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HDP not hopeful of corruption commission

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:30
Ertuğrul Kürkçü, co-chairperson of the HDP has expressed concerns about the usefulness of the investigation commission to be set at Parliament to investigate four former ministers

Three university student leaders remembered in 42 year of execution

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:27
Deniz Gezmiş, Yusuf Aslan and Hüseyin İnan, three young student leaders executed in 1972, were commemorated in several cities May 6 on the 42nd anniversary of their death.

Galatasaray’s women’s basketball team cap perfect season with league title

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:21
Galatasaray beat Fenerbahçe 73-54 in the deciding game of the best-of-five playoff series, completing a 3-2 win overall

Turkish main opposition CHP to toughen its opposition over corruption at commission work

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:14
The CHP has vowed to inform public opinion about all details of the corruption and graft claims against four former ministers during the upcoming investigation commission works

Turkey receives first attack helicopter

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:51
The Turkish Army has received the first T-129 attack helicopter co-produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and Italian-British AgustaWestland

Egypt court bans Mubarak-era leaders from running in elections

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:43
An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned the leaders of former president Hosni Mubarak's National Democratic Party from running in any coming elections, the court judge said.

Centuries-old columns unearthed in Laodicea

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:38
Columns that are believed to be 1,500 years old have been unearthed during excavation and restoration works in the ancient city of Laodicea

Gezi trial begins for 255 suspects

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:23
A case regarding the Gezi incidents, in which 255 suspects are being tried, has begun with an Istanbul court holding the first hearing

UN rights chief alarmed by surging Ukraine violence

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:07
The UN human rights chief expressed alarm Tuesday over spiralling violence in Ukraine

Deputy Turkish PM Arınç undergoes gallbladder removal surgery

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:00
Deputy Turkish Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has undergone a successful cholecystectomy operation, doctors said

OECD trims Turkey growth foreacast, citing political tension and Fed

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 08:52
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has trimmed its growth forecast for Turkey from 3.8 to 2.8 percent

Greece puts four Turkish jets under radar lock, violates airspace: General Staff

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 08:46
Greek jets put four Turkish military aircraft under a radar lock as the General Staff also claimed that a Greek military helicopter had violated Turkey’s airspace

Turkey’s ruling party to dominate graft panel in Parliament

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 08:29
The Parliament has elected to establish a single inquiry commission to investigate corruption allegations against former ministers, with the panel set to be dominated by the AKP itself

Hıdırellez festival celebrated with dance, music and wishes

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 07:19
Revelers jumping over fire and making wishes have marked the coming of summer at this year’s Hıdırellez

Turkish auto market shrinks by 27.6 percent in April

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 06:49
Volatile currency rates continue to negatively impact the Turkish automotive sector as the latest data shows the market contracted by over 27 percent in April

Russia to abide by arms reduction treaty with US: deputy minister

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 06:21
Russia will abide by a 2010 strategic arms reduction treaty with the United States despite their differences over the crisis in Ukraine, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Twin blasts rock largest city in Thai south

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 06:09
At least six people were wounded in twin blasts in southern Thailand's main commercial city of Hat Yai -- the gateway to the kingdom's insurgency-stricken deep south, authorities said Tuesday.

Putin signs law banning denial of Nazi war crimes

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 05:53
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed new legislation introducing harsh punishments for the justification or denial of Nazi war crimes.

Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 05:38
Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children on Monday which calls for more action to protect mothers and children in crisis-hit areas.

Rebel toll from Slavyansk raid tops 30: interior minister

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 04:47
More than 30 pro-Russian rebels were killed and dozens wounded in Monday's military assault on the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk