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  • Human teeth used as pendants in Turkey 8,500 years ago

    Human teeth used as pendants in Turkey 8,500 years ago

    World | December 14, 2019 14:42 IST

    Researchers have discovered two 8,500-year-old human teeth, which were used as pendants in a necklace or bracelet, at a prehistoric archaeological site in Turkey.

  • Shiv Sena activists sell onions at low-price as they protest over rise in its prices

    Amid major price hike, India to import 11,000 tonnes of onion from Turkey

    India | December 01, 2019 21:45 IST

    The MMTC had earlier signed an import deal for 6,900 tonnes from Egypt, and this consignment is expected to reach here in the next 10 days, and help to moderate prices once it is in the market. According to market sources, the retain price of onion in Delhi-NCR on Sunday was Rs 80-120 per kg.

  • Turkey launches massive anti-terror operation

    Turkey launches massive anti-terror operation

    World | November 24, 2019 6:52 IST

    The operation, named as "Kiran-7 Operation of Munzur Valley," targets the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) members in the region, aiming to thwart potential attacks in the upcoming winter.

  • 30 killed in Syria clashes between Kurds, pro-Turkey forces

    30 killed in Syria clashes between Kurds, pro-Turkey forces

    World | November 07, 2019 8:39 IST

    A total of 305 SDF fighters, 353 Turkey-backed rebels and 24 Syrian government troops have been killed since Turkey started a wide-scale offensive against Kurdish-held areas in northern Syria on Oct. 9., according to the London-based watchdog.

  • Turkey has captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife:

    Turkey has captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife: President Erdogan

    World | November 06, 2019 21:04 IST

    Turkey has captured a wife of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday.

  • clashes in northern syria

    New clashes break out in northern Syria

    World | October 26, 2019 15:20 IST

    Following a pact struck between Ankara and Moscow this week, Turkish forces suspended a military campaign against the Kurds, whom Ankara regards as a terrorist threat, on Wednesday, giving Kurdish fighters 150 hours to leave a 20-mile-deep belt that Turkey calls a safe zone, reports Efe news.

  • Kurds throw rotten fruits at US troops leaving Syria

    Kurds throw rotten fruits at US troops

    World | October 22, 2019 14:57 IST

    In Qamishli, a northern Syria town near the Turkish border, Kurds could be seen throwing rotten fruit and stones at the convoy.

  • 21 dead since Turkey-Syria ceasefire

    21 dead since Turkey-Syria ceasefire

    World | October 20, 2019 22:00 IST

    Since the ceasefire was penned between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday night, the city of Ras al-Ain has been under attack by Turkish forces and Syrian rebels backed by Ankara.

  • 5 killed as Turkey conducts air strikes in Syria

    5 killed as Turkey conducts air strikes in Syria

    World | October 18, 2019 23:52 IST

    The airstrikes came after a cease-fire agreement was announced by the US on Thursday.

  • Destruction in Syria post Turkish attack

    3 lakh civilians displaced in Turkish assault on Syria

    World | October 18, 2019 8:25 IST

    With the gradual withdrawal of the U.S. forces from northern Syria that takes place in tandem with the Turkish attack, the Syrian army has moved to counter the Turkish offensive through assuming control of the areas controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) under a Russian-mediated deal between the Syrian government and the Kurdish fighters.

  • US not getting involved in 'crazy endless wars', Trump

    Donald Trump defends troop pull out from Syria

    World | October 17, 2019 6:23 IST

    The last week decision paved the way for Turkey to launch a cross-border military offensive that aims to push the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from the region. Turkey considers the biggest militia in the SDF a terrorist organisation.

  • Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, says prepared to

    Trump hits Turkey with sanctions, says prepared to destroy its economy

    World | October 15, 2019 8:03 IST

    Protesting Turkey''s military offensive in northeast Syria, US President Donald Trump has announced sanctions against Turkish officials, raising of steel tariffs and ending negotiations on a USD 100 billion trade deal. Trump has signed an executive order that empowers his administration to slap sanctions on Turkey.

  • US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

    US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

    World | October 14, 2019 13:41 IST

    Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that President Donald Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin pulling out “as safely and quickly as possible.” He did not say Trump ordered troops to leave Syria, but that seemed like the next step in a combat zone growing more unstable by the hour.

  • HL: Explosions in Syria as Turkish offensive continues

    News | October 14, 2019 14:20 IST

    As Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria continued into Monday, columns of smoke could be seen rising in the embattled border region.

  • Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town

    Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town

    World | October 12, 2019 19:34 IST

    The Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces released two videos said to be from inside Ras al-Ayn, showing fighters saying that it is Saturday and they are still there.

  • 23 photos from Syria show aftermath of Turkey invasion

    23 photos from Syria show aftermath of Turkey invasion

    World | October 12, 2019 9:14 IST

    Turkey has faced widespread condemnation coming their way from all across the globe following their actions in northern Syria. From UN to the US everyone has cautioned Turkey about their actions. Turkey, which is a part of NATO is at a risk of facing sanctions from EU.  Here are 22 pictures that depict what really is happening in Syria.

  • 100,000 flee homes as Turkey advances in northern Syria, US

    100,000 flee homes as Turkey advances in northern Syria

    World | October 12, 2019 6:56 IST

    An explosion was reported later Friday in northern Syria near an outpost where U.S. troops are located, but none of the Americans were hurt, according to a U.S. official and a Syria war monitor. It was unclear whether it was from artillery or an airstrike, and it was the first time a coalition base was in the line of fire since Turkey’s offensive began.

  • Turkish offensive sparks yet another Syrian exodus

    Turkish offensive sparks yet another Syrian exodus

    World | October 10, 2019 22:53 IST

    Syrians are fleeing by the tens of thousands yet again, a recurring nightmare of hastily packed bags, traffic-clogged highways and an uncertain fate.

  • 'Action can cause humanitarian distress': India slams Turkey's military offensive in Syria

    India slams Turkey's military offensive in Syria

    India | October 10, 2019 23:55 IST

    India on Thursday slammed Turkey's unilateral military offensive in northeast Syria, saying it can undermine stability in the region and the fight against terrorism.

  • Wounded Kurdish fighters protest against Turkey's

    Turkey faces wide-spread condemnation for Syria invasion

    World | October 10, 2019 13:11 IST

    Turkey on Wednesday invaded Syria by having its military cross the border and enter the northern region of Syria and launched a massive military operation against the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK).

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