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The first grain-laden ship to leave Ukraine continues to sail to Lebanon after Wednesday's inspection by a team from the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul. The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni, carrying over 26,500 tons of corn, had anchored off the Turkish ...

World 2022-08-03 17:56:00

At least 17 people were killed and four others injured late Tuesday in an accident involving a micro bus and a truck on the desert road of Sohag Province in southern Egypt, according to Xinhua. "Fifteen ambulances rushed to the scene of the accident to take the injured to the Sohag Public Hospital ...

World 2022-08-03 16:21:00

Chinese mainland will suspend the entry of citrus fruits and two types of fish products from the Taiwan region starting Wednesday, said the General Administration of Customs (GAC), according to Xinhua. The entry of citrus fruits, including grapefruits, lemons, and oranges, as well as chilled ...

World 2022-08-03 12:14:00

The first grain-laden ship that departed the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon under a deal to unblock Ukraine's agricultural exports reached the Black Sea entrance of Istanbul Strait on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni, loaded with corn, departed ...

World 2022-08-03 10:30:00

Despite a string of warnings, including of military action, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi flew to Taiwan from Malaysia on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Pelosi was received by Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu as she landed at Taipei Songshan ...

World 2022-08-02 20:12:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi on Friday, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Tuesday, according to TASS. "Yes, Turkish President Erdogan will pay a working visit on Friday ...

World 2022-08-02 18:23:00

The joint Italian-Polish archaeological mission, working at the temple of King Niuserre in Abu Ghorab, north of Abu Sir, discovered the remains of a mud-brick building below the temple, according to Egypt Independent ...

World 2022-08-02 12:01:00

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 10,824 over the past day to 18,612,543, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday, according to TASS. As many as 836 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over ...

World 2022-08-01 18:11:00

Turkish intelligence forces have "neutralized" a so-called senior member of the PKK/YPG terror group in northern Syria, security sources said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Erhan Arman, codenamed "Berxwedan Mus," was a member of the terror group's so-called ...

World 2022-08-01 15:36:00

Debris from the last stage of the Long March-5B Y3 carrier rocket reentered the atmosphere at 12:55 a.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), the China Manned Space Agency said, according to Xinhua. The vast majority of the device burned up during reentry and the debris fell into the sea ...

World 2022-08-01 14:50:00

A grain-loaded ship that departed from the Ukrainian port of Odesa will be in Istanbul on Tuesday at 12 p.m. GMT, Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. "The ship will be anchored off the coast of Istanbul around 1500 (local time) for a joint inspection ...

World 2022-08-01 14:24:00

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic called for dialogue Sunday to resolve issues with Kosovo following a meeting with the General Staff of the Armed Forces as tensions continued to simmer over alleged conflicts at the Serbian border, according to Anadolu Agency ...

World 2022-08-01 12:57:00

The first ship to leave Ukraine under a historic grain export deal departed on Monday from the port of Odesa for Lebanon, the Turkish National Defense Ministry announced, Anadolu Agency reports. "The ship is expected to arrive in Istanbul on Aug. 2," the ministry said in a statement ...

World 2022-08-01 12:11:00

Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years — the last two as the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport — and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday at the age of 88, according to France 24 ...

World 2022-08-01 10:26:00

Supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr started an open sit-in protest inside the parliament on Saturday after they breached the building in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, according to state media, Anadolu Agency reports ...

World 2022-07-31 15:01:00

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shot back at Twitter, filing a countersuit Friday against the social media company regarding Musk's decision to abandon his $44 billion takeover, according to Anadolu Agency. The 164-page document was sealed after the judge-imposed filing deadline ...

World 2022-07-31 12:35:00

Turkiye’s National Intelligence Organization on Saturday “neutralized” a PKK terrorist, who was among the perpetrators of the 2008 Istanbul terrorist attack, in Syria, according to security sources, Anadolu Agency reports. The terrorist Nusret Tebis, code-named “Rustem,” was found hiding in an apartment ...

World 2022-07-30 19:14:00

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state disaster emergency Friday night over the continued spread of monkeypox, according to CNBC. She said the emergency declaration would lead to swifter response and better vaccination distribution. It came a day after the New York State Commissioner ...

World 2022-07-30 17:17:00

The founder and the CEO of a Moscow hostel, where eight people died in a fire early on Friday, have been detained, the Russian Investigative Committee’s Moscow department said on its website on Saturday, according to TASS. "As was reported earlier, a fire broke out inside a hostel <…> in Moscow ...

World 2022-07-30 16:07:00

Trapped homeowners swam to safety and others were rescued by boat as record flash flooding killed at least 16 people in Kentucky and swamped entire Appalachian towns, prompting a frenzied search for survivors Friday through some of the poorest communities in ...

World 2022-07-30 14:18:00