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Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

29 Oct 2020

Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both nations.

Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

28 Oct 2020

Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

25 Oct 2020

Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

Turkey was the only country of the 39 members of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) batting for Pakistan's removal from the terror financing watchdog's grey list.

FATF Paris Plenary: Pakistan remains on grey-list; Turkey backs Islamabad

24 Oct 2020

FATF Paris Plenary: Pakistan remains on grey-list; Turkey backs Islamabad

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list after the country failed to fully comply with a 27-point action plan given to it.

International friendlies: A look at the key records scripted

08 Oct 2020

International friendlies: A look at the key records scripted

The international friendlies produced some superb results to start proceedings in a lively manner.

Formula 1 confirms final 2020 races

25 Aug 2020

Formula 1 confirms final 2020 races

Formula 1 has confirmed the final four races for the 2020 season on Tuesday.

Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

17 Aug 2020

Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was targeted by Twitter users (and rightly so) after he met Emine Erdogan, Turkey's First Lady, on a trip to Istanbul while shooting for his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha.

Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' to arrive on Christmas 2021

10 Aug 2020

Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' to arrive on Christmas 2021

Bringing more disappointment, the coronavirus pandemic has ensured that we won't get to see Aamir Khan on the big screen for a whole year.

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

29 May 2020

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

India on Thursday reported nearly 7,300 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 1.65 lakh. The nationwide death toll also rose to 4,710.

Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

06 Feb 2020

Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

An aircraft crashed on the runway at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

23 Oct 2019

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.

Once, Turkish Sunni preacher compared uncovered women to 'peeled apples'

22 Oct 2019

Once, Turkish Sunni preacher compared uncovered women to 'peeled apples'

Justifying patriarchal notions by degrading women to mere objects is an age-old trick. In this game of 'What object are you today?', women are now apples.

Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

18 Oct 2019

Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.

Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan

17 Oct 2019

Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan

United States President Donald Trump warned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told him "not to be a fool" and threatened to destroy the country's economy in a striking letter sent on the day Turkey launched its incursion into northeastern Syria.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

15 Oct 2019

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

The Euro 2020 Qualifiers continued to produce fantastic results.

Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report

02 Oct 2019

Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report

Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.

Now, relive the 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' iconic set: Here's how

09 Sep 2019

Now, relive the 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' iconic set: Here's how

F.R.I.E.N.D.S completes 25 years this month (feeling old yet?).

Two Indian U-19 footballers injured in a freak cable-car accident

28 Jul 2019

Two Indian U-19 footballers injured in a freak cable-car accident

In a freak accident in Turkey, two Indian U-19 footballers Rohit Danu and Manish Chaudhary suffered injuries while they tried to jump off a malfunctioned cable car.

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

20 Jul 2019

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.

The fastest goals in international football

12 Jul 2019

The fastest goals in international football

Football is indeed the most popular sport across the globe.

Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

27 May 2019

Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

United States is often perceived as an extremely progressive country; a first-world nation. However, a pregnant person in the US state of Alabama would have less bodily autonomy than most countries in the world, after the state's proposed abortion restrictions.

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

26 Mar 2019

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

Turkey yesterday denounced US President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights as an "election gift" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Saudi authorities strip US-Saudi doctor, torture him with electric shocks

05 Mar 2019

Saudi authorities strip US-Saudi doctor, torture him with electric shocks

In a hair-raising news, a US-Saudi doctor was tortured in Riyadh using electric shocks.

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

14 Jan 2019

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate" Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn country, and also urged the Kurds not to "provoke" Ankara.

Samsung's Note 9 to get Android Pie on January 15

30 Dec 2018

Samsung's Note 9 to get Android Pie on January 15

According to an official listing on Samsung Turkey website, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, will get Android Pie-based One UI update on January 15.

America cannot be the world's policeman: US President Trump

27 Dec 2018

America cannot be the world's policeman: US President Trump

America cannot be the policeman of the world, US President Donald Trump said during his first visit to Iraq as he urged other countries to share responsibilities.

Facing data connectivity problem on iOS 12.1.2? Try this fix

26 Dec 2018

Facing data connectivity problem on iOS 12.1.2? Try this fix

Over the last few days, several iPhone users have taken to Twitter to report a cellular data-killing bug.

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

24 Dec 2018

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.

#KhashoggiMurder: 'I know how to cut', Khashoggi killer heard saying

15 Dec 2018

#KhashoggiMurder: 'I know how to cut', Khashoggi killer heard saying

On Friday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that one of the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying, "I know how to cut," in the audio tape of the killing sent by Turkey to the US and other countries.

'I can't breathe' were Jamal Khashoggi's final words, says report

10 Dec 2018

'I can't breathe' were Jamal Khashoggi's final words, says report

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN has said, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder.

Trump intends to turn blind eye to Khashoggi's murder: Turkey

23 Nov 2018

Trump intends to turn blind eye to Khashoggi's murder: Turkey

Turkey said US President Donald Trump intended to turn a "blind eye" to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder after he said Washington's ties with Riyadh wouldn't be affected by the incident.

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

10 Nov 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

In the latest development in Jamal Khashoggi murder case, a Turkish newspaper, on Saturday, reported that the journalist's body had been chopped into pieces, dissolved in acid, and the remains poured down a drain.

#KhashoggiKilling: In disappointing-speech, Erdogan goes soft on Saudi, tapes unmentioned

23 Oct 2018

#KhashoggiKilling: In disappointing-speech, Erdogan goes soft on Saudi, tapes unmentioned

Addressing his AK Party in Parliament on Tuesday, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated.

How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

23 Oct 2018

How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

The murder of Washington Post columnist and dissident Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spelled trouble for the Kingdom and crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).

Turkish President vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

22 Oct 2018

Turkish President vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it didn't know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him.

Khashoggi disappearance: Investigative reports expected soon; what next?

19 Oct 2018

Khashoggi disappearance: Investigative reports expected soon; what next?

It has been over two weeks since Washington Post contributor and Saudi government critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate, but there has been no significant breakthroughs in the case so far.

Saudi journalist, also a govt critic, goes 'missing in Turkey'

04 Oct 2018

Saudi journalist, also a govt critic, goes 'missing in Turkey'

A veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical of the government has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the Washington Post reported.

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

20 Aug 2018

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.

Turkey: Train derails due to bad-weather, killing 10, injuring dozens

09 Jul 2018

Turkey: Train derails due to bad-weather, killing 10, injuring dozens

Ten people were killed and 73 injured today when a train packed with weekend passengers derailed in northwest Turkey, the Turkish Health Ministry said.

Dipa Karmakar scripts history at the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup

09 Jul 2018

Dipa Karmakar scripts history at the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar made the country proud, yet again, as she clinched the gold medal in the vault event of the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Turkey.