President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday congratulated Syrians on the "liberation" of Aleppo, as civilians and fighters evacuated the last rebel pocket of the city, AFP reports.
Complaints against curfews imposed by authorities in Turkey’s Southeast are now under examination at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), according to humanrightseurope.org.
An attempt to evacuate people in need of medical attention from rebel-held eastern Aleppo has stalled after fighters loyal to the Syrian Government fired on the convoy, wounding three, the head of the ambulance service said.
Turkey’s Interior Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that a total of 568 people were detained across 28 provinces Dec.12-13 as part of an investigation into twin bomb attacks in İstanbul on Saturday night.
A Tunisian man accused of captaining a migrant boat that sank in 2015 killing almost 700 people was found guilty of multiple manslaughter on Tuesday by an Italian court and sentenced to 18 years in jail, Reuters reports.
The Turkish government has declared a day of mourning after a twin bomb attack outside a football stadium in İstanbul killed 38 people, mostly police officers, and injured more than 160 others.
The European Union will closely follow Sunday's early parliamentary elections in Macedonia, with a reaction expected the next day, said European Commission spokesperson Maja Kocijancic on Friday, MIA reports from Brussels.
Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer, a newly identified spokesman for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), urged sympathizers around the world to carry out attacks targeting Turkish diplomatic, military and financial interests abroad, Reuters has reported.