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"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.
"31.01.2017 13:30:00" Turkey's history of headscarf bans explained With World Hijab Day tomorrow, here's what you need to know about Turkey's long history of headscarf bans.
"31.01.2017 11:06:45" The Newsmakers: Daesh, Inc.? Are terrorists killing for cash? #TheNewsmakers looks into the financial incentives luring men to join Daesh.
"31.01.2017 09:00:00" trtworld.com Israel's creeping settlements set to expand in the Trump era Though illegal under international law, Israel's military-backed settlements in the Occupied West Bank have been expanding for decades. With Trump now in the White House, Israel is expecting more overt backing for its presence on Palestinian land. "Move the settlers, from their current settlements, to Israel proper. And leave the settlements for the Palestinian returnees."
With Donald Trump in the White House, Israel is expecting more backing for its controversial settlements. Here's why.
"31.01.2017 06:41:22" trtworld.com Trump fires attorney general over defiance on travel law Acting US attorney general Sally Yates was fired within an hour after she refused to defend President Donald Trump's controversial executive order on immigration. US President Donald Trump fired his acting attorney general over her refusal to defend his travel ban.
Trump ordered Sally Yates out after she said the Justice Department would not defend his executive order, saying the president's ban was inconsistent
"31.01.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Leaders worldwide criticise Trump's travel ban The Iraqi parliament passed a resolution for reciprocal restrictions against Americans while the EU Commission said the bloc will not discriminate. Over a million Britons signed a petition calling for a ban on Trump. It would be "common sense" for Trump to scrap the travel ban: French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
"30.01.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com The many sides of the Trump wall The wall that US President Donald Trump has ordered to be built along its border with Mexico faces diplomatic, economic and structural challenges. There's already a 700-mile long fence along the US-Mexican border. Does it really need a concrete wall? And if the wall is built then who stands to benefit the most?
"30.01.2017 21:00:00" Deadly shooting at Quebec City Mosque At least 6 people are dead and several wounded following a shooting during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec City. Two people have been arrested. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has labelled it a "terrorist attack on Muslims."
"30.01.2017 20:00:00" The Newsmakers - Off Script: Trump's #MuslimBan Donald Trump says his latest executive order is "not a Muslim ban". But given his history, his motivation seems clear. Imran Garda goes #OffScript on the #TheNewsmakers.
"30.01.2017 19:00:00" Is it ok to punch a racist? White nationalist Richard Spencer was punched in the face and now the internet is asking: Is it ok to punch a Nazi?
"30.01.2017 18:02:14" Live on Facebook at 18:00GMT - #TheNewsmakers:
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."
Words emblazoned on the Statue of Liberty have found new relevance after Trump's #MuslimBan. Amid furor and confusion over the
"30.01.2017 13:45:34" Kashmir's calendar wars A government-issued calendar featuring 12 young achievers in Indian-administered Kashmir sets off calendar wars.
"30.01.2017 10:29:49" What's happening with Turkey's constitution? The Turkish people are set to vote on a constitutional bill that would expand presidential powers. Is it for the better?
"30.01.2017 06:36:34" trtworld.com At least six dead in Canada mosque attack Police said gunmen opened fire on worshippers at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre. Police in Canada said at least six people were killed after gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque. The mosque's president said the attack happened during evening prayers on Sunday.
Police later said they had arrested two suspects.
"30.01.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Civilians, al-Qaeda suspects killed in US raid, Yemeni official says This was the first military operation attributed to the US against the group in Yemen since President Donald Trump took office. A US raid in Yemen on Sunday killed 10 civilians and 14 suspected al-Qaeda militants, including three prominent figures.
"29.01.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Trump travel ban triggers global deluge of outrage and criticism As airports and airlines scramble in confusion to comply with US restrictions for refugees and residents of seven Muslim-majority countries, world leaders and individuals condemn the US for its "shameful" and "insulting" ban. Iran, Iraq and other banned countries respond to Donald Trump's immigrant and refugee restrictions.
"29.01.2017 17:00:00" trtworld.com New Yorkers lead wave of protests across US airports Civil rights groups, activists and politicians from the Democratic Party converged at major airports across the US after President Donald Trump banned certain immigrant groups and refugees from entering the country. Thousands of people held spontaneous protests at airports across the United States on Saturday night to voice their opposition to President Trump's ban on all refugees and travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries, joining the global uproar against
"29.01.2017 13:47:41" trtworld.com Federer beats Nadal to win fifth Australian Open The 35-year-old Swiss rocket claims his 18th grand slam title, becoming the oldest grand slam winner since Ken Rosewall won the 1972 Australian Open at 37. Roger Federer was in tears as he won a thrilling, five-set Australian Open final against his great rival Rafael Nadal to clinch a record-extending 18th Grand Slam title.
"29.01.2017 11:38:02" Between 1975 and 2015, not a single person in the US was killed by nationals of any of the seven countries US President Donald Trump has targeted in travel and immigration ban, according to US public policy think tank Cato.
The citizens of Syria, Iraq,
"29.01.2017 08:00:01" trtworld.com WFP halves food rations to displaced Iraqis over shortage of funds The World Food Programme says it has halved the food rations distributed to 1.4 million Iraqis, displaced in the war against Daesh, because of delays in payments of funds from donor states.
"29.01.2017 05:55:19" trtworld.com Alleged Russian arrests cloud Putin, Trump call Russian media report that Moscow arrested cyber-intelligence officers ahead of President Putin's call with US President Donald Trump. Earlier in the day, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to meet Trump. US President Donald Trump discussed Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday in one of several calls with world leaders. Trump's chat with Putin came on the heels of reports from Russian news outlets that Moscow had arrested intelligence
"29.01.2017 01:00:01" trtworld.com Heavy rain kills at least four people and displaces thousands in Peru State of emergency has been issued in four regions as flooding worsens. Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in Peru killed at least four people and displaced thousands of families.
"28.01.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Hungary says EU's sanctions against Russia are 'useless' Hungary, a member of NATO and the EU, enjoys good terms with Russia. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Friday European Union's sanctions against Russia were ineffective and should be scrapped.
"28.01.2017 19:13:46" trtworld.com Turkish officials mock BBC reporter as she tries to fool public Turkey criticises BBC reporter Laura Kuenssberg for spreading fake news about Turkish presidential complex Turkish officials mock BBC reporter Laura Kuenssberg, who was travelling with British Prime Minister Theresa May, for spreading misleading information on social media about the presidential palace in Ankara.
"28.01.2017 18:00:00" trtworld.com Erdogan says Turkey hopes to boost annual trade with UK to $20 bn The statement came after the Turkish President held a meeting with UK Prime Minister, Theresa May who arrived on an official visit to Ankara earlier today following her trip to the US. President Erdogan said Turkey hoped to boost annual trade volume with Britain to $20 billion from the existing $15.6 billion, after meeting UK Prime Minister May on Saturday.
The two leaders also discussed issues relating to Cyprus and Syria in addition
"28.01.2017 15:30:00" Iranian actress to boycott Oscars The star of Oscar-nominated foreign film 'The Salesman' will boycott the Academy Awards due to Trump's proposed immigration ban.
"28.01.2017 13:30:00" The world's craziest downhill ski race. The Inferno attracts more than 1800 racers every year to the Swiss village of Murren. TRT World's Beyond the Game found out why… (Contains incredible drone footage of the Swiss Alps)
"28.01.2017 11:50:25" "My right to enjoy the world, that is precisely why the forces of darkness are attacking tourism infrastructure." During EMITT, The East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition, the UN urged people to keep on travelling to defeat
"28.01.2017 10:30:01" trtworld.com “Travelling to Turkey is the best response to terror threats" UN World Tourism Organisation head says, “Turkey is a must-see location for everyone, it is the perfect destination. Secondly, and most importantly, travelling to Turkey is the best response that could be given to terrorism.” UN World Tourism Organisation Secretary General Taleb Rifai said on Thursday that travelling to Turkey is the best response to terror threats.
"28.01.2017 09:35:07" trtworld.com Trump signs order banning Syrian refugees from entering US US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday temporarily halting the US refugee programme and banning entry of visitors from seven countries into the US. He said the move will help protect Americans from attacks. It has already stopped
"28.01.2017 06:00:00" 2017: Year of the Rooster China begins the Year of the Rooster on January 28. This year some will get lucky and others, not so much. Find out who needs to be extra cautious.
"28.01.2017 01:34:09" Chile Wildfires: Town of Santa Olga entirely wiped out by flames Firefighters in Chile are continuing to battle the worst wildfires in the country's history. Nearly a hundred separate fires have devastated the central region. One town - Santa Olga - has been completely destroyed.
"27.01.2017 22:00:00" trtworld.com Trump hosts first foreign leader as May visits White House President Donald Trump makes debut as a statesman, welcoming British Prime Minister Theresa May as the first foreign leader to visit his White House. He also spoke with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto by telephone. President Donald Trump makes his debut as a statesman, welcoming British Prime Minister Theresa May as the first foreign leader to visit his White House. The two discussed several issues including US-Mexico relations, ties with Russia, Brexit, and the use
"27.01.2017 19:00:01" medium.com The giddying rise of Turkish television series – TRT World In the space of a single decade, Turkey has gone from being a country with a barren television soap operas and dramas landscape to being… In the span of a single decade, Turkey has gone from being a country with a barren television soap operas and dramas landscape to being one of the largest exporters of television series in the world. And that rise has coincided with an increasingly
"27.01.2017 15:06:44" Trump's first week in office Donald Trump has begun his presidency doing pretty much exactly what he promised he would while on the campaign trail.
"27.01.2017 12:19:04" medium.com Photo Essay: 1954, when the Bosphorus froze over – TRT World “If the Earth were a single state,” Napoloen Bonaparte once said, “Istanbul would be its capital.” Photo Essay: In 1954, the Bosphorus froze over. Do you have old photos of Turkey in the snow?
"27.01.2017 10:01:46" trtworld.com Putin's growing alliances in Europe Europe is increasingly polarised. Euroscepticism is in ascendance amid a push-and-pull between Russia and the West — with many national leaders leaning towards Putin. In 2014, the EU sanctioned Russia over its annexation of Crimea. But which European leaders are new-found friends with Putin?
"27.01.2017 06:35:31" trtworld.com Suspected Daesh detainees arrested over Istanbul nightclub attack Police in western Turkey have arrested eleven women, accusing the detainees of being Daesh members and linked to the deadly New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub in which at least 39 people died. Turkish police have arrested 11 suspected Daesh members accused of being involved in the deadly Reina attack during New Year celebrations in Istanbul.
"27.01.2017 01:45:00" trtworld.com UK's May calls on Trump to renew 'special relationship' UK's prime minister is the first foreign leader to meet US President Donald Trump since he took office last week. UK's Prime Minister Theresa May has called on US President Donald Trump to renew the "special relationship" between Britain and the United States and lead in a new, changed world.
"26.01.2017 21:45:00" trtworld.com El Salvador youths find identity in community radio instead of gangs Gang warfare is endemic in the country, but working in community radio can give young people the confidence and sense of purpose to find a way out of the violence. “It is amazing to watch how the confidence of a teenager soars when he speaks on air.”
Gang warfare is endemic in El Salvador. Drug abuse along with high rates of poverty, inequality, and unemployment have contributed to the violence. But working in
"26.01.2017 19:00:00" trtworld.com Who can guarantee peace in Syria? The outcome of Astana was commendable in calling for sustained ceasefires, commitment to unity, and support for follow-on peace negotiations. But can the international community manage Iran's disruptive role in the peace process? OPINION: With so many powers involved in the Syrian conflict, who actually holds the keys to peace in the country, and is Iran disrupting the peace process?
"26.01.2017 17:30:00" Turkish footballers, celebrities rally around constitutional r... Arda Turan and other Turkish football players support Turkey's constitutional reform. Do you?
"26.01.2017 16:00:00" trtworld.com Greek court rules against extradition of eight Turkish soldiers Turkey accuses the eight men of being involved in last July's failed coup in which 240 people were killed. Greece's Supreme Court rules against the extradition of eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey last year.
"26.01.2017 14:16:53" trtworld.com Why were there celebrations and protests on Australia Day? For many Australians, the national holiday means day-long festivities. But Aboriginal people call it "Invasion Day," as it marks the oppression of their ancestors. Now momentum is growing to change the date. "We've got to start looking at what is right or wrong in this country and it's totally wrong to celebrate the massacres of our people."
Celebrations on Australia Day for some and protests on "Invasion Day" for others. Here's why some want to
"26.01.2017 09:01:44" The Newsmakers: Gambia's averted crisis explained The Gambia may have just dodged a major crisis. The Newsmakers explains.
"26.01.2017 05:14:58" trtworld.com Trump signs order on immigration and to move on Mexico wall Trump approves order to begin work to "build a large physical barrier on the southern border", and also signed measures to "create more detention space for illegal immigrants along the southern border." US President Donald Trump took a first step toward fulfilling his pledge to "build a wall" on the Mexican border Wednesday, signing two immigration-related decrees.
"25.01.2017 23:00:00" Australia Day or Invasion Day? For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Australia Day is another reminder of Australia's dark past.
"25.01.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Mr. Trump goes to Washington: The first four days The president's first four days saw the city slip into a parallel universe of protest and palace intrigue. “The world is watching!” Trump's first four days in office could be a preview of the next four years. Our report from the streets of Washington looks at protests big and small against during the first four days of his presidency.
"25.01.2017 19:30:00" trtworld.com The tech story without a proper headline From Whatsapp's alleged backdoor to smarter Tesla cars, and AI to the Boring Company, we have a look at some of the latest developments in the world of technology. From Whatsapp's alleged backdoor to smarter Tesla cars, and AI to the Boring Company, we have a look at some of the latest developments in the world of technology.
"25.01.2017 18:00:00" trtworld.com Is the US placing a ban on refugees? US President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders on Wednesday that include a temporary ban on most refugees and a suspension of visas for the citizens of seven countries. The move is aimed at reducing the number of undocumented immigrants, the Trump administration says. But is it targeting Muslims?
"25.01.2017 16:00:00" trtworld.com Would you ride a driverless bus? Paris presented its first driverless shuttle buses which will take passengers from the Gare de Lyon train station to the Austerlitz station in central Paris. It is one of several cities around the world to test the new technology. Paris is testing its first driverless shuttle buses to fight its terrible pollution problem.
"25.01.2017 14:15:00" trtworld.com Sisi and the future of the Egyptian revolution Despite support from several countries, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is under pressure from within. Increasing security concerns, terror attacks in the Sinai, economic issues and foreign policy problems threaten the future of his regime. OPINION: It's been six years since Egyptians revolted against their government, but today, Egypt is ruled by a regime that came to power through a military coup. What lies ahead for Sisi's regime?
"25.01.2017 12:43:47" Pepper-sprayed protester has a message for Donald Trump "Donald Trump, please open your eyes and understand that we do not hate you." Cheryl Angel, a leader of the North Dakota pipeline protests, was tear-gassed by police during Trump's inauguration. She has a message for the new president—but is it too late?
"25.01.2017 10:59:36" trtworld.com Why did the US pull out of the Trans-Pacific trade pact? President Donald Trump is reversing decades-old trade policies, hoping to bring jobs back to the United States. But many are skeptical. Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of a 12-nation trade pact, saying he won't let foreigners take away American jobs. But will it work?
"25.01.2017 09:30:00" Bullfighting returns to Bogota—but for how long? Should it stay or should it go? Just days after bullfighting returned to Bogota, the highest court in Colombia will debate whether the tradition violates national laws against mistreatment of animals.
"25.01.2017 07:30:09" trtworld.com Court rules parliament approval needed to launch Brexit. What now? Britain's highest court said the government must get approval from parliament to trigger Brexit. The UK still intends to leave the EU but the ruling will delay Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to speed up the process. In a landmark decision, Britain's highest court ruled the government must get approval from parliament to trigger Brexit. So what now?
"25.01.2017 00:21:00" 2017 Oscar Nominations:La La Land will be the film to watch th... Romantic musical La La Land has tied the record for most Oscar nominations with 14 nods including the top prize of best picture and best actor nominations for its stars, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. In a key change from 2016 and 2015, seven people of
"24.01.2017 22:00:00" A man with no political experience, known for being unpredictable and confrontational, is the 45th President of the United States. How will Donald Trump steer the country through world events?
"24.01.2017 20:00:01" trtworld.com Five major tests President Trump faces in the Middle East As President Donald Trump assumes office, his administration is set to inherit a range of problems that will put the US's Middle East policy to the test. Trump called the Iran nuclear agreement the "worst deal" ever negotiated, has vowed to shift the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and wants the US to pursue a non-interventionist policy.
How will he fare in an increasingly volatile Middle East?
"24.01.2017 18:00:00" Afghanistan: The war that never ends The US has been in Afghanistan for more than 15 years, but the war, which Donald Trump has now inherited, shows no sign of ending. While Washington ponders what to do next in a country that has seen nearly four decades of nonstop conflict, we look back at
"24.01.2017 15:30:39" medium.com Why did thousands in Paris take to the streets to protest Trumpism? –... Millions around the world marched in solidarity with women in Washington, DC, but for Parisians there was the added fear that populism will… "The impact that the American election has had on me as a French person, and above all, as a citizen of the world, is quite hard and heavy."
While Donald Trump's inauguration as US president triggered global protests, in France there is particular
"24.01.2017 14:30:00" Jetpack firefighters put out blazes in Dubai Dubai's firefighters are getting a technological upgrade: jetpacks.
"24.01.2017 12:12:35" “Let me thank your guest from Moscow to clarify that I'm not a terrorist.”
Watch this heated #Newsmakers debate between the Free Syrian Army's political officer, and a Russian commentator, about building trust among parties at peace talks currently
"24.01.2017 09:30:09" President Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership - TPP. But some importers believe they can adjust. And many in Asia are looking to the world's biggest exporter to fill a gap as the US pulls back from the region.
"24.01.2017 06:55:27" Pigeons earn big money in Turkey Pigeon racing is taking off in Istanbul, Turkey and some people have had great success in breeding and racing them and in doing so making money as well.
"24.01.2017 00:57:13" trtworld.com The notorious Erik Prince set to make a comeback under Trump The former head of private security firm Blackwater is reportedly advising US President Donald Trump from behind the scenes. We look at Prince's controversies, past and present. Erik Prince, the former CEO of notorious military contractor Blackwater CEO and US Navy SEAL veteran, may seem like a relic of the past. But he could be set to make a comeback under the Trump administration.
"23.01.2017 20:01:12" trtworld.com Did Trump steal lines from Hollywood movies in his inaugural speech? Social media is buzzing with claims President Donald Trump plagiarised parts of his speech from the Bee Movie, Avatar and Batman supervillain Bane. But this time, not all the allegations can stick. Did President Trump steal lines from Hollywood movies for his inaugural speech?
We've all seen the hilarious memes from the Bee Movie and videos with Bane. But this time, social media got it mostly wrong.
"23.01.2017 18:42:26" trtworld.com Reporter's Notebook: Astana talks Day 1 — As it happened No longer able to ignore the elephant in the room, tensions erupt as discussion of Syria's failing ceasefire is a non-starter. First day of the Syria peace talks in Astana got off to a rough start after discussion broke down over failure to establish common ground on the strengthening of a ceasefire agreement brokered by Turkey and Russia. We bring you an insider's account from
"23.01.2017 16:00:36" trtworld.com Syrian rebels and the regime have started peace talks. What's next? The talks brokered by Russia and Turkey have brought the Syrian regime and rebel fighters to the table. But will they be able to bring lasting peace?
"23.01.2017 13:35:44" Why is this elephant kicking her baby? Is this elephant trampling her newborn?
"23.01.2017 11:12:32" Syrians need bread, not bullets "The Syrian people do not need bullets. They don't need bombs. They need bread. They need medicine. They need shelters."
Shaykh Muhammad al Yaqoubi has a message of charity for Syrian refugees.
"23.01.2017 08:20:32" trtworld.com Turkey launched an investment for citizenship programme. Why? The plan is to boost investment as Ankara joins a host of countries that are selling their nationality to rich foreigners. Turkey is offering economic citizenship to foreign investors in a bid to shore up its dollar currency reserves. Economist Emre Alkin believes it is not a bad idea.
"23.01.2017 01:30:00" Heating Up: Global warming Donald Trump has been filling his cabinet with climate change sceptics and people with close ties to the fossil fuel industry. The #Newsmakers visited affected communities in Colorado to investigate what impact his presidency could have on the
"22.01.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Chapecoense returns to pitch two months after air crash Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense played its first game in memory of those who died in the plane crash two months ago while en route to Colombia. Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense has played its first game after recruiting 22 new players following the loss 19 players and staff members in a plane crash, two month ago.
"22.01.2017 20:17:06" trtworld.com Far-right leaders meet to discuss 'free Europe' vision Donald Trump's victory gives hope to far-right leaders of European Union parties to score their political points at home. Far-right leaders from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands met in the German city of Koblenz on Saturday to discuss how they might work together.
"22.01.2017 14:30:00" trtworld.com Trump slams "dishonest" media over size of inauguration crowd During his visit to CIA headquarters, the US president denied any feud with the intelligence agency and reiterated his resolve to "eradicate" terrorism from the face of this earth. US President Donald Trump has come down hard on the media, accusing them of deliberate misreporting of the facts as regards the size of the crowd that attended his inauguration on Friday.
"22.01.2017 12:00:00" Toxic gadget trash is piling up in Asia Asia's booming middle class drives mountains of 'e-waste' and it's getting out of control
"22.01.2017 09:52:50" trtworld.com Millions around the world rally against Donald Trump More than two million people flooded US cities, as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president. "Sister marches" were also staged in other cities across Europe and Asia. Millions of demonstrators around world were united in their concerns about social and economic justice issues as well as President Donald Trump, his plans for America and for women in particular.
"22.01.2017 07:03:51" trtworld.com At least 32 dead and 50 injured as train derails in India Nine coaches of the express train, en route to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur, derailed near Kuneri station, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The cause of derailment appears to be a technical fault, said police. At least 32 people were killed and 50 others injured when a passenger train derailed in eastern India on Saturday night.
"22.01.2017 01:00:00" How Trump's presidency will shape America and the world? Famed political forecaster, George Friedman, offers his predictions.
"21.01.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com 16 dead as bus carrying Hungarian students crashes in Italy The bus was returning from a skiing trip in France when it ploughed into a bridge pillar and burst into flames on a motorway in Italy. The bus was returning from a skiing trip in France when it ploughed into a bridge pillar and burst into flames on a motorway in Italy.
"21.01.2017 20:30:00" trtworld.com Anti-Trump women's rallies held around the world A series of protests were held throughout the US and major international cities against President Donald Trump's often angry, populist rhetoric. A series of protests were held throughout the US and major international cities against President Donald Trump's often angry, populist rhetoric.
"21.01.2017 19:30:00" Trump has the money, the lifestyle, the empire, and now he's the leader of the so called free world. The Newsmakers' Imran Garda asks if he'll thrive or wilt? And will journalists resist the temptation to only cover him negatively, and give credit where
"21.01.2017 18:00:45" El Chapo extradited to the US Is El Chapo's unexpected extradition to the US politically motivated?
"21.01.2017 16:30:00" How do comedians feel about Donald Trump's presidency? The #Newsmakers speaks with political comedian, Jeremy McLellan Comedy, about whether he's a boost for the industry.
"21.01.2017 14:00:01" trtworld.com Can Turkey shut down Incirlik Air Base? Experts and academics say if Turkey takes the base offline it will have consequences for relations between Ankara and Washington. Ties are already strained over US support for the YPG. Tensions between Turkey and the US-led coalition have risen due to what Turkey says is a lack of anti-Daesh support from the coalition. The first casualty of a poor relationship could be the Incirlik airbase.
"21.01.2017 12:00:00" The unexpected world traveller Meet Ayse Teyze (Aunt), the 60-year-old hitchhiker whose travels went viral after she forgot her camera in a young couple's car. This is the story of their journey to find her.
"21.01.2017 10:18:23" trtworld.com Turkish parliament approves constitutional reform bill The Turkish parliament has approved a constitutional reform bill that would allow the country to adopt a presidential form of government.
"21.01.2017 08:51:13" First speech as US President "America first." said Donald Trump in his first speech as US President, but this motto is a bit problematic. Here is why.
"21.01.2017 08:16:20" Protesters in the street for Trump's inauguration As President Trump gave his inauguration speech, riots shook Washington DC.
"21.01.2017 01:00:00" Trump's economic policy Donald Trump has filled his cabinet with billionaire executives and investment bankers. Is he going to live up to his promise to drain the swamp? #Newsmakers spent time in New York, at the heart of US capitalism.
"21.01.2017 00:06:03" trtworld.com Chelsea Manning: A free woman in four months Chelsea Manning became one of the most well-known whistleblowers in US history after releasing hundreds of thousands of classified documents. Now, freedom is in sight, after Obama commuted her sentence during his final days in office. Chelsea Manning, now 29, was sentenced to stay in prison until 2045 for releasing hundreds of thousands of classified documents. But on January 17, outgoing US President Barack Obama commuted her sentence to seven years, most of which she has served.
"20.01.2017 22:43:04" trtworld.com Why two Muslim girls are causing a stir in Australia? An Australia Day billboard featuring two girls in hijabs was taken down after the company that put it up was threatened. After fierce online debate, a crowdfunding campaign has raised money to bring it back and put up more. A billboard promoting an Australia Day event, caused furious debate among social media users. Here is what happened.
"20.01.2017 21:32:37" What will Trump's top priority be? The Newsmakers asks Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim US soldier killed in Iraq, if he believed Donald Trump when he promised to defend the constitution in his inaugural address.
"20.01.2017 18:56:33" Donald Trump is America's new Commander-in-Chief The Newsmakers LIVE: Donald Trump is America's new Commander-in-Chief. He promised to make America great again. What will that mean? Watch our special coverage now, as we discuss with Khizr Khan and a Trump supporter #Inauguration
"20.01.2017 13:16:46" Did Obama deliver on his campaign promises? "Yes we can. Yes we did." Obama made many promises over his two campaigns. Now, as he leaves office, we have to ask...did he really?
"20.01.2017 09:17:47" Was the car-ramming incident in Umm al Hiran deliberate? Was this a deliberate car attack or did the driver lose control after being shot dead by Israeli forces?
"20.01.2017 01:00:01" trtworld.com What the Trump presidency means for police reforms In the wake of the protests over Freddy Gray's death, residents of Baltimore's poorest neighbourhood were granted some changes in the way their community is policed. Now they worry Trump's praise of more hardline policing will jeopardise reforms. “Police are the most mistreated people in this country,” President-elect Donald Trump said during his primary campaign. “At the same time, we have to give power back to the police, because crime is rampant.” What does a Trump White House mean for police
"19.01.2017 23:00:00" Under Obama's administration, the US has recovered from a financial crisis. #Newsmakers visited an under resourced community in Washington, DC to ask if Obama lived up to his promise of change.
"19.01.2017 21:01:48" Trump writing speech Twitter users roasted Trump after he posted a staged picture while writing his 'inaugural speech'
"19.01.2017 19:33:46" trtworld.com Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambia's new president The UN Security Council is set to vote later on Thursday on a draft resolution endorsing the West African regional force's efforts to remove outgoing president Yahya Jammeh who has refused to step down. Adama Barrow, who won the December presidential elections, has been sworn in as Gambia's new president on Thursday at Gambia's embassy in Senegal despite Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step down. Newly sworn-in President Barrow calls upon all Gambians and the
"19.01.2017 18:29:14" trtworld.com Former Guantanamo detainee has a message for Trump "If you endorse torture and if you endorse criminality then it will come back upon you."
We spoke to a former Guantanamo detainee, Moazzam Begg, who said there was no reason for the facility to exist.
"19.01.2017 15:10:08" Turks pay tribute to assassinated journalist Hrant Dink Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink was killed on this day 10 years ago. Turkey is still investigating the assassination. Authorities claim FETO was behind it.
"19.01.2017 11:00:00" trtworld.com Is Algeria heading for a late Arab Spring? Algeria may have the right ingredients for a full-blown popular uprising, but the newly healed scars of the last civil war make Algerians think twice about revolting. Algeria has been immune to the Arab Spring so far. But is that set to change?
"19.01.2017 06:53:49" trtworld.com Five things Obama said in his final White House press briefing Chelsea Manning, Cuba, Russia, fake news and cordial terms with Donald Trump - the press corps put US President Barack Obama on the briefing room hot seat for one last time. Chelsea Manning, Cuba, Russia, fake news and Trump... Here are five things Obama said in his last press briefing.
"19.01.2017 00:00:01" trtworld.com “Scared to death”: homeless in Washington react to the rise of Trump As inauguration day approaches, people who live on the streets of the nation's capital wait, watch and worry about the risk of social and healthcare cuts. "What would you tell Trump if you could?"
"Don't forget the 99 percent."
Like millions of other Americans, the homeless in DC rely on social welfare to survive. But many think Trump will care more about the rich than about them after he is sworn in.
"18.01.2017 21:00:01" trtworld.com On The Line: Home Internet Means Power in Cuba Not since the U.S. government's initiation of Radio Martí in 1980 has such a broad opportunity for uncensored information been available to Cubans. The difference now is that instead of attempting to prohibit access, the government is increasing it. Opinion: Like the proverbial crack in the dam, increased access to the Internet in Cuba is inevitable. And that can only be a good thing when it comes to instigating political reforms in Cuba.
"18.01.2017 19:13:04" The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh won't step down "No election, no military, or no foreign power can take me out of office unless Allah says so." Gambian President Yahya Jammeh isn't stepping down after losing his first election in 22 years. Who is this polarising president and what has he done for The
"18.01.2017 17:01:00" Pakistani pop star rescues female fan from harassment at concert Pakistani singer Atif Aslam stopped his concert to call out sexual harassment
"18.01.2017 15:00:01" Will Julian Assange hand himself in? Is Julian Assange going to turn himself in to the US after whistleblower Chelsea Manning's sentence was commuted?
"18.01.2017 12:43:49" trtworld.com How a train nearly brought Kosovo and Serbia to the brink of war A Serbian passenger train that departed from the country's capital Belgrade for Mitrovica, a disputed city in the youngest country in the Balkans, Kosovo, has escalated tensions in the region again. The renewed tension between Kosovo and Serbia is a reminder that the break up of Yugoslavia has left many micro-conflicts unresolved.
Analysts say political elites in both countries need to stop nationalist posturing, and provocative declarations, or
"18.01.2017 09:00:00" A solidarity walk for refugees "I just wanted to show what happens when one Christian man walks through a Muslim country [Jordan] and the experience is great.”
Goran Blazevic wants to reverse negative stereotypes and prejudice against Muslim refugees."
"18.01.2017 06:35:51" trtworld.com Obama commutes whistleblower Chelsea Manning's sentence The former US army intelligence analyst is one of 209 prisoners whose jail term was cut short by outgoing US President Barack Obama. Chelsea Manning, who leaked classified US documents to WikiLeaks, will be released in May
"18.01.2017 01:00:00" Australia Day billboard featuring girls in hijab removed An Australia Day billboard featuring two girls wearing hijab was removed after the company behind it received complaints.
"17.01.2017 21:30:35" trtworld.com Trump's CIA pick: from the Tea Party to spy chief nominee Mike Pompeo is the US president-elect's pick to take over the CIA. We examine his controversial views on a range of the thorniest issues, including... Mike Pompeo is Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA and that's raising some eyebrows. Pompeo is a Tea Party Republican who favours increasing domestic surveillance and has said he views Islam as a threat to the United States, and that waterboarding isn't
"17.01.2017 20:00:00" Angus can sniff out deadly bacteria C. difficile Angus the dog is trained to sniff out superbug Clostridium difficile and works at Vancouver Coastal Health Hospital.
"17.01.2017 19:11:06" medium.com Turkey's new constitution has its critics. Is the nation heading for one-man rule? – TRT World We ask the man at the helm of Turkey's constitutional commission, Mustafa Sentop, if the country is heading towards an authoritarian state. “Sovereignty belongs to the nation. We need to create a direct connection between lawmakers and the people.”
We ask Mustafa Sentop, the man at the helm of Turkey's constitutional changes if the nation is heading towards authoritarian rule.
"17.01.2017 17:13:37" trtworld.com Turkey says Istanbul nightclub attacker was "well-trained" Police identified the suspect as Abdulgadir Masharipov, who is believed to be responsible for killing 39 people at Reina nightclub in Istanbul. Abdulgadir Masharipov, the prime suspect in Reina nightclub massacre in which 39 people lost their lives on New Year's Day, was arrested by Turkish security forces late Monday night. The suspect nabbed in an apartment in Istanbul's Esenyurt district with
"17.01.2017 16:09:45" Newsmakers: Clone wars 19 years ago, 19 nations officially banned human cloning. So, where is cloning now? Can it be done? And even if it could be - do we want it to be?
"17.01.2017 14:20:10" Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker arrested Who is the main suspect in the Istanbul nightclub attack? Police have just arrested Abdulgadir Masharipov.
"17.01.2017 12:42:04" trtworld.com Fifteen years on, why is Guantanamo still open? US President Barack Obama vowed to shut down the prison soon after taking office. But it's a decision that needed the support of the Congress, something he could never get. US President Barack Obama vowed to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention facility after taking office. But it's a decision that needed the support of the Congress, something he could never get.
"17.01.2017 08:21:21" trtworld.com Why is the Chinese media calling Trump's Taiwan remarks 'despicable' ? US president-elect Donald Trump says the One China policy is "under negotiation". The Chinese are angry because it means that the US may recognise China and Taiwan as separate entities. Since winning the November election, US president-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly said that he would review the 'one-China' policy. Why has the Chinese media called his comments 'despicable'?
"17.01.2017 04:00:01" trtworld.com Theresa May to confirm clean break from EU single market The prime minister is ready to announce UK's complete exit rather than being 'half in, half out' of the European Union, according to excerpts released by her office before her highly-anticipated Brexit speech on Tuesday. In UK Prime Minister Theresa May's much-awaited speech on Tuesday, she will set out her twelve priorities for upcoming divorce talks with the European Union.
"16.01.2017 21:47:51" Timeline Photos #BREAKING: Suspected Reina gunman identified as Abdulgadir Masharipov has been captured from Esenyurt district of Istanbul: police sources
More details: http://www.trtworld.com/turkey/police-capture-suspected-reina-gunman-in-istanbul-276745
"16.01.2017 20:30:00" Trump slammed for attacking civil rights legend John Lewis US President-elect Trump picks fight with civil rights legend John Lewis because he won't attend his inauguration.
"16.01.2017 16:46:27" 8 men as rich as half the world Eight men in the world are as rich as half of the world's population according to a report by Oxfam. Can you guess who these billionaires are?
"16.01.2017 14:00:00" Winter wonderland in Beijing stuns visitors Did ice turn this little-known valley into winter's greatest masterpiece?
"16.01.2017 10:31:02" Turkish cargo crash A Turkish cargo jet crashed in a Kyrgyz village, killing at least 37 people including 6 children and destroying dozens of homes.
"16.01.2017 07:01:51" trtworld.com Cargo plane crash kills at least 32 in Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz officials say the plane struck 15 buildings in a village, near the capital city Bishkek, when it crashed on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul. An ACT Airlines cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 32 people, most of them local villagers.
"16.01.2017 00:00:00" trtworld.com Obama says his Hawaiian roots shaped his outlook as president Hawaiians say Obama helped put the state back on the map and his visits make people more aware of the small island state. Outgoing President Barack Obama is the first US leader born in Hawaii. Obama says the multicultural nature of Hawaii helped him relate to people of different backgrounds. TRT World tracks his Hawaiian roots and how it shaped his presidency.
"15.01.2017 20:00:00" trtworld.com UK set to approve world's first tidal lagoon project Britain needs to invest in major new infrastructure to replace ageing coal and nuclear plants set to close in the 2020s. The British government is set to approve what's being called a revolutionary new power generator. Tidal lagoon generator will harness the energy of the tides coming up the coast of Wales. The 1.5 billion dollar project is expected to meet UK's energy
"15.01.2017 17:00:01" trtworld.com Iraqi forces take Mosul University from Daesh after fierce fighting Iraqi forces say they are close to recapturing the entire eastern bank of the Tigris river, bringing them in full control of eastern Mosul, and thus half of Daesh's last major stronghold in Iraq. Iraqi special forces said on Sunday they took full control of Mosul University complex after two days of fierce fighting with Daesh. The development is seen as an important gain towards retaking the entire eastern half of the city, which is Daesh's last
"15.01.2017 14:07:41" trtworld.com Turkey says US will be invited to Astana talks on Syria Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey, Russia and Iran have agreed to invite the US to the talks which are set to promote a political solution in war-torn Syria. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey, Russia and Iran have agreed to invite the US to the talks in Astana, Kazakhstan on January 23 to discuss peace in war-ravaged Syria. The meeting in Astana follows last month's ceasefire deal brokered
"15.01.2017 10:30:52" trtworld.com Palestinian president officially opens embassy in Vatican A meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Pope Francis will also take place ahead of an international conference where the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is scheduled to be discussed. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas unveiled a plaque and raised the Palestinian flag at a new Palestinian embassy in the Vatican on Saturday. President Abbas also met Pope Francis. The meeting took place ahead of an international conference in Paris on
"15.01.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Bird flu-plagued South Korea imports eggs from US to tackle shortage The import comes ahead of Lunar New Year holiday season when South Koreans cook traditional dishes that require the use of eggs. South Korea has received its first shipment of eggs from the United States to help it tackle a nationwide shortage caused by a bird flu outbreak.
"14.01.2017 23:00:00" trtworld.com Trump may lift sanctions against Russia if it helps US fight terror The outgoing Obama administration imposed sanctions on Russia in response to Moscow's alleged cyber attacks on the US presidential elections. US President-elect Donald Trump suggested on Friday that he may end sanctions against Russia if it helps Washington's fight against terror.
"14.01.2017 19:00:01" trtworld.com Turkey begins process to give citizenship to eligible Syrian refugees Syrian refugees who can offer a skill set in exchange for citizenship, say life will now get much easier for them in Turkey. Turkey has begun the process of giving citizenship to eligible Syrian refugees living on its soil
"14.01.2017 15:02:07" trtworld.com 2 arrested and charged for assisting Istanbul nightclub shooter Two Chinese nationals have been arrested and charged for assisting the shooter who killed at least 39 people at a popular nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Day. Two Uighurs have been arrested and charged as accomplices in a terror attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's.
"14.01.2017 11:00:00" Meet Sudan's first auto mechanic boss Who says women can't fix cars?
Meet Sondos Mostafa, a mechanic from Sudan who fixes dents like a boss.
"14.01.2017 07:21:23" trtworld.com Tunisia marks sixth year since Arab Spring victory Tunisia's former leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali stepped down, ending his 23-year grip on the country after finally giving into weeks of protests against his rule. Six years ago today, the Arab Spring burst into life in Tunisia after a wave of relentless pressure ousted leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power.
Today, many regard Tunisia's revolution as a case of the more things change, the more they stay the
"14.01.2017 01:00:00" Biden & Obama's bromantic relationship Joe Biden and Barack Obama's bromance came to a crescendo after Obama surprised him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
"13.01.2017 18:30:00" Turkey raises concerns over SDF links to PKK Turkey is concerned that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are linked to the PKK.
"13.01.2017 16:00:01" trtworld.com What's happening to activists in Pakistan? At least four men known for being vocal against religious fundamentalists and state repression have been missing since January 4. Many are pointing fingers at state security agencies for the disappearances. Rights group urges Pakistan to investigate the disappearances of 5 secular activists who were known for being vocal critics of militant religious groups and Pakistan's military.
"13.01.2017 13:31:00" Top anti-doping investigator speaks to TRT World Do you know how many athletes dope? The World Anti-Doping Agency's investigator, Richard McLaren, believes at least 1 in 5 athletes around the world takes prohibited substances.
"13.01.2017 11:30:00" trtworld.com Militias fighting for Mosul accused of abuses in battle against Daesh The US-backed Iraqi army has made major advances against Daesh in recent months. But according to a new report, some of the militias fighting under the army's umbrella are themselves committing serious abuses. The US-backed Iraqi army has made major advances against Daesh in recent months. But according to a new report, some of the militias fighting under the army's umbrella are themselves committing serious abuses.
"13.01.2017 09:30:01" Micro-drones Swarms of micro-drones are a real thing and they're much more than meets the eye
"13.01.2017 06:43:42" Doormat featuring Indian flag sparks fury Amazon has stopped selling Indian flag doormats after India's external affairs minister threatened to rescind the visas of its employees, saying the mats were an "insult."
"13.01.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Is Ban Ki-moon's South Korean presidential bid in trouble? The former UN chief is expected to run for president in his home country. But after his relatives were charged with bribery, it may not be that easy as South Korea is still reeling from a corruption scandal involving the current leader. The former UN chief Ban Ki-moon faces an uphill battle in his bid for South Korea's presidency, after his relatives were charged with bribery.
"12.01.2017 23:00:00" The Newsmakers - Off Script: Buzzfeed's epic fail? BuzzFeed dumped documents from an unnamed intelligence source, without verifying the information. The Newsmakers goes #OffScript about whether the Trump dossier was really in the public's interest.
"12.01.2017 21:00:00" Muhammad al Yaqoubi has a dream for Syria "I have a vision that Syria will be rebuilt again, that people will come back to Syria and will enjoy freedom, democracy, dignity."
Syrian Islamic scholar Muhammad al Yaqoubi has a dream for his homeland.
"12.01.2017 19:30:00" trtworld.com Unpaid workers are left in the lurch as multinationals leave Yemen The energy firm Total and security company G4S left the country in 2015 as conflict between the Houthis and the government escalated, leaving over 200 local employees in the lurch. Over 200 Yemeni unpaid workers have been caught between the French energy giant Total, one of the world's largest security firms, G4S — and a fake entity operating under the name 'G4S Yemen' under the patronage of powerful locals. Who's to blame?
"12.01.2017 18:10:00" medium.com Syrian refugees navigate Istanbul snow storm – TRT World In Pictures: For some, Istanbul was transformed into a winter wonderland. For the vulnerable, including the many homeless Syrian refugees, however, the snow storm was a very different experience.
"12.01.2017 16:40:01" trtworld.com How did a natural water spring end up at the centre of the Syrian war? Fighting in the Barada Valley might jeopardise the peace process, Syrian rebels say If Damascus' water supply is cut off, the situation in Syria could go from bad to worse.
"12.01.2017 15:30:00" Pakistan's missing activists "First they pushed us out of the streets, then they pushed us off the newspapers and now they want to push us off online platforms."
Five Pakistani activists have been abducted over the last few days and people are pointing fingers at the state.
"12.01.2017 12:00:00" medium.com How 6 Eastern European nations have hunted down refugees—in policy, and in practice – TRT World The European Union prides itself on being a bloc of fairness, justice and equality. But is it ignoring abuses against refugees in Eastern… The European Union prides itself on being a bloc of fairness, justice and equality. But is it ignoring abuses against refugees in Eastern Europe?
"11.01.2017 21:00:00" trtworld.com Forget social media, rhinos get their news from poo piles A new study suggests that rhinos communicate about their gender, age and sexual availability through communal dung heaps. A new study suggests that rhinos communicate about their gender, age and sexual availability through communal dung heaps.
"11.01.2017 19:41:53" Tintin's first adventure gets colourful makeover Tintin fans can now read his adventures in the 'Land of the Soviets' in colour. Out of the 24 cartoon stories, 'Land of the Soviets' was the only one to solely be published in black and white.
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"11.01.2017 16:59:06" Indian soldier's claims of maltreatment goes viral This Indian soldier's videos have gone viral, claiming he was served sub-standard food while working in difficult conditions. His posts have triggered an investigation by the Indian government.
"11.01.2017 15:30:04" Barack Obama's emotional farewell speech "Yes we can, Yes we did" - Barack Obama
President Obama's final address to the nation was very emotional.
"11.01.2017 13:00:10" medium.com Five African elections that could shake up the continent in 2017 – TRT World The international footballer, George Weah might become president. And that's not the half of it. The international footballer, George Weah might become president this year. And that's not the half of it. Here are five African elections that could shake up the continent in 2017.
"11.01.2017 11:22:12" trtworld.com Why is Norway switching off its FM radio? Switching to Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) offers better sound quality and more radio channels. Scrapping FM will also save the government about 250 million kronners (29 million USD) a year. Norway becomes the first country in the world to switch off its FM radio to Digital Audio Broadcasting receivers. But are Norwegians happy with this decision?
"11.01.2017 08:00:00" trtworld.com Syrian refugees seek sanctuary in Italy As Syrian families forced to flee the war find increasing hostility in Lebanon, a handful have been offered a new home in northern Italy. The charities behind the “humanitarian corridor” initiative hope it will inspire similar projects in Europe. “If it were not for the Italian humanitarian visas, I would have been one of the thousands of refugees on rafts. I would have risked my life with my family, paying a smuggler, to seek a better life,” Evan Ahmed Deeb told TRT World. His family is among
"11.01.2017 05:00:00" trtworld.com Who was Iran's Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani? A former president and a key figure in the Iranian Revolution, Rafsanjani was regarded as a pragmatic conservative and a friend to moderates. He died on Sunday at the age of 82. Who was Iran's Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani?
A former president and a key figure in the Iranian Revolution, Rafsanjani was regarded as a pragmatic conservative and a friend to moderates. He died on Sunday at the age of 82.
"11.01.2017 01:00:01" trtworld.com Why is Canada's Ktunaxa tribe protesting against a ski resort? The Supreme Court has reserved a judgement in a landmark case that has pitted Ktunaxa tribe against a ski resort in British Columbia. The case's outcome will determine the rights of First Nation people in Canada, lawyers say. "The warm and fuzzy things that our leader says on the international stage — and the policies pursued at home are in complete contrast": a Canadian lawyer takes aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's policies towards First Nations.
"10.01.2017 22:00:00" Donald Trump appoints son-in-law to top job in White House Donald Trump has caused a stir after appointing his son-in-law Jared Kushner to the role of senior White House Advisor. Does his appointment violate anti-nepotism laws?
"10.01.2017 20:30:00" SaltBae's seductive sprinkles Have you heard of #SaltBae? Chef Nusret Gokce of Istanbul's Nusr-Et Steakhouse became an internet meme after videos he posted of himself preparing steak went viral.
"10.01.2017 19:30:00" Thousands of migrants and refugees freeze “Nobody can stay here, but we have to stay here."
The freezing temperatures in Europe have killed dozens of migrants and refugees. Thousands of others are left out in the cold.
"10.01.2017 18:20:32" Omran Daqneesh inspires Major Lazer Major Lazer's latest music video, 'Believer,' is inspired by the story of Omran Daqneesh, the little Syrian boy who became a symbol of the war.
We talked to the director of the music video, Christopher Louie.
"10.01.2017 13:05:01" Another powerful image of a little boy who drowned while fleeing violence. But will it get the world's attention like Alan Kurdi did? The Newsmakers goes #OffScript about what it will take for people to care about Myanmar's displaced Rohingya.
"10.01.2017 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Muhammad al Yaqoubi has a dream for Syria.
"10.01.2017 07:08:29" trtworld.com Sanders vows to defend minority rights, talk to Trump on trade US Senator Bernie Sanders said at a town hall forum on Monday that he would be willing to work with Trump "on any issue that is sensible" In a town hall forum on Monday night, US Senator Bernie Sanders said he was willing to work with Republican president-elect Donald Trump on trade issues, but drew a sharp line on rolling back civil rights
"10.01.2017 03:00:00" trtworld.com Russia dismisses US hacking allegation as a "witch-hunt" Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said no new evidence had been produced in a US intelligence report to show that Russian officials were involved. The Kremlin on Monday rejected as a "witch-hunt" US allegations that Russia tried to influence the US presidential election in favour of Donald Trump.
"10.01.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com Frigid weather kills dozen across central Europe Deep freeze in the region threatens migrants and homeless people as temperatures have plunged to below -30 in some places Deadly cold has taken the lives of dozens of people across southeastern Europe, with the homeless and migrants the hardest hit
"09.01.2017 23:00:00" A Golden Globes to remember The inspiring women who made waves at the Golden Globes
"09.01.2017 20:01:05" trtworld.com Syrian scholar Muhammad al Yaqoubi on how Daesh exploits religion A chat with Muhammad al Yaqoubi, a prominent Syrian Islamic scholar who taught at Damascus' Grand Umayyad Mosque. Self-exiled, wanted by the Assad... Self-exiled and now wanted by both the Assad regime and Daesh, Shaykh Muhammad al Yaqoubi is on a mission. The prominent Syrian Islamic scholar is travelling the world countering extremism and spreading orthodox Sunni Islam teachings. He says Syrians
"09.01.2017 18:00:00" trtworld.com Why has Zimbabwe banned street food? The government is trying to control a typhoid outbreak caused by poor sanitation and unregulated water supplies. The ban on street food has been put in place to prevent the water-borne disease from spreading. Zimbabwe bans street food in a bid to quell the spread of typhoid
"09.01.2017 16:30:00" trtworld.com Can Syria talks in Astana achieve peace? The date has been set for the latest Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana. But will it break new ground? The latest round of Syria peace talks is set to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan on January 23.
Brokered by Russia and Turkey with the tacit buy-in of Iran, Assad and the Syrian opposition, many hope they can break new ground where past talks have
"09.01.2017 14:58:24" Killers of Syria Assad's regime, Russia, Daesh and armed rebels. Who's to blame for all the death in Syria?
"09.01.2017 01:00:00" trtworld.com US deploys tanks to eastern Europe amid strained relations with Russia The move came as relations between Washington and Moscow dropped to a new low after US national security agencies accused Russia of using cyber attacks to influence the November 8 presidential election. Hundreds of US tanks and other heavy military equipment arrived at a seaport in northern Germany on Friday to be shipped to Poland and eastern Europe as part of a NATO build-up which has alarmed Russia.
"08.01.2017 20:30:00" trtworld.com Mutinous soldiers free Ivory Coast's defence minister Ivory Coast has been rocked by two days of unrest after soldiers seized control of the country's second largest city Bouake early on Friday. Mutinous soldiers released Ivory Coast's Defence Minister Alain Richard Donwahi late on Saturday after detaining him for two hours in a tense standoff over pay.
"08.01.2017 16:30:00" trtworld.com Four Israelis killed after truck rams into soldiers in Jerusalem Israeli police say they are treating the incident as an attack, with security officials stating the driver of the truck was a Palestinian. A truck driven by a Palestinian rammed into a group of Israeli soldiers on a popular promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four people and injuring 15 others, Israeli police said.
"08.01.2017 12:25:01" trtworld.com Turkish Army rejects claims it harmed civilians in Syria The Turkish Army has said that not harming civilians is one of its "basic principles" in response to allegations regarding its ongoing operation in northern Syria to push Daesh and other terror groups away from Turkey's southern border.
"08.01.2017 08:39:28" trtworld.com Vinyl records return to popularity in Britain Vinyl sales in Britain hit a 25-year high in 2016, increasing 53 percent from last year.
"08.01.2017 00:00:00" Fleeing the poverty and devastation of the 2010 earthquake, more than 12,000 Haitians reached the US-Mexico border city of Tijuana last year and the Mexican government is allowing them to stay there until the US decides whether to admit them or not.
"07.01.2017 20:00:00" Mohammed Abu Khdeir was kidnapped and burned alive by three ultra-orthodox Israeli settlers in 2014. Mohammed's killing still haunts his family.
"07.01.2017 17:00:00" trtworld.com Blizzard paralyses transportation in southeastern Europe, Istanbul Weather conditions have forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in Istanbul's airports A major snowstorm descended on Istanbul and southeastern Europe on Saturday, paralysing transportation across the region, grounding hundreds of flights and cancelling ferry services between the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus.
"07.01.2017 15:50:38" India sex assaults This woman in India was molested on New Year's Eve, on the streets of Bangalore and in front of onlookers and they did nothing.
"07.01.2017 11:00:39" medium.com Rebuilding Bosnia – TRT World Has Bosnia's heritage recovered twenty years after the war? "Sarajevans would repair the damage to their houses after every shelling. You can't let your enemy see you down.” Over two decades have passed since the Bosnian war. But can the nation heal its scars?
"07.01.2017 07:43:25" trtworld.com Scientists warn massive ice shelf could break away from Antarctica In a sign of the effect of global warming, scientists believe a massive ice shelf is due to break away from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf within the next few months.
"06.01.2017 23:00:01" medium.com Is New Zealand at war with Israel now? – TRT World New Zealand's vote at the UN against Israeli settlements has been called a “declaration of war” by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin… Israel has called New Zealand's vote at the UN, a "declaration of war". But why are they singling out New Zealand?
"06.01.2017 19:00:00" medium.com Eight things to know about the Cyprus peace talks – TRT World Turkish and Greek Cypriots are set to engage in important talks that could change the dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean. Are Cypriots on the verge of ending a 40-year political deadlock? Here are some key points about the upcoming peace talks
"06.01.2017 17:00:00" Reina massacre memorial The memorial at Reina nightclub in Istanbul is being regularly visited after the attack on New Year's Day.
"06.01.2017 14:08:31" Tukey's new hero Turkish people are paying tribute to a Kurdish police officer and praising his act of bravery during the Izmir attack. Fethi Sekin shot an attacker before being killed in the clash.
"06.01.2017 11:39:41" The history of ISIS (Daesh) The history of Daesh (ISIS) in 6 minutes
"06.01.2017 09:00:00" medium.com Tunisia's persecuted women are shattering the country's progressive image – TRT World The Truth and Dignity Commission's public hearings of victims of state abuse mark another historic event in Tunisia's post-revolution… Opinion: Tunisia has long cultivated an image as a beacon for women's rights in the region. It turns out that was a myth.
"06.01.2017 07:00:01" BBC's sketch "The Real Housewives of ISIS" goes viral A BBC sketch about British women joining Daesh is prompting heated debate. Some people accuse the channel of being insensitive.
"06.01.2017 05:00:00" Pakistan inducts first female bomb disposal officer “A Pakistani woman was neither fragile yesterday, nor is she weak today and she will also not become weak in the future.”
Meet Rafia Qaseem Baig, Pakistan's first woman bomb disposal officer.
"06.01.2017 02:13:30" trtworld.com "Resolute" US spy chief differs with Trump on Russia cyber attack The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, briefed the Senate Armed Services Committee on Russia's alleged hacking of the US presidential election.
"05.01.2017 23:00:00" Facebook Live assault “F*** Donald Trump, f*** white people.” A disabled man was allegedly beaten and tortured by four people in Chicago. The assault was streamed live on Facebook.
"05.01.2017 19:30:00" Police in Cologne under fire for calling North Africans 'Nafris' German police in Cologne apologise after referring to North Africans as "Nafris" in a tweet. The police department has, however, defended racially profiling them during New Year festivities.
"05.01.2017 18:02:15" youtube.com TRT World Live 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... The Newsmakers - Watch Live:
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian man in Hebron should be pardoned. Why are so many Israelis rallying around the convicted sergeant? Plus, we speak with a former
"05.01.2017 17:23:44" trtworld.com Car bomb attack in Turkey's Izmir kills policeman, court official Explosion occurred near a courthouse in the city. At least seven people were injured including two policemen. A car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the Turkish city of Izmir killing one policeman and a court official. Seven other people, including two policemen, were also injured. The blast was followed by a gunfight during which police shot dead two of the
"05.01.2017 15:44:04" Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter Israeli court finds soldier guilty of manslaughter while PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls for officer's pardon.
"05.01.2017 12:00:00" trtworld.com Teen refugees struggle to make their future in Germany Beyond the challenges of adjusting to a new country and language without their families, many Arab or Muslim teenagers are trying to overcome a backlash in the wake of recent attacks. TRT World speaks with unaccompanied teenage refugees. “Syria is my home country, but Germany is my adopted country.”
Beyond the challenges of adjusting to a new country and language, Middle Eastern teenagers are trying to overcome an anti-Muslim backlash in the wake of recent attacks on Berlin.
"05.01.2017 08:03:30" trtworld.com Sexual assault in Bangalore, what happened on New Year's Eve? A mob of men attacked women who were celebrating New Year's Eve in the southern Indian city. Women reported being groped and molested during New Year's Eve celebrations in Bangalore when a mob of men sexually harassed and assaulted them.
So, what happened? Have any arrests been made?
"05.01.2017 01:44:09" trtworld.com More than 100 hurt in New York train derailment The train was carrying 600 to 700 people when it derailed and the first two cars were seriously damaged, according to fire department officials, who added that all injuries are non-life threatening.
"04.01.2017 20:15:00" China on alert over polluted fog Chinese residents are urged to stay indoors as smog hit Beijing and is now battling with polluted fog.
"04.01.2017 15:58:16" trtworld.com Israeli soldier guilty in killing of injured Palestinian attacker Cell phone video caught Israeli soldier Sgt. Elor Azaria shooting and killing Palestinian man Abd Fatah al-Sharif in Hebron in March, even though Sharif was injured and lying on the ground. An Israeli soldier who shot and killed an incapacitated Palestinian assailant has been found guilty of manslaughter
"04.01.2017 11:05:12" trtworld.com Top 6 tech trends to follow in 2017 Get ready for a tech-packed year ahead that includes self-driving cars, voice assistants on more devices, killer robots and human free grocery stores all on the horizon. Get ready for a tech-packed year that includes self-driving cars, voice assistants on more devices, killer robots and human-free grocery stores.
"04.01.2017 08:00:00" Istanbul community centre holds tasty fundraiser for Syrian re... “A lot of [Syrian children] don't know how to hold a pencil. We started off by teaching them how to hold a pencil.”
Shahla Raza, a filmmaker from India, started Yusra Community Center in the Balat neighbourhood of Istanbul to serve Syrian refugee
"04.01.2017 05:00:00" Rohingya beaten by Myanmar police Dozens of Rohingya villagers were beaten and tortured for two days by Myanmar police, according to an activist. An officer recorded part of the beatings.
"04.01.2017 00:00:01" trtworld.com Republican-controlled US Congress has Obama's legacy in its sights Given a boost by Donald Trump's victory in the November 8 presidential election, Republicans hope to dismantle the Obama administration's healthcare policies as well as environmental and financial industry regulations. The Republican-led US Congress begins a new session on Tuesday. With the victory of Donald Trump in the November 8 US presidential election, the Republicans have been empowered to pursue tax cuts as well as rolling back the Obama administration's
"03.01.2017 21:30:00" trtworld.com 2017: Welcome to the new world order Russia is antagonising the EU, while Putin and Trump are best friends. From Europe to the US to Israel, the far-right is now a formidable force. And Turkey, a US ally and NATO member, participated in a summit with Russia and Iran to discuss Syria. Allegations about Putin's support of far-right parties in Europe abound, while Moscow and Washington relations are tense over accusations of Russia meddling with US presidential elections.
Meanwhile Russia holds a summit on Syria in Moscow with Iran and
"03.01.2017 19:54:55" trtworld.com Q&A: The absence of a tribunal in Syria is a blow to international law A conversation with the international law expert Dapo Akande about the Syrian war. He argues that competing global powers are protecting war criminals in the strife-torn country — and undermining international human rights mechanisms in the process. Why hasn't there been a war crimes tribunal in Syria?
In a conversation with TRT World the international law expert Dapo Akande said clashing interests of global powers have delayed the sanction of war tribunal in Syria. "While the conflict is going on,
"03.01.2017 18:00:00" The Newsmakers - Live on Facebook at 18:00GMT
Abuse against Myanmar's Muslim minority has been revealed in a leaked video showing police officers beating Rohingya men.
The Newsmakers asks what it will take to end Rohingya oppression, and if Aung San
"03.01.2017 16:29:20" trtworld.com What do we know so far about the Istanbul nightclub attacker? The shooter is alleged to have arrived in Istanbul in November. Police have released a video of the suspect and said they have fingerprints that link him to the deaths of 39 revellers at the Reina nightclub. The New Year's attack in Istanbul was claimed by Daesh. Turkey has launched a massive manhunt. This is what we know about the shooter so far.
"03.01.2017 14:33:04" trtworld.com Istanbul nightclub attack survivor said goodbye on Snapchat Fikri Tosun, 21, luckily survived after he was hit in the leg and the arm by the Reina shooter who killed 39 people and injured dozens more. “Brother, I love you. I'm going to die,” Fikri Tosun Snapchatted his brother during the Istanbul nightclub attack.
"03.01.2017 11:59:47" trtworld.com The US changed its tune on Israel relations. But is it too late? Following a UN Security Council resolution denouncing Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal under international law, tensions have risen among traditional allies. “When Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2018, the Palestinians will mark a very different anniversary: 70 years since what they call the Nakba, or catastrophe.”
US Secretary of State, John Kerry had some strong words for Israeli politicians. But
"03.01.2017 09:54:59" Picture This: Remembering Reina's victims A gunman shot his way into the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, killing dozens of people celebrating the New Year – threatening a side of the city many Turks and foreigners cherish.
"03.01.2017 08:01:16" Bee Queens of Afghanistan These Afghan women are queens of the bee industry. Through the art of beekeeping, they've gained financial security and are closing the gender gap.
"03.01.2017 05:24:23" trtworld.com Syrian opposition announces freeze of talks on Astana peace conference About 10 Syrian opposition groups announced they were suspending talks about participating in planned peace negotiations this month in the Kazakh capital Astana, due to ceasefire "violations" by the regime.
"02.01.2017 17:51:48" Mogadishu Bomb Blasts Al Shabab claimed deadly suicide car bombs targeted Mogadishu International airport and nearby Hotel Peace in Somalia.
"02.01.2017 14:31:58" Yemen's child labour "“I work at schools, in streets. I stopped going to school. I earn our living.”
11-year-old Omar Taher is a street vendor in Yemen."
"02.01.2017 13:27:48" trtworld.com A year of tragedy in Turkey 2016 for Turkey was a year marred by attacks that targeted security forces and civilians alike. The country had barely entered 2017 when another attacks suggested that this year won't be much different. Turkey is at the heart of a struggle against terrorism after a year of deadly attacks which have killed dozens of security personnel and civilians alike.
"02.01.2017 10:23:53" Man wounded in Istanbul nightclub attack tells his story "I acted dead so he didn't continue shooting me."
Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack at Reina nightclub in Istanbul early New Year's morning. A gunman killed 39 people and injured 69 others. Francois al Asmar is one of the survivors.
"02.01.2017 08:44:01" #BREAKING: Daesh claims responsibility for New Year's eve nightclub attack that killed 39 in Istanbul, Turkey
"02.01.2017 06:47:46" trtworld.com New UN chief Guterres stresses “peace first” as he assumes office As the world's top diplomat begins his five-year term facing worldwide conflicts and crises from terrorism to climate change, US support for the UN remains a question mark. The new Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, assumed office on New Year's Day with an "appeal for peace", urging the people across the world to “put peace first.”
"01.01.2017 21:30:00" trtworld.com New UN chief Guterres stresses “peace first” as he assumes office As the world's top diplomat begins his five-year term facing worldwide conflicts and crises from terrorism to climate change, US support for the UN remains a question mark. Antonio Guterres issues appeal to the world to “put peace first” as he takes over as UN Secretary General on New Year's Day from outgoing Ban Ki Moon.
"01.01.2017 18:20:00" trtworld.com Turkey will "stand together" against terrorism, Erdogan vows President Erdogan says Turkey will fight to the end against armed, economic, political and social attacks and the forces behind them. Turkey's President Erdogan vows to fight against terrorism and the forces behind it after Istanbul nightclub attack kills at least 39.
"01.01.2017 15:15:00" trtworld.com Istanbul nightclub attack: What do we know so far? A manhunt continues for a lone gunman who stormed the Reina nightclub while it was packed with revellers celebrating the New Year, killing at least 39 people. Manhunt continues for the lone gunman who stormed Reina nightclub in Istanbul, killing at least 39 including 16 foreigners. Here is what we know so far.
"01.01.2017 12:06:39" Reina Attack Turkish security forces are still searching for the gunman who killed at least 39 people including 15 foreigners in an Istanbul nightclub. Meanwhile people are #PrayingForTurkey.
"01.01.2017 10:00:00" Temporary school for Mosul children Temporary schools have been set up in the east of Mosul, allowing children to go back to school. The city has been under the control of Daesh for two years.
"01.01.2017 08:21:25" trtworld.com Fighting continues in Syria despite endorsed resolution The move comes as Syrian rebels threaten to pull out of a newly agreed truce, complaining of violations by the regime.
"01.01.2017 02:44:54" trtworld.com At least 35 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack - Istanbul governor The assailant shot a police officer and a civilian as he entered the Reina nightclub before opening fire at random inside.
"01.01.2017 00:30:43" Timeline Photos #BREAKING: At least 35 people have been killed after a gunman opened fire on a popular Istanbul nightclub, Vasip Şahin, Istanbul governor, told local media after the attack. At least 40 others have been injured.
Hundreds were reported to be inside the
"31.12.2016 19:30:00" The good news of 2016 Here are some of the best moments of 2016.
"31.12.2016 17:30:00" trtworld.com 20 surprising people who shook the world in 2016 A murderer, a venture capitalist out for vengeance, outspoken politicians, a president's daughter, a Kashmiri rebel and a rapper refusing to play by music industry rules... these are the men and women who forced the world to take notice in 2016. Outspoken politicians, a rapper who refuses to play by industry rules, a hijabi Olympian and a Kashmiri rebel... these are the 20 most surprising people who shot to the global stage for the first time in 2016. Love them or hate them, each in their own way
"31.12.2016 15:30:00" trtworld.com 2016 was disastrous for Syria Aleppo, the capital of Syria, became the symbol of a humanitarian catastrophe as all efforts to end the conflict in the country failed. After more than five years of bloodshed, the conflict in Syria is still taking lives. For the residents of the city of Aleppo, 2016 will be remembered as a year of great humanitarian tragedy.
World powers were forced to look on, hampered by their own
"31.12.2016 13:30:00" trtworld.com Incredible people the world lost in 2016 The number and frequency of notable deaths in 2016 has led some to label the year an especially disastrous one. From Muhammad Ali to Fidel Castro to Leonard Cohen, we look back at the amazing people who died this year.
"31.12.2016 10:00:00" Fuenlabrada Coca-Cola Christmas without Coca-Cola? This ad, made by employees who were laid off from the company's Fuenlabrada factory, criticises working conditions in the plant.
"31.12.2016 08:55:06" trtworld.com Two blasts kill at least 27 people in Iraq's Baghdad One blast was caused by a suicide bomber and the other by a planted explosive, an Interior Ministry official said
"30.12.2016 21:45:00" trtworld.com This is not about Hamza Yusuf Prominent Islamic scholar Hamza Yusuf's comments on Black Lives Matter and white privilege have angered many within the global Muslim community. His views are neither new, nor are they unique in the community. OPINION: Prominent Islamic scholar Hamza Yusuf's remarks point to a larger issue that needs attention. Do black lives matter in the Muslim community?
"30.12.2016 19:57:11" Awesome women who died in 2016 2016 took some of our favourite icons from us, but it also took some away of the world's most greatest women.
"30.12.2016 16:59:16" Is 2016 over yet? This year has had its fair share of bad news and most people want it to end. Have you had enough of 2016?
"30.12.2016 13:08:36" Saudi music video promotes women's rights “May all men disappear for making us mentally ill”
These song lyrics are going viral in Saudi Arabia and the women singing them are breaking stereotypes in their music video.
"30.12.2016 09:31:08" trtworld.com Russia promises to retaliate against US-imposed sanctions US President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and the closure of two Russian compounds in retaliation to alleged hacking by Russia during the presidential elections. Russia has vowed retaliation after the US slapped a series of sanctions against Russian individuals & agencies.
"30.12.2016 04:00:00" trtworld.com New Zealanders stand up to Israeli aggression Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has recalled Israel's ambassador from Wellington and even threatened economic sanctions against New Zealand after they co-sponsored a UN resolution against illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian lands. Israel may have threatened New Zealand for co-sponsoring a UN Security Council resolution barring any further developments of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian lands, but New Zealanders are standing by their vote.
"30.12.2016 01:39:19" trtworld.com Syrian ceasefire breaks with renewed clashes - Monitor Rebels and the Syrian regime are blaming each other for violating a ceasefire in Syria less than two hours after it came into effect. Clashes erupted in Hama province after regime shelling had commenced in neighbouring Idlib province.
"30.12.2016 01:00:00" Flooding in Melbourne, Australia Welcome to Melbourne, one minute it's so hot, the next it's flooding. What!?
"29.12.2016 22:10:01" trtworld.com US slaps sanctions on Russia over alleged hacking during elections Donald Trump takes office on January 20 and has called for better relations with Russia. It is not clear if he will be able to immediately overturn the measures announced on Thursday. Russia has vowed retaliation after US President Barack Obama announced a series of sanctions against Russian individuals & agencies in response to the Kremlin allegedly hacking the US presidential election.
35 Russian officials are being expelled from the
"29.12.2016 19:30:00" Cow farts and climate change Cows release a lot of methane by burping and farting and it's impacting climate change. One Canadian farmer made an "udderly" unexpected discovery and may have a solution to this gassy problem.
"29.12.2016 17:58:07" US denial of backing terror groups contradicts previous statement The following exchange weakens the US government's denial of Turkey's latest accusation—that Washington backed anti-Turkish terror groups.
"So Turkey is okay with that [the US arming terror groups]?" Senator Graham asks Ashton Carter, the US defence
"29.12.2016 12:45:47" trtworld.com Nationwide ceasefire reached in Syria Russia, Turkey, the Syrian regime and opposition forces confirm that a nationwide ceasefire will take effect on midnight December 30. The deal will exclude Daesh and ex-Nusra Front. A Syrian ceasefire starts midnight on December 30. It might herald a new year for the nation. Here's the deal in four questions
"29.12.2016 10:00:18" Philippines president threatens corrupt officials "I will definitely kill you." Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to throw corrupt officials off a helicopter mid-flight.
"29.12.2016 07:00:22" trtworld.com Colombia approves amnesty for FARC rebels and military Amnesty for FARC rebels and military as Colombia reaches a controversial deal to protect guerrilla fighters from prosecution. Colombia's Congress has approved an amnesty law to protect thousands of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels and members of the military from prosecution.
"28.12.2016 21:00:00" Carrie Fisher: 1956-2016 Actress Carrie Fisher has died at age 60. She has inspired many by speaking out about her mental illness and drug addiction. She's most notably recognised for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars.
"28.12.2016 19:00:00" Berlin to Aleppo March “I want to go to Aleppo.”
This Polish journalist started a civil march from Berlin to Aleppo. Anna Alboth will walk more than 3000km to raise awareness of the humanitarian tragedy in Syria.
"28.12.2016 17:00:00" trtworld.com Indian tribal group among first Americans displaced by climate change Rising temperatures and erosion have forced the Quinault Indian Nation of Washington state to relocate from their centuries-old home. The Quinault Indian Nation is one of the few tribal groups in the United States not to have been completely dislocated from their original lands by European settlers. Now, they are being forced off their land — by climate change.
"28.12.2016 13:30:00" What does the fall of Aleppo mean for the future of Syria? “It is not just the end of Aleppo; it is the end of the democratic structure [of Syria].”
What does the fall of Aleppo mean for Syria? We asked human rights experts and journalists to shed light on what the future holds for the war-torn country.
"28.12.2016 11:00:00" Does Wikileaks pose a threat to civil rights? Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has been revealing secret documents for 10 years. But does it know where to draw the line?
"28.12.2016 09:05:44" trtworld.com Russia and Turkey agree on Syria ceasefire plan – media report The proposal could bring the Syrian regime and opposition forces closer to ending a conflict which has claimed over 400,000 lives. Turkey and Russia have agreed on a nationwide ceasefire for Syria that could bring Bashar al Assad's regime and Syrian opposition forces closer to ending a five year conflict that has displaced millions and killed over 400,000 people.
"28.12.2016 06:50:41" TRT World Romania will have its first female prime minister- and she's Muslim. Sevil Shhaideh still needs to get the presidential approval and pass a parliamentary vote of confidence. Update: Romania's president has refused the nomination of the country's first-ever female and Muslim candidate for prime minister.
"27.12.2016 19:30:00" trtworld.com Quiz: How well do you remember 2016? 2016 packed a punch — it was a rollercoaster of a year. But were you paying attention? Quiz: How well do you remember 2016?
"27.12.2016 18:31:28" trtworld.com "Star Wars" actor Carrie Fisher dies at 60 Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday, People magazine cited her family's publicist. "Star Wars" actor Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after suffering a heart attack last week during a flight from London to Los Angeles.
"27.12.2016 17:30:00" trtworld.com Alleged Berlin attacker's family in disbelief at son's transformation The man allegedly responsible for the Berlin Christmas market attack came from a small impoverished Tunisian town. His family and neighbours say the young man who left for Europe as a teenage delinquent was changed by his time in an Italian prison. “My brother went to Italy because of poverty, he couldn't find work here. He was not a terrorist, he was a delinquent, he drank alcohol and smoked weed.”
The man allegedly responsible for the Berlin Christmas market attack came from a small impoverished
"27.12.2016 16:00:00" Nazi-themed performance by Taiwanese High School A Taiwanese high school sparks outrage after its Christmas parade features a mock Nazi rally.
"27.12.2016 12:36:13" Afghan fighter pilot seeks asylum in US Afghanistan's first female fighter pilot, Niloofar Rahmani, is seeking asylum in the US, after claiming that her life is in danger if she returns home. But not everyone is happy with her decision.
"27.12.2016 08:25:16" trtworld.com Policemen accused of plotting Turkey's attempted coup begin trial They are charged with trying to overthrow the government in a bloody coup attempt. The trial of 29 policemen involved in a bloody attempted coup that killed 240 people and injured 2,000 begins on Tuesday.
"27.12.2016 06:14:24" 2016 Review: Turkey #YearInReview2016: How did Turkey cope with a turbulent 2016?