6 die in car crash in Turkey
A bus crashed killing six people and injuring twelve in the Turkish province of Tokat, Trend reports.
The surviving victims were taken to the nearest hospital.
Aug 18 2014 - 14:57
Artur Mirzoyan, the director general of the Dobry Les Company, was identified as the man who fired his shotgun at the Turkish embassy in Moscow this morning, APA reports.The police say that the attack was probably provoked by enmity of Armenians and Turks, especially in the context of recent tensions on the Armenian-Azerbaijani contact line.
Aug 18 2014 - 09:15
An unidentified assailant opened fire at the Turkish embassy from a double-barreled shotgun. The security detained the shooter, ITAR-TASS reports.
Aug 13 2014 - 10:54
An inter-city bus travelling from Istanbul to Khatay has overturned 20km from Aksaray (Aksaray District). Several people were reported dead or injured, RIA Novosti reports.
Aug 12 2014 - 17:34
9 miners are trapped in Zonguldak, on Turkey's Black Sea coast, after a local coal mine collapsed, media report. The incident occurred last night. According to the local governor, Ali Kaban, the engineer in charge tried to hide the fact, but the relatives of the victims reported them missing.
Aug 12 2014 - 13:03
A woman and her child flying from Lagos (Nigeria) to Istanbul (Turkey) on a jet of Turkish Airlines was put in quarantine with symptoms of Ebola, ITAR-TASS reports.According to the World Healthcare Organization, 1013 people in Africa have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola, 1848 people have been infected. The disease has no known vaccine.
Aug 12 2014 - 11:14
Builders working for the Turkish company Synerge, who are building a hotel on Tabukashvili Street, have gone on strike in the center of Tbilisi. They are demanding their salaries and accuse their employer of violating the labour law. Part of the street was blocked for a while, News Georgia reports.Arsen Tsintsadze, one of the activists protesting, said that 50 people were working at the construction site, 45 of them had bank loans to pay, over half of them were renting homes.
Aug 10 2014 - 13:47
A large-scale traffic accident has occurred in the Turkish province of Manisa. 52 people were injured after a bus crashed not far from the towns of Manisa and Saruhanli. Two of them are reported to be in a serious condition.
Aug 7 2014 - 18:34
All flights were suspended at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Thursday afternoon due to a storm in the city, Azerbaijani news agency Trend reports. It is not clear when flights will restart.