Friday, 30th September 2016
International
  • Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sites
    17th July 2016
    Seventeen buildings designed by Swiss-French architecture pioneer Le Corbusier have become UNESCO world heritage sites, the Swiss government said on Sunday, opening up the chance of more funding for conservation. The structures ...
  • Turkey has made clear to US that Gulen behind coup plot
    17th July 2016
    Turkeys foreign minister said on Saturday he had made clear in a call with US counterpart John Kerry that followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen were behind a coup attempt, but had not directly discussed the clerics ...
  • Turkey orders 2,745 judges and prosecutors to be detained after coup - NTV
    17th July 2016
    Turkish authorities on Saturday ordered 2,745 judges and prosecutors to be detained over Fridays attempted military coup, broadcaster NTV said, as the government cracks down on suspected followers of US-based cleric Fethullah ...
  • Egypt blocks UN security council condemnation of Turkey violence
    17th July 2016
    The United Nations Security Council failed on Saturday to condemn the violence and unrest in Turkey after Egypt objected to a statement that called on all parties to "respect the democratically elected government of Turkey," ...
  • Istanbul`s airport reopens, flights resume after coup attempt
    17th July 2016
    Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbuls international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. Forces loyal to Turkeys government fought on ...
  • No subsequent coup attempt in Turkey any time soon: Observer
    16th July 2016
    No further attempt at a military coup will happen in Turkey after the failed such bid on Friday night, a military and political observer said. "I think there will be no second military coup attempt in Turkey in the near ...
  • Erdogan texts Turkish people: stand up for democracy
    16th July 2016
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a mass text message to Turkish mobile phones on Saturday imploring Turks to "stand up" for democracy and peace. The message which came from "RT ERDOGAN" and was signed with his full ...
  • Philippines foreign minister calls for South China Sea restraint
    15th July 2016
    The Philippines strongly affirms its respect for the arbitration courts ruling on the South China Sea and calls on all parties to exercise restraint, Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay said on Friday at a regional summit in ...
  • Indonesia must be wary of China's White Paper
    15th July 2016
    The Indonesian government must be wary of China's White Paper, which claims most of the South China Sea, including various isles, as its territory, an international law expert said. "In the White Paper, China claims great ...
  • Korea offers to help reduce rate of accidents involving children
    15th July 2016
    An academician from a Korean university is offering to implement an effective strategy in Yogyakarta to reduce the number of accidents involving children after such methods yielded impressive results in Korea. The head of ...