Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Reyes’ shot to right-center, his 20th, came off Jeremy...
02:17, 06/20/2019

Will Smith’s 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night in a matchup of division leaders and the two best teams in the National League. With one out, Smit...
08:17, 06/02/2019

ICANN lifts price caps on .org domains The internet registration outfit ICANN has agreed to remove price restrictions on .org domain names despite community outcry over the move.Now the manager of .org domains, Public Interest Registry, will be able to charge as much as it wants for these domains which are typically used by non-profits a...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Vogelbach’s homer lifts Mariners to first interleague win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach hit a two-run homer to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night for their first interleague win in five tries this season. Marco Gonzales (9-6) pitched five innings to earn his fourth consecutive win for the Mariners, who a...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling antisemitism allegations....
20:00, 06/26/2019

AI Chip Boom Lifts, Tests Nvidia Nvidia is facing new threats to its market dominance in chips built for artificial intelligence as rivals enter the race to power everything from customer-service chatbots to robotic lawn mowers....
00:34, 05/20/2019

| African Union lifts suspension of Sudan The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
04:51, 09/08/2019

Grichuk lifts Blue Jays over Yankees 6-4 Randal Grichuck has struggled to find consistency in his first season with the Toronto Blue Jays by his admission. But that hasn't hindered his power numbers this summer....
11:17, 09/16/2019

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes WASHINGTON (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Earthquakes goalkeeper Daniel Vega made some outstanding saves throughout the match, but Acosta took advantage of the one that rebounded with...
06:17, 06/02/2019

Machado's 2-run homer lifts Padres to 3-1 win vs Red Sox Manny Machado hit a two-run home run _ his first in more than three weeks _ and left-hander Joey Lucchesi pitched five decent innings for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 to avoid a three-game sweep       ...
05:00, 08/26/2019

President Trump lifts US ban on Huawei at G20 summit In typical Art of the Deal fashion, Donald Trump has reportedly discussed the US Huawei ban with the president of China and has decided to change his mind and allow US companies to sell goods to Huawei once again....
18:34, 06/29/2019

Seager lifts Mariners over Blue Jays 4-3 Kyle Seager smacked a deciding home run off of the right foul pole in the eighth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday....
07:17, 08/18/2019

'Fearless' Curry lifts Warriors with 33 in 2nd half After going scoreless in the first half, Stephen Curry exploded for 33 points in the final two quarters, including 23 in the fourth, to carry the Kevin Durant-less Warriors to a Game 6 victory....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Hosmer’s 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer’s two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Greinke (6-2), who recorded his 2,500th career strikeout in the fourth, ...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Benintendi’s homer in 12th lifts Red Sox over Orioles 2-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Benintendi homered in the 12th inning, and the Boston Red Sox received a masterful pitching performance from Chris Sale and a game-saving catch from Jackie Bradley Jr. in a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. With their fifth win in six games, the Red S...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Anand Mahindra Can "Breath Normally Again" As Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off The successful launch of India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 drew applause from across the world. In a tweet, businessman Anand Mahindra also congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation......
17:17, 07/22/2019

AU lifts Sudan suspension saying it created civilian gov’t The African Union says it has lifted Sudan’s suspension because it has established a civilian-led government since the military’s ouster of autocratic president Omar al-Bashir in April...
20:34, 09/06/2019

Arcia's homer lifts Brewers over Mariners Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the visiting Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday afternoon to salvage the finale of a three-game interleague series....
00:51, 06/28/2019

Haseley’s first hit lifts scrambling Phils over Padres 7-5 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Haseley drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with his first big league hit, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Haseley made his major league debut Tuesday as the center fielder ...
03:51, 06/06/2019

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at two called strikes from Ottavino (2-2) before battling back and sending the 11th pitch of the at-ba...
07:17, 06/14/2019

Freeman’s HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The Braves recovered to win their fourth straight game after Luke Jackson blew a 3-2 lead in the ninth. Freeman pul...
10:17, 05/19/2019

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5 BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night. It was the second straight walk-off victory at home for Boston, which has won nine of 12. Andrew Benintendi led off the ninth ...
10:51, 06/25/2019

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that we get a better handle on things like gun control,...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Activist Wants AT&T to Be More Like Verizon An activist investor’s attempt to force a strategy revamp at AT&T spotlights the diverging paths the two largest U.S. wireless carriers have taken in search of growth....
16:17, 09/10/2019

Austrian Grand Prix 2019: Race prediction, date, UK start time, TV channel, live stream, tickets and F1 odds As the Formula One season continues its summer tour around Europe, this time visiting Austria, change is afoot again in the sport after Mercedes continued their perfect start to the season....
19:00, 06/29/2019

Enes Kanter claims threats from Turkish Consulate led to cancellation of basketball clinic Enes Kanter claimed that threats from the Turkish Consulate led to the cancellation of a free basketball clinic at the Islamic Center of Long Island.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Turkish lira hits lowest point this year as new election jolts investors The Turkish lira hit a seven-month low on Tuesday after the country announced a fresh election for the city of Istanbul, deepening market uncertainty....
15:34, 05/07/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defence Ministry said....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Turkish League Goalkeeper Collapses After Rough Collision With Beşiktaş' Tyler Boyd There were scary scenes in Sivas, Turkey on Saturday when Demir Grup Sivasspor’s goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa was taken to the hospital after he fainted while he was being helped off of the pitch to deal with an injury he suffered just moments earlier. The injury in question came as a result of collid...
04:51, 08/19/2019

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. The strikes hit near the highway where the convoy was moving, the activists added. It was not immedi...
16:17, 08/19/2019

Ex-Michael Flynn business partner convicted on charges he acted as Turkish agent A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey's government....
07:17, 07/24/2019

Turkish diplomat is among three people shot dead in Kurdish capital: security officials At least three people including a Turkish diplomat were killed in a shooting on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed by cross-border Kurdish militant attacks: ministry Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate cross-border attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
19:51, 05/04/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
03:51, 07/08/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA), was well as some email-based 2FA sys...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syria on Sunday and headed southwest with U.S. counterparts to begin planned joint patrols to establish a "safe zone" along a border region mainly controlled by Kurdish forces....
15:34, 09/08/2019

US and Turkish troops conduct first joint ground patrol of Syrian 'safe zone' US and Turkish troops conducted their first ever joint ground patrol within what Turkey has called the "safe zone" that runs along the Syria-Turkish border and extends into the northeast....
10:00, 09/09/2019

Tanker blast at Turkish port kills 1 Italian crew member, 15 injured An explosion at an LPG tanker killed one Italian crew member and injured 15 others at the port of Aliaga in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Monday, petrochemicals maker Petkim said....
11:51, 07/02/2019

Bootleg alcohol kills 23 as heavy taxes prompt Turkish home-brew More than 20 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Turkey over the past month, according to Turkish media reports, as steep taxes on alcohol push Turks to consume bootlegged sprits....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released from prison U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Parasailing horror as cable snaps to plunge teen to his death at Turkish resort **WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT BELOW** The teenager was with his mum on the parasailing, who managed to survive the terrifying accident...
21:34, 09/17/2019

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all traces of democracy were being crushed there.“Turkey t...
12:34, 06/02/2019

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 after Turkish man dies in hospital A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15 has died, Turkish and New Zealand officials said on Thursday, lifting the death toll from the shooting to 51....
01:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
08:17, 07/18/2019

Anna Jones’ Turkish lahmacun and esme salad recipes | The Modern Cook A deliciously chewy, moreish flatbread that many call the Turkish ‘pizza’, with a spicy salad of tomatoes and onion with beansWhere I live in Hackney, London, there is a Turkish kebab shop on every corner. The mum or granny of the family often sits in the window, rolling gozleme and bases for their ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on Turkish Airlines flight who was screaming, smashing things Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff.       ...
17:17, 06/15/2019

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to “plan the way forward”, and improve the daily lives of all Cypriots, a statement from the UN Mission in Cyprus, declared on Friday....
20:51, 08/09/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
13:00, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
13:17, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should be removed and take into account an opinion the court issued last week in a case involving a cross ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
23:51, 08/13/2019