Turkish woman says she was tortured with acid in police custody: report

Turkish woman says she was tortured with acid in police custody: report

Esra Yurt, a Turkish woman who was detained as part of an investigation into Turkey’s Gulen group, said in an interview that she had her feet burned with acid in police custody at the notorious Ankara Anti-Terror Branch (TEM).

Inmate dies from COVID-19 at İstanbul’s Silivri Prison: statement

Inmate dies from COVID-19 at İstanbul’s Silivri Prison: statement

The İstanbul Bakırköy Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday announced the death of an inmate at Silivri Prison from COVID-19, adding that the number of coronavirus cases in the facility has reached 82.

Passenger plane crashes near Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi

An Airbus A320 plane with 107 passengers and crew on board crashed on Friday in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi moments before landing, the country’s civil aviation agency said.

Turkish military has purged 19,495 members since 2016 coup attempt: ministry

Turkish military has purged 19,495 members since 2016 coup attempt: ministry

A total of 19,495 military members have been purged from the Turkish Armed Forces since a failed 2016 coup, the defense ministry said on Friday, according to the Turkish media.

Turkish Airlines extends suspension of domestic, int’l flights into June: report

Turkish Airlines extends suspension of domestic, int’l flights into June: report

Turkish Airlines said it is extending the suspension of all its flights into June due to the coronavirus outbreak, the SeeNews website reported.

Despite protests, Spain extends coronavirus emergency through June 6

Despite protests, Spain extends coronavirus emergency through June 6

Despite strong opposition – both within the legislature and among the populace – Spanish legislators on Wednesday agreed to extend the country’s anti-coronavirus lockdown through June 6.

Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in India, Bangladesh, killing at least 22

Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in India, Bangladesh, killing at least 22

Cyclone Amphan, one of the most powerful storms to hit South Asia in recent years, killed at least 22 people and left a trail of destruction in India and Bangladesh, officials said Thursday.

Eurostat: Women in EU having children at older age

Eurostat: Women in EU having children at older age

The average age of women at birth of first child in the EU in 2018 was 29.3 years, ranging from 26.2 in Bulgaria to 31.2 in Italy. In North Macedonia, the average age of first time mothers in 2018 was...

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