Turkey ‘further away from EU membership than ever’: German FM

BERLIN, Mar 19: Turkey has never been less likely to join the European Union than now and the bloc should seek a special relationship...

Man shot dead at Paris airport after seizing soldier’s gun

PARIS, Mar 19: Security forces at Paris’ Orly airport on Saturday shot dead a man who grabbed a weapon from a soldier, as France...

Have 5 kids not 3, Erdogan tells Turks in Europe

ANKARA, Mar 16: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday urged Turks resident in Europe to have five children, telling the millions strong diaspora community...

Iran pilgrims to join this year’s Hajj

RIYADH, Mar 17: Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, Saudi Arabia said on Friday, after an absence last year. “The ministry of...

Syrian army shot down Israeli jet, another damaged

DAMASCUS, Mar 17: The Syrian army says four Israeli jets breached the Arab country’s airspace on Friday morning, adding its air defense shot down...

Turkish daily depicts Merkel as ‘She Hitler’ on front page

ANKARA, Mar 17: A Turkish pro-government newspaper on Friday depicted Chancellor Angela Merkel on its front page in Nazi uniform with a Hitler-style moustache,...

42 Killed in Airstrike on Syrian Mosque

DAMASCUS, Mar 17: At least 42 people were killed and dozens more wounded on Thursday in air strikes on a village mosque in northern...

United Nations praises Iran’s ‘exemplary’ refugee efforts

NEW YORK, Mar 16: While Iranians would bear the brunt of Donald Trump’s visa ban, if it ever comes into force, international officials say...

Donald Trump to slash foreign aid in ‘hard power’ budget plan

WASHINGTON, Mar 16: President Donald Trump will propose drastic cuts to America’s foreign aid and environmental programs in a security-heavy first budget blueprint to...

China, Saudi Arabia agree to boost ties in diverse sectors

BEIJING, Mar 16: China and Saudi Arabia have signed fourteen cooperation agreements worth sixty-five billion dollars. The agreements were signed during the visit of King...