Turkey, U.S. to provide air cover for Syria 'safe zone'

Senior Turkish diplomat cited as telling journalists that Syrian opposition forces to control and protect Syria 'safe zone' in area to be freed from...

Families of MH370 passengers hopeful may still be alive

Relatives of 154 Chinese passengers believe loved ones may be being held at undisclosed location for 'unknown reasons'By P Prem KumarKUALA LUMPUR -...

Germany: Stabbed candidate is first woman mayor of Cologne

Pro-refugee Henriette Reker, who was stabbed in xenophobic attack Saturday, has been elected mayor of Cologne cityCOLOGNE, Germany - A prominent pro-refugee politician who was...

China: 18 located but still trapped in gypsum mine

Rescue efforts hampered by falling rocks, persistent deformation; 11 rescuedBEIJING – Chinese teams have rescued 11 people after a collapse at a gypsum...

Russia using Cold War era 'Pravda' propaganda on Turkey

Since a Russian SU-24 jet was shot down for violating Turkish airspace on Nov. 24, Moscow has been using 'Pravda news' propaganda against TurkeyBAKU,...

Germany receives million plus refugees in 2015

Among the 1.1 million refugees, Syrians were the largest group, followed by Afghans and Iraqis, German Interior Ministry saysBERLIN – More than a...

Armed Shia youths awaiting Mahdi’s arrival: IRGC commander

200,000 Shia youths prepared to wage holy war upon Mahdi's arrival, Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander is quoted as saying ...

Pakistani politicians arrested in 'hate speech' raid

Two leading MQM members arrested in Karachi raidBy Aamir LatifKARACHI, Pakistan - Security forces raided the headquarters of a major ethnic political party...

Iraq: 12 killed in ‘Iraqi air force barrel bomb’ strike

Iraqi army planes ‘dropped bombs in Fallujah on civilian homes and local markets,' claims a tribal chief in Anbar province ANBAR, Iraq - At least 12...

Turkey: 590 people detained in anti-terror raids

Turkish police pursue anti-terror operations for second day in a rowANKARA – Turkish police have pursued anti-terror operations Saturday for the second day in a row of...

UPDATE 2- Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor says another ship will head Gaza within 48 hoursANKARA – A human rights group said Monday that another ship...

Turkish PM praises bilateral relations with Jordan

'There is no problem with the bilateral relations between Turkey and Jordan,' says DavutogluAMMAN, Jordan - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday...

UPDATE 1 – Death toll increases to 15 in China boat disaster

Boat carrying 458 passengers turned over and sank on China's longest river overnight in a storm. UPDATES WITH FURTHER RESCUES BEIJING - Three more people have...

UK slams Russia for strikes on Syrian opposition

British representative in Syria publishes map showing relatively few Russian airstrikes target DaeshLONDON – Britain has accused Russia of conducting a “scorched earth...

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