Tag Archives: Turkey


Olimpia beats Sounders 1-0 in CONCACAF play

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Alberth Elis scored in the 60th minute to assist Olimpia beat the Seattle Sounders 1-0 on Wednesday night in CONCACAF Champions League play. Olimpia improved to…


Turkey to join coalition's air fight against Islamic State soon – Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & Turkey have finalised technical details on an agreement to include Turkey in an international effort to bring down the Islamic State, fully integrating…


Mexico finds 'main' skull rack at Aztec temple complex

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican archaeologists believe they have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City's Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site. Racks known as "tzompantli"…


Pakistan, Afghanistan must step up fight against polio – WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – Pakistan & Afghanistan must intensify efforts to halt spread of the crippling poliovirus, including better screening of travellers heading abroad, the World Health Organization…


Syria rebels repel ISIL advances along Turkey border

Syrian rebel groups have repelled advances by the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIL) in a series of villages along the Turkish border & cleared ISIL fighters from a nearby gas factory….


Syrians begin boarding refugee ship on Greek island

KOS, Greece (Reuters) – Hundreds of Syrian refugees on the Greek island of Kos boarded a passenger ship on Sunday that is to house & process them, aiming to ease…


U.S. consulate in Turkey targeted as wave of attacks kills nine

By Yesim Dikmen & Seyhmus Cakan ISTANBUL/DIYABAKIR (Reuters) – Two women shot at the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Monday & at least nine people were killed in a wave…


Holidaying Parents 'Forget' Daughter At Services

A little girl was found alone at a motorway services play area in France after her parents drove off without her. The three-year-old was able to tell police that she…


U.S. consulate, police station attacked in Istanbul

By David Dolan & Yesim Dikmen ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Two attackers opened fire on the U.S. consulate building in Istanbul on Monday while 10 people were injured in a car…