Tokyo court decides not to extend Ghosn’s detention, may release soon

Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - A Tokyo court on Thursday unexpectedly decided not to extend the detention of Nissan Motor Co’s ousted chairman, Carlos Ghosn, meaning he may soon be released from jail where he...

French president ‘to decide’ on Russia warships contract in weeks

French President Francois Hollande says he will make a decision “in the coming weeks” on the fate of a contract with Russia that promises the latter country two Mistral-class warships but that has been...

Male narcissism ‘becoming a feature of Turkish society’

In every social contact, in every aspect of daily life, men act as if they own everything, according to a lawyer who is also a cartoonist, adding that men’s body language “reflects a condescending...

Malaysian Sentenced to Hang for Murder of UK Med Students

A Malaysian court convicted and sentenced a local fishmonger to death on Tuesday for the murder of two British medical students last year, his defense lawyer said. Zulkipli Abdullah, 24, was found guilty of stabbing...

US House speaker ‘doesn’t trust Obama on immigration’

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday it would be ridiculous to work with President Barack Obama on immigration policy reform, saying he cannot trust the president on the issue. Republicans have...

5 Cumhuriyet journalists released from prison after top court ruling

Five journalists from the Cumhuriyet daily who have been in prison since April were released on Thursday evening after Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals (Yargıtay) overturned the sentences handed down to seven former Cumhuriyet...

Carlos Ghosn Set For Release After Japan Court Grants $4.5 Million Bail

Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan boss, could soon walk out of his Tokyo detention centre to prepare his defence against multiple charges of financial misconduct. Agence France-Presse- NDTV A Japanese court granted Carlos Ghosn bail...

Norwegian Virologist Claims Coronavirus ‘Stems From a Lab’, Was Spread ‘By Accident’

by Igor Kuznetsov The origins of the coronavirus have been a mystery since the onslaught of the pandemic. However, while many suggested that it was artificially created in a lab, where a leak could have occurred,...

Is Norway Challenging WHO Warnings Over COVID-19 Immunity?

The WHO has warned that there is still no evidence that people who recover from the novel coronavirus and develop antibodies become immunised and protected against re-infection. According to the Norwegian health authorities, “some...

Iranian president arrives in Iraq to discuss bilateral relations

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has arrived in Iraq for an official visit aimed at further expansion of bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries. Heading a high-ranking delegation, the Iranian president will hold two days...

Turkish expat from Germany detained in Turkey on insult charges

A Turkish expatriate living in Germany who travelled to his hometown of Afyonkarahisar in Turkey for a vacation has been detained in the province on charges of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and...

How Deep Can a Fish Go? Scientists May Have Answer

They may look like guts stuffed in cellophane, but five fish hauled up from near-record depths off the coast of New Zealand are providing scientists with new insights into how deep fish can survive. In...

US, Russia to Discuss Obstacles in Relations

  Russia’s Defense Ministry expressed hope on Thursday that upcoming US-Russian talks at a ministerial level would have a “constructive nature” despite several issues that hinder progress in bilateral ties. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and...

RT reveals its top promoted tweets during US election campaign, & the results may...

On Tuesday, senior executives from the big three tech giants, Google, Facebook and Twitter, appeared before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee chaired by Republican Lindsay Graham. The purpose of the hearing was to give further...

British police ‘helping train Saudi torturers’ in ‘scandalous deal’ with repressive regime

BRITISH police are helping to train Saudi officers in detecting crimes in a move that campaigners claim is helping the repressive regime carry out torture and increase its use of the death penalty. By Tom...

Turkey urges U.S. to review visa suspension as lira, stocks tumble

Tuvan Gumrukcu, Daren Butler   ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey urged the United States on Monday to review its suspension of visa services after the arrest of a U.S. consulate employee sharply escalated tension between the two...

No sorry from United States for South China Sea trip

The US will send its military "wherever" international law allows, an admiral says. Last week, the United States sailed a warship close to artificial islands that China is building in the contested the South...

Clinton Said to Clinch Nomination, but Won’t Cry Victory

Hillary Clinton captured the Democratic White House nomination hours before Tuesday's last major primaries of 2016, according to US delegate counts, taking a monumental step toward becoming America's first female commander-in-chief. Passing the milestone of...

Ukrainian Army Conducts Attacks on Town in Donetsk Region: DPR Headquarters

The eastern Ukrainian town of Kirovske has been shelled over the weekend by the Ukrainian forces, the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) headquarters has told RIA Novosti. DONETSK, (RIA Novosti) – The eastern Ukrainian town of...

Police slammed for standing and watching as dozens breach social distancing rules during #ClapForCarers

The weekly tradition of applauding Britain's National Health Service workers who are fighting the coronavirus outbreak has brought the nation closer together – though perhaps too close, as eyewitness video shows. Firefighters and police gathered...