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A citizen of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido Masazo Nonaka, who had been recognized as the world’s oldest man, died at the age of 113, TASS news agency reported. The Japanese man passed away at his home in Ashoro ...

World 2019-01-20 13:17:00

The 11 members of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement on Saturday held their first ministerial meeting since the pact entered into force, discussing its future expansion as well as how to counter the rise of protectionism, according to Kyodo News ...

World 2019-01-19 15:55:00

The government is thinking about reopening Italy's embassy in Syria, Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanese said on Friday, ANSA reported. “We are working to assess if and when,” he said ...

World 2019-01-18 22:28:00

Two Sukhoi Su-34 fighter bombers have collided in mid-air over the Strait of Tatary (or the Tatar Strait) in Russia’s Far Eastern Khabarovsk Region, according to TASS. According to preliminary data, the accident occurred over the Tatar Strait. Two Su ...

World 2019-01-18 13:46:00

Colombia is mourning the loss of 21 policemen in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in recent years, Anadolu Agency reports. Dozens were also injured Thursday in the attack on General Santander Police Academy in the capital Bogota before a graduation ceremony. Prosecutors identified the attacker as Jose Aldemar Rojas Rodriguez ...

World 2019-01-18 12:52:00

At least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in Kazakhstan's southeastern city of Almaty, the country's Interior Ministry said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported. The Eurocopter 130 type helicopter -- belonging to Sky Service private company -- crashed at 4.05 p.m. local time (1105GMT), ...

World 2019-01-17 19:11:00

At least three people were killed and 38 others injured in road accidents in northern Turkey, according to security sources, Anadolu Agency reported. In Amasya province, a passenger bus overturned while traveling from the Black Sea ...

World 2019-01-17 18:09:00

U.K. leader Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her government and immediately opened talks with rival political parties in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock, as time runs out to reach a deal, according to Bloomberg. The prime minister fought off the threat of a national ...

World 2019-01-17 12:30:00

A so-called senior member of the PKK terrorist organization with a bounty of 300,000 Turkish liras ($55,311) on his head surrendered to security forces in Turkey's eastern province of Sirnak, the governorship said on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

World 2019-01-16 21:29:00

An Iranian television anchorwoman has been arrested in the U.S., according to Iran’s English-language Press TV on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported. Marzieh Hashemi was taken into custody for “unspecified offenses” at St. Louis Lambert International Airport ...

World 2019-01-16 21:06:00

Japanese Olympic Committee head Tsunekazu Takeda on Tuesday denied an accusation of “active corruption” leveled by French investigators in connection with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, according to The Japan Times ...

World 2019-01-16 19:17:00

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has called in Dutch Ambassador to Tehran Jacques Werner to express the country’s protest over a recent attack by “some anti-revolutionary and separatist elements” on the Islamic Republic’ embassy in The Hague, according to Press ...

World 2019-01-16 16:20:00

China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel starting Tuesday, the country's top economic planner said Monday, Xinhua reported. Based on changes in international oil prices, the retail prices of both gasoline and diesel will be increased by 105 yuan ...

World 2019-01-15 19:38:00

Turkey has no problem with Kurds and aims to fight terror groups Daesh, PKK and its Syrian affiliate PYD/YPG threatening national security, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a phone call with his U.S. counterpart on Monday ...

World 2019-01-15 17:50:00

A car bombing in the Afghan capital has killed one person, according to Anadolu Agency. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility ...

World 2019-01-15 14:07:00

Turkish Coast Guard has rescued 40 irregular migrants in the Aegean Sea while recovering one body, security sources said on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports. Coast guard squads rescued the migrants off Kusadasi district of southwestern Aydin province after they were informed that an ...

World 2019-01-15 13:30:00

The Indonesian Navy on Monday announced that its team found the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of October's crashed Lion Air JT-610 aircraft, Anadolu Agency reported. Agung Nugroho, spokesman for the Indonesian Navy Fleet Command ...

World 2019-01-14 22:03:00

Diplomatic relations between China and Canada deteriorated further Monday after a Chinese court overruled an earlier decision and sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling, according to Anadolu Agency. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg filed an appeal, saying he was a tourist and was ...

World 2019-01-14 21:37:00

Turkey on Sunday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against conflating Syrian Kurds with the PKK terror organization and its Syrian affiliate, the PYD/YPG, Anadolu Agency reported. "It is a fatal mistake to equate Syrian Kurds with the PKK, which is on the ...

World 2019-01-14 19:44:00

Two people were wounded in a shooting just outside a popular Utah mall Sunday where hundreds of scared shoppers hunkered down until police arrived to evacuate the building, according to USA Today ...

World 2019-01-14 12:13:00