Up to 30 feared dead in avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy

Up to 30 feared dead in avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy

Up to 30 people were feared to have died Thursday after an Italian mountain hotel was engulfed by a powerful avalanche in the earthquake-ravaged centre of the country, AFP reported.

HRW says president aiming for one-man rule, calls on Parliament to reject system change

HRW says president aiming for one-man rule, calls on Parliament to reject system change

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a statement on Wednesday saying that by means of changes to the constitution proposed in the Turkish Parliament, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is making a bid for one-man rule and called on the legislature to...

Gulen did not order Turkey coup, EU spies say

Gulen did not order Turkey coup, EU spies say

Exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen did not order the coup in Turkey, a leaked document from EU intelligence services says.

Indictment seeks 142 years for Demirtaş, 83 years for Yüksekdağ on terror charges

Indictment seeks 142 years for Demirtaş, 83 years for Yüksekdağ on terror charges

An indictment prepared by a Diyarbakır prosecutor is seeking a jail sentence of up to 142 years for pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş and up to 83 years for the party’s other co-chair, Figen Yüksekdağ, who were...

Reina gunman captured in İstanbul with young son

Reina gunman captured in İstanbul with young son

Abdulkadir Masharipov, the prime suspect in a Jan.1 massacre at the Reina nightclub that killed 39 people, was captured on Monday night with his young son in the Esenyurt district of İstanbul, CNNTürk reported.

Turkish cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyz village, killing 37

Turkish cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyz village, killing 37

A Turkish cargo jet belonging to ACT Airlines crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport on Monday, killing 37 people most of whom were residents of a village hit by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, the...

Médecins Sans Frontières: Influx of refugees leaves Belgrade at risk of becoming 'new Calais'

Médecins Sans Frontières: Influx of refugees leaves Belgrade at risk of becoming 'new Calais'

A freezing and squalid Belgrade railway depot where up to 2,000 people are seeking shelter from the bitter Serbian winter risks becoming a “new Calais” for refugees and migrants abandoned by European authorities, the humanitarian group Médecins Sans Frontières has...

Vacant building collapses in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu, killing 2

Vacant building collapses in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu, killing 2

A vacant building in İstanbul’s Zeytinburnu district collapsed on Friday afternoon, killing two and injuring five others, Zeytinburnu district governor Ali Taşkın Balaban has announced.