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German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht resigned on Monday following a series of fiascos and sharp policy turns that increased pressure on the government, Anadolu Agency reports. Lambrecht told the German press agency DPA that she has offered her resignation to Chancellor Olaf Scholz ...

World 2023-01-16 20:33:00

The US should take care to keep its relations between Ankara and Athens balanced, Türkiye's foreign minister said on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. The US had "a balanced policy (in the relations between Türkiye and Greece). An ally like the US needs to pay attention to ...

World 2023-01-16 20:15:00

Georgian cultural institutions, industry professionals and officials on Sunday sent their tributes after the passing away of the popular film actor and singer Vakhtang Kikabidze at the age of 84, according to Agenda.ge ...

World 2023-01-16 13:47:00

Maritime traffic in Istanbul Strait has been suspended after a cargo ship ran aground on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. According to the General Directorate of Coastal Safety, rescue vessels were immediately dispatched to assist the 142-meter-long cargo ship ...

World 2023-01-16 13:05:00

An explosion at a chemical plant in Panshan County, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sunday afternoon left two people dead, 12 missing and 34 injured, according to the county publicity department Monday, Xinhua reports ...

World 2023-01-16 10:59:00

Turkish security forces "neutralized" 11 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, near the Turkish border, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency.The terrorists were targeted in the Operation Olive Branch ...

World 2023-01-15 18:25:00

More than 17 million tons of grain have been carried via the Black Sea grain corridor Türkiye helped broker last year in a bid to avert a potential food crisis amid the Russia-Ukraine war, said an official statement on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

World 2023-01-15 16:04:00

German police on Saturday clashed with anti-coal activists at a protest camp in the abandoned western village of Lutzerath as demonstrators tried to prevent it from being mined for coal, according to private broadcaster n-tv, Anadolu Agency reports ...

World 2023-01-15 12:42:00

At least 16 people have been killed after an aircraft carrying 72 people crashed in Nepal, according to Al Jazeera. The plane crashed on Sunday between the old and new Pokhara airports in central Nepal, according to media reports. There were 72 people on the twin-engine ATR 72 aircraft operated ...

World 2023-01-15 11:26:00

R’Bonney Gabriel, a fashion designer, model and sewing instructor from Texas who competition officials said is the first Filipino American to win Miss USA, was crowned Miss Universe on Saturday night, according to AP. Gabriel closed her eyes and clasped hands with runner-up Miss Venezuela ...

World 2023-01-15 10:37:00

Nearly one billion people worldwide are served by healthcare facilities that lack a reliable electricity supply, according to a report published on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. The number is close to the entire populations of the US, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Germany combined ...

World 2023-01-14 21:13:00

A total of 59,938 deaths related to COVID-19 occurred in medical institutions nationwide from Dec. 8, 2022 to Jan. 12, 2023, a health official said on Saturday, according to Xinhua. A total of 5,503 people died of respiratory failure caused by COVID-19 ...

World 2023-01-14 20:19:00

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan participated in Anadolu Agency's Photos of the Year contest, voting for his choices in the categories of news, sports and environment, and life ...

World 2023-01-14 19:28:00

Iran's former deputy defense minister, Alireza Akbari, was executed in the wee hours of Saturday morning, days after being sentenced to death on charges of spying for Britain, according to Anadolu Agency. Iranian judiciary-affiliated Mizan News Agency said in a report that Akbari, who held dual Iranian-British citizenship ...

World 2023-01-14 13:26:00

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rocked off Indonesia's western province of Bengkulu on Saturday morning, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said, according to Xinhua. The quake occurred at 05:41 a.m. Saturday local time with its epicenter located at 55 km southwest ...

World 2023-01-14 12:54:00

Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into a criminal provocation by supporters of the terrorist group PKK/YPG in Sweden threatening the Turkish president, according to Anadolu Agency. The move came after the president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

World 2023-01-13 19:46:00

A massive storm system whipping up severe winds and spawning tornadoes cut a path across the U.S. South, killing at least seven people in Georgia and Alabama, where a twister damaged buildings and tossed cars in the streets of historic downtown Selma, according to AP ...

World 2023-01-13 15:50:00

Trade turnover between Russia and China rose by 29.3% in 2022 compared with the previous year to $190.27 bln, hitting a fresh all-time high, the General Administration of Customs of China reported on Friday, according to TASS ...

World 2023-01-13 14:35:00

The French president has refused to "ask Algeria for forgiveness" over his country's colonial past, according to Anadolu Agency. "I do not have to ask for forgiveness, that is not the matter, the word would break all ties," Emmanuel Macron said in an interview out this Wednesday ...

World 2023-01-13 12:30:00

Uganda declared the end of an Ebola outbreak that claimed at least 55 lives in nearly four months, according to Anadolu Agency. Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said no new case has been detected since Nov. 27. Under the World Health Organization’s guidelines, a country is declared free of Ebola ...

World 2023-01-13 11:06:00