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Germany: Turks protest one-sided Armenian motion

<b>BERLIN</b><p>Around 10,000 ethnic Turks rallied in Berlin on Wednesday in protest at a parliamentary proposal to call the deaths of Ottoman Armenians in …

On 1st Brussels visit, EU min. draws line on terror law

<b>BRUSSELS</b><p>Omer Celik used his first visit to Brussels as Turkey's EU minister Wednesday to reiterate that despite European Union demands, Ankara will …

Erdogan arrives in Kenya on 2nd leg of east Africa tour

By Magdalene Mukami<p><b>NAIROBI, Kenya</b><p>The Turkish president arrived in Kenya late Wednesday night on the second-leg of a three-country tour of east Africa.<p>…

Northern Ireland’s first opposition parties emerge

By Michael Sercan Daventry<p><b>LONDON</b><p>In most Western democracies, the existence of political opposition parties is taken for granted.<p>Parties that win a …

White House clashes with former official on Snowden

By Michael Hernandez<p><b>WASHINGTON</b><p>President Barack Obama disagrees with his former top lawyer after he said Edward Snowden's decision to bring extensive …

Paris to build its first official refugee camp

<b>PARIS</b><p>Authorities in the French capital are set to build its first approved refugee camp, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced Tuesday.<p>"Today, Europe is …

France faces lengthy nationwide rail strike

<b>PARIS</b><p>Transport services across France will see significant disruptions as several unions begin nationwide strikes on Tuesday evening, over a set of …

Assad regime blocks aid inside Syria, UK official says

<b>LONDON</b><p>U.K. Special Representative for Syria Gareth Bayley said in a statement he tweeted Tuesday that the Bashar al-Assad regime had continued “using …

880+ refugees died crossing the Med last week: UNHCR

By Fatih Erel<p><b>GENEVA</b><p>At least 880 refugees died trying to cross the Mediterranean last week, and 2016 has been a deadly year for refugees, as 2,510 …

Erdogan says Moscow ties hurt due to Russian pilot

<b>ANKARA</b><p>Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that he wants to rekindle his past friendship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, …

Scientists find neurons linked to binge behaviors

By Barry Eitel<p><b>SAN FRANCISCO</b><p>The discovery of a group of neurons in the brain is strongly linked to the desire to overindulge on food, alcohol, drugs …

Football: Turkey's Euro 2016 squad announced

<b>ISTANBUL</b><p>Turkey's squad for the Euro 2016 football tournament has been announced.<p>The Turkish Football Federation revealed Tuesday the names of the 23 …

Attacks on hospitals killed nearly 1,000 worldwide: WHO

<b>GENEVA</b><p>Nearly 1,000 people have been killed in attacks on healthcare facilities worldwide over the course of two years between 2014 and 2015, …

Council of Europe criticizes Greek refugee camps

<b>ANKARA</b><p>The rapporteur for the Council of Europe's Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons has expressed regret that refugee camps in …

Erdogan condemns 'violence of French police'

<b>ISTANBUL</b><p>Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned "the violence of French police against people who are using their right to protest".<p>"I …

Russian airstrikes kill 23 in NW Syria

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Sarioglu<p><b>IDLIB, Syria</b><p>At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured when three Russian warplanes carried out a total of …

Turkish army chief vows to continue anti-terror raids

<b>IZMIR, Turkey</b><p>Turkey's military chief has vowed to continue counter-terrorism operations across the country "until terrorism is eliminated completely …

European Investment Bank ‘ready to do more’ for refugees

By Tuncay Kayaoglu<p><b>ISTANBUL</b><p>The European Investment Bank (EIB) - the EU bank - said it was ready to do more for the refugee crisis that has engulfed …

Malaysia airport migration system believed compromised

By P Prem Kumar<p><b>KUALA LUMPUR</b><p>Immigration systems at Malaysian airports are believed to have been compromised by human trafficking syndicates to allow …

Cavusoglu, Timmermans talk EU-Turkey deals

<b>ANKARA</b><p>Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the issue of visa-free travel for Turkish citizens within the EU Schengen borderless zone with …

White US officer acquitted in death of unarmed black man

By Michael Hernandez<p><b>WASHINGTON</b><p>One of six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of an unarmed black man was on Monday found not guilty of all …

US still considers YPG an 'effective' partner

By Esra Kaymak Avci<p><b>WASHINGTON</b><p>The U.S. said Monday that it still considers the YPG an effective partner to fight Daesh but it does not support the …

Football: FIFA fires senior official

By Fatih Erel<p><b>GENEVA</b><p>FIFA announced that it dismissed its deputy secretary-general, Markus Kattner, on Monday evening.<p>The world footballing body said …

Young jobless Greeks form 'lost generation'

By Vasiliki Mitsiniotou<p><b>ATHENS</b><p>More than 4 million young Europeans are jobless and not enough is being done to help what is becoming a lost generation, …

Erdogan urges world to act on humanitarian crisis

<b>ISTANBUL</b><p>Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described Monday the current humanitarian system as “inadequate for solving urgent problems”.<p>Speaking …

Football: Turkey preliminary squad for Euro 2016 named

<b>ISTANBUL</b><p>Turkey's National Team Coach Fatih Terim on Wednesday announced Turkey's preliminary squad for Euro 2016.<p>Appearing on state-run TRT Spor TV …

Tennis: Turkish player makes history at French Open

<b>PARIS</b><p>Turkey’s Cagla Buyukakcay on Friday became the country's first female tennis player to qualify for the prestigious French Open’s women's singles …

Nigeria seeks aid in Istanbul for Boko Haram victims

By Olarewaju Kola<p><b>MAIDUGURI, Nigeria</b><p>The governor of the Nigerian state of Borno, the heartland of terrorist group Boko Haram, says he is attending …

Turkey delivers aid to mudslide-stricken Sri Lanka

<b>ANKARA</b><p>The Turkish Red Crescent has delivered emergency supplies to Sri Lanka, which has been hit by floods and landslides caused by heavy rain since …

Air operations eliminate PKK targets in N.Iraq

<b>ANKARA</b><p>The Turkish Air Forces conducted an air operation in northern Iraq early Monday, destroying PKK targets, according to security sources.<p>The …