‘Hero’ who halted 5 tanks during Turkish coup turns out to be fake

‘Hero’ who halted 5 tanks during Turkish coup turns out to be fake

Zafer Onaran, who was covered in the media as “the hero who stopped five tanks” after a failed coup in Turkey on July 15, was actually injured in a fight, a relative has claimed.

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

Firefighters extinguished the deadliest forest fire in Portugal's recent history on Wednesday, though blazes persisted in nearby central and other areas of the country, Reuters reports.

21 detained as 731 more soldiers get food poisoning

21 detained as 731 more soldiers get food poisoning

Twenty-one employees of a catering company that provided food to a military base in Manisa province were detained after 731 soldiers were hospitalized on Saturday due to food poisoning, the Diken news website reported.

Death toll from forest fire raging in Portugal climbs to 57

Death toll from forest fire raging in Portugal climbs to 57

A forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 57 people, a government official said on Sunday, in what is possibly the deadliest-ever single forest blaze in Portugal, Reuters reports.

All EU countries to grant 5-year renewable residence permits to asylum seekers

All EU countries to grant 5-year renewable residence permits to asylum seekers

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee approved a regulation on Thursday that grants residence permits for all beneficiaries of international protection in the EU for five years, renewable for additional five-year periods.

First sentences handed down to suspects in coup trial in Ankara

First sentences handed down to suspects in coup trial in Ankara

Eighteen suspects have been given aggravated life sentences while five received life sentences and an additional 10 years in one of the trials concerning a July 15, 2016 failed coup, the first sentences handed down to suspects in the ongoing...

London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed

London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed

Six people have been confirmed dead after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block, and police expect that number to rise, BBC reports.

Top Theresa May advisors resign after disappointing election outcome

Top Theresa May advisors resign after disappointing election outcome

Top political and communication advisors for British Prime Minister Theresa May, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, have resigned their positions.

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