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Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of a former dictator, was sworn-in as the 17th president of Philippines on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Known as “Bongbong,” the 64-year-old won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential election. He took the ...

World 2022-06-30 12:50:00

Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Joe Biden met on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. The meeting lasted nearly one hour ...

World 2022-06-30 10:18:00

NATO on Wednesday officially invited Finland and Sweden to become members of the alliance, according to Anadolu Agency. The announcement came as part of the Madrid summit declaration following the meeting of NATO heads of state and government ...

World 2022-06-29 19:30:00

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at this week's NATO summit in Madrid where the alliance will discuss the fallout of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday ...

World 2022-06-29 18:50:00

Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on Tuesday announced plans for a new vote to take the country out of the United Kingdom, according to Deutsche Welle. In the wake of Brexit, Sturgeon, who is leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), said it was time to lead Scotland ...

World 2022-06-29 18:38:00

Nearly 307,000 civilians were killed between March 1, 2011, and March 31, 2021, the highest estimate of conflict-related civilian deaths in Syria, the UN Human Rights Office said Tuesday in a new report, Anadolu Agency reports ...

World 2022-06-28 20:40:00

The fourth meeting of envoys from Türkiye and Armenia for normalization of ties is set for July 1, the foreign ministries of both countries confirmed Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "The fourth meeting of the Special Representatives for the normalization ...

World 2022-06-28 20:14:00

A chlorine gas leak in Jordan’s southern port city of Aqaba on Monday killed at least 10 people and injured 251, said Faisal al-Shaboul, a government spokesman, according to Al Jazeera. The leak came after a tank filled with 25 tonnes of chlorine gas being exported to Djibouti fell while being transported, officials said ...

World 2022-06-28 18:32:00

A tractor-trailer found near Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio contained the bodies of 46 dead people, along with 16 others who have been taken to hospitals, local officials in San Antonio said on Monday evening, according to The Texas Tribune ...

World 2022-06-28 14:16:00

Cüneyt Arkın, one of the most acclaimed actors in Turkish cinema history, has died at the age of 85, according to Daily Sabah. Falling ill last night, Arkın was given medical treatment in a private hospital in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district. The 85-year-old actor passed away with his wife Betül Cüreklibatır ...

World 2022-06-28 11:43:00

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is scheduled to travel to Ashgabat on Wednesday to attend a Summit meeting of Caspian Sea littoral states, according to IRNA. The visit to Ashgabat by President Raisi will take place ...

World 2022-06-28 10:32:00

A passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck and derailed Monday in a remote, rural area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more, officials said, according to France 24. Two of the people ...

World 2022-06-28 10:28:00

The most significant US gun control bill in nearly 30 years has been signed into law by President Joe Biden, according to BBC. It imposes tougher checks on young buyers and encourages states to remove guns from people considered a threat ...

World 2022-06-26 14:29:00

The mayor of Milan on Saturday announced the northern Italian city's fountains would be switched off as part of water restrictions imposed due to a drought, according to France 24. Beppe Sala announced the measures the day after the wider Lombardy region declared a state of emergency ...

World 2022-06-25 18:04:00

Türkiye neutralized seven PKK/YPG terrorists in northern Iraq and northern Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. “5 PKK/YPG terrorists were neutralized by our Turkish Armed Forces ...

World 2022-06-25 16:11:00

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was due to meet Iran’s top diplomat on Saturday after arriving for talks on efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, according to Alarabiya. Borrell flew in to Tehran on Friday night for a visit aimed at getting the talks back on track three months ...

World 2022-06-25 13:12:00

There have been 55,829 new cases of COVID-19 in Italy in the last 24 hours, and 51 more victims of the virus, the health ministry said Friday, according to ANSA. That compares to 56,166 new cases and 75 more victims Thursday ...

World 2022-06-25 10:19:00

The EU will allocate EUR 9 billion in aid to Ukraine, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said. “This historical moment and the language of today’s conclusions have been rejected for a long time ...

World 2022-06-24 20:08:00

Space technology and surveillance could be the next step toward air defense cooperation between Japan and the Philippines in response to China's increasing military activities in the Indo-Pacific, a senior Japan Self-Defense Forces officer said Thursday, according to Kyodo ...

World 2022-06-24 15:42:00

Four people were killed and five injured in Friday’s Il-76 plane crash near the Central Russian city of Ryazan, the regional government’s crisis response team said, according to TASS. Earlier, an emergencies source has told TASS the number of people killed ...

World 2022-06-24 13:32:00