UN carries out first airdrops in besieged Syrian city

Aid chief says plane dropped 21 metric tons of relief items into Deir al-Zor NEW YORK -- The United Nations World Food Program...

Bahrain charges four Americans with ‘illegal gathering’

Bahrain has been rocked by revolt since 2011, when pro-democracy protests erupted in the tiny Gulf state By Ahmed al-Masri MANAMA, Bahrain ...

Philippines verifying video claiming to show Daesh camp

Military calls video of alleged training camp in Mindanao island ‘propaganda’ by local rebels to ‘show that they are underprivileged people’By Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY,...

Some US groups feed off Islamophobia: Turkish official

A Turkish presidency of religious affairs official tells the Muslim community to not get provoked because of anti-Islam events in the US. WASHINGTON - Some...

Turkish police raid HDP district office

Party labels Istanbul raid ‘unlawful’ISTANBUL - Turkey’s anti-terror police raided early Friday a district bureau of the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in...

French police fined for discriminatory identity checks

The Supreme Court in Paris has fined the French police for discriminating on racial grounds against black and Arab-origin youths during identity checks PARIS –...

More than 10 Turkish workers kidnapped in Iraq

Workers were seized by men in military uniform in capital Baghdad, Turkish officials sayANKARA - More than 10 Turkish workers have been kidnapped in Iraq's capital,...

UPDATE – Syria: 10 civilians killed in regime barrel bomb attacks

Scores of victims still stuck under collapsed buildings *UPDATES DEATH TOLL FROM 4 to 10 ALEPPO, Syria – At least 10 civilians were killed and many...

‘Drug kingpin’ Nigerian senator loses seat

A Nigerian senator wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges has lost his seat following a tribunal ruling that his election is flawed ABUJA,...

UPDATE 3 – Malaysia confirms discovery of mass migrant graves

- Home Minister expresses shock at discovery of gravesites near 17 human trafficking camps along border with Thailand. UPDATES BACKGROUND KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s home ministry...

International Antalya Film Festival kicks off

Ten international movies will compete for the Golden Orange Awards at the festival ANTALYA, Turkey – The 52nd edition of the International Antalya Film Festival...

Turkey: Injured soldier succumbs to wounds in hospital

Soldier was martyred after being critically injured in armed attack by PKK terrorists on Feb. 18 in DiyarbakirANKARA - An injured soldier was...

UK: Net migration up by 31,000

Figures come in wake of UK's renegotiation with EU and ahead of a June 23 'in-out' referendum ...

Pentagon denies giving YPG anti-tank missiles

'We have not given Javelins to the YPG or any other forces,' says US officialBy Kasim Ileri WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Wednesday denied...

Blast at US army base in Japan burns warehouse

No injuries reported in fire southwest of Tokyo that was put out around seven hours laterTOKYO – An explosion at a U.S. military...

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