EU, NATO create coalition ‘for war’ with Russia, Lavrov says

The European Union and NATO are gathering a coalition for war against Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday, commenting on the granting of EU candidacy status to Ukraine and Moldova. Speaking at a news conference in Baku following a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov, Lavrov said the situation reminds the … Read more

US Supreme Court overturns constitutional right to abortion

The US Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the … Read more

Türk Telekom blends arts with innovative technologies

One of Turkey’s leading information and communication technologies companies, Türk Telekom, is expanding its WiFi service points all over Turkey with its” accessible communication for everyone” approach. It now offers free WiFi service for art lovers to experience innovative technologies at the Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM) and Beyoğlu Culture Road, both of which are supporters … Read more

eBay walks off Turkish e-commerce scene amid stiff competition

The coronavirus pandemic was a consequential moment for e-commerce that somewhat changed market dynamics and turned into a blockbuster after stuck-at-home shoppers abandoned stores for websites. But the online shopping frenzy has been waning as shoppers shifted back to in-person browsing and buying, which, coupled with intensified competition and global supply chain disruptions, put enormous … Read more

1st Muslim woman with headscarf becomes senator in Australia

A headscarf-wearing Muslim woman won a seat in Australia’s Senate for the first time. Fatima Payman has won Western Australia’s sixth and final Senate seat, becoming the first Afghan Australian and the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman in parliament, SBS News reported. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his party leaders congratulated Payman on his victory. “Congratulations … Read more

Turkish Cargo deploys 3 new services for shipments

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo transportation operations of national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, will begin three new services, the company announced on Friday. In a statement, the freighter said it has been investing in infrastructure and technology to provide cost-saving, flexible and privileged shipment through three new services: TK Smart, TK Premium and TK Urgent. … Read more

Team Turkey heads to Algeria for 19th Mediterranean Games

Team Turkey heads to Algeria as the 26-country 19th Mediterranean Games kicks off in the seaside city of Oran Saturday. The official opening ceremony will be held at the Olympic Stadium in Oran, where more than 3,400 athletes from the neighboring Mediterranean countries will compete in 24 different disciplines. With 321 athletes, Turkey will have … Read more

Muslim woman with headscarf becomes senator in Australia

A Muslim woman wearing the Islamic headscarf won a seat in Australia’s Senate for the first time. Fatima Payman has won Western Australia’s sixth and final Senate seat, becoming the first Afghan Australian and the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman in parliament, SBS News reported. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his party leaders congratulated Payman on … Read more

Aftershock kills 5 in Afghanistan after search for survivors ended

An aftershock took five more lives on Friday and threatened to pile even more misery on an area of ​​eastern Afghanistan reeling from a devastating earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people after authorities ended the search for survivors. Many survivors of the earthquake were without food, shelter and water, waiting in southern villages for … Read more

Sweden ends probe against YPG/PKK terrorist group

Swedish authorities ended their probe into social media posts showing photos of the YPG/PKK terrorist group’s so-called flag and its imprisoned ringleader Abdullah Öcalan, that were projected on public buildings in the country’s capital. According to state radio, police claimed there is a lack of evidence to proceed with the investigation. Last week, social media … Read more