An arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday for the Cumhuriyet daily’s chief executive officer, Akın Atalay, after he was not found at his residence on Monday during an operation targeting the opposition daily.
Iraqi forces have entered the outskirts of Mosul, reclaiming the Mosul TV station as part of an offensive to drive Islamic State militants out of the country's second largest city, media reported on Tuesday.
Italy's most powerful earthquake since 1980 has left more than 15,000 people homeless, according to the country's civil protection agency.
Following the detention of Cumhuriyet columnists early on Monday, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government spokesperson Numan Kurtulmuş stated that the investigation does not target columnists but rather the Cumhuriyet Foundation as an institution.
A strong earthquake has struck near Norcia in central Italy, destroying numerous buildings, the BBC reported.
Syrian government forces launched a counteroffensive Saturday under the cover of airstrikes in an attempt to regain control of areas they had lost to insurgents the day before in the northern city of Aleppo, activists and state media said.
Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has returned to Turkey empty-handed as his counterpart, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, did not offer any opinions for or against the extradition of US-based Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who the Turkish government accuses...
Nato is not seeking confrontation with Russia and does not want another Cold War, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has told the BBC.