Palestine mulls annulment of Oslo AccordsSun, 17 Dec 2017 12:00:46 +0100
The Palestinian leadership is considering the annulment of the Oslo Accords following U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s “undivided” capital, said Mustafa Barghouti, a member of both the Palestinian Legislative...
'In the Fade' Star Kruger on real-life agonySun, 17 Dec 2017 11:53:00 +0100
It is the most intense, critically-acclaimed role of her career, but Diane Kruger hardly had to act at all to play a grief-stricken woman robbed of her family in a bombing.
California fire grows into third largest in state historySun, 17 Dec 2017 11:34:00 +0100
A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Dec. 16 as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and ash fell in some areas like heavy snow.
Brexit deal proves critics wrong: UK's May Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:11:00 +0100
British Prime Minister Theresa May has hit back at critics of her handling of Brexit, writing in the Sunday Telegraph that she had "proven the doubters wrong" after securing an interim deal.
Global hunger back on the rise after a decade: WFP chief economistSun, 17 Dec 2017 11:01:22 +0100
For the first time in a decade, the number of people suffering hunger is back on the rise, according to Arif Husain, chief economist of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who told daily Hürriyet that the main reason for the dire situation...
Azerbaijan’s economy set for comeback: IMFSun, 17 Dec 2017 10:28:41 +0100
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Azerbaijan’s economy stabilized in 2017 thanks to active macroeconomic policies and “stronger oil prices.”
Polish Holocaust survivor who escaped Auschwitz dies aged 98Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:55:44 +0100
Polish Holocaust survivor Kazimierz Piechowski, who spectacularly escaped Auschwitz by stealing the car of a Nazi SS officer, died on Dec. 15 aged 98, the state Institute for National Remembrance (INR) said.
Turkey to launch indigenous maritime traffic system in 2019Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:09:44 +0100
Turkey will complete its indigenous maritime traffic system project in 16 months and put it into service by April, 2019, Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications said on Dec. 15.
Turkey attracts 30M tourists in first 11 months of 2017Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:35:00 +0100
More than 30 million foreign nationals entered Turkey in the first 11 months of 2017, state-run Anadolu agency reported, citing data compiled from Turkey's migration authority on Dec. 16.