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.
May 22 2015 - 15:42
The officers of Sarpi checkpoint detained the citizen of Armenia, Georgia who tried to hide more than 4 kg of gold and 50 kg of silver granules in his car and pocket.The total cost of the seized cargo was GEL 274 394 ($122 thousand).Currently, the case materials were transferred to the Investigation service of the Ministry of Finance, Sputnik Georgia reports.
May 21 2015 - 21:17
The Hurriyet paper will pay a compensation of about $7,500 for an article published in August 2014 accusing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Judge Selma Durdu has fined the chairman of the board of directors of Hurriyet, Dogan Sabanci, and the author of the article, Mehmet Yilmaz.
May 21 2015 - 14:17
Ford Otosan, the Turkish arm of Ford, cancelled an extra working shift, citing supply chain problems amid labor unrest.The representatives of Ford Otosan said that production would restart once supply issues were solved. "As it was not possible to supply parts from intermediate product makers in Bursa, the preplanned extra working shift has been cancelled," Novosti-kraya.com cited Ford Otosan's message.
May 20 2015 - 13:52
The NSDC Secretary of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov allows the possibility of accommodating defense system components on the territory of the country. "I do not rule out that to defend ourselves from nuclear threat we will have to hold consultations on deploying missile defense system components on Ukrainian territory," RIA Novosti cited him as saying.He also urged the West to block Russian ships’ passage through the Bosphorus Straits and to disconnect Russia from the automated SWIFT payment system.
May 20 2015 - 10:38
Four people were detained as part of an investigation into the attack on 19-year-old singer Mutlu Kaya.An unknown assailant shot the singer through the window of her home in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on May 18. She was initially rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. According to investigators, the attacker is one of the four detainees – her boyfriend, Trend reports.As Kaya said in an interview, she has received threats for appearing on a singing contest broadcast on the Fox TV channel.
May 19 2015 - 13:45
A 19-year-old Turkish singer Kaya Mutlu is in critical condition after being shot in the head, Hurriyet newspaper reports.
May 18 2015 - 20:14
The traditional Turkic parade has been held in New York. A presentation of the first European Games 'Baku-2015' was organized within the framework of the parade. A stand with information about the Games was moving along the streets of the city, Trend reports.
May 18 2015 - 16:33
Syrian refugees were attacked by a mob of disgruntled locals in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.The activists intended to organize a protest, but the authorities did not give authorization to carry it out, so the group organized the attack via social media.As a result, the group attacked the Syrians with a knife, stabbing one and badly beating the other two. 23 people were taken into custody.