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Turkish security forces held a senior PKK terrorist in Istanbul, the interior minister said on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Mehdi Mihci, who arrived in the city to plot bomb attacks, was caught following physical and electronic surveillance by the provincial police, Suleyman Soylu said on Twitter ...

World 2022-08-12 16:05:00

A South Korean F-4E fighter jet crashed during a security mission over the Yellow Sea on Friday, the Air Force said, with its two pilots having escaped safely, according to Yonhap News Agency. The crash took place at 12:20 p.m. when the jet was on its way ...

World 2022-08-12 11:04:00

Intelligence teams of the Turkish police nabbed a PKK/YPG terrorist with explosives in northern Syria, the country’s interior minister said on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Hassan Najjar, codenamed Abu Ali, was held in the town ...

World 2022-08-11 15:32:00

Türkiye will be ready to use natural gas from its Black Sea discovery in March next year, the country’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said Thursday. "I hope we will be able to use this natural gas on land in the first quarter ...

World 2022-08-11 14:30:00

Torrential rain may hit the northern Japanese prefectures of Aomori and Akita again on Thursday and Friday, after record rain caused flooding in the region, according to NHK World-Japan. Weather officials say warm, damp air keeps flowing towards a rain front hovering near northern Japan ...

World 2022-08-11 11:28:00

A series of strong earthquakes jolted Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, the weather agency said, issuing no tsunami warning, according to Kyodo News. Local police said they have received no immediate reports of major damage ...

World 2022-08-11 10:08:00

China on Wednesday sent 16 new satellites into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi, according to Xinhua. The satellites, including a Jilin-1 Gaofen 03D09 satellite and Yunyao-1 04-08 satellites, were launched by a Long March-6 carrier rocket at ...

World 2022-08-10 19:11:00

Typhoon Mulan, the seventh typhoon of the year, made landfall in the coastal areas of Xuwen County in Zhanjiang City, south China's Guangdong Province, at around 10:50 a.m. Wednesday as a tropical storm, according to the Guangdong Meteorological Service, Xinhua ...

World 2022-08-10 16:14:00

Turkish security forces "neutralized" at least nine YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria near the Turkish border, authorities said on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. The terrorists attempted to attack and infiltrate border line in eastern Mardin province before being ...

World 2022-08-10 15:11:00

Federal regulators said they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the production of its 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, clearing the way for the company to resume deliveries, according to AP. American Airlines said it expects to get its first new 787 in more ...

World 2022-08-10 13:39:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday decried increasing attacks on monkeys over fears of spread of monkeypox in Brazil, according to DW. "What people need to know is that the transmission we are seeing ...

World 2022-08-10 11:19:00

Türkiye's new seventh-generation drill ship will operate off coast of Antalya province in the Mediterranean for hydrocarbon exploration, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "We will send our ship, Abdulhamid Han, to the Yorukler-1 well ...

World 2022-08-09 17:52:00

A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, equipped with a Fregat booster, which is to put into orbit the Iranian satellite Khayyam and 16 small spacecraft, was launched on Tuesday from the Baikonur spaceport, according to a live broadcast on the Roscosmos YouTube channel, TASS reports ...

World 2022-08-09 12:29:00

Heavy downpours will continue into Wednesday in the northern and northeastern regions of Japan due to a stationary rain front, according to NHK World-Japan. The Meteorological Agency says atmospheric conditions in Hokkaido are extremely unstable ...

World 2022-08-09 11:33:00

The heaviest rainfall in 80 years has pounded Seoul and surrounding regions, leaving eight people dead and six others missing, as well as flooding homes, vehicles, buildings and subway stations, officials said Tuesday, according to Yonhap news agency ...

World 2022-08-09 11:05:00

People in Japan are remembering the victims of one of history's most catastrophic wartime attacks as Tuesday marks 77 years since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki during World War Two, according to NHK World-Japan. Survivors of the bombing, along with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and representatives from dozens ...

World 2022-08-09 10:28:00

Three people on board a Cessna plane were killed earlier on Monday, when the aircraft caught fire upon landing 400 meters away from the airport of Ukhta, the Komi Republic’s emergencies department told TASS on Monday. "Reports came at 2.10 pm that a Cessna-177 plane caught fire upon landing 400 meters away ...

World 2022-08-08 18:06:00

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 17,862 over the past day to 18,730,561, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday, according to TASS. As many as 1,252 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 16.8% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients ...

World 2022-08-08 16:34:00

One of the longest ancient wooden bridges in China, located in Fujian province, collapsed on Saturday night after a fire broke out, according to China Daily. No casualties or injuries were reported. Wan'an Bridge, which has a history of more than 900 years, in the village of Changqiao in Pingnan ...

World 2022-08-08 11:29:00

Leftist leader Gustavo Petro was sworn in Sunday as Colombia’s new president with the challenge of delivering on promises to achieve social equality, fighting climate change, achieving peace in the country and ending a "failed" war on drugs, according to Anadolu Agency ...

World 2022-08-08 11:07:00