Turkey’s Erdogan Describes Dutch Government As “Nazi Remnants”

Turkey’s Erdogan Describes Dutch Government As “Nazi Remnants”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Dutch government as “Nazi remnants and fascists”, as a diplomatic dispute  grows over a cancelled rally. Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, was due to speak in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Saturday in support of a referendum to give President Erdogan greater powers. But the rally was banned […]

South Korean President Removed By Court

South Korean President Removed By Court

South Korea’s Park Geun Hye has become the first democratically elected leader in the country to be forced from office. Judges of the South Korean  Constitutional Court unanimously upheld the decision of the country’s parliament to impeach Ms Park over her role in a corruption scandal involving her longtime friend, Choi Soon-Sil. She now loses her presidential immunity and […]

Kim Jong Nam: North Korea And Malaysia In Tit For Tat Exit Restrictions

Kim Jong Nam: North Korea And Malaysia  In Tit For Tat Exit Restrictions

North Korea and Malaysia prohibited each other’s citizens from leaving their countries, in a growing diplomatic confrontation over the killing of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur. These extraordinary actions come amid North Korea’s fury at Malaysia’s ongoing investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam at a Kuala Lumpur airport. The elder half-brother of Kim Jong In, the North […]

Russian Generals Suffers Severe Injuries In Syria

Russian Generals Suffers Severe Injuries In Syria

Major-General Pyotr Milyukhin of the Russian Ground Forces, has been named as the highest ranking Russian officer injured in the conflict in Syria since the start of Russian intervention there in 2015. General Milyukhin was injured in Syria’s Palmyra as the vehicle he was travelling in at the end of February, struck a mine. He […]

Assad Forces Enter Palmyra, Claim To Have Driven Out Islamic State

Assad Forces Enter Palmyra, Claim To Have Driven Out Islamic State

Russian-backed Syrian government forces and their allies fought their way into Palmyra on Wednesday, driving back Islamic State militants who have held the historic city since December, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group reported. A Hezbollah-run media outlet earlier reported that the Syrian army and its allies had recaptured the Palmyra citadel, on […]

Heidelberg Car Attack: One Dead, Two Injured

Heidelberg Car Attack: One Dead, Two Injured

A man has died and two other people were hurt after a man drove into a pedestrian area in Heidelberg, Germany. The attacker, said to have been armed with a knife, was shot, injured and arrested by police in a brief standoff after fleeing the scene on foot. His motives are still not clear, but […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Suspect Was Paid $90

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Suspect Was Paid $90

An Indonesian woman in detention over her role in the murder of the elder half-brother of North Korea’s leader has said she was paid 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90; £72) to carry out a prank for reality television. Officials of the Indonesia Embassy to Malaysia met with Siti Aisyah, 25, on Saturday in the Malaysian capital. She said she was […]

BREAKING NEWS: Two Bombings Hit Lahore In Pakistan As Terror Wave Continues

BREAKING NEWS: Two Bombings Hit Lahore In Pakistan As Terror Wave Continues

At least five people have been killed and more than 30 others injured in a bombing that hit a busy shopping district, Defence Y Block, in Pakistan’s second largest city. A second explosion was heard shortly afterwards in the Gulberg district, local media said, reportedly close to a local McDonalds branch. Local officials initially said the explosion […]

Turkey Lifts Ban On Female Army Officers’ Headscarf

Turkey Lifts Ban On Female Army Officers’ Headscarf

A ban on female military officers in Turkey wearing the headscarf has been lifted by the government. The Armed Forces is the last Turkish institution to see the ban removed. It has long been the guardian of Turkey’s secular constitution. Wearing headscarves in public institutions was banned in the 1980s as the flailing secularist establishment tried to shore […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: North Korean Diplomat Sought For Questioning

Kim Jong Nam Murder:  North Korean Diplomat Sought For Questioning

Police in Malaysia have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong Nam. Hyon Kwang Song is one of three more North Koreans being sought. One of the others works for Air Koryo, the North Korean flag carrier. Malaysian Police also confirmed that Kim […]

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