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"27.03.2017 16:02:54" In Photos: Istanbul is alive with campaign banners, flags, posters, graffiti and songs as the campaigns for Yes and No court Turkish voters for the constitutional referendum OR In photos: Turkey's politics take a colourful turn ahead of the referendum In Photos: How the referendum has injected colour onto Turkish st In Photos: Istanbul is alive with campaign banners, flags, posters, graffiti and songs as the campaigns for Yes and No court Turkish voters for the constitutional referendum OR In photos: Turkey's politics take a colourful turn ahead of the referendum
"27.03.2017 14:35:19" Iraqis trapped between Daesh and US air strikes Iraqi civilians in west Mosul are being used as human shields by Daesh—the fight for Mosul has put their lives in limbo.
"27.03.2017 12:44:46" trtworld.com Last week's battle for Damascus has strengthened the opposition The Syrian opposition is optimistic after the recent battles in and around Damascus. Some of the territory may have been recaptured by the Syrian regime, but the opposition now has greater leverage on the negotiation table. OPINION: Is Syria's opposition making a comeback? The recent battles in Damascus show that Syria's regime can still be struck at the heart of its power center.
"27.03.2017 10:48:09" trtworld.com Turkish expatriates begin voting in referendum Voting in Turkey's April 16 referendum on increasing presidential powers has begun for Turkish citizens living abroad. Voting for this group runs until April 9. Voting on Turkey's proposed constitutional changes for a transition to a presidential system opened in six European countries.
"27.03.2017 03:00:01" trtworld.com Chinese archaeologists discover relics from Ming Dynasty More than 10,000 gold and silver artefacts that sank to the bottom of a river more than 300 years ago have been discovered. Chinese archaeologists have found thousands of gold and silver artefacts that sank to the bottom of a river more than 300 years ago.
"26.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Are the days of free trade over? Financial leaders from the wealthiest nations haven't committed to fight trade protectionism at the recently-held G20 summit. Is this a response to US President Donald Trump's plan to revive America's ailing manufacturing sector? Donald Trump has started to influence the global economic order that has for years supported open markets and free trade. But now he has influenced world leaders to give this model a second thought.
"26.03.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com UN sounds alarm as war pushes Yemen to the brink of famine A third of Yemen's 22 provinces are on the brink of famine with 60 percent of the country's population going hungry. UN says situation in Yemen is "the largest humanitarian crisis in the world". The UN said a third of Yemen's 22 provinces are on the brink of famine, warning that 60 percent of the war-ravaged country's population was going hungry.
"26.03.2017 17:14:26" TRT World "This isn't only my workplace, but also my family. Just how I have a family at home, here is my family of my dreams."
Meet the employees of a very special cafe in Istanbul. "They reflect the following to our guests who come here:
I am an individual who stands on my own feet and earns my own money so treat me in this way."
This Down syndrome cafe in Istanbul is guaranteed to make you smile.
"26.03.2017 14:03:10" trtworld.com US drone strike kills "an al Qaeda leader" in Afghanistan The Pentagon says Qari Yasin was a senior figure from Balochistan who had ties to the Tehrik-e Taliban group and had plotted multiple attacks. The Pentagon said a US drone strike in Afghanistan killed an al Qaeda leader who was responsible for the death of two American service members.
"26.03.2017 11:00:00" trtworld.com Mosul offensive halted after scores of civilians killed Civil defence officials and residents say scores of civilians were killed by coalition air strikes. Iraqi government forces have halted the ongoing offensive to recapture western Mosul from Daesh militants due to the high rate of civilian casualties recently.
"26.03.2017 08:00:00" Syrian barber stuck in legal limbo in Tunisia There are only about 500 Syrian migrants (officially) in Tunisia. But like barber Ammar Mouheddine, they're all stuck in legal limbo.
"26.03.2017 05:00:00" trtworld.com US slaps sanctions on foreign firms for aid to Iran and North Korea Thirty foreign companies or individuals were sanctioned for transferring sensitive technology to Iran or for violating export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria, the State Department said. The United States has imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for transferring sensitive technology to Iran for its missile programme or for violating export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria.
"26.03.2017 02:00:00" trtworld.com Hong Kong ready to elect new leader Hong Kong chooses its next leader with only around 1200 out of the city's 7.3 million are able to cast a ballot. Hong Kong will elect its next leader today amid accusations of meddling by Chinese central government.
"25.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Cabin electronics ban comes into force The ban announced by the US is implemented today, affecting eight countries across the Middle East and North Africa including Turkey. A ban on electronics on board direct flights out of eight Muslim-majority countries, including Turkey, comes into effect. The ban will affect around 50 flights to the United States per day.
"25.03.2017 20:00:00" Formula One 2017: It all begins in Melbourne With new owners, a shake-up of the rules, and potentially the fastest cars we've ever seen, this is the dawn of a new era in Formula One.
All eyes are on Lewis Hamilton. Can he secure his 4th world title?
"25.03.2017 16:45:59" TRT World “Put your hand back out bro. He's going to shake it bro. Y'all be good.”
A New Jersey father who broke up a street fight between two teens has been hailed an American hero. "Everybody on their phones—y'all the real cowards. Record that too.”
Watch this US dad break up a street fight and school both the teens and gawking bystanders.
"25.03.2017 14:02:25" trtworld.com Oil-rich Venezuela now experiencing fuel shortages Gasoline shortage around the country has been made worse by an increase in fuel exports to foreign allies such as Cuba and Nicaragua. Economic crisis in Venezuela has entered yet another desperate phase as the OPEC member country is now experiencing fuel shortages.
"25.03.2017 11:00:00" trtworld.com How much did the human race progress in 2016? Eight things we found interesting about the UNDP's new human development report on 180 nations. From myths about refugees to misconceptions about the empowerment of women, the UNDP's new report measures countries on the ability of their citizens to lead a long and healthy life, acquire knowledge, and achieve a decent standard of living. Here are
"25.03.2017 09:06:59" Ebola nurse dies after childbirth. Is stigmatisation to blame? “They stigmatised my wife to death.”
Salome Karwah, a celebrated nurse from Liberia, survived Ebola but not childbirth. Her husband blamed medical staff who were afraid to touch her when she started having convulsions.
"25.03.2017 04:18:02" trtworld.com Singapore teen blogger granted political asylum in US Amos Yee was jailed twice after insulting Singapore's late leader Lee Kuan Yew and religious groups. The 18-year-old Amos Yee, who had been jailed in Singapore for insulting the country's late leader, qualifies as a political refugee, an immigration judge ruled.
"25.03.2017 01:00:40" trtworld.com UN sounds alarm as war pushes Yemen to the brink of famine A third of Yemen's 22 provinces are on the brink of famine with 60 percent of the country's population going hungry. UN says situation in Yemen is "the largest humanitarian crisis in the world". The UN says the world's largest humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Yemen with more than half of the population in need of food and other aid.
"24.03.2017 23:00:00" Hosni Mubarak returns home after six years in custody. What does this mean for Egypt's revolution? #TheNewsmakers speaks to Omar Ashour from Exeter University and Mostafa Ragab from UK's Egyptian Association.
"24.03.2017 21:00:00" Wheelchair warrior hits final stretch of charity ride "It's like Forrest Gump, you know. He woke up one morning, grew a beard and took off running."
This determined wheechair warrior is about to complete his 250-km odyssey to raise money for charities.
"24.03.2017 20:00:00" Women's Basketball near the Syrian Border: A Cinderella story ... “I feel extremely safe, we are really looked after quite well and I have never felt unsafe here in Hatay.”
Just 20 kilometers away from the Syrian border and near a warzone, Hatay's women's basketball team made the headlines last year when they won the
"24.03.2017 18:30:20" trtworld.com What does the French election mean for Syria? The next French president is likely to shift the country's policy on the ongoing conflict, with each candidate having their own distinct view on... Here's how candidates for the French presidential election – to be held this spring – have proposed a wide range of ideas on how to solve the ongoing Syrian conflict.
"24.03.2017 17:31:38" The Newsmakers: Mubarak Walks Free Egypt's former strongman Hosni Mubarak is freed after six years in custody. Is this the end of the revolution?
"24.03.2017 16:33:57" Israel uses children to find stone-throwers These Israeli forces are using an 8-year-old Palestinian boy to find stone-throwers.
"24.03.2017 15:30:37" All-male White House pic incites Twitter fury This photo of Republicans discussing the health care bill and maternity benefits has caused outrage. Can you guess why?
"24.03.2017 14:03:38" trtworld.com Why are people protesting against the energy giant Total? Over 200 guards say they were not paid after Total and security firm G4S left Yemen in 2015. Three guards were killed in the political fallout. Activists in several countries demand the oil giant take responsibility. Can protests help more than 200 guards in Yemen get their dues from energy firm Total and security company G4S?
"24.03.2017 11:56:03" trtworld.com You're never too old – or too young – to learn how to code Stack Overflow's developer survey gives us a glimpse into the diversity of the industry, the top programming languages, and top paying technologies. Stack Overflow's developer survey gives us a glimpse into the diversity of the industry, the top programming languages, and top paying technologies.
"24.03.2017 06:01:29" trtworld.com Somalia's president appeals for aid to stave off mass starvation President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed made the appeal to United Nations Security Council, saying half of his country's people are facing "acute food shortages". At least 260,000 people died in 2011 famine in Somalia. Somalia's new president appealed to the international community for more aid to avert a famine threatening his country that could also undermine fledgling political hopes born in his peaceful election.
"24.03.2017 01:46:25" trtworld.com Lack of support forces US lawmakers to delay vote on Obamacare The White House played down suggestions that the vote was delayed due to lack of Republican support saying it would take place on Friday. US President Donald Trump's bid to repeal Obama's signature healthcare law suffered a major blow as opposition from within his own Republican party forced the delay of a crucial vote on Thursday.
"23.03.2017 23:00:00" Soaking up solar energy atop ancient Mexican pyramids "One comes here to leave behind all the bad energy."
Solar lovers trek to the ancient pyramids outside Mexico City to greet the spring sun
"23.03.2017 20:30:00" trtworld.com Is the US ban on hand-carrying gadgets really about laptops? The Department of Homeland Security's restriction on electronic devices other than mobile phones on certain US-bound flights appears to be aimed at Middle Eastern airlines that have given American carriers a tough time. It might appear that the ban on carrying electronic devices on flights to the US is for security reasons. But to many it appears to be result of a long feud between Middle Eastern and American carriers.
"23.03.2017 18:31:25" trtworld.com Taxes or Tithe: Which are you more willing to pay and why? Nigeria's social security system is suffering as most of the country's believers prefer to fund churches and mosques rather than pay taxes to the... “Honestly, I have never paid taxes on my income."
Tax evasion is rampant in Nigeria and the practice is hurting the country's social security system. But many would rather fund churches and mosques than pay taxes.
"23.03.2017 17:01:00" trtworld.com Why is there a food shortage in Somalia? Unreliable access to food due to a decades-old conflict, low food production, and corruption have pushed more than six million Somalis to the brink of starvation as the war-torn country heads towards famine. More than half of Somalia's population is going hungry. The country has been devastated by a 25 year long civil war and a persistent drought has pushed it to the brink of famine.
"23.03.2017 15:45:57" Islam blamed after London attack "The truth is that Islam is at war.”
This British far-right activist was quick to blame Islam and his government's policies after the UK Parliament attack.
"23.03.2017 14:00:00" “Put your hand back out bro. He's going to shake it bro. Y'all be good.”
A New Jersey father who broke up a street fight between two teens has been hailed an American hero.
"23.03.2017 12:31:02" trtworld.com Turkey: a veteran nation of Gallipoli Soldiers who died defending the coastline of Gallipoli a century ago are mourned and remembered in Turkey today “Canakkale marked a new age in which the Turkish nation reasserted its own identity and was being resurrected.”
This is the story of the battle of Gallipoli and how it laid the foundation for the Turkish Republic.
"23.03.2017 09:52:27" French minister resigns over 'fake-jobs' scandal French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned after investigators began looking into media reports that he gave jobs to his daughters and paid them using public funds.
"23.03.2017 08:13:38" trtworld.com Are the days of free trade over? Financial leaders from the wealthiest nations haven't committed to fight trade protectionism at the recently-held G20 summit. Is this a response to US President Donald Trump's plan to revive America's ailing manufacturing sector? Tourism was one of Egypt's main source of income, but those glory days lasted until 2011. What is Cairo doing to revive tourism in the country?
"23.03.2017 04:02:00" trtworld.com Republican lawmaker says Trump may have been monitored The Republican chairman of the US House of Representatives intelligence committee, Devin Nunes, said members of Trump's transition team were caught up in incidental surveillance targeting foreigners. Republican chairman of the US House of Representatives intelligence committee said President Trump's communications may have been intercepted and disseminated among US intelligence agencies.
"23.03.2017 02:10:16" trtworld.com US, UK laptop ban hits Gulf airlines in battle for business travellers The ban affects nine international airlines with direct flights to the US. UK's restrictions apply to eight foreign carriers and six British airlines. Some of the big, fast-growing Gulf airlines depend on business-class flyers stopping over in places like Dubai or Doha for far-flung destinations The US, UK electronics ban will likely hit the revenues of these airlines considerably, experts say.
"22.03.2017 23:00:00" medium.com The Surveillance State is all of us A man who livestreamed his own death at the hands of police reveals how much the smartphone has transformed rights and law. The death of a black man at the hands of police in Tennessee reveals something important about where laws and rights are in the information age.
"22.03.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Martin McGuinness, an Irish militant turned peacemaker, dies at 66 McGuinness transformed himself from a key IRA leader to a mainstream politician in Northern Ireland. Martin McGuinness turned from IRA fighter to politician, leaving behind a world his younger self could scarcely imagine.
"22.03.2017 20:00:00" March 22 marks one year since the terror attacks in Brussels. 32 people were killed and more than 300 injured. As the city pauses to mourn, we look at how that attack changed Belgium.
"22.03.2017 19:00:00" Video of parents fighting in South Africa goes viral Footage of two parents — one white, one black — fighting at a restaurant in Johannesburg has gone viral. Do you think it was a racially motivated incident?
"22.03.2017 18:06:32" LIVE on Facebook - #BREAKING: The British police confirm 4 people, including assailant, died in attack near UK parliament in London. Watch our continued coverage on Westminster attack.
"22.03.2017 16:51:52" UK Parliament in lockdown One woman killed, several injured as UK parliament remains in lockdown following "terrorist incident". Here is what we know so far. #Westminster
"22.03.2017 15:24:17" In Pictures: The spring equinox ushers in Nowruz but celebrations can start anywhere from a few days to a few weeks before and continue for several days after. It is major holiday for people from Iran, Afghanistan, the Balkans, Caucasus, Central Asia and In Pictures - Nowruz celebrations around the world In Pictures: The spring equinox ushers in Nowruz but celebrations can start anywhere from a few days to a few weeks before and continue for several days after. It is major holiday for people from Iran, Afghanistan, the Balkans, Caucasus, Central Asia and
"22.03.2017 12:52:19" trtworld.com Legacy of 1915 looms large over modern Turkey Every year, Turks remember the most significant victory of the Ottoman Empire on March 18, as well at least 57,000 lives that were lost fighting off the Allied invasion at Gallipoli. Its echoes continue to resonate today. "When you come here, you feel like you're part of something. You realise there is more than your own suffering, and it makes it bearable.”
Turkish citizens mark one of the nation's most emotional historic anniversaries; March 18, when they remember the
"22.03.2017 12:01:17" TRT World's cover photo Six million Somalis could starve as famine hits the east African nation again. Tens of thousands of people are fleeing the parched countryside to camps set up by aid agencies. For Somalis, the 2011 famine which left over 250,000 people dead is not a
"22.03.2017 10:30:00" trtworld.com The future of a Caspian gas rig swings between the EU and Russia Azerbaijan's ambitious Southern Gas Corridor project has the potential to further estrange EU-Moscow ties and trigger energy price wars. “We are sitting on two trillion cubic metres of gas. If we can get gas to Europe it will be a game-changer and everybody would win.”
Azerbaijian's ambitious Southern Gas Corridor project has the potential to estrange EU-Russia ties and trigger energy
"22.03.2017 09:03:38" trtworld.com World Water Day is focusing on wastewater, here's why Every drop of water counts, even wastewater. World Water Day this year is about the reduction and safe recycling of water that has been... Why wastewater is an important topic this #WorldWaterDay?
"22.03.2017 04:31:08" trtworld.com Trump's Supreme Court nominee says "no man is above the law" US Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said the recent criticism of federal judges was "disheartening". Trump's Supreme Court nominee says he will have "no difficulty ruling against or for any party" during his confirmation hearing.
"22.03.2017 02:03:00" trtworld.com North Korea boosting nuclear capability amid threat of new sanctions A North Korean official said the "hostile activities of South Korea and the US" had left Pyongyang with "no choice". North Korea says it will continue with full "acceleration" of its nuclear and missile programmes in response to threats by the US and South Korea.
"22.03.2017 00:00:00" trtworld.com Floods devastate Peru. What's the extent of the damage? About 75 people have died and almost 100,000 are homeless after the worst floods to hit Peru in nearly two decades. Experts say the heavy rainfall is due to climate change and the government should have been better prepared. 75 people have died and almost 100,000 Peruvians have become homeless since January in the worst floods since 1998. Environmental experts said climate change played a big part and Peru was not adequately prepared for changing weather patterns.
"21.03.2017 21:35:00" Sport psychologist James Beale talks about the miraculous change in England national rugby team's mindset and how a manager should or shouldn't act.
"21.03.2017 20:35:00" Meet Sesame Street's first autistic Muppet “She does things a little differently, in a Julia sort of way.”
Sesame Street introduces a new character, and she's autistic.
"21.03.2017 19:35:00" Old foes Croatia and Serbia are bolstering their arsenals, with one looking to the West and the other to Russia for its defence needs. Are these just overdue upgrades to old weapons systems or is there something more going on? #TheNewsmakers
"21.03.2017 18:33:30" US bans electronic devices The US just banned electronics on flights coming from some airports in the Middle East and Africa, including from Turkey, and some are calling it the Muslim ban 3.0
"21.03.2017 15:00:00" 7 staples of a Persian #Nowruz dinner Ready to celebrate Spring and renewal? Here is how Persians adorn their #Nowruz dinner table to celebrate New Year's.
"21.03.2017 13:48:06" trtworld.com Can a girl resist a croc magnet? Lee De Paauw jumped into crocodile-infested Johnstone River in northern Australia to impress a British backpacker. He is now recovering in hospital after suffering serious injuries to his left arm after a croc decided to impress him. Australian teenager Lee De Paauw was bitten by a crocodile when he jumped into a river in Queensland, Australia. The stunt was an attempt to impress British backpacker, Sophie Paterson.
He is now recovering in hospital after suffering serious injuries
"21.03.2017 10:46:27" Meet the staff of Istanbul's Down syndrome cafe "This isn't only my workplace, but also my family. Just how I have a family at home, here is my family of my dreams."
Meet the employees of a very special cafe in Istanbul.
"21.03.2017 08:47:28" A senior UN official has resigned over pressure to withdraw a report calling Israel an 'apartheid' regime. How would you describe Israel's actions towards Palestinians?
"21.03.2017 04:00:00" trtworld.com US to ban electronics on flights from a dozen countries The ban is likely to affect flights from certain countries in the Middle East and Africa, US media reported. Passengers travelling to the US on certain foreign-airline flights will be required to carry large electronic devices in their checked-in luggage under a new rule, the US media is reporting.
"21.03.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com US billionaire David Rockefeller dies aged 101 Rockefeller had donated nearly $2 billion in his lifetime to organizations including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Rockefeller University. US billionaire David Rockefeller died at the age of 101 in New York.
"20.03.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com FBI chief says no evidence of Trump wiretapping claim Trump created a controversy in early March when he tweeted without giving evidence that former President Barack Obama's administration had wiretapped Trump Tower in New York. FBI chief James Comey said he had seen no evidence to substantiate a claim by US President Donald Trump that former President Barack Obama had wiretapped his 2016 election campaign.
"20.03.2017 19:30:00" trtworld.com What does Hosni Mubarak's release mean for Egypt? The former president and military man, who ruled Egypt for 30 years before the 2011 civil revolt, will walk free for the first time in six years. He was jailed for corruption and murder two months after being overthrown. Hosni Mubarak is free after six years behind bars. The former president, who ruled the country for three decades, was acquitted of murders committed during the 2011 revolution. What does this mean for Egypt?
"20.03.2017 17:53:53" "I was affected by everyone's death, every martyr is important to me … But I was most affected when my son died, my only son. I don't have anyone but him."
Abu Fahd has buried thousands since the war in Syria began, including his own son. Now he refuses
"20.03.2017 16:09:22" Police kill man live on Facebook A black man broadcast live on Facebook his own death at the hands of Tennessee police – and his friends and family watched it happen.
"20.03.2017 13:39:13" Snapchat star raises $1M for Somalia in 24 hours "You have filled the plane! And not just one plane, you've filled up at least 10 planes!"
Celebrities like JEROME JARRE, Ben Stiller, and Colin Kaepernick, and 55,000 donors come together to send over $1 million in humanitarian aid to Somalia, which is
"20.03.2017 10:00:00" How does science affect sports? Vision coach Sherylle Calder, who is helping English rugby team win the World Cup, talks about what it takes to win.
"20.03.2017 07:30:32" trtworld.com Tension in the Balkans as Croatia and Serbia upgrade weapons Serbia and Croatia have been upgrading their arms systems and some are questioning if Bosnia could once again suffer most like it did during the 90s. It's been more than 20 years since the Bosnian war ended, but tension is once again rising in the region as Serbia and Croatia begin upgrading their weapon systems.
"20.03.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Dragon's Breath - A mouthwatering trend in Singapore A novelty dessert doused in liquid nitrogen is breezing its way into Singapore's culinary scene. Dragon's Breath: A novelty dessert doused in liquid nitrogen is breezing its way into Singapore's culinary scene, despite the danger of severe frostbite.
"19.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Why the fuss over Steve Bannon? The US media have dubbed him "President Bannon," and top politicians have accused him of being a white supremacist. Others see him as the man pulling the strings in Donald Trump's administration. Bannon is described as the 'mastermind' of Trump's radical policies and the string of executive orders, that included a temporary ban on the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. How did he get to be so close to Trump?
"19.03.2017 19:00:01" trtworld.com Syrian rebels, civilians leave Homs after deal with regime Up to 15,000 people are expected to leave the city over the next couple of weeks, making this the largest evacuation plan of its kind in Syria since the start of the war. Thousands of rebels and their families are leaving the last remaining rebel enclave in Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, under a Russian-backed evacuation deal to handover territory to the regime.
"19.03.2017 15:00:01" trtworld.com Rohingya Muslims finally receive humanitarian aid There's still no employment or education opportunities for Rohingya Muslims outside their camps in Rakhine State. Thousands of Rohingya Muslims who were forced into camps five years ago are finally receiving humanitarian aid.
"19.03.2017 11:34:11" trtworld.com Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90 Considered one of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll, Berry was present at its infancy in the 1950s and emerged as its first star guitarist and songwriter. Music legend Chuck Berry died on Saturday at his Missouri home at age 90.
"19.03.2017 08:30:36" This panda doesn't want to be bathed Fushun, the Chinese Panda cub, rebels against his mother.
"19.03.2017 05:00:00" trtworld.com Russia and China block UN statement on Myanmar Both countries blocked a proposed UN Security Council statement that would have expressed concern over the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state, UN diplomats say. China and Russia blocked a proposed UN Security Council statement that would have expressed concern over the tense situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state, diplomats said.
"19.03.2017 02:00:00" trtworld.com China's abandoned nuclear site becomes tourist attraction The top-secret 816 nuclear plant is built into the world's largest artificial cave buried in the Chongqing mountains and opened for tourism in 2010. Tourists can now visit a former atomic bomb site that once was one of China's most ambitious military infrastructure projects.
"18.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Brazil meatpackers accused of selling 'rotten' beef, chicken Brazilian authorities say food processors bribed safety auditors to issue fake sanitary permits. Some of Brazil's top meat processors are accused of paying bribes to keep rotten beef and chicken on the market.
Police said watchdogs in the food-producing states of Paraná, Minas Gerais and Goiás openly helped producers place adulterated products in
"18.03.2017 20:00:01" Obama's spokesman denied allegations that he had ordered wiretapping of Donald Trump. Yet, Trump stands by the claim.
"18.03.2017 18:03:30" Three years ago on March 18, Russia formally annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula. Here is what you need to know about the peninsula and its history of conflict. Facts you need to know about Crimea Three years ago on March 18, Russia formally annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula. Here is what you need to know about the peninsula and its history of conflict.
"18.03.2017 16:00:00" Homeless but stylish Watch this homeless man get an incredible makeover after 25 years living on the streets. His reaction is priceless.
"18.03.2017 13:00:00" 10-year-old journalist awarded in Turkey Meet Janna Jihad, the 10-year-old Palestinian journalist who's just been given an award in Turkey for her reporting.
"18.03.2017 10:00:00" The war in Syria enters its seventh year with almost half a million dead. When will it end?
"18.03.2017 08:00:00" Iranian migrant's message to Australian MP "Iran is not safe for me." This Iranian woman who says she was raped in Iran is begging the Australian immigration minister to not send her back home as she faces deportation.
"18.03.2017 04:00:00" trtworld.com Saudi Arabia says Iranian pilgrims will participate in Hajj this year Around 80,000 Iranian pilgrims are expected to visit Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage in September following talks between Riyadh and Tehran over security and logistics. Iranian citizens will join this year's Hajj, which takes place at the beginning of September, after missing the pilgrimage for the first time in nearly three decades in 2016.
"18.03.2017 02:00:00" trtworld.com Japan holds first missile evacuation drill Friday's drill played out a scenario in which "country X" fires a ballistic missile at Japan, which is wary after actual missile tests and threats from North Korea. Japan conducted its first evacuation drill for a missile attack. The drill was held in the city of Oga, northern Akita prefecture, as regional tensions soar over North Korean threats.
"17.03.2017 23:00:01" trtworld.com Top UN official resigns over Israel apartheid report UN under-secretary general Rima Khalaf steps down after refusing to give into pressure to withdraw a report that accuses Israel of apartheid against the Palestinians. Jordanian UN official Rima Khalaf announced her resignation, saying the secretary general had asked her to withdraw a report in which she accused Israel of being an "apartheid state."
"17.03.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com Basque separatist group ETA to surrender arms to Spain ETA has been fighting Spain for an independent Basque state since the 1950s. ETA to hand over weapons, ending decades of fighting between the Basque separatists and the Spanish government.
"17.03.2017 17:44:37" Internet loves this surprise duet British singer Anne-Marie and Mehmet Ali Sahin's uncommon duet is breaking the internet.
"17.03.2017 16:05:46" trtworld.com Why are Pakistanis talking about blocking Facebook? Social media posts that offend Muslim sentiment have prompted a debate around censorship and blasphemy, which is punishable by life imprisonment or death. However, it remains unclear whether religious offence is the crime in question. Facebook is under attack in Pakistan where lawyers, politicians and journalists are leading a campaign to block posts and pages that hurt Muslim sentiments.
"17.03.2017 12:23:36" trtworld.com 15 facts about the referendum that ended apartheid in South Africa Twenty-five years ago, South African whites voted in a historic referendum that put an end to privileges they enjoyed and the centuries-old discriminatory policy of apartheid. On May 17, 1991 South African whites voted to end the discriminatory policy of apartheid, that had prevailed in the region since the preceding three centuries.
Here are 15 facts you need to know about the historic referendum.
"17.03.2017 06:50:26" trtworld.com Air strike on Aleppo mosque kills dozens Up to 300 worshippers were in the mosque during evening prayers when it was hit by what a local source says was likely to be a Russian air strike. Local sources said that dozens of people were killed by air strikes on a mosque in the town of Aljinah in Aleppo's western countryside.
"17.03.2017 04:00:01" trtworld.com British spy agency rejects claims it helped wiretap Trump GCHQ called the claims "utterly ridiculous" even as White House spokesman Sean Spicer repeated President Donald Trump's allegations. In a rare public statement, Britain's communication intelligence agency, GCHQ, said claims that it helped spy on Donald Trump during the presidential elections are "nonsense".
"17.03.2017 01:25:39" trtworld.com White House says Trump paid $38 million in taxes after media leak The White House said the US president paid $38 million in taxes and had earned income of "more than $150 million" that year. The admission came just before the details of the tax return were revealed by US TV network MSNBC. The White House acknowledged that Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005 just before a US TV network revealed a leaked summary of his tax report.
"16.03.2017 21:54:52" trtworld.com Air strike on Aleppo mosque kills dozens Up to 300 worshippers were in the mosque during evening prayers when it was hit by what a local source says was likely to be a Russian air strike. Dozens of people have been killed in strikes in Aleppo's rebel-held western countryside. The strikes targeted a mosque during night prayers.
"16.03.2017 19:30:00" Hijabis barred from a Bryan Adams concert in Doha A hotel in Qatar barred women in headscarves from entering a Bryan Adams concert.
"16.03.2017 18:00:00" trtworld.com Turkish-Dutch “children” stuck in the middle of identity spat Relations between Turkey and the Netherlands soured after the Dutch – eyeing their own election – refused to let Turkish ministers hold a rally. Dutch Turks tell TRT World they feel as if they're stuck in a family quarrel. “It's like we're watching a bad Turkish drama."
Despite Geert Wilders losing his bid in the Dutch election, there is still a great deal of concern about Turkey-Dutch relations. We talk with concerned Dutch Turks about the consequences of the diplomatic
"16.03.2017 16:14:07" Can #TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia? Celebrities are tweeting #TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia. The airline has responded.
"16.03.2017 12:56:52" What's causing the worst humanitarian crisis in UN history? "We stand at a critical point in history."
20 million people are starving in four countries, and much of the suffering is man-made. Here's why.
"16.03.2017 10:11:19" Many Syrians are not optimistic about peace in their country as a devastating civil war that began as pro-democracy protests enters its 7th year. Critics of the regime say that parallel peace processes in Astana and Geneva won't make much of a difference
"16.03.2017 08:04:17" Timeline Photos It's been 6 years since the Syrian war started and this is its cost: http://www.trtworld.com/mea/syrian-war-six-years-of-bloodshed-317425
"16.03.2017 06:39:17" Money Talks: Truck art in Pakistan Artists can find inspiration in the most unusual places. In Pakistan, some head to truck-yards and make thousands of dollars painting lorries.
"16.03.2017 04:00:13" trtworld.com Trump's new travel ban blocked by Hawaii judge US President Donald Trump says his administration would go "all the way up to the Supreme Court" to fight the ruling. The judge who ruled against Trump's revised travel ban said it was clear that "the Executive Order was issued with a purpose to disfavour a particular religion."
"16.03.2017 01:01:21" trtworld.com US indicts Russian spies, hackers over massive Yahoo breach The contents of at least 30 million accounts were accessed as part of a spam campaign and at least 18 people who used other internet service providers, such as Google, were also victimised, the US charged. The United States unsealed charges against two Russian spies and two hackers for allegedly pilfering 500 million Yahoo user accounts in 2014.
"15.03.2017 22:07:14" trtworld.com Wilders' party behind in Netherlands exit polls According to initial results, the Dutch PM Rutte's VVD Party bagged 31 seats in the next 150-seat parliament, forcing far-right Geert Wilders into second place. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's VVD Party won the most seats in parliamentary elections, forcing far-right Geert Wilders into second place, according to a first exit poll published by national broadcaster NOS.
"15.03.2017 20:30:26" “Why is she wearing the hijab? Was she forced?”
German rail company released this ad challenging Islamphobic prejudices on the same day Europe's top court allowed employers to ban headscarves.
"15.03.2017 19:30:00" A timeless portrait from Aleppo This old man listening to music in his crumbling Aleppo bedroom is the latest symbol of the war in Syria. We talked to the man behind the camera.
"15.03.2017 18:30:17" trtworld.com This anniversary of the Syrian conflict will not be the last The revolution was, and still is, about living in freedom and dignity, which Syrians still yearn for, perhaps now more than ever. OPINION: "Talk of whether Syria can remain a unitary entity overlooks the fact that it has not been so for years. Syria is now a relic, concept, a dream. The reality has long been a nightmare, one from which there is no hope of waking for the foreseeable
"15.03.2017 18:06:00" Live on Facebook - #TheNewsmakers
It's been six years since the war in Syria began. It's now the 21st century's deadliest conflict, provoking a devastating humanitarian crisis. The nation is now splintered by hundreds of militias backed by more than a
"15.03.2017 16:21:19" trtworld.com Here's what we know about the Turkey-EU spat The refusal by the German and Dutch authorities to let Turkish ministers hold public rallies has spiraled into a diplomatic crisis, but will it persist? This is how a restriction on Turkey's ministers from speaking at public rallies in Germany and the Netherlands spiraled into a diplomatic tussle between Turkey and the EU.
"15.03.2017 14:55:12" “The election in the Netherlands is also about Islamophobia."
We spoke with Arnoud Van Doorn, a former member of Geert Wilders' party and now convert to Islam, on elections and the diplomatic dispute between Turkey and Netherlands.
"15.03.2017 11:51:52" The birth of Syria's uprising The conflict in Syria has raged for 6 years, but how many know how it started? This is the story of how teenage boys with spray paint started a revolution.
"15.03.2017 10:20:02" trtworld.com Pakistan is holding its first census in 19 years Afghan refugees, distinct languages and transgendered citizens are now included in the census. Around 200,000 members of the armed forces are helping to conduct the census. Pakistan's first census in 19 years starts today. Trans citizens are included, as are Afghan refugees. Here are 12 things to know about it:
"15.03.2017 08:16:08" trtworld.com Daesh revenue halved as it loses ground in Syria and Iraq, says report The loss of territory as a result of anti-Daesh operations have almost halved the groups revenue, according to a new report by the The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation. Winning the war? Daesh revenues have almost halved, from approximately $1.89 billion in 2014 to $870 million in 2016, a new report says—because the group is losing ground in Syria and Iraq.
"15.03.2017 05:00:00" trtworld.com White House says Trump paid $38 million in taxes after media leak The White House said the US president paid $38 million in taxes and had earned income of "more than $150 million" that year. The admission came just before the details of the tax return were revealed by US TV network MSNBC. The White House released details of US President Donald Trump's tax returns for 2005 hours before leaked copies of the forms were aired on TV.
"15.03.2017 03:03:34" trtworld.com Doctors in Kenya sign deal to end 100-day strike The deal signed between the main union of doctors and the government came after intense negotiations brokered by religious leaders. Kenya's longest-ever medical strike comes to an end after dozens of people died from lack of care.
"15.03.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com "Life threatening" snow storm hits northeastern US Stella is the most powerful winter storm of the season combined with winds of up to 95 kilometres per hour, causing treacherous conditions. Winter Storm Stella made landfall on the northeastern United States on Tuesday, prompting flight cancellations and school closures.
"14.03.2017 21:45:04" trtworld.com What does GOP's health care plan mean for Americans? At least 24 million Americans are expected to lose their health insurance if Obamacare is replaced with the Republican-backed American Health Care Act. The poor, the sick and the elderly are expected to suffer the most. Obamacare is to be repealed and replaced with a health care act that appears to make it harder for all Americans to be covered by insurance - a promise Trump made before he was elected.
"14.03.2017 19:04:58" medium.com Trump loyalist praises racist Dutch politician amid diplomatic crisis Iowa Congressman Steve King said that Geert Wilders is right in saying decline of Western Civilisation can't be stopped with “other people… The alt right's political philosophy applies the racist rules of prison to international relations.
"14.03.2017 17:00:00" The Ottoman heir who did puppet shows for kids He could've ruled the Ottoman Empire if it hadn't collapsed, but Osman Bayezid, the last heir of the imperial family, instead became a librarian in the US. We profile him and speak to his friends and family about his story.
"14.03.2017 15:22:01" Is Europe playing fair with Turkey? If Dutch politicians can speak to Dutch nationals in other European countries, why can't Turkish politicians speak to Turks in the Netherlands?
"14.03.2017 13:00:00" Two mass graves uncovered near Mosul "Before they started shooting, I managed to kiss the men on each side of me, because we knew we were going to die."
Two mass graves containing about 500 bodies have been found near Mosul, Iraq. They were apparently killed during the Badush prison
"14.03.2017 11:09:39" trtworld.com How well do you know Al Aqsa? Some folks think that they know what Al Aqsa is — and why it's also highly revered. But there are a few misconceptions about the sacred site. Al Aqsa is sacred for many people. But how well do you know it? Take the quiz and find out:
"14.03.2017 09:00:12" trtworld.com What it takes to support the Syrian refugees As the war hits its seventh year, Turkey remains the biggest provider of assistance, followed by Jordan and Lebanon. And Turkey has relied more on its own coffers rather than foreign aid to support the 2.75 million refugees living here. Not every country has shut its doors to Syrians. Turkey is the largest host country, providing shelter to some 2.75 million Syrians, followed by Lebanon and Jordan.
We take a look at the data to see which countries have invested the most, and offered
"14.03.2017 06:11:16" trtworld.com UN expert says Myanmar trying to "expel" Rohingya UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, said a full purge could be the ultimate goal of the institutional persecution of Rohingya Muslims. The UN's special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, tells the UN Human Rights Council that Myanmar's government may be trying to “expel” all ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority from its territory.
"14.03.2017 03:17:24" trtworld.com Trump plan would leave "14 million" Americans uninsured by 2018 US Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) report says the number of people without health insurance will hit 24 million in 2026. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says the number of people without health insurance would shoot up to 24 million by 2026 under a Republican plan to replace Obamacare.
"14.03.2017 00:00:00" trtworld.com NATO defence spending up for first time in 7 years With growing worry over the spread of militancy and failing states on their borders, NATO members last year saw the first annual growth in defence spending relative to the size of their economies since 2009. NATO announced that defence spending by European member states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016.
"13.03.2017 21:00:55" trtworld.com Scotland wants new vote on independence from UK Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she acted because of the refusal of Britain's Prime Minister to compromise with Scotland over Brexit. Scotland cannot trigger a second referendum without UK parliamentary approval. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that she wants a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.
"13.03.2017 18:43:59" Swiss tabloid attacks Erdogan Why is a Swiss tabloid encouraging Turks in Switzerland to vote “NO” in Turkey's upcoming referendum?
"13.03.2017 16:25:41" Tuberculosis needs a new vaccine Tuberculosis has killed more people than any other disease–ever. So why aren't pharmaceutical companies developing a better vaccine?
"13.03.2017 13:34:34" The annual Hindu festival ushers in a new season. A symbol of good triumphing over evil, Holi unites people — the young, the old, the devotees and the agnostic — with colour, mild narcotics, and of course food. A riot of colour: Holi in pictures The annual Hindu festival ushers in a new season. A symbol of good triumphing over evil, Holi unites people — the young, the old, the devotees and the agnostic — with colour, mild narcotics, and of course food.
"13.03.2017 11:03:31" trtworld.com UK plans to tackle air pollution crisis after EU warning Air pollution in the UK is contributing to roughly 40,000 premature deaths in Britain each year. Poor air quality in the EU shortens the lives of some 400,000 people every year. United Kingdom is preparing a new anti-pollution plan after the EU issued the British government a final warning in February for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide.
"13.03.2017 07:40:29" TRT World Is Germany promoting a "NO" vote in Turkey's upcoming referendum?
"13.03.2017 07:07:09" trtworld.com Iraqi forces find mass grave at Badush prison In 2014 Daesh murdered up to 600 inmates from Badush prison, according to a Human Rights Watch report. Most of those killed were said to have been members of Iraq's Shia Muslim majority. Iraqi paramilitary forces announced that they had discovered a mass grave at Badush prison near Mosul containing the remains of hundreds of people killed by Daesh.
"13.03.2017 04:00:00" trtworld.com Daesh booby traps continue to haunt Syrian villagers In northern Syria's Turkman Bareh village, Daesh has concealed bombs in the area's biggest mosque. Some of the concealed ordnance have already claimed lives. Residents of northern Syria's Turkmen Bareh village, recently freed from Daesh control, are facing booby traps and hidden explosives as they try to put back their lives again.
"13.03.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Landslide at garbage dump kills at least 24 in Ethiopia Around 150 people present were at the garbage dump site when the landslide occurred. Almost 500 people work at the landfill daily. At least 24 people were killed and 28 others injured after a giant landslide struck garbage dump site on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
"12.03.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com UN appeals for urgent help as 20M people face starvation World body calls on rich countries to do more, as it presses the need for $4.4 billion in emergency aid to respond to the "world's largest humanitarian crisis since 1945" in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. The United Nations has issued an appeal for the rich countries to come forward for the help of more than 20 million famine-hit people in Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria and South Sudan.
"12.03.2017 19:00:00" German ad promotes “NO” vote in Turkish referendum Is Germany promoting a "NO" vote in Turkey's upcoming referendum?
"12.03.2017 17:00:30" Turkey-Netherlands row heats up fast Watch Dutch riot police use dogs and water cannons to disperse Turkish protesters in Rotterdam.
"12.03.2017 15:04:40" Dutch police disperse Turkish protesters with dogs A TRT anchor steps in to help a Turkish protester knocked to the ground in Rotterdam, but police push him back.
"12.03.2017 12:59:34" trtworld.com Netherlands suspended all human rights, says Turkish minister Turkey's Family Affairs Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya arrived in Istanbul, after being prevented by the Dutch police from entering the Turkish consulate in the Netherlands. She said, "Even our most basic needs were not allowed to be met." Turkey's Family Affairs Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya says she experienced “rude and tough treatment” at the hands of Dutch police. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara will continue to take steps against the Netherlands until it
"12.03.2017 09:00:00" We can't get enough this stylish Japanese old couple.
"12.03.2017 06:00:00" A tea with strangers Meet Dogus Kokartti, a Turkish student who travels the world drinking tea with strangers.
"12.03.2017 03:00:02" trtworld.com NCIS investigates US Marine nude photo scandal The Facebook group in question is reported to have nearly 30,000 followers, mostly active-duty US Marines, Marine Corps veterans and British Royal Marines. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has launched a criminal investigation into allegations that nude photos of female Marines and derogatory comments were shared in a closed Facebook group called "Marines United".
"11.03.2017 23:15:00" LIVE: Follow our special coverage on Dutch-Turkish row, as Dutch authorities banned Turkish ministers from holding rallies
"11.03.2017 23:13:24" youtube.com Live stream of TRT World - YouTube We're building a global community focused around change. We're looking beyond the headlines to drive meaningful conversations that empower. We want to connec... LIVE on YouTube: Watch our continued coverage on Turkish-Dutch diplomatic row. https://www.youtube.com/c/trtworld/live
"11.03.2017 22:53:56" LIVE: Follow our special coverage on the Dutch-Turkish row, as Dutch authorities banned Turkish ministers from holding rallies
"11.03.2017 22:26:49" LIVE: Follow our special coverage on the Dutch-Turkish row, as Dutch authorities banned Turkish ministers from holding rallies
"11.03.2017 21:34:37" LIVE: Follow our special coverage on Dutch-Turkish row, as Dutch authorities banned Turkish ministers from holding rallies
"11.03.2017 21:00:01" trtworld.com Why is Uber in trouble? Uber changed the way people take public transport by making it cheaper and more convenient. But can the company weather the recent storm of controversies. Uber's boss has made matters worse. He was caught on tape screaming at a driver.
"11.03.2017 18:00:00" trtworld.com 7 things to know about the diplomatic row between Turkey and Germany Relations between the NATO allies have been strained after a series of events following last year's attempted coup in Turkey. Germany's refusal to let Turkish ministers organise political rallies on its soil has sparked a diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies. But there's more to the row. Here are 7 things to know about it:
"11.03.2017 15:00:00" Steve Bannon and Abu Bakr al Baghdadi share a similar worldvie... What does Trump's chief strategist and the leader of Daesh have in common? Both Bannon and Baghdadi envision a dark apocalyptic future.
"11.03.2017 13:00:00" trtworld.com Timeline: A brief history of the Western Sahara Morocco, one of Africa's largest economies, was admitted into the African Union (AU) this month, 33 years after it first quit the organisation. And all because of the Western Sahara. The Western Sahara dispute between Morocco and the Polisario Front has simmered on for decades, leading to Morocco's 33-year-absence from the African Union. Here's a brief history of the conflict:
"11.03.2017 11:00:00" trtworld.com Funny side of CIA leak: Emojis, curious project names and more WikiLeaks' CIA dump shows another side of the CIA that's worth looking into. Plus, we now have a bunch of new emojis to choose from. WikiLeaks' CIA dump shows there's a humorous side to the agency. In addition to getting a look at some creative project names, we now have a bunch of new emojis to choose from.
"11.03.2017 09:00:00" TRT World had a great time watching Syrian refugee football teams compete in southeast Turkey. Watch our Snapchat video with match highlights.
"11.03.2017 07:00:00" trtworld.com Where does Bahrain stand on human rights, six years on? Some say the country's human rights standards have improved since the 2011 protests. But not everyone agrees. Six years ago, Bahrainis took to the streets to demand democratic reform. Have human rights improved since then?
"11.03.2017 05:06:19" Afghan girl fencers attack gender taboos Girls playing sports is taboo in Afghanistan. But that doesn't stop these young fencers.
"11.03.2017 00:10:01" trtworld.com Arkansas saves the date for executions based on an expiry label The US state will set a "grotesque" record for being the first to carry out eight executions in from April 17 to 27, before its stock of midazolam — used in its lethal injections — expires. The US state of Arkansas is racing to execute eight death row inmates over a period of 10 days in April to beat the expiration date on midazolam, a hard-to-get drug used in lethal injections.
Under a decree signed by Governor Asa Hutchinson, the first
"10.03.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com Are North Korea and the US heading for a showdown? China thinks so, and it wants to put the brakes on the two "accelerating trains." North Korea's recent missile launch has triggered a series of events that has put the US, South Korea and Pyongyang's biggest ally, China, on edge.
"10.03.2017 18:30:00" Serious Skype interview goes seriously wrong Professor gets hilariously interrupted during BBC interview at home. Watch how the lady reacts.
"10.03.2017 17:00:00" McCain explains conflict about who US is backing in Syria John McCain explains to the US government that its backing of the YPG in Syria is hampering its relationship with Turkey.
"10.03.2017 15:00:00" medium.com Trump confuses tamed media into erasing killing of American child – TRT World A January raid in Yemen ended in the deaths of a Navy SEAL and an eight-year-old American girl, but White House press corps only followed… A deadly raid in Yemen in January ended in the death of two Americans, a soldier and a little girl, but the White House was able to distract the press from covering the child's death for long.
"10.03.2017 13:30:00" Newly discovered statue could be Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II A massive statue has been discovered in a Cairo slum and it could be Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II
"10.03.2017 07:00:00" trtworld.com South Korean court removes President Park from office over scandal The ruling by the eight-member panel opens her up to possible criminal proceedings and makes Park Geun-hye the country's first democratically-elected leader to be removed from office since democracy came in the country in the late 1980s. South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has been fired by the country's Constitutional Court as it upheld her impeachment by parliament over a wide-ranging corruption scandal.
The unanimous decision by eight judges is expected to help settle the political
"10.03.2017 05:00:00" trtworld.com A cinematic tale of Cairo before the revolution Tamer El Said's 2016 film "In the Last Days of the City" explores his relation to Cairo, the city that nurtures him and wears him down. The Egyptian filmmaker talks about his portrayal of the city in the tense years right before the 2011 revolution. "Cairo is a big city full of contradictions." Tamer El Said's 2016 film, 'In the Last Days of the City', explores his relationship with Cairo, the city that nurtures him and wears him down. The Egyptian filmmaker talks about his portrayal of the city in
"09.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com What plans does the US have in Syria? The US' short-sighted policy in Syria might undermine the fight against Daesh, and at worst, can lead to a larger regional conflict. OPINION: The US is sending the wrong message in Syria, and it can lead to greater destabilization in the region.
"09.03.2017 21:00:00" 5 of the most unbelievable Champions League comebacks Here are our top 5 remarkable Champions League comebacks. What are your favourites?
"09.03.2017 20:00:01" trtworld.com No really, where are you from? When do people go being from immigrants to just being 'American' or 'British'? Lise Ragbir has a message for her daughter, and others growing up in a hostile environment for immigrants in the west. OPINION: When do you go from being an immigrant to simply being American or British? Lise Ragbir has a powerful message for her daughter, and others like her growing up in countries that are becoming increasingly more hostile towards immigrants.
"09.03.2017 18:30:01" Who are America's DREAMers, and are they being deported? Who are America's DREAMers and what protection do they have from being deported?
Daniela Vargas, an aspiring math professor from Argentina, was arrested after publicly speaking about her fear of being deported. Should she be allowed to stay in the US?
"09.03.2017 16:44:00" trtworld.com Three children burnt alive in Cairo, while father remains in prison The father was a member of proscribed group Helwan Group. Activists fear that the death of the children is a reprisal attack. “These three children are victims that will be added to the long list of victims that have fallen since the 2013 coup in Egypt,” Anas al Takriti, CEO and Founder of Cordoba foundation and a staunch supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood told TRT World.
"09.03.2017 15:30:00" Israel wants to mute mosques “Islam and the call to prayer are stronger than all of you.”
Arab Knesset members erupted in rage after Israel's parliament approved the so-called 'Muezzin bill.'
"09.03.2017 13:30:00" Japan's art of faking food This century-old Japanese tradition of cooking fake food will make your mouth water
"09.03.2017 11:30:14" medium.com Diary of a Young Syrian Journalist – TRT World Mojahed Abo Aljood not only survived years of bombings in eastern Aleppo, he also documented the destruction, and the resilience of the… At 19, Mojahed Abo Aljood decided to document the war atrocities in Aleppo. At 23, he made the dangerous decision to be brought into Turkey by a ruthless smuggler. This is his harrowing story.
"09.03.2017 09:20:00" Luis Figo talks to Beyond the Game about Real Madrid, Zidane, ... If there's someone who knows how to win a Champions League trophy, it's Luis Figo. Beyond the Game's Semra Hunter caught up with the legendary Portuguese footballer to talk Real Madrid's chances, his thoughts on Zidane as the big man in charge and that
"09.03.2017 07:20:57" trtworld.com Daesh leader al-Baghdadi abandons Mosul fight US and Iraqi intelligence sources say an absence of official communication from the group's leadership and the loss of territory in Mosul suggest he has abandoned the city. US and Iraqi officials believe the leader of Daesh, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battle of Mosul.
"09.03.2017 01:00:00" The pom-pom squad South Korean ladies have found a way to stay young, by becoming cheerleaders
"08.03.2017 23:00:00" Women's or men's day? Canada first lady Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau thinks we should celebrate men on International Women's Day.
"08.03.2017 21:00:00" "You will leave behind a part of you [that] you can't get back and you need to be ready to make that sacrifice."
CNN's Arwa Damon reflects on what she's given up for her work. https://trtworld.com/WomenOnWar
"08.03.2017 19:00:00" "I was once asked in Libya if I was married and I said I was married to my job. The Libyan women thought it was hilarious but I think it's true."
Sue Turton recalls the sacrifices she's had to make for her work. https://trtworld.com/WomenOnWar
"08.03.2017 17:30:00" Nike unveils Pro Hijab line Nike just did it. The company unveiled its Pro Hijab line for Muslim female athletes. But some people have mixed feelings about it.
"08.03.2017 16:00:00" Debunking myths around female genital mutilation Think FGM is an Islamic thing? Or an African problem?
Here are 5 popular misconceptions about female genital mutilation.
"08.03.2017 14:00:00" India's granny school teaches elderly to read and write "We have started reading, writing and also doing our own signatures."
These Indian grannies have gone back to school in their golden years and they're loving it.
"08.03.2017 12:00:30" "Not many people understand that you can be called last minute for deployments."
TRT World reporter Nicole Johnston talks about her life as a war correspondent. https://trtworld.com/WomenOnWar
"08.03.2017 10:44:52" "This man watched his wife and their children literally depart and he had no idea when he was going to see them again."
TRT World correspondent Zeina Awad exposes the human stories obscured in the fog of war. https://trtworld.com/WomenOnWar
"08.03.2017 09:30:36" What is International Women's Day all about? Today is International #WomensDay2017. How will you #BeBoldForChange?
"08.03.2017 08:30:00" Women on War: Reporting from the frontline Follow our special coverage "Women on War - Reporting from the Front Line" in honour of International #WomensDay2017. https://trtworld.com/WomenOnWar
"08.03.2017 07:20:09" Thoughts in Motion: Photojournalist Shelly Kittleson "When bombs are dropping, there's really no place to hide.” http://trtworld.com/womenonwar
Meet journalist Shelly Kittleson. Her time covering war zones has “given her a purpose in life" as well as “nightmares at times”. We chat to her as part of
"08.03.2017 02:00:01" trtworld.com US fines China's ZTE $1.2B for violating Iran, DPRK sanctions China's telecom giant agrees to plead guilty and pay the largest criminal penalty in the US history in an export control case. The US government has slapped massive fines on a Chinese telecom giant for selling goods to Iran and North Korea, sanctioned countries. ZTE, the fourth largest telecom company in the world, will pay $1.2 billion in fines for shipping US cellular network
"07.03.2017 23:04:17" TRT World's cover photo In honour of International Women's Day, TRT World showcases Women on War - Reporting from the Frontline. Five remarkable correspondents tell us how they get behind the grit and navigate today's most pressing conflicts.
For more of this special coverage,
"07.03.2017 17:00:40" trtworld.com How is Trump's new travel ban different? It's been dubbed "Travel Ban 2.0" and some are even calling it a "sequel." But US President Donald Trump's new executive order banning the citizens of several Muslim-majority countries is still as controversial as the original one. Trump's new travel ban is designed to withstand legal challenges but is it different from the original executive order that barred citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from travelling to the US?
"07.03.2017 15:19:20" The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has announced its shortlist of winners for the 2017 competition.
More than 220,000 pictures were submitted. The results are announced on April 20. Shortlist: Sony World Photography Awards 2017 The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has announced its shortlist of winners for the 2017 competition.
More than 220,000 pictures were submitted. The results are announced on April 20.
"07.03.2017 12:58:29" Ben Carson compares slavery to immigration "There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships."
Donald Trump's housing secretary, Ben Carson, compared slaves to immigrants and it didn't go down well.
"07.03.2017 10:39:10" Mr. Erbil brings dandy fashion to northern Iraq Gentlemen's club Mr. Erbil is making a bold fashion statement in a city surrounded by war.
"07.03.2017 07:59:46" trtworld.com Diet of "good luck" coins becomes a curse for Omsin the sea turtle Thai veterinarians remove close to 1,000 coins from 25-year-old marine reptile in emergency surgery. Tourists and locals throw coins for good fortune and longevity in Omsin's pond at the conservation centre in Sriracha, Thailand. Sea turtle Omsin successfully operated upon after she swallowed 915 "good luck" coins tossed in her pond in Thailand.
"07.03.2017 02:00:00" trtworld.com Canada's indigenous children seek justice for their stolen childhoods From the 1960s until the 1980s, thousands of indigenous children were forcibly taken from their families by Canada's child welfare services. Last week they filed a class action suit seeking damages against the federal government. Canadian authorities forcibly took thousands of indigenous children from their families from the 1960s to the 1980s as part of a policy of assimilation which put white, settler culture above that of indigenous communities.
Victims of this “Sixties Scoop”
"06.03.2017 23:30:00" medium.com Will the Trump administration kill the Colombian peace process? – TRT World The Colombian government will need to rely heavily on US funding to implement its peace process with Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia… Opinion: The Trump administration's "America first" mantra carries the potential to sour old relationships. Will Colombia's peace process be the first to fall victim to it?
"06.03.2017 21:00:00" American poet answers: "Where are you REALLY from?" "The question, 'Where are you from?' in our current America is a slur disguised as a question mark."
Award-winning poet Carlos Andrés Gómez responds to the question.
"06.03.2017 18:38:14" At Banksy's new hotel, every room has a terrible view Visit Banksy's guesthouse, where every room overlooks Israel's separation wall in the West Bank.
"06.03.2017 12:35:59" A quick guide to France's unpredictable election The French are gearing up for the most unpredictable presidential election in their country's modern history. Here's the election saga details you need to know.
"06.03.2017 09:54:26" Life for women in Saudi Arabia isn't easy. It's the only country in the world where women can't drive, have to follow a strict dress code when they go out in public and need a male guardian's permission to travel abroad.
But the situation is gradually In Pictures: A Veiled Revolution Life for women in Saudi Arabia isn't easy. It's the only country in the world where women can't drive, have to follow a strict dress code when they go out in public and need a male guardian's permission to travel abroad.
But the situation is gradually
"06.03.2017 07:22:47" trtworld.com Why have Kenya's doctors been on strike for three months? Doctors are protesting the lack of basic facilities in public hospitals along with low basic salaries. With 2,500 public health institutions affected, the strike is killing patients. Kenya's doctors have been on strike for months, leaving many patients untreated and without access to healthcare.
"06.03.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com China lowers economic growth target citing "graver" situations Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warned of a slow economic growth in 2017 in his speech at the annual meeting of the National People's Congress (NPC) but he promised creating one million urban jobs. China lowers economic growth to 'around 6.5 percent' in 2017 but aims to create one million new jobs.
"05.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim Jong-nam's killing Anifah Aman, Foreign Minister of Malaysia, says they send a notice to the North Korean Embassy on Saturday as the envoy must leave the country within 48 hours. Malaysia's Foreign Minister said the government expelled North Korea's ambassador for criticising the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of Kim Jong-un.
"05.03.2017 19:00:01" trtworld.com Mass grave of babies and children found at Ireland's ex-orphanage Death certificates of nearly 800 children were found in the former Catholic Church-run Tuam care home in Ireland. A government-appointed commission announced that a mass grave containing the remains of babies and young children has been found at a former Catholic orphanage in Ireland.
"05.03.2017 16:00:39" trtworld.com Protests erupt after two militants killed in disputed Kashmir Two pro-Independence rebels and an Indian policeman were killed in southern Tral sparking anti-India protests. Demonstrators, who tried to march to the site of the fighting in solidarity with rebels, were stopped with controversial pellet shotguns. Anti-India protests erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following a fierce gun battle in which two rebels and an Indian policeman were killed, officials said.
"05.03.2017 13:00:00" trtworld.com Somalia famine kills 110 people in two days UNICEF in February warned the drought in Somalia could lead to up to 270,000 children suffering from acute malnutrition this year. Southern Somalia is once again in the grips of severe drought which has killed 110 people in just two days due to the resulting famine and diarrhoea.
"05.03.2017 10:00:00" Animal right activists upset at owl cafes Owl cafes are trending in Japan, but animal activists warn of a darker story behind the scene.
"05.03.2017 07:00:00" Fatemah Alabed talks about life in Aleppo "To everyone who thinks that I use my daughter for my own interests, it is not true."
Fatemah Alabed, Bana's mother, speaks up about their Twitter account and what it cost them to document the siege of Aleppo.
"05.03.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Zimbabwe asks for foreign aid after heavy flooding An El Nino-induced drought last year scorched crops in the southern African country, leaving more than 4 million in need of food aid, but Zimbabweans are now having to contend with floods after receiving above-normal rains. Zimbabwe is appealing for foreign aid after severe flooding killed at least 246 people since December.
"04.03.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Trump accuses Obama of 'tapping' his phone The US president said his Democratic predecessor wiretapped Trump Towers during presidential elections. Trump rattled off the accusations on Twitter without sharing evidence or sources. US President Donald Trump accused his predecessor Barack Obama of "wiretapping" his phone just before last year's presidential elections.
"04.03.2017 19:00:01" trtworld.com Russia and Syrian regime moving arms inside aid convoys to Manbij: US Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis says the US wants to see focus on containing Daesh as multiple powers vie for operation in Manbij and beyond. Russian and Syrian regime forces are moving "humanitarian" convoys carrying military equipment into Manbij in northern Syria, the US Department of Defense said.
"04.03.2017 15:00:30" The Rise of Populism Economic anxiety or a growing gulf between the young and the old? We spoke to economists Paul Mason and John Kay about the rise of populism.
"04.03.2017 12:00:00" trtworld.com Will US citizens need visas to visit EU countries? European Parliament approves non-binding resolution amid an ongoing dispute with the US over visa restrictions against five EU nations. But any move to reintroduce visa requirements would have to be approved by EU's member states first. The European Parliament said US citizens should have to get visas to visit the European Union member states as long as Washington refuses to allow permit-free travel for five of the bloc's countries.
"04.03.2017 09:00:00" Fishermen collect abandoned migrant boats "When you find empty boats, is it better to take it, and put it there [the port,] or leave it until another ship bumps into it and sinks?"
These Tunisian fishermen are collecting abandoned migrant boats and selling them for cash.
"04.03.2017 07:00:00" Bana Alabed talks about life in Aleppo "My friend Yasmine died."
Bana Alabed, the Twitter sensation, and her mother, Fatemah, speak to us after fleeing Aleppo.
"04.03.2017 04:13:22" Focal Point: Inside America's dark prison Inside America's dark prison – We travel to Guantanamo to find out whether President Trump's plan to fill the controversial prison up with "bad dudes" will help or harm the US so-called "war on terror."
Watch the full version:
"04.03.2017 03:12:04" trtworld.com China's wealth gap grows as political elite meets in Beijing China is nominally a communist country. But its political elite are some of the richest people in the world's second biggest economy. The fortunes of the richest 100 members of China's parliament and its advisory body - all dollar billionaires - has grown about 64 percent in the four years since President Xi Jinping rise to power.
"03.03.2017 23:33:59" trtworld.com Nintendo's Switch console goes on sale The console is a hybrid system which enables users to play at home and also on the go. Nintendo's newest gaming system Switch went on sale, retailing for less than $300 in the US and about $260 in Japan. The console was designed as a hybrid system, enabling users to play at home and on the go.
"03.03.2017 21:00:00" The Fight for Mosul: City struggling to rebuild infrastructure Authorities in eastern Mosul are in need of funding to rebuild infrastructure in the city which was damaged by Daesh militants.
Since its full liberation, the local council has received $125 million to spend on restoration. However, the amount is not
"03.03.2017 19:00:00" Off Script: Women and Children First? Why are women and children first when it comes to framing a narrative in war? The Newsmakers goes #OffScript after US Central Command tweeted an image of young female fighters.
"03.03.2017 17:00:00" Mexican congressman climbs border wall to make a statement Mexican congressman climbs border wall to make a statement
"03.03.2017 15:00:00" Turkey accuses Germany of “double standards” "You have to see us as an equal partner."
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticised Germany after two towns stopped Turkish ministers from holding meetings with supporters of President Erdogan.
"03.03.2017 13:26:44" trtworld.com How Facebook plans to strangle Snapchat After it was turned down by Snapchat, Facebook replicates the company's popular features on its Instagram and WhatsApp. Whether FB will succeed in topping Snapchat is still unknown, after Snap's successful IPO and rising share prices. After it was turned down by Snapchat, Facebook replicates the company's popular features on its Instagram and WhatsApp. Whether FB will succeed in topping Snapchat is still unknown, especially after Snap's successful IPO and rising share prices.
"03.03.2017 11:00:00" Indian student threatened with rape for condemning violence "There is this guy called Rahul and he's given a very detailed explanation in a comment that how he would like to rape me."
Last weekend, Indian activist Gurmehar Kaur was threatened with rape for criticising a mob of pro-government activists.
"03.03.2017 08:45:01" trtworld.com 13 things to know about religious persecution in China All forms of religious activity were banned in China between 1966 and 1976, during then-President Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution. Religion is not banned anymore — on paper. But persecution is rife. Religion and China don't mix well. Here's how persecution has risen since Xi Jinping came to power:
"03.03.2017 06:46:23" Palestinians and Israelis bond over backgammon In the divided city of Jerusalem, there is a growing community who are building ties through the ancient game of backgammon.
"03.03.2017 04:41:59" trtworld.com Canada ready to welcome more Syrian refugees The number of migrants applying for refugee status in Canada, after crossing the border from the United States, has been rising since the beginning of this year. While the US administration has halted the Syrian refugee programme and some European countries are looking into ways of curbing the flow of refugees, Canada, has already welcomed more than 40,000 Syrian refugees since 2015, and is letting more in.
"03.03.2017 01:18:42" trtworld.com US attorney general recuses self from Trump campaign investigations After receiving a strong endorsement from Trump, Sessions did not bow to pressure to step down over charges he lied to Congress about his contacts with the Russian ambassador before the election. Sessions resists pressure to step down over charges he lied to Congress about his contacts with Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak before the election. President Donald Trump declares "total" confidence in his attorney general and said he "wasn't aware"
"02.03.2017 20:48:50" trtworld.com Le Pen loses immunity from prosecution over Daesh tweets The move by the European Parliament means the far-right leader can be investigated over three graphic tweets from 2015. European Parliament removes immunity of France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, leaving her open to investigations over three graphic tweets from 2015. Sharing violent images or inciting terrorism is illegal under French law.
"02.03.2017 18:00:00" CNN faces backlash after all-male magazine cover The internet has responded to a tweet by a senior CNN producer praising a Hollywood Reporter magazine cover that featured an all-male TV team as “the future of media.
"02.03.2017 16:00:00" What ever happened to the Zika virus? #TBT with the #TheNewsmakers #Throwback
"02.03.2017 14:00:00" Israeli TV host slams government for treatment of Palestinians "We've been abusing the Palestinians on a daily basis for years, denying them their basic rights."
Israeli TV host Assaf Harel just told off his government for the conditions Palestinians live in.
"02.03.2017 12:00:01" medium.com Six former greats in English football that feel Leicester City's pain – TRT World Is Leicester City set to be the latest addition to the list of former great English football clubs to fall so soon after making it to the… Leicester City's fall from grace: In a trip down memory lane, we're reminded of six other Premier League teams that crashed and burned
"02.03.2017 10:00:00" Is the war in Afghanistan over? Civilian casualties hit an all-time high in Afghanistan in 2016. More than 500,000 people were internally displaced and the Taliban claimed more land than at any point since 2001.
So why do people think the war is over?
"02.03.2017 08:04:53" trtworld.com Bill Gates wants to slow down automation. Why? Robots are replacing people at an alarming rate and the co-founder of Microsoft fears this could cause social unrest if workers are left with no opportunities to find work. Bill Gates has stirred controversy by suggesting that machines that are taking away jobs from humans must be taxed. Not doing so could result in social unrest, he has warned.
"02.03.2017 04:01:20" trtworld.com What will the international community do about war crimes in Syria? The commission of inquiry's report says the Syrian regime dropped bombs containing chlorine gas and the rebels used civilians as human shields during the battle for the city of Aleppo. UN confirms that war crimes were committed by both the Syrian regime and rebels, during the battle for the city of Aleppo. The question now remains as to what will the international community do with these findings.
"02.03.2017 00:00:00" Malaysian man hammers away spinal pain Can a hammer and block of wood fix a slipped disc? There's a controversial treatment in Malaysia: literally hitting the spine with a hammer and wood. The man holding the hammer says it's effective and safe, while an orthopaedic surgeon cautions that it's
"01.03.2017 22:00:01" trtworld.com Study finds evidence linking obesity to cancer A new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer has found evidence of deadly proportions - obesity could lead to 11 different forms of cancer. A team of international scientists examined more than 200 previous studies to reach the conclusion that being overweight could increase the risk of a variety of cancers that include colon, breast, gastric and ovarian cancer.
"01.03.2017 19:00:03" trtworld.com US death row prisoners try to escape torturous lethal injections A shortage of deadly drugs has led states to try out new methods that have ended in botched executions across the United States, opening up legal battles for more humane deaths. “It's the destruction of a human being,” Father Lawrence Hummer, a Catholic priest.
A string of botched executions in the US has forced death row inmates to stage legal battles against the practice, fearing they will suffer excruciating deaths.
"01.03.2017 17:34:59" trtworld.com Tech Week: Return of the old phones, Blackberry and Nokia, and more On this Turn-back Tuesday, we bring you flashbacks, warnings, and birdies, oh my! Blackberry and Nokia make a comeback, both have a physical keyboard, a long-lasting battery, but are they beating a dead horse?
"01.03.2017 15:40:49" Illegal wells spring up across Kabul As more Afghans move to the capital to flee violence and seek jobs, overpopulation has caused a major water shortage.
"01.03.2017 13:00:06" Should a transgender teen boy wrestle for the girls' team? Many are questioning whether it's fair that a transgender teen boy competes with the girls' team. What do you think?
"01.03.2017 11:00:02" Donald Trump's many, many business dealings Donald Trump's critics say his many global business interests are a conflict of interest now that he's president. So what exactly does he own?
"01.03.2017 08:42:55" trtworld.com Prisoners of the past: Azerbaijan and Armenia Azerbaijan and Armenia are once again clashing over the disputed region of Karabakh, as competing territorial claims and Russian intervention dim the prospect of peace. "They're watching us as closely as we are watching them."
After a year long of calm, fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia has resumed along the line of control in the disputed Karabakh region. This has brought the two central Asian countries closer to
"01.03.2017 04:29:00" trtworld.com Trump delivers landmark address to Congress During his maiden speech to Congress the US president touched a number of issues including boosting economy, tax reforms, repeal and replacement of Obamacare, "national pride", immigration and construction of Mexico border wall. Opening first formal Congress speech, Trump decries threats to US Jewish centres and also hailed "new national pride", while promising Americans safety and strength. He also recommitts to US allies and pledges to work with Muslim allies to defeat Daesh.
"01.03.2017 02:00:02" trtworld.com SpaceX to fly two tourists around moon next year The company says it will use a spaceship under development for NASA astronauts and will give priority to the US space agency if it wants to be first in line for the lunar flyby. SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
"28.02.2017 23:00:01" trtworld.com Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syrian chemical weapon attacks Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council bid to sanction the Syrian regime over chemical attacks in Syria. Russia and China vetoed a Western-backed UN Security Council resolution that would have imposed sanctions on 21 Syrian individuals, organisations and companies allegedly involved in chemical weapons attacks in the war-ravaged country.
"28.02.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com Our black future under Trump? Look to Europe While many Western European governments anticipate the incoming U.S. administration with dread, their attitudes and ignorance about their black citizens are not terribly far from that of President Donald Trump. OPINION: Europe has a long and ugly history of anti-black racism, a history that, despite overwhelming evidence, is frequently denied by European politicians, academics, and even everyday citizens who see themselves as anti-racist.
Yet both racist
"28.02.2017 18:00:02" Timeline Photos "It's the hardest job to do in the world."
The Netflix film 'The White Helmets,' about Syria's volunteer rescue group, won the Oscar for best short documentary. We chat with 23-year-old filmmaker Fadi Khateib from Aleppo about what it means for Syria,
"28.02.2017 16:30:00" George W. Bush: Media is "indispensable to democracy" "I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy"
President Donald Trump says media is the "enemy of the American people." Former US president George W. Bush thinks otherwise.
"28.02.2017 15:00:04" medium.com 15 reasons to watch the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in 2017 – TRT World A military showdown between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region is highly likely this year, a Council on… Armenia and Azerbaijan are in the midst of a showdown. Here are 15 reasons to pay attention to the conflict:
"28.02.2017 13:00:02" The Newsmakers – Leila de Lima: Duterte's political prisoner? Will Philippines Senator Leila de Lima get a fair trial? #TheNewsmakers explores the issue with Rodrigo Duterte's social media campaign manager from the election Pompee La Vina.
"28.02.2017 11:13:52" trtworld.com What's the reality behind all the praise for Pakistan's economy? There is no doubt that Pakistan's economy has seen qualitative shifts towards increased marketisation and commodification in the past two decades. However, the claims extrapolated from these shifts require further scrutiny Opinion: Pakistan's global image has for years been associated with terrorism and extremism. Recently, a lot of positive stories about Pakistan's economy have started emerging. Is this praise just empty optimism?
"28.02.2017 09:32:26" 20 years after Turkey's post-modern coup During Turkey's 1997 post-modern coup, the military, media, and secular society worked together to push the Republic's democratically elected government to step down. How have the events of 20 years ago shaped the nation today?
"28.02.2017 07:12:48" Oscars 2017: White Helmets hope to send message with win "Our message is that in Syria there are real heroes who can bring about peace."
We speak to Raed Saleh, the head of the Syrian White Helmets, after a film about the search and rescue team wins an Oscar.
"28.02.2017 04:00:13" trtworld.com WHO says new antibiotics needed to fight 12 supergerms The World Health Organization published a list of 12 families of bacteria describing them as the greatest threats to human health. It said the listed groups of bacteria no longer respond to many existing antibiotics. The World Health Organization said that governments, scientists and pharmaceutical companies have to develop new antibiotics to fight a dozen dangerous families of bacteria that can resist deadly super-bugs.
"28.02.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Trump wants $54bn hike in military spending Trump will give more details about his budget plan in an address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night. US President Donald Trump's first budget proposal calls for a $54 billion increase in defence spending, White House budget officials told reporters.
"27.02.2017 21:00:01" trtworld.com 14 things to know about the use of torture under Bush, Obama and Trump George W. Bush referred to the practice of torture as “enhanced interrogation.” Barack Obama said it's "brutal" and "counterproductive." And Donald Trump says it “absolutely works." "Torture continued [under Obama] all the time. Under Trump it'll be far worse."
American Torture: The evolution of US tactics under Obama, Bush and Trump.
"27.02.2017 19:19:46" Timeline Photos "The 1997 coup was achieved without tanks or soldiers. Instead, the government was forced out through deft behind-the-scenes political maneuvering by the generals."
Twenty years ago, leading generals overthrew the democratically-elected conservative
"27.02.2017 18:04:10" Live on Facebook - The Newsmakers - 18:05GMT:
Pakistan has seen a devastating wave of attacks in the past few weeks. #TheNewsmakers speaks to Major General Asif Ghafoor of the Pakistan Armed Forces about whether their counterterrorism efforts are
"27.02.2017 17:32:04" Is Mahershala Ali the first Muslim to win an Oscar? Mahershala Ali has been called the first Muslim Oscar winner, but some people are saying his beliefs don't mesh with Islam. What's all the controversy about?
"27.02.2017 16:14:08" Pakistan's Armed Forces has launched a nationwide crackdown after a wave of attacks. Major General Asif Ghafoor tells #TheNewsmakers that army raids will include some madrassas, or religious schools, in the country. Watch the full exclusive interview
"27.02.2017 15:00:01" White Helmets win Oscar but can't pick up prize The White Helmets won an Oscar for best short documentary. So why were two of the filmmakers barred from going to Hollywood to pick up their trophy?
"27.02.2017 12:39:45" Huge mix-up at the Oscars "We lost. There was a mistake. Moonlight, you guys won Best Picture. This is not a joke.”
It was a dramatic end to the 2017 #Oscars. How did that happen?"
"27.02.2017 10:38:15" trtworld.com Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai attacks by Daesh Dozens of families have left the peninsula following a chain of attacks in which seven members of the minority community were killed by Daesh militants. Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Daesh killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks.
"27.02.2017 07:59:59" Timeline Photos Despite one massive mix-up, all #Oscars have found their owners. Here are this year's winners:
"27.02.2017 04:00:04" trtworld.com Japan wants workers to leave the office early on Friday It's a national campaign to get workers, at least once a month, to leave their desks earlier. Tokyo is pushing the campaign after the CEO of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu resigned following the suicide of an employee because of overwork. Tokyo's governor is launching "Premium Friday," as part of a campaign to encourage companies to let workers leave the office at 3pm on Fridays at least once a month.
"27.02.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Seoul sees massive but peaceful protest against impeached president South Korean parliament impeached President Park Geun-hye over her alleged role in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal. Protesters have been taking to the streets since then, calling for her resignation. A massive crowd took to the streets of central Seoul to demand South Korea's President Park Geun-hye step down.
"26.02.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com Namibian tribal leaders want Germany to pay for genocide The two countries have been in talks about a joint declaration on the massacres, although Germany has repeatedly refused to acknowledge the mass killings occurred or to pay reparations. A group of Namibians have travelled to Berlin to raise awareness of a long-forgotten genocide committed by German colonists.
"26.02.2017 19:30:00" trtworld.com Civilians flee western Mosul as Iraqi troops continue to advance US-backed Iraqi forces push deeper into the Iraqi city after retaking the airport from Daesh and enter more populated areas. More displacement expected. More than two thousand civilians managed to cross the front lines over the weekend to escape the battle in western Mosul, Iraq - the largest exodus of people in the area since Iraqi troops began the operation against Daesh a week ago.
"26.02.2017 17:30:00" trtworld.com Oscars Less White? Meet the Woman who created #OscarsSoWhite In 2015, April Reign started the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite in protest over the white-only Oscar nominations. On the eve of the 2017 Oscars, TRT World caught up with her about the transformation the campaign helped bring about. "It's better than it was before but there's more work that needs to be done."
We talked to the creator of #OscarsSoWhite, April Reign, about why she started the campaign, what effect it has had and her thoughts on this year's nominations.
"26.02.2017 15:00:04" trtworld.com Azerbaijan commemorates 25th anniversary of Khojaly massacre After a six-year war, 20 percent of Azerbaijani territory is still under Armenian occupation. Around one million Azerbaijanis in the area live as refugees. Azerbaijan commemorates the 25th anniversary of Khojaly massacre, the bloodiest part of the ongoing conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
On 26 February 1992, Armenian forces killed 613 Azeri citizens, including 116 women and 63 children, and
"26.02.2017 12:16:56" Bee drones!? Can this un-bee-lievable drone help the world's shrinking bee population?
"26.02.2017 09:37:38" trtworld.com Trump announces he will skip White House press dinner Former US President Ronald Reagan was the last president to sit out the event after he was shot in 1981. On Friday, reporters from several media outlets were barred from the daily briefing at the White House. US President Donald Trump tweeted that he would not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians, and journalists. Trump will be the first president in 36 years to skip the
"26.02.2017 05:00:01" trtworld.com Clashes erupt between Armenia and Azerbaijan UN Security Council Resolutions refer to Karabakh as part of Azerbaijan's territory. However clashes in the Upper Karabakh region have been ongoing for the last 25 years since the area was occupied by pro-Armenian militia. Azerbaijan said several of its soldiers have been killed during clashes in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as Armenia and Azerbaijan blame each other for an outbreak of violence.
"26.02.2017 02:00:01" trtworld.com Protesters clash with police in Philippines The protest follows the arrest of President Rodrigo Duterte's high-profile critic, Senator Leila de Lima, who was arrested on drug-related charges. Protesters clashed with police in Manila during a rally against Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs.
The demonstration comes a day after Duterte's most high-profile critic, Senator Leila de Lima, was arrested on drug-related
"25.02.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Donors pledge $672m in emergency aid for Lake Chad region The donor countries are meeting at the Humanitarian Conference in Oslo to raise aid for millions of people threatened by famine in Nigeria and Lake Chad region. Donor countries meeting in Oslo on Friday pledged $672 million in emergency aid for people threatened by famine in the Lake Chad region, Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende said.
"25.02.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com At least 42 killed in attacks on Syrian regime army bases A top regime intelligence chief was also killed when Jabhat Fateh al-Sham attacked regime-controlled security installations in the western city of Homs. At least 42 people, including a top Syrian regime official, were killed in Homs when Jabhat Fatah al-Sham attacked two regime military and security bases with guns and suicide bombers.
"25.02.2017 17:08:13" trtworld.com Turkey sets its sights on Manbij after al-Bab takeover Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Manbij needs to be cleared from YPG militants before Turkey takes the fight to Raqqa – the de facto capital... Turkey plans to capture the Syrian town of Manbij after taking al-Bab from Daesh, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.
"25.02.2017 14:30:00" American tourist kisses a whale This American tourist in Mexico kissed a whale and he liked it.
"25.02.2017 11:00:02" trtworld.com Turkish shoemaker takes traditional footwear mainstream Turkish 'Yemeni' shoes are known for their breezy nature that stops foul smell and fungus. Traditionally manufactured for Ottoman Empire soldiers, today the shoes are making a big comeback. Turkish Yemeni shoes are making a comeback. For centuries these shoes were the everyday footwear of people throughout the Ottoman Empire, but now they have found their way to Hollywood.
Meet the shoemaker who has brought back a forgotten tradition.
"25.02.2017 08:06:29" trtworld.com Israel denies work permit for Human Rights Watch staff Israeli foreign ministry says the decision was taken because of HRW's 'extreme, hostile anti-Israel agenda.' Israel has refused a work permit to Human Rights Watch employee, accusing the group of serving as Palestinian propagandists.
"25.02.2017 04:44:36" trtworld.com White House bars some US media organisations from briefing The move drew a sharp response from some of the media outlets that were excluded. The White House excluded several major US news organisations, including CNN and The New York Times, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary.
The move drew sharp reaction from the media outlets, saying Trump administration
"25.02.2017 01:00:01" trtworld.com Japanese Americans remember internment as Trump orders loom On the 75th anniversary of the internment of Japanese Americans, the community drew parallels to recent executive orders issued by the President Donald Trump on immigration. "There is a legacy of trauma. The pain is specific and moves across generations. It's so important to listen directly to the Japanese Americans who lived this experience, and to keep listening."
With Trump's impending Muslim ban, Japanese Americans have
"24.02.2017 22:00:01" Who is Jimmy Kimmel? Who is Jimmy Kimmel? Find out some more about this year's #Oscars host
"24.02.2017 19:30:00" Obama, president of France? Barack Obama—next president of France? Some French people are begging the ex-US President to run in this year's presidential election.
"24.02.2017 18:00:04" trtworld.com Broken unions Life fleeing from the war in Syria and living in exile in Turkey takes a toll on the marital ties of refugees. While divorces are on rise, many women are stepping up their fight for greater independence. “For the first time, Syrian women have started to come forward and file for divorces...They feel marital laws in Turkey are balanced.”
War, trauma and loss of loved ones has strained many Syrian marriages. Now refugee women, living in Turkish camps, are
"24.02.2017 16:28:33" medium.com In Photos: Yemen's war – TRT World The nation can't cope. This merciless war has unleashed the worst of the Middle East. Yemen in Photos: The nation can't cope. A merciless war continues unabated—while the number of silent victims rises steadily.
"24.02.2017 12:21:11" Is the US' controversial "long war" military strategy set to m... What is the US' "long war" military strategy? And is it set to make a comeback?
"24.02.2017 10:00:00" There have been scuffles between Buddhist monks and police in Thailand. One group is governed by the principles of a non-violent religion, the other is trained and deployed to control riots and maintain public order. So, why are they fighting?
"24.02.2017 08:00:20" trtworld.com What's changing for women in Saudi Arabia? In a first for the country, two women have been appointed to head key financial institutions as the kingdom takes a step towards inclusive growth. In a country where women are still legally barred from driving cars, the appointment of Saudi women at key financial institutions hints at changing times
"24.02.2017 06:14:11" TRT World This is why they call it the beautiful game. Leicester City Manager Claudio Ranieri reacts to messages from fans in this exclusive interview. Within 9 months Claudio Ranieri has gone from leading Leicester City to the top of the English Premier league to getting sacked as manager of the football club.
Here's a flashback to an interview we did with him just before they clinched the title last
"24.02.2017 04:00:01" trtworld.com Malaysia says VX nerve agent was used in Kim Jong-nam's murder VX nerve agent is chemical weapon classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations. A nerve agent used in chemical warfare is found on the face of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, who was assassinated in Malaysia on February 13. Malaysian police chief says the VX nerve agent is found from swabs of the face and
"24.02.2017 01:00:44" trtworld.com How has Trump angered Mexico now? President Donald Trump's administration has unveiled a new set of immigration guidelines that may force Mexico to take in illegal immigrants from other countries. Mexico may have to absorb illegal immigrants from the US, even if they are not Mexican.
"23.02.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com US will not carry out "mass deportations" US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly says mass roundups won't be carried out, but the US government will be focusing on "criminal offenders first." "There is a legacy of trauma. The pain is specific and moves across generations. It's so important to listen directly to the Japanese Americans who lived this experience, and to keep listening."
With Trump's impending Muslim ban, Japanese Americans have
"23.02.2017 20:00:01" trtworld.com How Facebook plans to strangle Snapchat After being turned down by Snapchat, Facebook sets a course to replicate the company's popular features on its Instagram and WhatsApp. Whether FB will succeed in topping Snapchat is still an unknown as Snap Inc's IPO nears. Instagram Stories, Facebook Messenger Camera, and WhatsApp Status share one goal: Taking back the young audience Facebook lost to Snapchat years ago.
"23.02.2017 18:00:04" NASA will scan newly found planets for traces of life Other Earths? Scientists found 7 Earth-sized planets, 3 of which could possibly have life.
"23.02.2017 15:14:02" #NoDAPL evacuation to begin Some pipeline protesters burn down their tents and clear their encampments, while others prepare to stay for the long haul.
"23.02.2017 14:02:49" Japanese battle of the baldies Japanese baldies use their shiny heads to compete in a suction-cup tug of war during the annual celebration of baldness.
"23.02.2017 12:00:00" Hamas has a new leader. #TheNewsmakers went to Gaza to find out how residents feel about Yahya Sinwar.
"23.02.2017 10:10:00" Artist chased out of Syria by Daesh for political paintings "The shock turned into fear as [Daesh] looked for me and tore down my paintings."
Nour al Bish, a Syrian artist, says he fled his country after Daesh came to his home and threatened his life.
"23.02.2017 08:09:58" trtworld.com Nepal prepares for Maha Shivaratri, an ancient Hindu pilgrimage The "Great night of Shiva" will be observed on Friday February 24 to honour Lord Shiva, one of the most important Hindu gods. Around one million Hindus will gather in Kathmandu's Pashupatinath temple to observe the annual Maha Shivaratri, or the "Great night of Shiva"
"23.02.2017 05:49:49" Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing unarmed Palestinian Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier found guilty of shooting a Palestinian man in the head, was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Has justice been served?
"23.02.2017 02:00:00" trtworld.com Ecuador presidential election headed for an April runoff With the Andean country on tenterhooks and the opposition protesting for prompt results, the electoral body said it was waiting for all ballots to be counted before officially proclaiming a second round. Ecuador's presidential election will go to an April runoff between leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno and ex-banker Guillermo Lasso, the electoral body said.
"23.02.2017 00:00:02" trtworld.com US House Speaker Ryan visits US-Mexico border Ryan's visit to the US-Mexico border comes as US President Donald Trump's promise to reshape the US immigration system and Congress's role in financing the plan take centre stage in the new administration. A delegation of US lawmakers led by Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan visits the US-Mexico border. The visit is expected to give Ryan and other politicians a first-hand view of who's crossing the border.
"22.02.2017 22:00:00" Bull runs wild in New York City A bull escaped a slaughterhouse and gave police the run around in New York City.
"22.02.2017 20:00:01" trtworld.com NASA announces discovery of seven Earth-like exoplanets Astronomers have discovered a record seven Earth-like planets orbiting the same star some 40 light-years away. For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.
"22.02.2017 18:00:50" trtworld.com The kingpin of Libya's human trafficking mafia At only 28 years old, Al Bija is the biggest player in the coast guard “mafia” that has established a stranglehold on the lucrative human trafficking business in Zawiya and the surrounding coastal region. "They attempted to (take) my life twice because they want me shut up."
The anonymous source, who works in the security services, tells TRT World about the inner workings of the human and oil trafficking trades in Libya. All of which are led by a
"22.02.2017 17:00:44" Muslims raise money to repair vandalised Jewish cemetery Here's another sign of solidarity between American Muslim and Jewish communities in the face of rising anti-Semitic and Islamophobic rhetoric.
"22.02.2017 14:42:19" trtworld.com Turkey lifts ban on hijab for women army officers Since the AK Party came to power in 2002, it has been moving to lift the decades-long ban on Muslim headscarfs in many areas of public life. Turkey's military has lifted its ban on hijab for all female army personnel.
"22.02.2017 12:53:18" 74 dead migrants wash up in Libya How did dozens of dead migrants wash up on Libya's shores?
"22.02.2017 10:38:17" He's been referred to as “Vladimir Putin's brain,” and White House Chief Strategist Steven Bannon has called him an inspiration. Alexandr Dugin is one of Russia's top philosophers. He spoke to #TheNewsmakers about his support for Bannon in the Trump
"22.02.2017 08:12:27" trtworld.com The global arms trade is soaring. Who are the big players? Weapons sales have reached their highest level since the end of the Cold War, with two countries dominating the market, a new report says. Countries around the world dramatically expanded their military capabilities in the last five years. We look at the biggest players in the soaring arms market.
"22.02.2017 06:13:44" trtworld.com Sehwan's “ultimate guardian” shrine bounces back after suicide attack The bombing claimed by Daesh at the centuries-old shrine in Pakistan is part of a series of terrorist attacks around the country in which over 100 people have died in this week alone. Daesh killed 80 people and injured hundreds in the bombing of the ancient shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Pakistan. Despite the devastation, thousands of devotees have continued to visit the site and vow to bounce back with peace.
"22.02.2017 01:20:01" trtworld.com Transparency Int'l says corruption root cause of violent extremism Corrupt practices in states such as Nigeria, Libya and Iraq are providing fertile ground for extremists, says a latest report by the watch dog. Transparency International has urged western governments to step up their efforts to combat corruption if they want to defeat terrorist groups such as Daesh and Boko Haram. In its latest report titled 'The Big Spin', it says corrupt practices in states
"21.02.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com Who is Donald Trump's new national security adviser, HR McMaster? McMaster's no lightweight. The PhD has criticised the Vietnam War, and has said that the "Islamic State is not Islamic." Donald Trump was quick to fill Michael Flynn's post—and the new pick has won plaudits across the aisle. Here are 7 things to know about McMaster, Trump's new national security advisor:
"21.02.2017 20:00:00" medium.com Malcolm X: his photos and quotes – TRT World Civil rights icon Malcolm X was assassinated 52 years ago today. His words shaped a generation. "Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world."
Malcolm X was assassinated 52 years ago today. His movement and ideas have been adopted by African Americans.
Here are some of his inspiring quotes.
"21.02.2017 19:00:00" Does France have a police brutality problem? France takes pride in being a "color-blind society." So why are black and Arab youth so often victims of police violence?
"21.02.2017 18:00:00" "We can't have a strategic partnership with a vital country such as Turkey if we're constantly at loggerheads on this issue of the PKK and the YPG."
Mark Kimmitt, former US deputy assistant secretary of state, discusses whether the US's arming of YPG and
"21.02.2017 17:15:00" Who is committing "terror" in America? Does closing its borders really protect America?
Trump says a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries is necessary to secure the country from "terrorism." We looked at the perpetrators of the most recent fatal terror attacks in US for the answer.
"21.02.2017 16:15:00" War survivor at 5 years old Do you believe in miracles? 5-year-old Aya was pulled out alive from rubble after her building collapsed in Syria.
"21.02.2017 15:10:35" The Newsmakers: Russian world order From Syria to Afghanistan- what is Russia trying to achieve as a power broker in the Middle East? Watch #TheNewsmakers at 1800 GMT as they explore if Russia is playing a resurgent role in the game of geopolitics.
"21.02.2017 13:29:45" trtworld.com Eight things you need to know about Zealandia, our brand new continent Seven continents? Not so fast. New Zealand sits atop a huge landmass. It's called “Zealandia” and the authors of a new study think it's time to call it a continent.
Here are 8 things to know about it:
"21.02.2017 11:08:22" trtworld.com How does Turkey's current constitution compare with proposed changes? Turkey will vote on a constitutional reform on April 16. Here's what the current constitution says—and the 18 proposed amendments that might change how it looks. On April 16, Turkey will vote on the reform of its constitution. Here's what the current constitution says—and the 18 proposed amendments that might change how it looks.
"21.02.2017 09:13:57" Picture This: Saudi Comic Con It's a Mecca for comicbook geeks who love role-playing their favorite characters. And now, Comic Con has made its debut in Saudi Arabia to much fanfare.
"21.02.2017 07:10:45" Abandoned wives of Tajikistan "He doesn't send any money and doesn't ask about his children."
Thousands of women from Tajikistan are abandoned by their husbands who migrate to Russia for work and never return.
"21.02.2017 04:00:01" trtworld.com Trump picks McMaster as new national security adviser US President Donald Trump says Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a "man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience." US President Donald Trump has named the US Army Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser.
McMaster, 54, replaces Michael Flynn, who was forced to resign last week after reports emerged that he misled Vice
"21.02.2017 01:00:00" Professor Dagoberto Ramirez, who teaches in English and Spanish at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, says encouraging two languages in the classroom is a strategy for a successful future in America.
"20.02.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com Egypt high court upholds death sentence over football riot The Court of Cassation handed death sentences to 10 people for rioting at a stadium in Port Said. The court upheld prison sentences for around 40 other people. Egypt's top court upheld death sentences for 10 men on Monday for their part in the country's worst violence at a football stadium that claimed 74 lives in Port Said in February 2012.
"20.02.2017 19:09:27" trtworld.com Russian envoy to UN dies Russian President Vladimir Putin leads the tributes to veteran diplomat Vitaly Churkin who passed away a day before his 65th birthday in New York. The Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin has died at the age of 64. Russia's Foreign Ministry says Churkin's death was unexpected but gave no detail about how he died.
"20.02.2017 17:00:01" South Sudan declares famine and there's no end in sight South Sudan declares famine – a food crisis that hasn't happened anywhere since 2011.
"20.02.2017 14:23:57" trtworld.com How did Turkey's constitutional reforms come about? Turkey's governing AK party has long advocated for constitutional reform. With a go-ahead from MHP Chairman Devlet Bahceli, they submitted a proposal for amendments to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Turkey is set to vote on constitutional reforms in April. Here's a timeline of how it got here:
"20.02.2017 10:30:36" Does Taksim Square need a new mosque? Many Istanbulites are pleased to have a new 2,500-person mosque in bustling Taksim Square. Others worry it will restrict the area's famed nightlife.
What do you think?
"20.02.2017 07:59:05" Humans of War "I feel very good when I pray. I feel like my stress is going away. I miss being at my home in Syria, and I miss my cousins too. We used to play football together at our grandparents' house. I pray for many other things, but I mostly pray about going back
"20.02.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Colombia accuses ELN rebels of breaking preliminary peace deal The neglected area of the department of Choco continues to feel the impact of violence wrought by the guerrillas even after successful disarmament of another group, the FARC. The Colombian government has accused the ELN rebels of carrying out acts of terrorism, just hours after the two sides reached a preliminary deal in peace talks which started on February 7.
"19.02.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com At least 18 dead in terror attack in Somalia's Mogadishu The latest assault underscores the challenge facing the new president who has inherited an administration with limited control due to the presence of al-Shabaab militant group. A car packed with explosives blew up near a busy intersection in Somalia's Mogadishu, killing at least 18 people.
"19.02.2017 20:00:31" trtworld.com Iraq launches operation to push Daesh out of western Mosul As troops advance, up to 400,000 civilians are at risk of being displaced by the offensive. Residents of western Mosul have been facing food and fuel shortages, according to the UN humanitarian coordinator for Iraq. Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Daesh militant group. Up to 400,000 civilians are at risk of being displaced by the offensive.
"19.02.2017 17:00:10" For refugees and those without shelter, winter months in Turkey are a particularly harsh time. One family, however, is trying to make life easier for those on the streets.
At the 'Soup Kitchens for the Homeless', volunteers serve up hot soup to hundreds
"19.02.2017 14:00:01" trtworld.com Turkey is voting on its constitution. Here are 16 ways it might change Some say the amendments will be the key to Turkey's economic and democratic development. Others say it will give way to one-man rule. On April 16, Turkey is set to vote on a constitutional referendum. Here are 16 changes that might happen:
"19.02.2017 11:00:03" trtworld.com Bosnia to appeal UN court's 2007 ruling clearing Serbia of genocide The International Court of Justice had exonerated Serbia of direct responsibility for killings, rapes and "ethnic cleansing" in Bosnia. Bosnia will appeal a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of blame for genocide, the Muslim Bosniak member of the country's presidency said.
"19.02.2017 08:00:01" Cairo's ancient City of the Dead gets colorful resurrection Can street art help revive Egypt's struggling tourism industry?
"19.02.2017 05:00:00" trtworld.com Thousands 'walk for life' in Philippines against Duterte's tactics More than 7,600 people have been killed since Duterte launched his anti-drug campaign seven months ago. Thousands of Filipino Catholics marched in the Philippines capital Manila, denouncing extra-judicial killings and President Rodrigo Duterte's plans to reimpose the death penalty.
"19.02.2017 02:00:02" trtworld.com Malaysia arrests North Korean man over Kim Jong-nam's death North Korea says it will categorically reject Malaysia's autopsy report on Kim's death. Malaysian police said they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
"18.02.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Mexicans form human chain in protest against Trump wall The demonstration drew thousands to the US-Mexico border to protest against the US president, whose plans to build a border wall and make Mexico pay for it have angered many people. Thousands of Mexicans held one another's arms to form a human chain on their country's border with the US, to protest against President Donald Trump's plan to erect a wall between the two countries.
"18.02.2017 20:00:02" Trump politics enters Mexico's lucha libre ring "This guy comes in here with a Trump flag. That's why they kicked his [butt]."
An American pro wrestler moved to Mexico to create a new name for himself as a Donald Trump-supporting villain in the lucha libre ring. It's working.
"18.02.2017 17:01:09" trtworld.com Tech Week: Facebook manifesto and four fascinating stories Facebook releases a 6,000-word manifesto to make the world a better place – and turns on audio autoplay, Pixar makes free storytelling lessons available, and the Netherlands wants to prevent phone zombies from being run over. In this issue of Tech Week, Facebook releases a 6,000-word long manifesto to make the world a better place – and turns on audio autoplay, Pixar makes free storytelling lessons available, and the Netherlands wants to prevent phone zombies from being run
"18.02.2017 15:00:01" In Cuba, a growing community of Muslims is gaining more space to practice their faith.
The city of Havana is soon to witness the construction of the country's first mosque.
"18.02.2017 13:00:05" trtworld.com Timeline: Turkey's constitutional history From restricting the authority of an Ottoman Sultan in 1808 to the election of a president by a popular vote, Turkey's constitutional history is a story unto itself. Turkey votes on its constitution on April 16. But the nation's constitutional history is a story unto itself.
"18.02.2017 11:00:03" trtworld.com Which economies will be the most powerful in 2030? A new report predicts that China will be the biggest economy on the planet by 2030. Which economies will be the most powerful in 2030? A new report offers a prediction:
"18.02.2017 09:00:00" Single mom is (possibly) Bangladesh's first female rickshaw pu... Mosammat Jasmine aka "Crazy Auntie" pulls a rickshaw around Chittagong, Bangladesh, to support her family (and break gender stereotypes).
"18.02.2017 07:00:00" trtworld.com Over a 100 people have been killed in Pakistan in one week. Why? A wave of terrorist attacks has rocked the South Asian country this week after a period of relative calm. A series of suicide bombings in which over 100 people were killed shook Pakistan. The attacks have come at a time when the country was hoping to put its bloody past behind and cooperate with China to boost economic growth. So who is behind them?
"18.02.2017 03:51:55" trtworld.com New Gambian president to be inaugurated on home soil Former president Yahya Jammeh fled into exile after the regional bloc persuaded him to hand over power. It marks the first democratic transition of power in the country's history. Newly-elected Gambian president Adama Barrow will today be inaugurated in his home country.
"18.02.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com 8 things to know about Ecuador's elections Ecuadorians have a major decision on their hands. The nation will go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to say goodbye to the left in the wake of corruption scandals and a faltering economy. Ecuador's hard left leader is stepping down. Was he the last of Latin America's 'Pink Tide?' Here are 8 things to know about the upcoming elections on Sunday
"17.02.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Q & A: Two-state solution for Israel/Palestine "always fated to fail" President Donald Trump declined to express a commitment to the two-state solution during a meeting with his Israeli counterpart on Wednesday. TRT World spoke to Andrew Kadi, a Palestinian-American rights activist, to find out what this really means. "The realities on the ground dictate that there is no two-state solution."
We spoke with Palestinian American activist Andrew Kadi to find out what Trump's backing away from a two-state solution means."
"17.02.2017 21:00:04" Hijabi model slays NY Fashion Week runway "I signed with the top modeling agency in the WORLD and still wore my hijab as my crown."
Is Somali-American model Halima Aden fashion's newest star?
"17.02.2017 19:30:00" North Korea's latest missile launch provoked a furious response from regional powers. How will the US deal with Pyongyang? #TheNewsmakers explains.
"17.02.2017 18:00:02" medium.com An angry Turkish jazz musician who relaxes when he beats his drums – TRT World In Okay Temiz's music, rhythmic Turkish folk and gypsy melodies fuse with international jazz. In Okay Temiz's music, rhythmic Turkish folk and gypsy melodies fuse with international jazz.
We follow the iconic jazz musician as he marks his 80th birthday. We look back on his exceptional life.
"17.02.2017 16:00:08" Families ripped apart in Sehwan shrine blast More than 85 killed in bloodbath at a crowded shrine to Muslim Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Pakistan.
"17.02.2017 13:02:09" 8-year-old boy loses legs in Idlib attack "Daddy, help me up!"
An 8-year-old boy cried out for help after losing both legs in a barrel bomb attack in Idlib, Syria.
(Warning: Graphic images.)
"17.02.2017 10:00:00" Geert Wilders hopes Dutch elections set off 'Patriotic Spring'... "[I]f there were Nazi temples in the Netherlands, there would be an uproar ... Believe me, Islamic ideology is possibly more dangerous."
Geert Wilders is a controversial but popular Dutch leader. What does he want for the Netherlands?
"17.02.2017 07:55:29" trtworld.com Life after a dictator's death: What is new in post-Karimov Uzbekistan? The nation could've fallen into disarray – but it didn't. And superpowers want stability in the energy-rich hotspot. Uzbekistan lost its longstanding autocrat, Islam Karimov, last year. But is an iron-fisted grip on the nation relaxing at last?
"17.02.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Myanmar army ends operation in Rakhine State Myanmar's army has ended a four-month long operation which was dogged by allegations of torture and rape against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Myanmar's army has ended a four-month long counter-insurgency operation in Rakhine state. During the operation, human rights groups and the United Nations accused soldiers of rape and torture against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
The military is also
"16.02.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com US Defense Secretary sees no military collaboration with Russia James Mattis, the US Secretary of Defense, says that he did not see any possible military collaboration with Russia now while reaffirming the Trump administration's commitment to engaging politically with Russia. The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said that he did not see a possible military collaboration with Russia in the time being, in a blow to Moscow's hopes to mend ties with Washington after Trump's election.
"16.02.2017 20:00:01" trtworld.com What did Trump and Netanyahu say about the two-state solution? In the first meeting between the US president and the Israeli prime minister, Trump appeared to tone down commitment to a policy that assures the Palestinians of an independent state. Trump's comments alarmed the Palestinians while some in the Israeli government said they could not hope for a better statement.
"16.02.2017 18:00:00" Germany's refugee rape hoax Do you hear the one about a gang of refugees in Frankfurt, Germany, who sexually assaulted over 100 women on New Year's Eve?
It wasn't true.
"16.02.2017 16:00:09" trtworld.com Cyprus talks falter over divisive celebration Turkish Cypriots fear the marking of "Enosis Day" celebrates the ethnic cleansing of Turks from Cyprus. UN-backed peace talks between the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders broke up in acrimony on Thursday over a recent decision by Greek Cypriots to mark in schools the anniversary of a 1950 referendum that called for the annexation of Cyprus to
"16.02.2017 14:02:15" trtworld.com The healing touch of cinema: !f Istanbul Film Festival begins TRT World talks to festival director Serra Ciliv about how confronting painful realities through cinema can help to heal wounded souls in an age rife with war, xenophobia and nations divided over politics. The annual Turkish film festival !f Istanbul begins on Thursday. We talk to festival director Serra Ciliv about how films can heal wounded souls in an age rife with war, xenophobia, and nations divided over politics. #if2017
"16.02.2017 11:27:03" Syrian refugee busks to survive in Istanbul Meet Hazim, a 25-year-old Syrian musician who fights every day to find a busking spot on one of Istanbul's busiest streets.
"16.02.2017 08:05:35" trtworld.com From torture victim to mayor of a refugee camp After spending six months in a Syrian prison, Hasan Othman won the election to become "mayor" of a Syrian refugee camp in Turkey. His supporters need Othman as much as Othman needs them. "I gave myself my word that I will help all the people."
Hasan Othman was selling clothes in Syria. He was tortured by the Assad regime for supporting the opposition. Now he is helping people as the mayor of his refugee camp in southeast Turkey.
"16.02.2017 05:34:41" trtworld.com Is Pakistan behind the largest human migration in recent times? Pakistan forced half a million Afghan refugees last year to return to their country, where an ongoing Taliban insurgency and tough economic conditions puts them at grave risk, says a Human Rights Watch report. In 2016, around 570,000 Afghan refugees were forced to return by Pakistani authorities, said a report by Human Rights Watch. The report also said the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was "complicit in these violations."
"16.02.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com New York City says nickels for plastic bags won't help the environment City council lawmakers overruled environmental legislation that would instruct store owners to charge least a nickel for single-use shopping bags, saying it hurts low income residents. A nickel for a plastic bag — does it hurt low-income residents? New York city lawmakers think so
"15.02.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Flynn resignation comes as chaos reigns in Washington The national security advisor steps down amid scandal around his ties to Russia, reflecting broader political uncertainty that makes it more difficult for allies and adversaries to foresee future relations with US. The scandal that forced National Security Advisor Michael Flynn out of a job, and into an FBI investigation, is a harbinger of more uncertainty, as countries around the world watch chaos unfold in Washington.
"15.02.2017 19:00:05" Islamophobic attack caught on video "You weren't born here and you don't have the right to f*ck*ng be here!"
A woman threw beer cans at young Muslim women at a rest stop in New Zealand. Ironically, the victims were part of a group fighting stereotypes about Islam.
"15.02.2017 18:03:57" Live on Facebook at 18:05GMT: #TheNewsmakers
Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting the White House for the first time since Donald Trump took office. How will it set the tone for US policies towards Israel?
Plus, a look at the violence gripping
"15.02.2017 16:00:00" Trapped puppy saved by Turkish robotics students This puppy was rescued from a 60-metre-deep well after Turkish teens built a robotic arm to pull it out.
"15.02.2017 14:02:12" India breaks space record, launching 104 satellites at once India just broke a world record when it launched 104 satellites into space simultaneously.
"15.02.2017 06:56:14" trtworld.com Turkey arrests Frenchman suspected of helping plan nightclub attack Turkish authorities detain 22-year-old French citizen "A.S." over his alleged involvement in a New Year's Day shooting at an Istanbul nightclub. A 22-year-old French citizen of Turkish descent, identified by authorities only as "A.S.", was arrested in Istanbul over suspicions of helping to plan a New Year's Day shooting at an Istanbul nightclub that left 39 people dead.
"15.02.2017 01:12:23" trtworld.com Why is Bangladesh moving Rohingya refugees to a remote island? The government says the refugees would have "better access to humanitarian assistance" if they are relocated to the island that rights groups and local officials have described as 'uninhabitable.' Bangladesh are moving forward with a plan to relocate Rohingya Muslim refugees to the island of Thengar Char in the Bay of Bengal.
They claim refugees will have better access to humanitarian assistance there.
But, the barren island has been described by
"14.02.2017 22:00:31" V-Day menu in Tokyo features worms and water bugs "This cocktail is fruity and tasty and this bug has a really nice smell."
A Tokyo bar served up caramelised worms and roach cocktails for Valentine's Day. Would you bring your loved one along?
"14.02.2017 20:00:02" Is it fair to call Donald Trump a fascist? What does fascism even mean? #TheNewsmakers goes #OffScript
"14.02.2017 18:00:01" How do you pass the day in a refugee camp? “Two of my sons were martyred. One was buried in the Turkmen mountains and Assad soldiers took the body of my other son."
A mother living in Boynuyogun refugee camp in Hatay, Turkey, mourns her lost sons. See how she and 8,000 others continue life after
"14.02.2017 14:42:02" Pakistan bans Valentine's Day Valentine's Day celebrations are popular in Pakistan, but this year the country is forbidden from celebrating it in public.
"14.02.2017 13:13:36" trtworld.com Is Ireland ready to allow abortion? It is currently a crime to abort a child in the Republic of Ireland, which has decided to hold a referendum on the issue for the third time in more than three decades. Ireland is expected to hold a public vote later this year on whether to introduce a constitutional amendment allowing women to have abortions. Currently, Irish women travel to the Netherlands or Britain to have the procedure.
"14.02.2017 07:36:47" trtworld.com Iraq cuts off support for PKK, vice president says Iraqi Vice President Osama al-Nujaifi says Baghdad no longer pays salaries to PKK fighters in Sinjar after reaching a deal with Turkey. The Iraqi Vice President Osama al-Nujaifi said that Baghdad stopped paying salaries to the PKK and their Yazidi affiliates after Turkey “reached a deal” with the KRG and the Iraqi government.
"14.02.2017 05:16:49" trtworld.com US National Security Adviser resigns amid controversy The White House announced on Monday that Michael Flynn had resigned as President Donald Trump's national security advisor, amid escalating controversy over his contacts with Moscow. The White House says President Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned in the midst of a raging controversy about his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office.
"14.02.2017 01:00:02" trtworld.com More environmentalists die in Honduras than anywhere else. Why? Ordinary Hondurans fighting to protect their land and water are being murdered by state forces or hired assassins. A Global Witness report says more than 120 Honduran environmental activists have been killed since 2010. A report released by watchdog, Global Witness, reported that in the past seven years, more than 120 people have been killed in Honduras for protecting their land and water.
"13.02.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com It is Donald Trump's Guantanamo now. What are his plans for the camp? Former President Barack Obama called Guantanamo Bay "a recruitment tool for terrorists." His successor says that the camp is a tool with which to "fight fire with fire." US President Donald Trump inherited Gitmo, the controversial prison that became known for torture and human rights abuses. Will he usher in more controversy — or is he dialling things down? Here are six things we know so far:
"13.02.2017 20:00:00" Hot politics at the 2017 Grammys Busta Rhymes: "I want to thank President Agent Orange for an unsuccessful attempt at the Muslim ban."
What was your favorite political statement from #GRAMMYs night?
"13.02.2017 18:00:06" Right-wing extremism on the rise in Canada The mosque shooting in Quebec shocked the world. But it wasn't a one-off. Canada is grappling with a rise in right-wing extremism. So why aren't more people talking about it?
"13.02.2017 15:29:37" trtworld.com Justin Trudeau makes first visit to Washington Trade and security will be the most pressing issues as Canada's prime minister has his first in-person meeting with US President Donald Trump on Monday. "On the surface, they could not be any more different."
Trade and security will be pressing issues as Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has his first in-person meeting with US President Donald Trump.
"13.02.2017 13:45:06" Inside a Turkish Cypriot ghost town Take a peek inside an abandoned village that was the scene of heavy fighting between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in 1964.
"13.02.2017 10:19:14" trtworld.com Turkey and opposition forces close in on Daesh-held al-Bab Rebels say they are confident of success in the northwestern Syrian city. The push comes a day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to get rid of Daesh. Syrian rebel fighters backed by Turkish troops are pushing deeper into the Daesh stronghold al-Bab in Syria after entering the town from three sides. The latest push comes a day after Turkey's President Erdogan vowed to capture al-Bab soon.
"13.02.2017 07:14:57" trtworld.com Migrants refuse to relocate to official camps in Serbia Hundreds of migrants are camping at the Serbian border hoping to be allowed to enter western Europe. The Serbian government is trying to persuade migrants, mostly from Afghanistan, to move into official refugee camps.
Despite living in deplorable conditions in makeshift camps, many of them refuse to be relocated saying that they want to cross the border
"13.02.2017 02:00:00" After the demise of the supersonic Concorde passenger jet, faster-than-sound commercial air travel was moth-balled.
But now engineers are beginning to visualise its replacement – ultra-fast passenger jets capable of flying at speeds faster than 30
"12.02.2017 22:00:00" Lack of security leaves vulnerable refugees at mercy of criminal gangs in Greek camps. One such camp is located in Softex near Thessaloniki. It is considered one of the most dangerous refugee camps in Greece. Gangs of Syrian, Afghan and Pakistani refugees
"12.02.2017 18:00:11" Timeline Photos "When someone knocks on my door, I help him."
Hasan Othman went from clothes seller to tortured prisoner to mayor of a Syrian refugee camp in Turkey's Gaziantep province.
"12.02.2017 15:00:01" trtworld.com Erdogan says Syria's al-Bab 'will soon' be cleared from Daesh Speaking to reporters in Istanbul before leaving for a visit to Gulf countries, Turkish President Erdogan said after al-Bab Turkey will focus on Menbij and Raqqa, self-proclaimed capital of Daesh in Syria. Turkish President Erdogan says Syrian city of al Bab 'will soon' be cleared from Daesh. "Then, to the east, there are the issues of Manbij and Raqqa that need to be resolved," he added.
"12.02.2017 11:44:24" trtworld.com North Korea conducts ballistic missile test, draws rebuke from US The missile was launched from an area called Panghyon in North Korea's western region and it flew about 500 km (300 miles), South Korean military says. North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast early on Sunday. It is the first such test since US President Donald Trump took his office. The latest missile test drew criticism from South Korea, Japan and the United States.
"12.02.2017 08:00:01" A mayor in the refugee camp Meet Hasan Othman, mayor of the Nizip refugee camp in southeast Turkey. Four years ago he fled Syria after being jailed and tortured by Assad's soldiers.
"12.02.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Venezuela's economic crisis threatens healthcare system Venezuelan health workers say the health industry is affected by a 98% shortage of drugs and medical supplies, and low salaries that push more and more doctors to leave the country. An ongoing economic crisis in Venezuela continues to hit the country's health system. It has a devastating effect on those who urgently need medication.
The country's downturn is ravaging its hospitals, threatening them with shortages of food, drugs,
"12.02.2017 00:00:01" trtworld.com Trump tones down support for Israel ahead of Netanyahu's visit The US President told an Israeli newspaper that settlements are not good for peace and that he was still reviewing the idea of moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem. US President Donald Trump told an Israeli newspaper that settlements on Palestinian land do not help the peace process. He also said he was reviewing the idea of moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem.
"11.02.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com US sentences Turkish hacker to eight years in prison for cyber heists The culprit was a leading member of a gang responsible for stealing $55 million from ATMs globally. A court in the United States sentenced a Turkish man, Ercan Findiklioglu, to eight years in jail on Friday for his role as one of the masterminds behind three hacking attacks. He stole $55 million from ATMs over the course of seven years.
"11.02.2017 18:00:06" trtworld.com Your Weekly Tech Briefing DeepMind pits AI against AI, police body cameras get smarter, VR is having issues again, and we show you the best ways to hunt down those pesky privacy invaders – drones. DeepMind pits AI against AI, police body cameras get smarter, VR is having issues again, and we show you the best ways to hunt down those pesky privacy invaders, drones.
"11.02.2017 16:00:38" trtworld.com Turkey may end Syria operations after al Bab liberation from Daesh Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield was launched on August 24, 2017 with the aim of ridding its border with Syria of terrorist groups including DAESH and the YPG. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said Turkey is likely to end its military operation in Syria after the liberation of al Bab from Daesh.
"11.02.2017 14:00:01" trtworld.com It is now easier to get away with domestic violence in Russia A law signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin eases the punishment for domestic violence. With the new law President Vladimir Putin signed, Russians now can get away with domestic violence with 15 days in prison or a fine — as long as there are “no bones broken.”
"11.02.2017 11:00:04" Commentary: Is Israel's separation wall counterproductive? Adorned with political graffiti, the Israeli separation wall has become a powerful symbol of the Palestinian struggle. Here's why.
"11.02.2017 08:00:05" Picture This: Nelson Mandela On this day 27 years ago, Nelson Mandela was released after spending 27 years in jail. He was a champion of democracy who transformed his country for the better. This is his remarkable legacy.
"11.02.2017 04:00:03" trtworld.com Assad rejects US plan of safe zones in Syria Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad says stability is more practical and less costly than creating safe zones for refugees and displaced people in Syria. Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad rejected the idea of creating safe zones for refugees and displaced people in Syria, an idea supported by US President Donald Trump.
"11.02.2017 01:00:01" trtworld.com US deports mother of its own citizens back to Mexico A Mexican woman who came to the US 20 years ago was deported this week in one of the first cases under anti-immigrant Trump administration. A mother of two American citizens became one of the first persons to be deported back to Mexico under the anti-immigrant administration of Donald Trump, raising concerns that more families could be separated in coming days.
"10.02.2017 22:00:01" trtworld.com Trump's health chief Tom Price a member of group backing Muslim ban The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, who opposes regulation of the medical system, published an open letter Thursday expressing support for Trump's efforts to stop travel from seven Muslim countries, keeping refugees out of the US. Tom Price, Trump's new healthcare chief, has allies in the medical profession who are suspicious of the influence of immigrant doctors on US healthcare.
"10.02.2017 19:00:00" Parliamentary punches “He must address the nation from prison, not from there.”
A massive brawl broke out in South Africa's parliament after some MPs disrupted President Zuma.
"10.02.2017 18:00:02" trtworld.com "Please don't forget about us" Refugees endure miserable, toxic existence in a warehouse in Belgrade. They cling to the hope of reaching Western Europe, and neither do Serbian authorities want them to become a permanent fixture in the city. "Please don't forget about us."
Refugees endure a miserable, toxic existence in a warehouse in Serbia's capital, Belgrade. They cling to the hope of reaching Western Europe soon. But Serbian authorities don't want them to become a permanent fixture in
"10.02.2017 16:03:44" Whales stranded in New Zealand More than 400 whales washed up on the shores of New Zealand. Volunteers are racing to rescue the living.
"10.02.2017 13:52:50" medium.com 9 times sport was used as a political tool – TRT World South Korea's Winter Olympics head organiser has appealed to North Korea, a nation that boycotted the 1988 Seoul Games, to join in the 2018… South Korea wants North Korea to play ball—quite literally. Here are 9 times sport has been used as a political tool.
"10.02.2017 08:58:20" Refugee Crisis: French farmer face trial for helping migrants French farmer Cedric Herrou faces a 5-year prison sentence for helping refugees. The farmer's lawyer said his client helped irregular migrants enter France, find housing, and get around.
"10.02.2017 01:13:30" trtworld.com US court maintains suspension of Trump travel ban Trump calls the ruling a "political decision". "We'll see them in court. The security of our nation is at stake," he reacted on his twitter account. US President Donald Trump's ban on nationals traveling to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries remains suspended after an appeals court decision. But Trump has threatened to challenge it in higher court and declared that: "The security of our
"09.02.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com How is Somalia electing its president? Lawmakers are casting their ballot at the capital's airport to elect a president through a clan-based voting system. But local watchdogs say the election is rife with corruption. Somalia voted in a new president through a unique, clan-based system. Here's how it worked.
"09.02.2017 18:00:31" trtworld.com Refugees stuck in limbo in Serbia As the journey over land to Western Europe becomes ever harder, a growing number of refugees are staying on in Serbia, unable to make it into the European Union. As the journey over land to Western Europe becomes ever harder, a growing number of refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria are staying on in Serbia. Many are now stranded in a country which isn't a member of the European Union.
"09.02.2017 16:00:01" Wikipedia bans Daily Mail Wikipedia decides Daily Mail is too unreliable to be sourced on their site
"09.02.2017 13:51:54" In Pictures: An unlikely Heidi. A young Turkish goatherd rescues her mama goat in an unusual way. Here's her story An unlikely Heidi In Pictures: An unlikely Heidi. A young Turkish goatherd rescues her mama goat in an unusual way. Here's her story
"09.02.2017 11:46:47" trtworld.com A zoo in Australia wants people to catch deadly spiders. Here's why Australia's only supplier of anti-venom has run out of stock after a dramatic increase in spider bites. It wants people to catch spiders so they can be milked for their venom to produce the lifesaving antidote. Australia wants people to start catching spiders. Why?
"09.02.2017 08:35:22" The Newsmakers: Slaughtered in silence What really goes on inside Syria's notorious Saydnaya prison? #TheNewsmakers speaks to a former inmate about the torture and mass killings that took place just 30 kilometres from Syria's presidential palace in Damascus.
"09.02.2017 04:00:02" trtworld.com Trump attacks retailer for dropping daughter Ivanka's brand Critics say the US president has misused office by supporting family business. US President Donald Trump has once again stirred controversy by criticising department store Nordstrom that has stopped selling his daughter Ivanka's brand products. Critics say Trump has gone too far this time.
"09.02.2017 00:30:01" trtworld.com British lawmakers give go ahead to Brexit Majority of the MPs in the House of Commons backed a bill that allows Prime Minister Theresa May to initiate the process of pulling Britain out of the EU. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May scored a major victory on Wednesday after an overwhelming majority of lawmakers passed a bill allowing her to start the process of taking her country out of the European Union.
"08.02.2017 21:00:01" Dakota Access pipeline The US Army is set to grant the final permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
"08.02.2017 19:00:11" The Newsmakers: Exposing Saydnaya prison This is the man suing the Assad regime for war crimes. He says the mass killings and torture detailed in a recent report by Amnesty International within Syria's notorious Saydnaya prison are state policy. #TheNewsmakers
"08.02.2017 17:30:00" trtworld.com What you need to know about Amnesty's report on Syrian prisons Testimonies from both prison officials and detainees show the inner workings of a “human slaughterhouse.” "The judge will ask the name of the detainee and whether he committed the crime. Whether the answer is yes or no, he will be convicted. This court has no relation with the rule of law. This is not a court.”
A Syrian military court judge describes the
"08.02.2017 16:00:06" trtworld.com Pre-Civil War rule silences US senator over Trump nominee Republican leadership in the Senate used an archaic rule to stop Senator Elizabeth Warren from reading a letter accusing Trump's attorney general nominee of persecuting civil rights leaders. The same rule wasn't enforced for a male senator. US Senator Elizabeth Warren was prohibited by GOP leaders from reading a letter against President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee. But Republicans didn't do the same for her male colleague.
"08.02.2017 14:20:19" trtworld.com Calendar "wars" stir bitter memories of Kashmir conflict With the Indian state accused of trying to use an annual calendar to promote "heroes" that fit its own narrative, "counter-calendars" feature very different role models. "How can a militant be a role model? Role models are those who excelled in the sports and civil services or the girl who appeared in a Bollywood movie."
Indian officials in Kashmir have been accused of making a calendar to promote “heroes” that fit the
"08.02.2017 14:13:16" TRT World's cover photo “I came to Turkey from Latakia in Syria. My home is now destroyed there. We escaped from Assad's tyranny. We used to wake up from the sound of bombs every day. We seek refuge in Turkey to run away from his tyranny. I have lost so many loved ones. What I
"08.02.2017 10:30:00" Bangladesh sends Rohingya to island Bangladeshi authorities are set to move thousands of Rohingya Muslims.
"08.02.2017 08:22:19" trtworld.com Trump reiterates support to Turkey in call with Erdogan The leaders of the two NATO members agreed to coordinate the battle against Daesh, ahead of a visit to Turkey by CIA director Mike Pompeo. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Tuesday to coordinate action over the Daesh-controlled Syrian towns of al-Bab and Raqqa and on regional terror.
The two leaders agreed CIA Director Mike
"08.02.2017 02:16:54" trtworld.com US travel ban hearing ends amid tough questioning The court decision on whether a federal judge can halt implementation of President Donald Trump's executive order is expected later this week. A US Court of Appeals that was hearing the legal challenge to Trump's travel ban on people from Muslim-majority countries will announce its decision later this week. But it is only deciding on whether the ban could be upended by a federal judge. The
"07.02.2017 21:00:01" trtworld.com Why the fuss over Steve Bannon? The US media have dubbed him "President Bannon," and top politicians have accused him of being a white supremacist. Others see him as the man pulling the strings in Donald Trump's administration. Bannon is described as the 'mastermind' of Trump's radical policies and the string of executive orders, that included a temporary ban on the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. How did he get to be so close to Trump?
"07.02.2017 19:00:00" trtworld.com Trump sets his eye on Iraqi oil US President Donald Trump opened his presidency with controversial remarks about “taking control” of Iraq's oil. He also moved to immediately roll back climate change initiatives. We explore how the fossil fuel industry views the Trump presidency. “If we kept the oil...you probably wouldn't have ISIS because that's where they made their money in the first place. Maybe we'll have another chance.” - Donald Trump
We speak to some members in oil sector about Trump's controversial comments. They are
"07.02.2017 17:15:09" trtworld.com Counting the political outrages of America's 51st Super Bowl A list of the ways alt-right and leftists trade barbs online in a psychological fight as the New England Patriots, Trump's favourite team, pull off a stunning win against the Atlanta Falcons. Americans are waging psychological battle against each other in a Cyber Civil War that doesn't seem to have an end or a winner.
"07.02.2017 14:12:50" Police brutality in France "He takes his baton and he voluntarily pushes it through my bottom."
People are calling for justice for Theo, after he was raped and beaten by police in a French suburb.
"07.02.2017 11:58:38" trtworld.com How did 94 mental health patients die in South Africa? They were being treated at unregistered facilities with no doctors, trained nurses and little equipment to cater to their specialised needs. The government had moved a total of 1,300 patients out of private hospitals to save money. South Africa's government transferred 1,300 psychiatric patients in open air trucks from private hospitals to unlicensed facilities. Some described the centres where 94 patients died as “concentration camps”. How did this happen?
"07.02.2017 07:55:36" "I tell them where I am through WhatsApp so they can get to the bus stop as I'm arriving. That way they don't have to wait out in the cold."
Hikmet Yilmaz is retiring from his job as an Istanbul bus driver. The passengers on his route have become like
"07.02.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Israel legalises settler homes on private Palestinian land A law adopted by the Israeli parliament gives legal cover to Jewish settlers who had forcefully occupied Palestinian property. Thousands of illegal homes built by Jewish settlers on private Palestinian lands have been legalised by the Israeli parliament, a move that has drawn rebuke from human rights activists.
"07.02.2017 00:30:01" trtworld.com Netanyahu urges new sanctions against Iran Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets his British counterpart Theresa May in London, a week ahead of a visit to US President Donald Trump, in a bid to boost bilateral relations. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged "responsible nations" to join new sanctions against Iran on Monday during a visit to London, but Britain defended a nuclear deal sealed between major powers and Tehran.
"06.02.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com The campaign behind the release of the "Mandela of Latin America" “...if my brother could deal with incarceration for 35 years, I have so much faith that his role in the Puerto Rican society will be so crucial, in the road towards independence."
The brother of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, the “Mandela of
"06.02.2017 18:01:33" trtworld.com Why did an Afghan man cut off his wife's ears? In Afghanistan, there is at least one case of domestic violence every year. Zarina's husband cut off her ears because he was suspicious that she would be meeting other men.
"06.02.2017 16:33:06" Super Bowl ads troll Trump Some of this year's Super Bowl ads seemed to take a jab at US President Donald Trump's immigration stance. But were these commercials simply milking the current political climate for profit?
"06.02.2017 15:00:00" Super Bowl ads troll Trump Looking for a smokin' hot hairstyle? This Palestinian barber styles hair by setting it on fire!
"06.02.2017 11:15:40" trtworld.com Seven percent of Catholic clergy in Australia accused of abuse An Australian investigation into child sexual abuse learned that between 1980 and 2015, 4,444 people had reported abuse. The average age of victims for girls was 10.5 and 11.5 for boys. An Australian royal commission into the sexual abuse of children hears that seven percent of Australia's Catholic clergy have been accused between 1950 and 2010 of preying on minors. The average age of victims for girls was 10.5 and for boys 11.5.
"06.02.2017 06:40:32" Humans of Wars "I have seven children. I have lost five of them. One of them died because of heart disease. The other ones died in bomb attacks. I pray to Allah for everything. Everything belongs to him, and we will return to him. Only one of my sons came here to Turkey
"06.02.2017 00:00:00" trtworld.com Libyan coast guard stops more than a thousand migrants in one week The interceptions come after the the EU promised to give Libya more money to curb migration over the Mediterranean Libya's coast guard has intercepted more than a thousand immigrants attempting to reach Europe after launching from the western city of Sabratha over the course of a week.
"05.02.2017 19:00:04" trtworld.com Iran defies new US sanctions vows 'roaring missiles' if threatened Iran's Revolutionary Guards is holding the military exercise in Semnan province on Saturday to test missile and radar systems and to "showcase the power of Iran's revolution and to dismiss the sanctions," according to the force's website. Iran defied new US sanctions on its missile programme by holding a military exercise. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have risen since an Iranian ballistic missile test last week which prompted US President Trump's administration to impose
"05.02.2017 15:00:00" trtworld.com Turkey detains 445 Daesh members in anti-terror raids The raids are carried out in Ankara, Istanbul, Adıyaman, Konya, Manisa, Samsun, and Gaziantep, Kocaeli, Bursa. Turkish police detained 445 suspected Daesh members in anti-terror raids carried out in more than 10 provinces, including foreigners and those suspected of planning attacks.
"05.02.2017 11:01:26" trtworld.com Court rejects White House attempt to restart Muslim travel ban Donald Trump has vowed to win appeal of judge's ruling which suspended his immigration ban A federal court in San Francisco on Saturday rejected an attempt by the White House to overturn a federal judge's order stopping President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven Muslim countries.
"05.02.2017 07:00:01" trtworld.com EU adopts plan to stem migration flow from Africa The plan includes improving conditions for migrants in Libya and supporting the development of local communities there. European Union leaders have agreed over an action plan to help them prevent a new wave of African migrants this spring, especially from Libya, offering Tripoli more money and other assistance to beef up its frontier controls.
"05.02.2017 04:00:00" trtworld.com Louvre attack suspect identified as 29-year old Egyptian French officials have identified the suspect as Abdullah Reda Refaei al-Hamamy, who was born in Dakahlia, a province of northeast of Cairo. A man suspected of attacking a soldier in Paris' Louvre museum has been identified as a 29-year old Egyptian Abdullah Reda Refaei al-Hamamy.
"05.02.2017 00:00:00" trtworld.com US reaffirms alliance with Japan "for years to come" US defence secretary James Mattis concluded his first foreign trip to South Korea and Japan, where he discussed with his Asian allies North Korea's nuclear programme and China's growing influence in the region. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis wrapped up a visit to Japan on Saturday reaffirming Washington's commitment to its defence treaty with Tokyo.
"04.02.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Thousands in London march against Trump's travel ban The protest is taking place outside the US embassy in central London for the second time this week. Thousands of protesters gathered outside the US embassy in central London on Saturday to protest a travel ban imposed by US President Donald Trump on citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries.
"04.02.2017 18:00:01" trtworld.com Seattle judge blocks Trump immigration order The decision came on a day that attorneys from four states were in courts challenging Trump's executive order. A federal judge put a nationwide block on US President Donald Trump's week-old executive order temporarily barring refugees and nationals from seven countries from entering the United States.
"04.02.2017 15:00:00" trtworld.com Who is Hafiz Muhammad Saeed? The arrest of the Jamaat ud Dawaa's founder under 'a policy decision' has stirred new controversy in Pakistan amid speculation that the move was due to US and Indian pressure. Has Pakistan arrested Jamaat-ud-Dawa's chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed under US pressure or there are other reasons?
"04.02.2017 12:00:01" trtworld.com If politics doesn't put a smile on your face, there's an app for that Smiling through your fears, taking Elon Musk's 'Boring' tweets seriously, and more in this week's tech news. This week in tech: FaceApp puts a smile on your face after all the stress from politics, Elon Musk has just started digging and AI is beating humans at poker as well.
"04.02.2017 09:00:01" trtworld.com Why state polls in India are not a "referendum" on Modi The Uttar Pradesh state election is not about Modi or demonetsiation. It is about the state, about electricity supply and policing. OPINION: Elections in Uttar Pradesh are often viewed as the strongest indicator of who will form a government in New Delhi. But this time, will local issues to take center stage?
"04.02.2017 06:00:00" trtworld.com Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya "likely" a crime against humanity: UN The UN human rights office says Myanmar's security forces subjected Rohingya Muslims to mass killings, gang rapes and the burning of entire villages. The UN said Myanmar's security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages in a systematic campaign that "very likely" amounts to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.
"04.02.2017 04:00:00" trtworld.com Trump introduces new sanctions targeting Iran Among those affected by the sanctions is a Lebanon-based network run by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. The Trump administration imposed sanctions on 25 Iranian individuals and entities, ratcheting up pressure on Iran in what it said were just "initial steps."
"04.02.2017 02:00:00" trtworld.com Civil War echo in California bid for "sanctuary state" defying Trump White House threat to remove funding from jurisdictions that don't comply with immigration crackdown has parallels to antebellum law punishing officials for sheltering escaped slaves. The patterns of defiance and compliance with federal law that preceded the US Civil War are cropping up again in California over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown.
"04.02.2017 00:00:01" trtworld.com Islamophobia in Quebec wasn't created overnight Canada faces hard questions about the broader climate after a far-right white supremacist killed Muslim worshippers at the Quebec City mosque last week. To what extent has Canada's own public debate helped to stigmatise Canadian Muslims? "For a decade Muslims have been asked to prove something that cannot and should never be asked of a community and a person: that they are worthy of respect and dignity."
The Quebec mosque attack shocked the world. But the problem of bigotry and
"03.02.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Declassified documents reveal US role in Argentina's “Dirty War" Documents uncover new details on Operation Condor, the collaboration between right-wing dictatorships across Latin America that succeeded in terrorising and eliminating tens of thousands of leftists during the Cold War. "One of the most gruesome accounts given by Bravo involved group torture. Prisoners were forced to hold hands and an electric current was applied to the group."
Declassified documents reveal US role and shocking details from Argentina's “Dirty War”.
"03.02.2017 19:00:01" President Trump: Week 2 roundup It's the second week of Trump's presidency and–surprise!–his Twitter account is still on fire. Here's what he announced this week.
"03.02.2017 17:00:01" trtworld.com Orangutans can speed date too, and they use tablets for it Finding the "perfect date" in an urban jungle can be hard sometimes. So a primate park in the Netherlands is testing a speed dating programme dubbed "Tinder for Orangutans". How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? They use “Tinder for Orangutans”.
"03.02.2017 15:30:00" Massive protests after Romania decriminalises corruption Romania is seeing its largest protests since the fall of communism. Here's what it's all about.
"03.02.2017 14:00:27" trtworld.com Davutoglu says Obama's biggest failure was inaction in Syria Turkey's former prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu says that the policies of the Obama administration had mirrored those of the George W Bush era. He adds that the US is not learning from Obama's failures. Former Turkish prime minister says Trump's ban is the biggest gift for 9/11 perpetrators — and warns against the "fatal mistake" of shifting the US embassy to Jerusalem
"03.02.2017 10:45:00" Timeline Photos Exclusive chat with Bana Alabed, the 7-year-old Syrian girl that was tweeting from Aleppo, live on Facebook today at 12.30PM GMT. Send us your questions for her.
"03.02.2017 09:17:40" Salt Bae seasons Leonardo DiCaprio's dinner Leonardo DiCaprio gets his meat salted by Salt Bae. You're welcome. #SaltBae
"03.02.2017 06:42:45" trtworld.com First centre for women refugees opens in French capital New centres offer an alternative after French authorities have destroyed ad-hoc refugee camps in a policy that is supposed to be aimed at discouraging the arrival of more people displaced by war. Yet many refugees are still living like ghosts. "The idea is to create a place where every newly arrived migrant can be welcomed and offered dignified, humane shelter."
We take you inside a new centre for refugee women in Paris, which will have playgrounds for their children and offer French lessons.
"03.02.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Drug-related killings continue in Philippines All anti-narcotics police operations started by President Rodrigo Duterte were officially halted last month. Now Duterte says he will seek military assistance in the war on drugs. The Philippines suspended a controversial operation against illegal narcotics on January 29 in which the police and people paid by them have been held accused of over 7,000 deaths. However, the wave of drug-related killings has continued in the country.
"03.02.2017 01:31:00" Bana Alabed, the little Syrian girl from Aleppo, was LIVE on Facebook with us. Watch it here:
"03.02.2017 00:00:01" trtworld.com Trump's "dumb deal" remark threatens Australia-US ties US President Donald Trump reportedly berated Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull about a refugee deal in a telephone call before tweeting against the Obama administration for accepting "thousands of illegals". US President Donald Trump labelled a refugee deal made by former president Barack Obama with Australia "dumb" on Thursday, threatening a rare rift in ties between the two allies.
"02.02.2017 21:00:00" 2D Universe: Evidence of a 2D hologram universe discovered Is our universe a hologram? A team of scientists from the UK, Canada and Italy has published a theory that it could be.
Read more: http://www.trtworld.com/life/is-our-universe-a-hologram-288614
"02.02.2017 19:00:00" medium.com Syrian refugees reimagine their homeland – TRT World The idea of revolution continues to smoulder in Syrians as they try to rebuild their lives in refugee camps in southern Turkey "I'm not sad about losing what I had. I prefer to live as a poor man in my country but with honor and dignity."
These Syrian refugees, who are living in Turkey, are reimagining their homeland.
"02.02.2017 17:30:01" Istanbul's forgotten Afghan refugees “Our food is from the garbage, the clothes on our back are from the garbage.”
Aziz, 20, spent $1,200 to get from Afghanistan to Turkey. Now he makes about $7 a day collecting trash on the streets of Istanbul.
"02.02.2017 16:00:03" Bana's message for Trump 'Mr. Trump, have you ever gone hungry?' Syrian refugee girl Bana Alabed question the US President
"02.02.2017 15:00:00" Bionic kitten gets new set of paws Peep this stray kitty's new pair of bionic paws.
"02.02.2017 13:00:00" trtworld.com Football match gives Aleppo a break from war One of Syria's top football clubs Al-Ittihad competed against Al-Hurriya in a match that provided temporary relief to the battered city. Syrians gathered at an Aleppo stadium to watch a football match on Saturday, the first in nearly six years of war.
"02.02.2017 11:40:03" trtworld.com Zambia's controversial menstrual leave law Some people are arguing that the "Mother's Day" programme is widely abused, but the government is standing by the legislation that gives women a day off work every month during their period. Zambia allows women to take a day of menstrual leave each month without medical justification. Some people find the law progressive, but others say it is open to abuse. What do you think?
"02.02.2017 06:33:27" Super Mario and Pokemon Go helped Nintendo increase profits. So what is the company's game plan for the future?
Read more: http://www.trtworld.com/life/nintendos-profitable-walk-down-memory-lane-287996
"02.02.2017 00:00:00" trtworld.com Federal officials' loyalty to Trump split on blue, white collar lines The defiance and immediate dismissal of the acting Attorney General stands in contrast to the border patrol union leaders fawning over the new president Blue collar and white collar workers in federal law enforcement show starkly different reactions to Trump's immigration policies.
Border police seem to endorse the ban, but the Justice Department's most powerful lawyer just lost her job for defying it,
"01.02.2017 21:00:00" Selfie drones take flight Will you buy a selfie drone?
"01.02.2017 19:00:00" 5 things to know about US Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill Antonin Scalia's vacancy on the Supreme Court. Here's what you need to know about him.
"01.02.2017 17:30:01" trtworld.com Five questions on Trump's travel ban Polarised coverage of Trump makes it difficult to cut through the noise and figure out what the ban is actually about. What does Trump say of the ban – and what do his detractors believe? Will Trump's travel ban make the US safer? How were the countries chosen? Is the ban discriminatory? Is it legal? What do the statistics say?
"01.02.2017 16:00:06" medium.com Muslims and Liberal Pluralism — are they at odds with each other? The juxtaposition of Islam as the polar opposite of the values held dear in the West — freedom, equality, and tolerance — is not consistent… OPINION: "In this era of jihadist terror and the radical right — two forces that rail against cosmopolitanism and pluralism — we must recognise that this too is Islam's contribution to America and to the West: free men and women of faith, who seek the
"01.02.2017 14:00:00" Jamila Afghani is the groundbreaking feminist you've never heard of. She's using Islamic teachings to empower Afghan women and has given nearly 6,000 imams gender-sensitivity training.
She tells #TheNewsmakers one example of how her work has transformed
"01.02.2017 12:30:00" Turkish Muslim women talk hijab ban and freedom of expression "I think it's being brave, being confident with yourself ... I thank my fellow hijabis. They're my superheroes."
Turkish Muslim women stand in solidarity with fellow hijabis on #WorldHijabDay
"01.02.2017 11:07:45" trtworld.com Israel begins shutdown of illegal outpost on West Bank Israel's Supreme Court ruled that the Amona settlement on Palestinian land was illegal and ordered its demolition. The Israeli army on Wednesday began the eviction of Jewish settlers from the Amona outpost in the occupied West Bank.
The army moved into the area after some 300 residents were ordered to leave the illegal settlement within 48 hours.
"01.02.2017 06:29:29" trtworld.com EU aims to halve food waste by 2030 Experts say a third of the food produced globally goes to waste. The EU aims to change its contribution to that by halving food waste in Europe. Globally one third of food produced goes to waste. The EU contributes 88 million tonnes to that waste every year.
Now Europe wants to tackle the problem. The European Parliament will look at new regulations that aim to cut the amount of waste in half.
"01.02.2017 03:06:56" In Philippines, police and unknown persons carried out 7,025 drug-related killings in the seven months since Duterte took office. http://www.trtworld.com/asia/killings-in-philippines-war-on-drugs-systematic-and-planned-287409
"31.01.2017 21:00:02" trtworld.com Airline outages preview the threat of cyber-warfare The outages faced by Delta, United and other airlines show what cyber-warfare might look like. A lack of a cyber-strategy could have dire consequences for physical infrastructure depending on the severity of the threat. The outages faced by Delta, United and other airlines show what cyber-warfare might look like. A lack of a cyber-strategy could have dire consequences for physical infrastructures given the severity of the threat.
"31.01.2017 18:00:01" trtworld.com The human and financial cost of India's move to digital currency It has been over 80 days since India changed from hard cash to a virtual economy. Yet the dramatic move has been deadly for some and many are still struggling with the digital future. “People are being told to buy new phones with new software to accept or transfer cash. I don't even know how to sign documents, how am I going to use an expensive phone?” Find out why some Indians are struggling with the government's policy move from hard
"31.01.2017 16:00:50" New World Record on lake Watch 2,000 people break a World Record by joining hands and floating.