Queen Loveth wins Modelslink Best Model Nigeria 2018
After a keenly contested grand finale, the organisers of the prestigious modelling competition, Best Model Nigeria, have crowned Miss Loveth Akpan winner of Best Model Nigeria 2018. The ceremony was held recently in Lagos to the delight of guests and members of the press, who turned out for the show. The president and co-founder of…
Symbolic Istanbul funeral pays homage to Khashoggi
Dozens of people on Friday paid homage to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a symbolic funeral in Istanbul where the 59-year-old Washington Post contributor was killed last month.
Turkey urges Israel to 'immediately stop' Gaza strikes
Turkey on Tuesday called on Israel to "immediately stop" strikes against the Gaza Strip, urging the international community to act as the escalation in violence threatened to descend into full-blown conflict.
Turkey, France spar over Khashoggi killing
Turkey on Monday lashed out at "unacceptable" and "impertinent" comments by the French foreign minister who accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of playing a "political game" over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had shared recordings linked to the Saudi journalist's murder last month with Riyadh, the United States, France,…
US-backed Syria force suspends anti-IS attacks after Turkey hits
A Kurdish-led force backed by a US-led coalition on Wednesday suspended operations against the Islamic State group and said they would not resume until Turkey halts its attacks on Kurdish militia posts in northern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces, joint Arab-Kurdish units under Kurdish command, announced a "temporary halt" to their operation, launched in eastern…
Saudi prosecutor met with Turkish intelligence on Khashoggi
Saudi Arabia's chief public prosecutor met members of Turkey's intelligence agency overnight as part of an investigation into the murder of journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported Wednesday.
Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish militia positions in Syria
Turkey's military on Sunday fired artillery shells at a Kurdish militia in Syria that is backed by the United States but deemed a terrorist group by Ankara, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
Saudi prosecutor to visit Istanbul over Khashoggi murder: Erdogan
Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor will visit Istanbul on Sunday to speak with Turkish authorities as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey's president said Friday.