Ankara Mayor Gokcek to submit resignation on Saturday
Marking the end of a nearly quarter-century era in Turkey's capital, the mayor of Ankara's Greater Municipality is set to step down, announcing late Monday he will submit his resignation from the office on Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:29 23 October
Trump: Facebook was on Clinton's side during election, not mine
President Trump said in a tweet on Saturday that Facebook was on the side of former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2016 general election campaign, APA reports quoting The Hill.
06:22 22 October
Bitcoin hits fresh all-time high of $6,000
Bitcoin surged to a new all-time high above $6,000 on Friday, sending its total market capitalization above $100 billion for the first time ever, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:45 21 October
Hillary Clinton says U.S. threats of war with North Korea 'dangerous, short-sighted'
Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that “cavalier” threats to start war on the Korean peninsula are “dangerous and short-sighted”, urging the United States to get all parties to the negotiating table, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:17 18 October
2 UAE pilots killed in Yemen crash
Two pilots of the U.A.E. have been killed when their plane crashed in Yemen, the gulf state’s official news agency WAM announced on its official Twitter page, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
23:16 17 October
Approach to Iran exposes growing irritation between U.S. and allies
Just before President Trump announced on Friday that he would decertify the Iran nuclear deal, French President Emmanuel Macron called his counterpart in Tehran to offer reassurance, Macron’s office said in a statement. No matter what Trump said, he told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Europe would continue to back the agreement, APA reports quoting the Washington Post.
05:31 15 October
UAE says fully supports new U.S. policy against Iran
The United Arab Emirates said on Friday it fully supported the new U.S. policy toward Iran and it renewed its commitment to work with Washington to counter Iran’s support of extremism, the state news agency WAM reported, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:28 14 October
Officers killed, schools on lockdown after North Carolina prison break
According to reports, a failed escape in North Carolina's Pasquotank Correctional Institution left several officers injured, APA reports quoting CNN.
01:30 13 October
Novruz Mammadov: Who needs PACE and what for?
It has been a while that as an institution, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), with its injustice and ruthlessness towards Azerbaijan, has caused bewilderment and regret, Novruz Mammadov, assistant to Azerbaijan’s president for foreign policy issues, department head, wrote on his Twitter account on Thursday.
11:11 12 October
Car accident outside London's museum has no terror background
London's Metropolitan Police don't treat the recent car ramming incident as a terrorist act, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:52 07 October
Bayern Munich confirm Jupp Heynckes return for fourth spell as head coach
Bayern Munich have confirmed the appointment of former head coach Jupp Heynckes until the end of the season, APA reports quoting ESPN.
20:47 06 October
US: Tillerson denies report he thought of resigning
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a surprise news conference Wednesday denied media reports he would resign from his post, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:15 04 October
Death toll climbs to 59 in US mass shooting
More questions remain than answers after officials said Monday a gunman killed at least 59 people in at a concert in Las Vegas, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:19 03 October
Explosion wounds five Bahraini policemen: agency
Five Bahraini policemen were lightly injured in a “terrorist explosion” outside the capital Manama on Monday, the state news agency reported, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:14 03 October
US to send more nuke-capable submarines, bombers to Korean peninsula
South Korean lawmakers have been wondering whether fault lines might emerge in US-South Korean military ties as tensions on the Korean Peninsula grow, but have been reassured that the US actually plans to increase the number of its “strategic” military assets in their region by the end of the year, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:03 28 September
Iran will drop nuclear deal if U.S. withdraws, foreign minister tells al Jazeera
Iran will abandon the nuclear deal it reached with six major powers if the United States decides to withdraw from it, its foreign minister told Qatar’s al Jazeera TV in New York, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:17 28 September
U.S. student held in North Korea died of oxygen starved brain: Ohio coroner
An American student imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months died from lack of oxygen and blood to the brain, according to an Ohio coroner’s report released on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:17 28 September
Twitter to test doubling character limit to 280
Twitter is experimenting with doubling the length limit for tweets to 280 characters for some languages, the social media company said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
05:34 27 September
Trump: US 'totally prepared' to impose massive 'devastation' on North Korea
The US armed forces stand completely ready for the "military option" on the Korean Peninsula, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday at the White House's Rose Garden during a joint news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:57 26 September
Iranian, Russian leaders discuss trilateral talks with Azerbaijan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have exchanged views regarding an “imminent” trilateral meeting between Russia, Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic in Tehran.
16:03 25 September