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Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria

Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspora in the world. Kurds and supporters there rallied against Turkey's incursion into Syria that threatens to unleash a humanitarian disaster and squash Kurdish autonomy....

Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria

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Italy summons Turkish ambassador to protest over Syria operation The Italian foreign ministry has summoned Turkey's ambassador to protest over Ankara's decision to send troops into northern Syria to attack a Kurdish militia, a ministry spokesman said on Thursday....
17:14 2019-10-10

EU warns against Turkish military operation in Syria The European Union warned on Monday against any Turkish operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria, after a surprise U.S. decision to pull its troops out of the region....
13:42 2019-10-07

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its outskirts that began Thursday....
03:42 2019-10-11

Trump Approves Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
07:00 2019-10-07

Trump Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
07:28 2019-10-07

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ A de-escalation of renewed conflict in northern Syria is “absolutely essential,” the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. His comments follow the launch of airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey on Wednesday just days after th...
01:42 2019-10-11

President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
17:42 2019-10-07

EU, Germany condemn Turkish offensive in northern Syria Germany and the European Union are among many voices speaking out against the Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday. World powers are deliberating how to respond....
02:00 2019-10-10

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria Turkey's military offensive targeting Kurdish militia comes after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly decided that American troops would not interfere....
23:14 2019-10-12

Thousands flee, hundreds reported dead in Turkish attack on U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing at least dozens of people in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment ag...
04:00 2019-10-11

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination Thousands of people are attending a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden, a week ahead of two state elections in the country’s east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains...
16:42 2019-08-24

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish border town of Akcakale....
20:56 2019-10-10

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces....
21:56 2019-08-05

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:00 2019-07-19

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: Tens of thousands join protests as debate looms 5.58am BST Pro-democracy legislator Claudia ...
07:14 2019-06-12

Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria Erdoğan announces start of operation, as explosions reported near borderWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said that a long-planned Turkish military operation in north-east Syria has begun, with ...
17:42 2019-10-09

Turkey Detains Journalist Over Syria Operation Coverage The head of a Turkish opposition news site was arrested Thursday, his employer said, as part of a crackdown on critics of the military operation launched in Syria a day earlier....
13:14 2019-10-10

Syria Operation Will Be "Proportionate And Responsible", Turkey Tells UN Turkey told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that its military operation in northern Syria would be "proportionate, measured and responsible" ahead of a closed-door meeting of the......
06:00 2019-10-10

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big c...
22:56 2019-07-11

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
22:56 2019-10-09

Turkey, US To Set Up "Joint Operation Centre" For North Syria: Ministry Turkey and the United States have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage the tensions between Kurdish and Turkish forces in northern Syria, Ankara said Wednesday....
01:42 2019-08-08

Turkey to launch a planned military operation in northern Syria, US says Turkey is preparing to launch a long-planned military operation in northern Syria, and the U.S. will withdraw its troops in the area ahead of the offensive, the White House press secretary said....
10:42 2019-10-07

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
19:14 2019-10-05

Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border....
16:28 2019-10-05

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is mainly controlled by US-backed Kurdish militia....
14:00 2019-10-05

Police operation at Hoyerswerda school in Germany There are local reports of a large police operation at a high school in eastern Germany. It reportedly came after the discovery of a threatening letter....
16:00 2019-10-01

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara will launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river....
12:56 2019-07-22

Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington....
09:14 2019-10-08

U.S. troops begin to pullout from northeast Syria as Turkey prepares operation U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said American troops began pulling back Monday from positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected Turkish invasion that the Syrian Kurds say will overturn five years of achievements in the battle ag...
13:14 2019-10-07

Trump blasts Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria President Trump said Wednesday that the US “does not endorse” Turkey’s military attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria — adding that the White House “made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea.” Noting that there are no US troo...
21:14 2019-10-09

Erdogan vows Syria operation if US falls short in safe zone Turkey’s president has threatened to launch a unilateral offensive into northeastern Syria if plans to establish a so-called safe zone along Turkey’s border fail to meet his expectations...
18:42 2019-08-31

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 people have had to flee their homes in the border region....
19:42 2019-10-11

Turkish artillery fired into Syria Turkish artillery was fired into northern Syria on Friday as Turkey continues its offensive against Kurdish fighters that it considers to be terrorists. Kurdish fighters were seen preparing for battle in Syria on Thursday. (Oct 11)    ...
11:56 2019-10-11

Turkey, U.S. agree to form joint operation center for Syria safe zone Turkey and the United States agreed on Wednesday to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeast Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the chance of imminent Turkish military action....
19:28 2019-08-07

The Latest: Turkish offensive in Syria may displace 300,000 The Latest: Two International aid groups say a Turkish military offensive in northeast Syria could displace hundreds of thousands of people, and disrupt humanitarian aid...
20:14 2019-10-07

U.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkish Foray Into Syria U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and trigger a clash with Kurdish fighters, an action that would likely prompt the Trump administration to remove all American forces from Syri...
13:00 2019-10-04

Syria moves troops toward Turkish offensive The Syrian military has mobilized soldiers toward the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said government forces and the SDF have held talks over a possible deal....
03:42 2019-10-14

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria Turkey has remained defiant in the face of international criticism, insisting the military will push forward with its incursion. The UN has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis as thousands flee to safety....
01:42 2019-10-12

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them....
01:14 2019-09-29

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far been a success and will continue....
14:00 2019-10-10

SDF: Nine dead in Turkish offensive in northeast Syria The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said on Thursday that Turkish air strikes and shelling had killed nine civilians in northeast Syria since the start of Ankara's offensive....
17:14 2019-10-10

Syria moves troops towards Turkish offensive The Syrian military is mobilizing soldiers towards the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said government forces and the SDF have held talks over a possible deal....
22:28 2019-10-13

Glastonbury 2019 clean up: Major operation under way as tens of thousands of revellers head home from festival Hundreds of volunteers and workers have begun the clean-up operation at Glastonbury Festival, as tens of thousands of people leave the site after the five-day festival....
15:56 2019-07-01

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 2...
06:14 2019-08-20

Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops in Syria, Pentagon says The Pentagon has confirmed that Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops stationed in Syria, though military sources differ on whether the action was intentional....
19:42 2019-10-12

Britain calls for restraint after Turkish incursion into Syria Britain called for restraint on Thursday after Turkey's military incursion into Syria, warning that the move risked humanitarian suffering and undermining the fight against militants....
15:42 2019-10-10

US special forces get caught up in Turkish shelling in Syria A group of US Special Forces troops were caught close to the action in Syria when Turkey shelled Kurdish positions in the area, a report said Friday. A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek that the attack by the Turkish forces was so heavy that the...
10:28 2019-10-12

US troops in Syria come under fire from Turkish positions, Pentagon says All US troops accounted for after explosion near outpost where Turkey knew American forces were present, official saysUS troops deployed near the city of Kobani in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions, the Pentagon said on ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Turkish minister says France's Macron wants to divide Syria Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday accused French President Emmanuel Macron of wanting to divide Syria, after France criticized Ankara's military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria....
20:28 2019-10-10

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
03:14 2019-10-11

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that the "Islamic State" could regroup in the region....
13:00 2019-10-13

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions -Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish militia....
04:00 2019-10-12

U.S. won't send more troops to Syria for joint Turkish patrols The U.S. military will not increase troop levels in Syria to carry out joint patrols with Turkish forces, a top general said on Friday, adding that his goal was to eventually reduce the number of U.S. forces in the country....
23:00 2019-09-13

US Troops In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion: Pentagon US troops near the northern Syrian border came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday, a Pentagon spokesman said, warning that the US was prepared to meet aggression with "immediate......
06:28 2019-10-12

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions: Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish militia....
06:28 2019-10-12

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ministry source said on Saturday....
16:00 2019-07-20

Any Turkish incursion into Syria 'unacceptable,' will prevent it: Pentagon chief U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday any Turkish operation into northern Syria would be "unacceptable" and the United States would prevent unilateral incursions, as tensions between Washington and Ankara simmer....
12:14 2019-08-06

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians have been fleeing key towns in north-eastern Syria as Turkish forces continue to bombard targets for a thir...
04:28 2019-10-12

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
20:56 2019-10-09

Will "Obliterate" Turkish Economy If It Acts "Off Limits" In Syria: Trump US President Donald Trump warned Turkey Monday against going too far in Syria, one day after giving Ankara a green light to invade its southern neighbor, sparking panic among Washington's Kurdish......
04:00 2019-10-08

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish troops, warns of 'countermeasures' Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops, warning that the Syrian government had the right to take action if they remain....
04:56 2019-09-29

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
17:14 2019-10-13

U.S. Troops to Withdraw From Northern Syria Ahead of Turkish Incursion The White House indicated that U.S. forces will withdraw from northern Syria in advance of an expected incursion of Turkish forces in the region that could spark fighting with U.S.-backed Kurds....
07:28 2019-10-07

U.S. Begins Northern Syria Pullback, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters who spearheaded the campaign against ISIS....
19:56 2019-10-07

Turkish artillery rounds land near US forces in Syria, no injuries Turkish artillery rounds landed near U.S. forces in northern Syria outside the city of Kobane, but no American troops were harmed, a U.S. official confirms to Fox News....
16:42 2019-10-12

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 wound...
13:14 2019-06-13

SDF urges 'no fly zone' to stop Turkish attacks in northeast Syria The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) appealed to the United States and its allies on Wednesday for a "no fly zone" to protect it from Turkish attacks in northeast Syria....
16:56 2019-10-09

U.S. Begins Pullback From Northern Syria, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters who spearheaded the U.S.-campaign against I...
14:00 2019-10-07

U.S. Forces in Northern Syria Are Moving Aside to Clear the Way for a Turkish Assault (BEIRUT) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria said American troops began withdrawing Monday from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion that the Kurds say will overturn five years of achievements in the battle against the Islamic Stat...
14:28 2019-10-07

Explosion at outpost near US troops amid Turkish offensive into Syria A U.S. official and a Syria war monitor say there has been an explosion near an outpost where U.S. troops are located in northern Syria amid intense shelling during the Turkish offensive in the area, the AP reports....
02:28 2019-10-12

UK PM Urges Turkish President To End Conflict In Syria And Enter Dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and......
23:14 2019-10-13

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European security....
23:14 2019-10-13

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
23:14 2019-10-13

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish forces, warns of countermeasures Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused....
19:42 2019-09-28

Airstrikes target Turkish convoy in Syria, raising tensions Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
01:28 2019-08-20

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....
12:00 2019-06-28

U.S. withdraws troops from northeast Syria ahead of Turkish offensive The United States said it was pulling troops from northeast Syria, in a major policy shift which opens the way for a Turkish offensive against Kurdish-led forces and hands Turkey responsibility for thousands of Islamic State captives....
13:42 2019-10-07

US to let Turkish forces move into Syria, dumping Kurdish allies White House reveals policy shift, which follows conversation between Trump and ErdoğanThe White House has given the green light to a Turkish offensive into northern Syria, moving US forces out of the area in an abrupt foreign policy change that will ...
11:14 2019-10-07

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true patriots."...
15:42 2019-07-20

Arab League to hold emergency meeting over Turkish offensive into Syria The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday, it said in a statement, following a call by Egypt for the body to meet over Turkey's offensive into Syria....
01:14 2019-10-10

Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain....
16:56 2019-10-09

Trump OKs $50M to aid Syria amid outrage over US military pullout, Turkish offensive President Trump announced Saturday that he had authorized the release of $50 million in aid to human rights groups and other aid organizations in Syria in an apparent attempt to counter criticism of his pullout of U.S. forces there....
06:14 2019-10-13

U.S. set to pull remaining troops from north Syria amid Turkish incursion The United States said on Sunday it is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria after learning that Turkey planned to extend a military incursion further south and west than originally planned....
17:14 2019-10-13

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira trims losses, but worries over Syria persist Turkey's lira recovered on Tuesday after reaching its weakest level in more than a month, but investors were still worried about the fallout from Ankara's planned incursion in northeastern Syria....
13:14 2019-10-08

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....
18:56 2019-06-13

Syria 'safe zone' deadline expires with Turkish threat looming Turkey's deadline to jointly establish a "safe zone" with the United States in northern Syria by the end of September has passed, leaving the threat of unilateral military intervention by Ankara hanging over the region....
14:00 2019-10-01

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish offensive US troops are reportedly leaving northeastern Syria ahead of a planned Turkish offensive. US President Trump has, however, said Turkey must not do anything "off limits," or he would "destroy" its economy....
20:42 2019-10-07

Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds Civilians flee as airstrikes and artillery hit border regionTrump on Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in Normandy’Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery barrages aimed at US-backed Kurdish forces who cont...
02:28 2019-10-10

Turkish artillery barrages reportedly came dangerously close to US troops in Syria Khalil Ashawi/Reuters Turkish artillery fire nearly hit a small group US troops stationed near the Kurdish-held city of Kobane on Friday afternoon, according to multiple media reports. The report comes hours after senior US military officials addres...
23:42 2019-10-11

Canada condemns Turkish military invasion in northeast Syria: Freeland Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the unilateral action by Turkey risks rolling back the progress against militants affiliated with the Islamic State, also known as Daesh....
03:14 2019-10-10

Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues At least 750 Isis affiliates escape after Turkish shellingOpinion: Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis Amid growing chaos in Syria, Donald Trump has ordered all US troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Tur...
19:42 2019-10-13

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....
18:28 2019-07-08

For Putin, Turkish move into Syria a chance to ramp up Middle East role Turkey's incursion into Syria is an opportunity for Russia to dial up its influence in the region as Washington appears to be pulling back, but the risks to Moscow's diplomacy will rise the longer the operation goes on, people close to the Kremlin sa...
20:28 2019-10-10

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into northeast Syria on Sunday to begin planned joint U.S.-Turkey patrols to establish a "safe zone" along the border....
09:42 2019-09-08

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 Defense Ministry said....
07:28 2019-06-28

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 Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
21:42 2019-06-16

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
01:28 2019-07-23

Trump Invites Turkish Leader to Washington as Turkey Prepares Syria Offensive President Trump said the U.S. wasn’t abandoning Kurdish fighters in northern Syria amid blowback from lawmakers over his decision to withdraw American troops from the area ahead of a planned military incursion by Turkey, which declared it was determi...
06:28 2019-10-09

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 ...
15:28 2019-08-19

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
04:56 2019-10-14

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. "safe zone" patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdish forces....
18:28 2019-09-08

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish military offensive US troops began to withdraw from northeastern Syria on Monday, clearing the way for planned Turkish military operations. The White House had earlier announced that they would not support Turkey's offensive....
11:14 2019-10-07

Following Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations express concern over the rise of the Islamist militant group in northeast Syria following a Turkish-led incursion....
19:14 2019-10-11

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills 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 Defense Ministry said....
23:56 2019-06-27

US to move about 50 ISIS fighters from Syria to Iraq amid Turkish assault, officials say Around 50 Islamic State fighters that the U.S. removed from Syria in recent days amidst a Turkish military assault are headed to Iraq, officials there say....
02:00 2019-10-11

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape camp in Syria as Turkish troops approach, Kurds say Hundreds of people affiliated with the Islamic State escaped a camp where they were being held on Sunday after Turkish forces approached the Kurdish-held town, Kurdish officials said....
18:00 2019-10-13

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
00:56 2019-10-12

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....
05:00 2019-06-15

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so many decades....
02:14 2019-08-10

Displaced 'ISIS-supporting women' revolt in Syria border camp as Turkish incursion gains momentum It was a chillingly familiar sight for Syrian-Kurds in the north-eastern slice of their conflict-ripped country: civilians stuffing themselves into vehicles and running on calloused feet with little more than the clothes on their back, fleeing the bo...
02:56 2019-10-10

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP) (Photo by NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP via Getty Images The Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria announced on Sunday that it had a struck a deal with the Syrian army in order to fend off an escalating Turkish attack in th...
06:28 2019-10-14

“My Great and Unmatched Wisdom”: Trump Ignores Warnings on Syria Retreat, Threatens to “Destroy” Turkish Economy In the run-up to his Oct. 6 call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aides repeatedly warned President Donald Trump about the dangers of abandoning America’s Kurdish allies in Northern Syria, according to three administration officials...
04:28 2019-10-08

Trump pulls back troops from northern Syria ahead of Turkish assault, Pentagon officials 'blindsided' The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with a planned military operation in northeast Syria, as U.S. troops who have been deployed and operating with Kurdish-led forces in the area began pulling back from their posit...
18:00 2019-10-07

100,000 displaced, death toll rises, hospital closes as Turkish forces push into Kurdish-held Syria Since Turkish forces launched a military offensive into Kurdish-controlled parts of Syria, border towns have been subject to heavy shelling.        ...
11:14 2019-10-12

Turkish students protest plans to bulldoze green area, police fire pepper spray Students at a top Turkish university on Monday protested against plans to bulldoze hundreds of trees to build a new dormitory on campus, as police used pepper spray to disperse crowds and began cutting down trees, video footage showed....
18:28 2019-07-08

| Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief....
23:42 2019-09-20

Thousands protest against new criminal code in Indonesia At least 40 injured in student protests over plans that include outlawing extramarital sexThousands of students have taken to the streets in Indonesia to protest against a “disastrous” draft criminal code that would include outlawing extramarital sex...
21:00 2019-09-24

Spain: Thousands protest Catalan independence On Spain's national day, thousands of people demonstrating against Catalan independence marched through Madrid. It comes ahead of the verdict in the trial of leading Catalan separatists....
01:28 2019-10-13

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
03:00 2019-08-11

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
07:56 2019-09-04

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. He's one of the first big catches for investigators who have smuggled hundreds of thousands of governm...
14:42 2019-05-28

Thousands gather in Tbilisi for protest against Georgian government Thousands of people gathered in the center of Georgian capital Tbilisi on Friday for a protest against the government and ruling Georgian Dream Party, three months after the brutal dispersal of an anti-Kremlin demonstration....
19:14 2019-09-21

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. (June 4)     ...
19:56 2019-06-04

Thousands protest Ukraine leader's roadmap for peace Ukrainian protesters have accused President Volodymyr Zelenskiy of surrendering to Russia with his plan for local elections in the pro-Russian separatist east. The region has faced five years of violent conflict....
21:14 2019-10-06

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again flying outside the Houses of Parliament....
17:14 2019-06-04

Thousands protest Ukraine leader's road map for peace Ukrainian protesters have accused President Volodymyr Zelenskiy of surrendering to Russia with his plan for local elections in the pro-Russian separatist east. The region has faced five years of violent conflict....
00:00 2019-10-07

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
19:28 2019-07-01

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were far down from the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit last year....
14:28 2019-06-04

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
00:42 2019-07-07

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling....
16:00 2019-07-07

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. T...
19:00 2019-06-30

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
12:00 2019-06-21

‘Just Give Us a Country’: Thousands in Iraq Protest Corruption At least 14 people have been confirmed dead after people took to the streets to express frustration about poor public services, graft and unemployment....
20:56 2019-10-03

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi's withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar on Friday, a police official and two witnesses said....
21:00 2019-08-10

Thousands protest mask ban as HK leader toughens stance Violence has erupted across Hong Kong as defiant masked protesters rampaged and police fired tear gas hours after the city’s embattled leader invoked rarely used emergency powers to ban masks at rallies...
17:42 2019-10-04

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
20:28 2019-08-31

Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, a US military base is just 10 miles away Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for bloating, Shehab says, but it is nearly impossible for them to find....
13:56 2019-08-01

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
22:42 2019-05-30

Haiti: Artists join thousands in anti-government protest Thousands of people have joined the Haitian art community to demand that embattled President Jovenel Moise step down. Crippling fuel shortages have sparked weeks of unrest in the impoverished Caribbean country....
03:42 2019-10-14

| Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp....
19:14 2019-06-28

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a protest camp three weeks ago....
15:28 2019-06-30

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s streets without the legal cover of extradition proceedings....
14:14 2019-06-09

Thousands in Indonesia Protest Bills to Limit Rights and Ban Extramarital Sex President Joko Widodo faces pressure to revoke a law curbing anti-graft efforts and to kill measures that would forbid abortion and sex outside marriage....
16:56 2019-09-30

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
00:28 2019-06-10

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
06:56 2019-07-01

Thousands protest against Honduran president after drug link surfaces Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the capital on Tuesday to urge Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down, just days after he was forced to deny taking money from drug gangs to secure his election in 2013....
04:56 2019-08-07

| Tens of thousands protest French IVF law for single women, lesbians Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Paris to protest the government's plan to let single women and lesbians become pregnant with fertility treatments, the country's first major social reform since France legalised gay marriage in 2013....
22:28 2019-10-06

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed w...
05:14 2019-08-19

Thousands of Czechs protest for fourth week against justice minister Thousands of Czechs protested for a fourth week in a row on Tuesday against a justice minister they fear could influence a criminal case against Prime Minister Andrej Babis....
04:28 2019-05-22

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
21:00 2019-08-10

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital's legislature....
16:00 2019-07-20

Thousands protest British PM Johnson's move to suspend parliament Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave the European Union....
06:42 2019-09-01

Thousands protest in South Africa over rising violence against women President promises to do more after the most deadly month for violent crimes against women country has ever seenThousands of South African women took to the streets on Thursday to protest at the government’s failure to deal with rising violence again...
09:28 2019-09-06

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s local election.  ...
21:56 2019-08-10

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candidates on the fall city council elections.        ...
20:42 2019-08-10

Thousands Of Dalits In Delhi Protest Against Ravidas Temple Demolition Ravidas Temple Demolished: The stretch between Jhandewalan and Ramlila Maidan in central Delhi turned into a sea of blue as thousands of Dalits from various parts of the country hit city streets on......
01:14 2019-08-22

Street Fighter Champion Gives Up Thousands In Protest Of Japanese Bureaucracy This past weekend, a legendary Street Fighter player placed first in what was perhaps the most stacked Street Fighter V tournament ever, but he will only be taking home a fraction of his prize money. That’s due to Japan’s heavily restrictive laws on ...
20:14 2019-09-16

| Thousands evacuated in Germany as WWII bomb found More than 15 000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb, city officials said....
23:14 2019-09-02

Germany relinquishing thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers BERLIN — German authorities are handing over to Israel a trove of 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka. The papers include a postcard from Kafka from 1910 and personal documents kept by Max Brod, which experts say provide a window into ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany say Berlin needs to up the pressure on Ankara to stop all-out war....
02:00 2019-10-10

Thousands flee, dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against Donald Trump...
20:28 2019-10-10

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
00:42 2019-08-11

Thousands of Indonesian Students Protest Law Restricting Anti-Corruption Agency (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Thousands of Indonesian students resumed protests on Monday against a new law they say has crippled the country’s anti-corruption agency, with some clashing with police. Authorities blocked streets leading to the Pa...
18:28 2019-09-30

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
17:56 2019-06-09

Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in Berlin in wake of synagogue attack About 10,000 people participated in the march through the German capital. Several thousand others protested Saturday in other cities including Hamburg and Marburg....
23:14 2019-10-13

Thousands of people protest against Donald Trump's state visit – video Trafalgar Square in central London became the focal point for tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters on Tuesday. The US president dismissed the demonstrations as 'fake news', saying they were very small, while claiming thousands had lined the str...
00:28 2019-06-05

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest, call for democratic reforms Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted the first day of school Monday to continue a series of protests that began in June over calls for autonomy from mainland China and democratic reforms....
14:56 2019-09-03

UPDATE 2-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
19:56 2019-08-10

Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy plan for eastern Ukraine Thousands of people gathered in Kiev's main square on Sunday to protest against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's deal with Moscow to grant autonomy to Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel-held east as part of efforts to end a five-year conflict there....
18:56 2019-10-06

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
05:56 2019-06-10

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of London, bringing traffic to a standstill a...
15:56 2019-06-04

Trump baby blimp flies again in London with thousands set to protest UK visit A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was raised Tuesday morning in London, with thousands expected to protest against the U.S. president's state visit to the U.K....
11:42 2019-06-04

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
16:00 2019-07-20

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentially critical weeks before Brexit....
18:14 2019-08-31

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingl...
18:28 2019-08-18

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent justice in a child-rape case that has sparked national outrage....
12:56 2019-07-06

Hong Kong: tens of thousands turn out to protest against new surveillance tactics Masked protesters gather to voice anger at surveillance culture that includes lampposts equipped with an array of sensorsTens of thousands of demonstrators have begun an anti-government protest in Hong Kong as the city’s 12th week of protests shows n...
10:14 2019-08-24

Thousands attend banned protest to demand free elections in Moscow Thousands of Russians filled the streets of central Moscow Saturday, calling for free elections to the city’s legislature. The protest was the latest in a series that stem from the exclusion of some opposition and independent candidates from th...
19:00 2019-08-31

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future. Germany has said it is already making "significant" contribution....
00:00 2019-07-09

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
00:56 2019-08-19

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
10:00 2019-06-12

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
22:28 2019-07-20

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite of a government crackdown....
18:14 2019-08-10

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest challenge Beijing has faced to its rule in the territory since Hong Kong returned to Chinese control...
20:00 2019-07-07

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasi...
12:00 2019-08-18

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.        ...
06:28 2019-08-19

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in the biggest rally for years to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
14:56 2019-06-09

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked crisis and violent clashes....
14:56 2019-07-21

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
14:28 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Defy Mask Ban To Protest Hong Kong police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters on Sunday after tens of thousands hit the streets once more to defy a ban on face masks despite half the city's subway stations remaining......
18:56 2019-10-06

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Chancellor Angela Merkel to commit to a bigger military role in the Middle East....
12:28 2019-07-08

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:28 2019-06-08

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children: court A Berlin court has ruled that Germany's foreign ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fighter, in what a court spokesman said was the first such ruling against the government....
21:56 2019-07-11

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of London’s Whitehall shows thousands of prote...
16:00 2019-08-31

Emma Thompson admits she was 'hypocritical' for flying thousands of miles to protest climate change Actress Emma Thompson said that she may have been “hypocritical” when she flew thousands of miles to attend an event to protest environmental issues....
19:14 2019-09-26

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
17:42 2019-06-22

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel urges Turkey to halt Syria push German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges Turkey’s president to immediately stop his country’s military offensive into northeastern Syria against Syrian Kurdish fighters...
16:14 2019-10-13

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spokeswoman said....
17:14 2019-10-13

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
05:28 2019-06-08

Donald Trump UK visit: Thousands to protest on second day of president's trip as he and Theresa May hold talks Protesters are set to hit the streets of London in their thousands on the second day of Donald Trump's state visit as he prepares to hold talks with Theresa May....
04:42 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Thousands protest in Hong Kong, China media warns Beijing will not let situation continue Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as China's official news agency warned Beijing will not let the situation in the Asian financial hub continu...
11:14 2019-08-04

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....
12:28 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
05:56 2019-06-10

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize center of Syrian border town: senior Turkish official Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seized control of the center of the Syrian border town of Ras al Ain town on Saturday, a senior Turkish security official said, as Turkey's offensive against a Kurdish militia in the region entered its fourth day....
13:42 2019-10-12

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:14 2019-06-12

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
21:56 2019-06-03

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
12:14 2019-05-22

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
16:00 2019-05-21

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have be...
13:28 2019-10-13

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, the airport has said....
10:28 2019-08-31

35 arrested in ICE operation that targeted 2,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 migrants as part of an operation targeting families with court-ordered removals, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN on Tuesday....
17:28 2019-07-23

Man Utd's Bailly out until Christmas after knee operation "Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will be out until the end of the year after suffering a knee injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday."...
20:56 2019-07-31

US team assists in Bahamas recovery operation Search and rescue teams are still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris after Hurricane Dorian, while the official death toll has risen to 43 and is likely to increase even more, top officials said. (Sept. 7) &...
12:28 2019-09-08

California man charged in elaborate Chinese spy operation A California man has been charged with acting as an illegal foreign agent as part of an elaborate FBI sting operation targeting Chinese intelligence operatives working in the U.S., the Justice Department said Monday....
00:00 2019-10-01

EU Commission chief to have emergency gallbladder operation European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has had to cut short his summer holiday and be rushed to his home nation of Luxembourg where he will undergo a gallbladder operation...
18:00 2019-08-17

Dallas man ran massive sex-trafficking operation: feds A Dallas man turned hundreds of women into sex slaves in a massive trafficking operation that spanned seven years and sent victims from New York to Hawaii, according to federal prosecutors. Tremont Blakemore, 40, created an “environment of para...
20:14 2019-09-12

ICE arrests 35 in operation targeting 2,000 migrants with deportation orders Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 people as part of an operation targeting families with deportation orders, officials said Tuesday, a number far lower than the 2,000 targeted in the highly publicized raids touted by President Donald Tr...
10:56 2019-07-24

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34 million). Officials say the drug was heading to Europe, an...
12:28 2019-06-04

IAF Intensifies Search Operation To Trace Missing An-32 Aircraft The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has intensified the search operation to trace the An-32 aircraft that has gone missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat....
08:42 2019-06-07

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks that collectively owe $4.5 million in fines and parking tickets....
04:28 2019-06-07

Hedge fund could bid for Hudson News wholesale operation Could Anthony Melchiorre’s Chatham Asset Management be readying a bid to buy out Jimmy Cohen’s Hudson News magazine wholesale distribution business? “I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens in the third or fourth quarter,” said one veteran of the magaz...
05:28 2019-07-12

EU publishes Europe-wide rules on drone operation BERLIN (AP) — The European Union has published EU-wide rules on drones to provide a clear framework for what is and isn’t allowed, improve safety and make it easier for drone users to operate their craft in another European country. The Europea...
13:14 2019-06-11

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it ra...
15:56 2019-06-05

DOJ disrupts massive business email scam operation The US Department of Justice has indicted dozens of individuals for their involvement in a massive business email scam and money laundering operation.Over a dozen individuals were arrested during raids carried out in the Los Angeles area but a total ...
07:56 2019-08-24

Raids Expected To Begin in U.S. Immigration Enforcement Operation (WASHINGTON) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration...
20:28 2019-07-11

Honda rider Hutchinson to miss Ulster GP following leg operation Honda has announced 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson will miss next week's Ulster Grand Prix after undergoing a recent operation on his left leg...
00:56 2019-08-01

Aussie swimmer Chalmers confident after 3rd heart operation Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has had a third operation on his heart in a bid to keep his preparations for next year's Tokyo Olympics on track....
12:42 2019-08-27

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service annou...
15:28 2019-05-23

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
03:42 2019-05-29

Trump delays nationwide operation to deport immigrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is delaying a nationwide sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally. He said in a tweet Saturday he would delay for two weeks to give lawmakers time to discuss border solutions. Three administ...
00:42 2019-06-23

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
23:01 2019-05-22

Bahamas relief operation frustrated by approach of new storm A storm system threatening the Bahamas with more heavy downpours and strong winds on Friday hampered the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane in the nation's history and a massive humanitarian operation to help survivors...
22:14 2019-09-13

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
20:01 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation Mr. Sanders has overhauled his New Hampshire state operations, as his campaign fights to maintain support in a state he won by more than 22 percentage points in 2016....
03:56 2019-09-16

Illegal vape-making operation found in Wisconsin A Wisconsin sheriff encourages other agencies around the nation to contact him to see if a recently uncovered large illegal vape-making operation is connected to any serious illnesses or deaths. (Sept. 11)        ...
13:00 2019-09-12

Glastonbury festival: 'huge improvement' in clean-up operation Good weather speeds clean-up of festival site, with more than 99% of tents taken homeThe annual clean-up of the Glastonbury festival site is 90% completed with only 500 of the 55,000 tents brought on site by attendees being left behind, according to ...
14:56 2019-07-05

CBI Summons Narada Sting Operation Whistleblower For Questioning The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday summoned Mathew Samuel, the whistleblower in the Narada sting operation case, to appear before it for questioning on June 24....
23:42 2019-06-19

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
10:42 2019-06-11

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
22:56 2019-07-19

Wisconsin mom busted in her sons’ massive vape cartridge ‘operation’ A Wisconsin mom whose sons ran a THC vape cartridge ring was busted for her role in the multimillion-dollar enterprise, authorities said. Courtney Huffhines, 43, was charged Tuesday in Kenosha County on six felony drug-related counts in the large-sca...
16:56 2019-10-02

‘Breaking Bad’-style drug operation busted at Georgia car wash He must’ve been a fan of “Breaking Bad.” The owner of a Georgia car wash was busted for using his business to help run his drug operation, a report said. Terry Gaines, 49, and seven others, were arrested over the weekend after authorities executing a...
08:00 2019-10-02

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
17:56 2019-05-22

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor Dictatorships of six countries conspired to kidnap and kill political opponents in 1970sAn Italian court has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for their involvement in Operation Condor, in which the dictatorships of six South American countries c...
22:42 2019-07-08

Trump confirms death of Osama bin Laden's son in counterterrorism operation President Donald Trump announced Hamza bin Laden's death in a statement Saturday that did not provide details about how or when he was killed.        ...
07:14 2019-09-17

US Operation "Broken Heart" Leads To Arrest Of 1,700 Child Sex Offenders The US Justice Department said Tuesday that it has arrested nearly 1,700 alleged online child sex offenders in a two-month operation across the country....
23:28 2019-06-11

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza was killed in a US counterterrorism operation, Trump says U.S. officials learned that Hamza bin Laden was dead in July. He was killed sometime during the first two years of Trump's presidency, but details on the strike are still unclear....
17:14 2019-09-14

As Chandrayaan 2 Nears The Moon, A Make-Or-Break Operation Tomorrow After nearly 30 days of interstellar travel, India's moonshot Chandrayaan 2 is nearing its target. In a make-or-break effort, the Indian space agency ISRO will manoeuvre the spacecraft into the lunar......
20:42 2019-08-19

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to partici...
10:28 2019-08-08

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS operation north of Baghdad Iraq’s military says its troops are partnering with security agencies and paramilitary forces to clear remnants of the Islamic State group, targeting north of Baghdad and surrounding areas...
16:28 2019-07-20

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and...
15:28 2019-05-22

German police operation shuts down bomb-making website Around 1,000 thousand police officers have seized drugs and explosives in raids across Germany, Lithuania and Croatia. The web portal xplosives.net has been taken offline....
11:00 2019-08-21

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US operation US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of Hamza bin Laden nearly six weeks after US media reported it. The son of Osama bin Laden was widely viewed as being groomed to take over the terror group al-Qaida....
16:56 2019-09-14

Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama, killed in U.S. operation: White House A statement issued in President Donald Trump's name gave no further details, such as when Hamza bin Laden was killed or how the United States had confirmed his death....
04:14 2019-09-15

Ice cream trucks are being seized in NYC in ‘Operation Meltdown' It might be tough to find ice cream in NYC this summer. The city is seizing 46 ice cream trucks after operators of the trucks violated traffic laws.        ...
18:01 2019-06-06

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza killed in U.S. operation Hamza bin Laden, the son and potential successor of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday. He was killed in an operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, th...
21:14 2019-09-14

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of t...
01:42 2019-06-17

Wout van Aert has operation on 'deep wound' after crashing out of Tour "Wout van Aert is out of the Tour de France after the Jumbo Visma rider crashed during the individual time trial on Friday, with his team later confirming he underwent surgery after suffering a \"deep flesh wound\"."...
21:14 2019-07-19

Brazil's anti-graft operation Lava Jato in hot water Investigative platform The Intercept has revealed that the much-lauded anti-corruption campaign has been less impartial than it should be. It may have even thwarted ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's candidacy....
23:14 2019-07-24

Parachutists jump over Dutch heath to mark WWII operation Hundreds of parachutists have floated out of clear blue skies in the eastern Netherlands to commemorate the 75th anniversary of a daring but ultimately unsuccessful World War II mission, Operation Market Garden...
11:42 2019-09-21

Black-market THC-vape operation busted in Wisconsin, police say (credit: Ecig Click) Authorities in Wisconsin say they’ve busted an alleged large-scale operation making tens of thousands of bootleg THC-containing vape products. Authorities seized over $1.5 million worth of THC product from a single residence la...
23:28 2019-09-12

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governments to hunt down dissidents...
02:28 2019-07-09

Operation To Detect Tunnels At India-Pak International Border Launched The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a massive operation along the 180-km International Border (IB) with Pakistan to detect underground, cross-border tunnels in view of possible infiltration......
19:42 2019-09-26

Inside the Luxury Condo that New York Says Was an Illegal Airbnb Operation At the Atelier, a condominium building in New York City, the board president and a small travel agency built a lucrative lodging business, according to people with knowledge of the rental arrangements....
15:28 2019-06-09

CNN preparing to make cuts at London-based news operation Surprise announcement likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing their jobsCNN is preparing to make substantial cuts to its London-based television news operation in a move that is likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing thei...
19:14 2019-05-29

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran natio...
02:56 2019-05-25

Nissan eyes $41 million crash test operation near Detroit Nissan is in the "final stages of internal review" for the potential project at its North American technical center in Farmington Hills, Mich., a spokesman said,. ...
21:00 2019-05-24

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on hol...
13:00 2019-08-16

Brazil telecom carrier Oi may consider selling mobile operation: executive Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA may consider selling its mobile operation if it gets attractive offers, Chief Operating Officer Rodrigo Abreu told Reuters on Wednesday, following reports of interest from its largest rivals....
01:14 2019-10-03

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
04:00 2019-06-14

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
14:56 2019-06-28

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
23:42 2019-06-03

'Like a military operation': restoration of Rembrandt's Night Watch begins Elaborate process will be livestreamed from Amsterdam’s RijksmuseumThe restorers, data experts and art historians at the Rijksmuseum call it Operation Night Watch. “Because it is like a military operation in the planning,” said Taco Dibbits, the muse...
14:56 2019-07-05

Green feared appendicitis operation might stall 2019 DTM momentum Audi's Jamie Green says he was concerned that his appendicitis surgery could have impacted his DTM momentum before he returned to seal a podium finish at the Norisring last weekend...
19:00 2019-07-09

Europe: Police conduct massive anti-doping operation A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
01:28 2019-07-09

Trump confirms death of Osama bin Laden's son Hamza in US counterterrorism operation Hamza bin Laden, the son of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Trump announced in a statement on Saturday....
07:00 2019-09-15

Donald Trump: Osama bin Laden's son killed in counter-terrorism operation President Donald Trump said Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, a high-ranking al-Qaida member and son of Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation....
20:56 2019-09-14

Italian-Canadian police operation dismantles 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
07:56 2019-07-19

Notre Dame cathedral sealed off for huge lead decontamination operation Area around site sealed off for 10 days to remove hazardous dust that has settled since fire in AprilClean-up workers have begun a huge “decontamination” operation around Notre Dame Cathedral after a health scare over lead particles from the fire.It ...
15:14 2019-08-13

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
17:42 2019-06-16

Trump confirms death of Osama bin Laden's son in counterterrorism operation President Donald Trump announced Hamza bin Laden's death in a statement Saturday that did not provide details about how or when he was killed.        ...
03:14 2019-09-15

US sailor on USS Abraham Lincoln goes overboard in Arabian Sea, search operation underway A U.S. sailor went overboard Wednesday from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, prompting a search operation in the Arabian Seam according to the Fifth Fleet....
05:56 2019-07-19

Chinese military operation against Hong Kong could trigger historic rupture with US A military operation against Hong Kong protesters could trigger a rupture in U.S.-China relations that makes the trade war look minor in comparison, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suggest....
10:14 2019-08-14

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a...
21:42 2019-07-20

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
10:28 2019-06-21

Saudi Arabia joins US maritime operation in Persian Gulf after oil attacks The Saudi government has defended its decision, saying it must "deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade." Iran has accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of inciting conflict in the region....
16:28 2019-09-18

Saudi-led coalition launches operation near Yemeni port city Hodeida  The Saudi-led military coalition said it has destroyed four boat assembly sites near the Yemeni port city of Hodeida after intercepting and destroying an unmanned boat laden with explosives in the Red Sea....
14:00 2019-09-20

TV Helicopter Unwittingly Exposes Rooftop Weed Operation During Bike Race Catalan cops seized over 40 cannabis plants from a rooftop near Barcelona yesterday thanks to information from an unexpected source: a TV helicopter broadcasting this month’s Vuelta a España. Stage 8 of the race finished in the town of Igualada on S...
19:28 2019-09-04

Saudi-led coalition starts operation to target military positions in Sanaa The Saudi-led coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to state TV early on Saturday....
04:00 2019-07-20

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesd...
19:00 2019-06-05

Wisconsin brothers charged with operating counterfeit vaping cartridge operation Tyler and Jacob Huffhines ran an operation that cranked out 3,000 to 5,000 counterfeit vaping cartridges each day, authorities say.        ...
18:42 2019-09-17

McIlroy's salvage operation falls just short at British Open Rory McIlroy fell just short in his quest to make the cut at the British Open at Royal Portrush but produced a 6-under 65 that will live long in the memory        ...
11:28 2019-07-20

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
17:42 2019-07-19

Froome undergoes successful six-hour operation after high-speed crash "Chris Froome has undergone a successful six-hour operation after a high-speed crash on Wednesday left him in intensive care with multiple fractures."...
21:14 2019-06-13

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
08:14 2019-06-06

Rainbow Six Siege's Next Operation Will Add A Cool New Grappling Hook And A Reworked Kanal Ubisoft announced new details about the upcoming third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 4 were announced today at the Rainbow Six Major in Raleigh. A new operation is coming called Ember Rise. It will add two new operators, a total revam...
23:14 2019-08-18

Chinese and German army medics start joint UN operation in Bavaria Medics from the two countries' militaries are undertaking "Combined Aid 2019," to respond to a staged cholera outbreak in Bavaria. The exercise is the first of its kind for Chinese medics in Europe....
21:14 2019-07-05

Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US. The post Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:42 2019-06-23

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
02:42 2019-06-22

Canada rugby players help clean-up operation after Typhoon Hagibis – video After Canada's final game of the Rugby World Cup was cancelled due to the damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis, the players took to the streets to lend a helping hand in the clean-up operation. The Canada players were seen shovelling mud, carrying furnit...
08:00 2019-10-14

Brothers' massive vaping operation worked out of mother's office, charges say Courtney Huffhines, 43, a real estate agent, faces charges along with her sons in a counterfeit THC vape cartridge operation in Wisconsin.        ...
18:42 2019-10-02

Kohl's to close its Off/Aisle discount stores after four years in operation Kohl's will close its four Off/Aisle stores, ending a four-year-old foray into discount retailing, the company told employees Tuesday.       ...
02:00 2019-06-12

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
03:42 2019-06-12

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals from Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
22:28 2019-08-21

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Train Operation To Be Handed Over To IRCTC: Report After the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, the railways has decided to hand over the operations of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas Express to its subsidiary, IRCTC, as a test case, ahead of the......
17:56 2019-08-20

Streaming service scam? Indictments handed down in alleged downloading operation A federal grand jury in Virginia indicted eight men Tuesday on charges of conspiring to violate federal criminal copyright law by running an illegal streaming service that cost television and film copyright owners millions of dollars....
16:56 2019-08-28

California man kidnapped girl, 17, who worked with pals to nab him in their own unofficial operation: cops A California man was arrested after allegedly kidnapping a girl who, with the help other female teens, lured the man — in an unofficial "sting operation" — to help expose him as an older man looking to sleep with underage girls....
19:42 2019-10-09

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PCSD Narcotics and Special Investigation Section served the warrant at a business in the 400 block of ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Deutsche Bank plans to pare U.S. equities business to skeleton operation -sources Deutsche Bank plans to dramatically reduce the size of its U.S. equities business, leaving only a skeleton operation in place to service corporate and high-net-worth clients, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
22:42 2019-06-17

Heart operation Bernie Sanders underwent often has patients back to normal within weeks Patients who undergo procedures to unclog their arteries, as Bernie Sanders did, can expect to get back to their normal routines in as early as a week to several weeks, according to cardiologists....
05:14 2019-10-03

Three French soldiers killed by toxic fumes in Guyana illegal mine operation Three French soldiers died from toxic fumes during an operation targeting illegal gold miners in French Guyana, the defense ministry said on Thursday....
11:28 2019-07-18

Google Disables YouTube Channels It Linked to Hong Kong Influence Operation Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
07:14 2019-08-23

Viral: Raccoon Stuck In Sewer Grate Sparks 2 Hour Rescue Operation Firefighters were dispatched when a passing cyclist saw a raccoon clinging desperately to the grill of a sewer, head and tiny paws visible through the metal struts....
14:42 2019-08-05

Gen. Keane: Likelihood of large-scale military operation in Iran is 'pretty remote' President Trump, during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House, was asked Thursday whether the U.S. will take military action against Iran. ...
00:14 2019-06-21

'We have to give paradise a hand': Dorian aid operation proves a huge logistical challenge Sprawling set of islands provides logistical challenges as people from US and Caribbean islands offload suppliesA highly complex aid operation is under way in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, with an array of international non-goverm...
18:14 2019-09-12

Man tried to rob store at gunpoint, left when realizing there wasn't enough cash to pay for daughter's operation: cops A Philadelphia man allegedly tried to rob a convenience store because he said he needed money to pay for his daughter’s kidney transplant but then left the store without taking anything when he realized there wasn’t enough cash in the register to pay...
20:56 2019-07-10

White House Confirms Key Al Qaida Figure Hamza Bin Laden Killed in U.S. Operation (WASHINGTON) — The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Paki...
18:00 2019-09-14

Disney World visitors had to be rescued from the park's new 'Skyliner' cable-car during its first week of operation (DIS) AP Photo/John Raoux Passengers had to be rescued from Disney World's new "Skyliner" aerial gondola Saturday night after the cable car system experienced "unexpected downtime." Disney said it's investigating the cause of the incident, which happened ...
20:28 2019-10-06

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in the capital Caracas....
14:38 2019-05-21

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and m...
08:56 2019-05-28

Deutsche lifted by Fed stress test pass in boost to Wall Street operation Deutsche Bank's shares rose as much as 4.8% on Friday after Germany's biggest bank passed an annual health check by the U.S. Federal Reserve, in a boost to its Wall Street operations....
11:42 2019-06-28

Coast Guard nets 3 arrests, 3,000 pounds of cocaine in anti-smuggling operation in Pacific Newly released video shows U.S. Coast Guard personnel busting up an alleged drug-smuggling operation in international waters of the Pacific Ocean last month....
07:56 2019-08-29

White supremacist gang members indicted in major Nevada sting operation, reports say More than 20 members of a Nevada white supremacist prison gang were indicted this week on a slew of charges ranging from murder and robbery to drug trafficking and racketeering....
02:56 2019-08-23

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting operation....
01:00 2019-08-15

Rooftop weed growing operation accidentally busted by a helicopter filming a bike race If you’re running an illegal marijuana growing operation in the middle of a city, there’s plenty of ways you could find yourself busted. Maybe a neighbor stumbles upon some suspicious plants in your yard, or someone passing by on the side...
12:28 2019-09-05

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast....
15:28 2019-08-19

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday and Russia accused Kosovo of provocation after a Kosovan police anti-crime operation in a region populated mainly by Serbs led to clashes....
17:14 2019-05-28

A Sleepy Giant Seal Helped Foil an International Drug Smuggling Operation in Australia Australian police have thwarted a billion-dollar international drug smuggling operation — reportedly with the help of a giant seal. An international investigation into the drug gang reached its climax last week after an abandoned yacht was foun...
02:14 2019-09-13

Thomas Cook news LIVE: Latest updates as operation begins to fly 150,000 British holidaymakers home All Thomas Cook bookings and flights cancelled Government and Civil Aviation Authority have dozens of planes to fly customers back to the UK Repatriation will be 'UK's largest in peacetime' 21,000 employees across the world lose their jobs Holidaymak...
13:00 2019-09-23

25 Years After ‘Operation Uphold Democracy,’ Experts Say the Oft-Forgotten U.S. Military Intervention Still Shapes Life in Haiti As U.S. troops landed in Haiti on Sept. 19, 1994, they were welcomed by a large enthusiastic crowd at the port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. It was a moment of euphoria for Haitians who hoped for change after three years of instability at...
05:00 2019-09-21

Thomas Cook updates LIVE: Latest news as operation begins to fly 150,000 British holidaymakers home All Thomas Cook bookings and flights cancelled Government and Civil Aviation Authority have dozens of planes to fly customers back to the UK Repatriation will be 'UK's largest in peacetime' 21,000 employees across the world lose their jobs Holidaymak...
09:28 2019-09-23

YouTube Dismantles 'Influence Operation' Targeting Hong Kong Protests, Avoids Discussing Its Reach YouTube has disabled some 210 channels it says were used in a coordinated “influence operation” spreading disinformation related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. However, the company refused to answer any questions on Thursday when asked how use...
10:00 2019-08-23

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
18:56 2019-07-22

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
23:42 2019-06-12

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, a...
12:42 2019-08-07

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....
04:56 2019-06-24

Fourteen killed after Turkish strike in Ras al Ain The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike on a convoy in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed 14 people including five civilians and wounded 10 on Sunday....
00:00 2019-10-14

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....
14:14 2019-07-17

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
16:00 2019-05-30

Syrian Kurds mobilize across from Turkish troops Kurds in northeastern Syria issued a "general mobilization" call along the border with Turkey. It comes as Ankara prepares for an invasion of the area in the latest major escalation in the war-ravaged country....
13:42 2019-10-09

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites: monitor A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan's government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fuelling criticism of state censorship....
04:56 2019-08-07

Syrian Observatory: Turkish strike in Ras al Ain kills nine The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed nine people including five civilians on Sunday....
17:14 2019-10-13

Australia worried about Turkish offensive, IS resurgence Australia is worried Turkey’s military incursion in northern Syria could galvanize a resurgence of the Islamic State group, and has refused to endorse the close ally U.S. for pulling back its troops from the area...
06:56 2019-10-10

The Latest: UN says 100k displaced in Turkish offensive The United Nations says an estimated 100,000 people have been displaced three days into the Turkish military offensive on northeastern Syria, while markets, schools and clinics have been closed...
19:14 2019-10-11

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....
09:00 2019-08-09

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 ...
14:56 2019-06-07

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....
17:00 2019-07-23

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....
01:56 2019-08-10

UPDATE 3-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, official data showed on Monday, causing the lira to decline as investors worried that the central bank may lower its policy rate earlier than expected....
13:14 2019-06-03

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...
18:14 2019-05-31

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 Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate....
19:14 2019-05-29

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....
18:42 2019-08-16

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caused by some type of missile. Ersin Tatar, the north...
10:42 2019-07-01

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....
11:56 2019-06-28

'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 ...
22:00 2019-09-10

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....
06:00 2019-06-14

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 officia...
00:56 2019-05-23

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....
22:56 2019-08-01

Cyprus says Turkish drill ship violates its rights Cyprus on Friday said Turkey's action in sending a drill ship to an area Nicosia has licensed for offshore hydrocarbons exploration was a 'severe escalation' of what it called Ankara's violations of the island's sovereign rights....
11:00 2019-10-04

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region, local security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
18:01 2019-07-17

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 ...
09:14 2019-06-24

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
23:42 2019-07-18

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....
04:56 2019-08-28

U.S. unlikely to impose sanctions on Turkey over Russian buy: Turkish official U.S. President Donald Trump has become more understanding about why Turkey has purchased a Russian missile defense system and he is not expected to impose U.S. sanctions on Ankara over the issue, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
08:28 2019-09-19

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near the country's only functioning civilian airport, his militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike against the group....
06:56 2019-07-01

Pentagon says U.S. is not abandoning Kurds facing Turkish attack “We have not abandoned the Kurds. Let me be clear about that,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. "Nobody green-lighted this operation by Turkey — just the opposite. We pushed back very hard at all levels for the Turks not to commence this ...
09:14 2019-10-12

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....
01:42 2019-05-23

How Lindsey Graham Got Fooled by a Phony Turkish Official On a pair of calls this summer, two notorious Russian pranksters fooled the South Carolina Senator into thinking he was working toward a deal with the Turkish Defense Minister....
01:14 2019-10-11

House to condemn Trump for enabling Turkish invasion A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has drafted a resolution to condemn the White House decision to pull troops out of northern Syria this week, which paved the way for Turkey’s brutal assault on U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.House Foreign Affairs Com...
10:56 2019-10-12

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 spokes...
09:14 2019-06-29

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive: monitor The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
13:42 2019-10-12

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 Ru...
03:42 2019-06-11

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
13:42 2019-10-12

Istanbul votes again in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan The votes of millions of Istanbul residents were being counted on Sunday after polls closed on 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....
18:14 2019-06-23

Need More Traffic Rights For India Demand: Turkish Airlines To cater to the ever-growing transfer passenger traffic demand from India, Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines plans to exponentially expand services and add several new destinations, once bilateral air......
20:56 2019-10-09

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....
17:42 2019-06-30

Syrian Kurds to remove fortifications from Turkish border A spokesman for the Kurdish-led U.S.-backed force in Syria says they have carried out a patrol near a border town with Turkey to select fortifications to be removed soon...
17:42 2019-09-03

Man shot dead outside Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant A man was shot dead outside a Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police say. The 23-year-old victim, Davon Williams, was outside Bunny Bed Stuy near 449 Nostrand Ave. in Brooklyn around 9:40 p.m. Thursday when he and at least one other person ...
07:14 2019-10-05

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....
20:14 2019-08-27

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....
18:00 2019-09-03

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....
02:14 2019-09-21

Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
10:28 2019-07-08

Erdogan says Turkish-led forces to advance 30-35 km into Syrian territory President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's military and its Syrian rebel allies will advance 30-35 km (19-22 miles) into Syrian territory in their offensive against Kurdish militia and they have already seized control of the town of Ras al...
15:00 2019-10-13

Erdogan says Turkish-led offensive to extend further along Syrian border Turkey's incursion into Syria will stretch from Kobani in the west to Hasaka in the east, going some 30 km (19 miles) into Syrian territory, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, and the town of Ras al Ain was already under Turkish control....
17:14 2019-10-13

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....
18:14 2019-07-17

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet 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 ...
17:28 2019-06-15

Turkish forces say they’ve captured key Syrian border town Turkey’s military says it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment in its most significant gain since an offensive against Kurdish fighters began four days ago...
00:14 2019-10-13

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....
02:42 2019-08-26

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....
22:14 2019-07-16

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....
16:42 2019-07-17

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......
09:42 2019-08-30

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. ...
00:56 2019-05-29

Turkey's Erdogan to visit Russia on Aug. 27: Turkish presidency Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will make a one-day official visit to Russia on August 27, the Turkish presidency said on Friday, hours after he held a phone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin to discuss developments in northwestern Syria....
22:42 2019-08-23

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....
12:14 2019-08-19

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....
16:00 2019-06-17

Gundogan and Can 'like' controversial Turkish football Instagram post Ilkay Gündogan and Emre Can have embroiled themselves in a row over a controversial military salute celebration. The German internationals liked an Instagram post featuring Turkey players that is thought to be political....
22:28 2019-10-13

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released: ministry Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, a day after it warned the militia would become a "legitimate target" unless they were released immediately...
13:28 2019-07-01

Turkish president threatens to send 3.6m refugees to Europe Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warns he will ‘open the gates’ if Syria assault is called an ‘occupation’The Turkish president has threatened to “open the gates” for Syrian refugees in his country to migrate to Europe if the continent’s countries label Turkey’s...
18:56 2019-10-10

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....
19:28 2019-06-20

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."...
08:01 2019-06-20

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....
00:14 2019-07-18

Turkish forces capture key Syrian border town Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn according to Turkey’s Defence Ministry, marking the most significant gain since the invasion began Wednesday....
17:00 2019-10-12

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting 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....
08:28 2019-06-23

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 ph...
22:56 2019-06-08

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 Ru...
01:28 2019-06-11

Turkish forces escalate military barrage on Syrian Kurds Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican lawmakers against U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:56 2019-10-11

IS members escape as Turkish forces approach key Syrian town Turkish forces have approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp for displaced people and prompted U.S. soldiers to withdraw from a nearby base...
16:14 2019-10-13

Turkish Troops Appear to Seize Syrian Town in Fourth Day of Invasion Turkish troops move into a Kurdish-held Syrian town, forcing thousands of people to flee as Turkey pursued an invasion of northeastern Syria with heavy artillery and aerial bombardments despite fresh sanction threats from the Trump administration....
06:14 2019-10-13

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....
19:56 2019-08-07

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 l...
20:14 2019-07-12

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 ...
00:14 2019-06-29

Iranian tanker headed to Lebanon, not Turkey: Turkish minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday an Iranian oil tanker, now in waters south of Turkey and at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, was headed for Lebanon....
11:14 2019-08-30

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....
17:42 2019-06-20

Turkish howitzers hit Kurdish militia bases: security source Turkish howitzers started hitting bases and ammunition depots of the Kurdish YPG militia on Wednesday after Turkey launched an offensive targeting the group in northeast Syria, a Turkish security source said....
16:56 2019-10-09

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...
20:42 2019-07-01

Syrian Kurdish official warns of 'big war' if U.S.-Turkish talks fail A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria would spark a "big war" if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara's plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday....
19:28 2019-08-07

Jailed PKK leader says he is ready for solution with Turkish state: statement Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan said he is ready for a solution on the Kurdish issue and that he could stop the conflict between the Turkish state and Kurdish militants within a week, his lawyers said in a statement on Thursday....
17:42 2019-08-08

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....
00:00 2019-07-09

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....
12:28 2019-07-08

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 ...
12:28 2019-06-20

Turkish football team's military salute to be 'examined' by UEFA European governing body have said they will be looking into the celebration from Friday's victory for Turkey against Albania. Football authorities may take a dim view of "political gesture."...
04:14 2019-10-13