More than a dozen children and women — some pregnant — killed in PNG tribal massacre

At least 16 women and children have been killed in a tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea

Rohingya children at risk of flooding, landslides

18,000 Rohingya women and girls were raped by Myanmar’s army and police and over 115,000 Rohingya homes were burned down and 113,000 others vandalized, it added

2 military planes crash in Qatar


Two military training planes collided in Qatar on Wednesday, according to the country's defense ministry

Bosnia: Turkish first lady opens workshops for disabled


Turkey's first lady on Tuesday attended the opening in Sarajevo, Bosnia of a renovated special education and training institution for individuals with physical and mental disabilities

Turkish leader sends off Srebrenica genocide victims


Turkey's president on Tuesday bid farewell to 33 newly identified victims of the Srebrenica genocide

Baby dies in fall from 11th storey of Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico

A one-year-old girl reportedly slipped from her grandfather's hands and fell to her death from the 11th storey of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico.

UN Security Council fails to condemn airstrike in Libya


The UN Security Council on Wednesday failed to condemn a recent airstrike in Libya because the U.S. would not support the statement's text, according to multiple reports

Princess Haya, wife of Dubai's ruler, has reportedly sought asylum in London


The wife of Dubai's ruler has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates with their young son and daughter and sought asylum in London

Civilian causalities as Russian warplanes bomb Idlib’s Khan Sheikhoun

Assad and Russian warplanes conducted several airstrikes on Monday (July 1) on the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Idlib countryside, killing and injuring civilians and causing material damage, Orient correspondents said

Erdogan urges world to keep Khashoggi case on agenda

At his G20 press conference, Erdogan says perpetrators of Jamal Khashoggi should be brought to justice

Trump knows why Turkey needs Russian S-400: Erdogan

The U.S. president knows Turkey’s security concerns, and why it needs Russian S-400 air defense system, Turkish president said in an interview with Japanese media

Venezuela foils ‘Maduro assassination & military coup’ plot

Venezuelan intelligence says it has foiled an assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro, which envisioned a group of rogue officers storming the presidential palace and installing an imprisoned general in his stead

Donald Trump announces US pulling out of Iran nuclear deal, reviving economic sanctions


US President Donald Trump has announced he is pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, in a move set to upset America's European allies and disrupt global oil supplies

Arab world approves of policies of Turkish president


Over half the people in the world’s Arab regions approve of the Mideast policies of Turkey’s president, according to a new survey

Trump imposes sanctions on Iranian supreme leader

U.S. President Donald Trump sanctioned Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his office Monday amid bristling tensions with Iran

Russian airstrikes kill five civilians in Idlib's Saraqib

Russian warplanes bombed on Saturday (June 22) the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Idlib, killing and injuring civilians and causing material damage, Orient correspondent said

Turkish president votes in Istanbul's election re-run


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast his vote in Istanbul’s election re-run on Sunday

Spike in UFO sightings sparks major government response

A spike in UFO sightings by US Navy pilots has prompted Pentagon officials brief the US president and other senior politicians about the encounters

US policy failed in Venezuela, time to move on: expert


U.S. leaders are reluctant to admit that their policy has failed in Venezuela, with excuse-making machinery working overtime, said Ted Galen Carpenter, a senior fellow in defense and foreign policy studies at the CATO Institute

Erdogan says UN report on Saudi journalist proves Kingdom is guilty: killers to pay price



President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday lashed out at the murderers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was killed in the Kingdom's Istanbul consulate last fall