Home Topics Turkey

Turkey

10 migrants dead, 30 hurt in Turkey bus crash

Ten illegal immigrants died Wednesday and 30 were injured when the driver of a packed minibus refused an order to stop and crashed into a shop in northwest Turkey, local officials and media said.
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google News Initiative challenge launched for Middle East, Africa, Turkey

Google on Tuesday opened the Google News Initiative (GNI) challenge for media publishers in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.
Efe Ajagba will step into the ring against European champion, Ali Eren Demirezen in a battle of 2016 Olympians putting their unbeaten records on the line.

Efe Ajagba to fight WBO European champion next month

Efe Ajagba will step into the ring against European champion, Ali Eren Demirezen, in a battle of 2016 Olympians putting their unbeaten records on the line.

Afcon: Shehu Abdullahi out of Nigeria vs Guinea clash with injury

Shehu Abdullahi will miss Nigeria’s Group B clash against the Syli Nationale of Guinea on Wednesday at the Alexandria Stadium due to an hamstring injury.
Secular opposition Republican People’s Party ‘CHP’ candidate for Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu addresses supporters during a re-run election rally in Istanbul on June 22, 2019. – Voters in Istanbul will take part in a re-run of the mayoral election on June 23, after a vote in March was annulled over alleged irregularities. Local elections around Turkey on March 31 showed the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained the most popular overall, but it suffered a shock defeat in Istanbul, as well as losing the capital Ankara. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP)

Ekrem Imamoglu: Turkey’s rising political star

A softly-spoken football fan and former district mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, seems to have come from nowhere to become a figurehead of the long-suffering Turkish opposition.

Regime strikes kill four civilians in Syria

Syrian government airstrikes on the rebel-held northwest killed four civilians, two of them children, on Saturday, a war monitor said, as a two-month flare-up showed no let-up.
CHP candidate Ekrem Imamoglu is back on the campaign trail after his victory was annulled by electoral authorities. (VOA-D.Jones)

Istanbul goes back to polls in critical vote

Istanbul votes again in a mayoral election Sunday, after authorities voided an opposition victory in March that ended 15 years of control by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP Party.
Morocco international Nabil Dirar has made it clear that they want to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Nabil Dirar: Egypt are favourites to win AFCON

Morocco international Nabil Dirar has made it clear that they want to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

UN: What triggered more bloody conflicts in Nigeria than Boko Haram

A United Nations official said on Monday that land degradation and competition over access to land and water had triggered more bloody conflicts in Nigeria than Boko Haram.
Antonio Guterres

UN scribe urges urgent action on desertification

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an urgent action to protect and restore the world’s degrading land in a bid to reduce forced migration, improve food security and address the global climate change emergency.
Migrants struggling at mid sea after boat capsizes

Eight dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Eight people died after a boat carrying illegal migrants sank off southwestern Turkey early Monday, the Turkish coastguard said.
Srdjan Vasiljevic

AFCON: Angola unveil final 23-man squad

Angola coach Srdan Vasiljevic has unveiled his 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos, intercepted and handed over 170 cartons of frozen turkey meat being smuggled into the country to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

Nigerian Navy hands over 170 cartons of seized Turkey meat to Customs

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos, intercepted and handed over 170 cartons of frozen turkey meat being smuggled into the country to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.

AFCON: DR Congo unveil final squad

The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.
Ferland Mendy of Olympique Lyon

Didier Deschamps confirms Ferland Mendy will join Real Madrid

Mendy, who made a substitute appearance in Les Bleus' disappointing Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Turkey on Saturday, has been linked with a €50million move to the LaLiga giants after two seasons with Lyon.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he faces a selection headache as his team step up preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations starting June 21 in Egypt.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles final 23-man squad

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
John Ogu

John Ogu: I’ve no Trabzonspor link, but there’re offers from Turkey

Former Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ogu, has dismissed outrightly the reports that he is on the verge of linking up with Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor.

Recent Stories

Senator Okorocha, wife still in possession of 67 government vehicles – Imo task force

The task force on the recovery of government properties of in possession by the immediate past government of Imo State has threatened that its team would no longer adopt a soft approach to recovering of government properties in the hands of the past government officials.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari, Senator Lawan meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with Senate President Ahmad Lawan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Edo Assembly: Group faults minority rule, demands proper inauguration

A group, Joint Action for the Advancement of Democracy in Edo (JAADE), has faulted the rule of the minority over the majority in the Edo State House of Assembly.
José Mário Vaz

Guinea Bissau plunges into a power vacuum after president term ends

Guinea Bissau has been plunged into a power vacuum after the president's term ended on Sunday without a government in place despite the naming of Aristides Gomes as prime minister.
The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his nearly 2-year-old daughter Valeria lie on the bank of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, Monday, June 24, 2019, after they drowned trying to cross the river to Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Julia Le Duc)

Pope Francis joins global outrage at drowning of Mexican migrant father, daughter

Pope Francis has joined the global outrage at the drowning of a migrant father and his baby daughter while crossing a river straddling the Mexico-U.S. border.