• All Indian athletes in Turkey safe: Vijay Goel
All Indian athletes in Turkey safe: Vijay Goel

We appeal to Indian government to help us return safely, " NDTV quoted Selvi as saying. We are not sure if there would be further events. "We have to go to Ankara on 18th and then Istanbul to take the flight to Delhi. Molly John, the principal of the Rajah School said, "We are really concerned about their safe return". The Ministry said the I...

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  • Consul general: Some 150 Russians remain at Istanbul airport
Consul general: Some 150 Russians remain at Istanbul airport

Before this, the president of Turkey was a largely ceremonial role, but Erdogan tried to change that by altering the constitution to give him more power. The government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have repelled the plot, but the situation remained fraught and tensions between Washington and Ankara appeared to be growing.

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  • Coup in Turkey: Military Seizes Power, President Defiant
Coup in Turkey: Military Seizes Power, President Defiant

But, the people had the last say and heeded to calls made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop the coup. There was significant military presence in Turkish cities late Friday night, with reports of gunfire, troops blocking bridges over the Bosphorus in Istanbul, low-flying military aircraft in Ankara , and violence.

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  • Military Coup in Turkey
Military Coup in Turkey

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey convened in an emergency session following the failed coup attempt, as thousands of people chanted outside. Erdogan was on a seaside vacation when tanks rolled into the streets of Ankara and Istanbul.

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  • Tour de France observes minute of silence for attack victims
Tour de France observes minute of silence for attack victims

Mark Cavendish claimed his fourth stage win of this year's Tour de France after a strong sprint at the end of today's 208 kilometre route from Montélimar to Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oiseaux. Ahead of Sunday's mountainous 160km stage from Bourg-en-Bresse to Culoz, Froome leads by one minute and 47 seconds from Trek-Segafredo's Bauke Mollema.

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  • Islamic State Says It Was Behind Deadly Nice Attack
Islamic State Says It Was Behind Deadly Nice Attack

The arrest comes less than 24 hours after the first attack. One of the men was arrested Friday and the three others were held on Saturday morning, AFP news agency reported . But Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was more guarded, saying that Bouhlel's motives were not yet known. In November previous year, near-simultaneous attacks had be...

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  • Thomas Cook offering free amendments and cancellations after attempted military coup
Thomas Cook offering free amendments and cancellations after attempted military coup

Erdogan, who was on holiday in Marmaris, used an iPhone to broadcast a video message urging Turks to oppose the revolt. NTV quoted Yildirim as saying that a military coup attempt was under way "by part of the military". A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official at alliance headquarters in Brussels told The Associated Press early Saturday ...

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  • Did the Latest Hearing on Hillary Clinton's Emails Backfire on the GOP?
Did the Latest Hearing on Hillary Clinton's Emails Backfire on the GOP?

It is a crime to mishandle classified information , and while FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday there was evidence Clinton or her aides may have broken these laws, there was not enough evidence of criminal intent for a prosecution.

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  • Kentuckians reportedly killed in boating accident in Georgia
Kentuckians reportedly killed in boating accident in Georgia

Melissa Renee McMahan, 45, of Mount Washington, Ky., and Tammy Reece, 44, of Columbia, Ky. were located with sonar and recovered Saturday morning. 46, of Mount Washington, Ky. Witness told investigators that the boat was traveling south on the lake when it encountered a wake and overturned. Stephen Adams, the boaters were in town for a poker run sc...

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  • Kerry Says Nice Attack Underscores Need for End to Syria Crisis
Kerry Says Nice Attack Underscores Need for End to Syria Crisis

Soon after flying in to Moscow late on Thursday, Kerry had talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin that focused on the conflict in Syria. Both the United States and Russian Federation have aircraft that conduct operations over Syria, and a draft of the proposed agreement, a copy of which was obtained by CNN, would allow for targeting and carr...

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  • Hrithik Roshan is very hardworking: Sharad Kelkar
Hrithik Roshan is very hardworking: Sharad Kelkar

Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro has been in the news ever since its trailer was released. While the trailer shows glimpses of a brewing love story between Sarman ( Hrithik ) and Chaani ( Pooja ), the poster takes the romantic quotient higher.

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  • Three astronauts blast off for ISS in upgraded Soyuz
Three astronauts blast off for ISS in upgraded Soyuz

The upgraded Soyuz spacecraft was developed by RSC Energia , a Russian manufacturer of spacecraft and space station components. Scheduled for delivery on SpaceX's ninth commercial resupply mission (CRS-9) to the station, the new docking port features built-in systems for automated docking and uniform measurements.

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  • Pokemon Go officially released in the United Kingdom - here's how to get it
Pokemon Go officially released in the United Kingdom - here's how to get it

Pokemon Go may be good at bringing in new users, but its ability to retain them is just as impressive. But, is there a price to pay? Franken, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Privacy and Technology Subcommittee, wrote a letter to John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs, requesting information about Pokemon Go , the app that is the hottest thing since...

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  • Turkey coup attempt death toll rises to 90
Turkey coup attempt death toll rises to 90

They won't succeed as long as we stand against them by risking everything", Erdogan, who became the Turkey's president in 2014, said during an address to his flag-waving supporters in Istanbul's Ataturk airport, urging his supporters to stay on the streets.

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  • Game of Thrones sweeps Emmy nominations again
Game of Thrones sweeps Emmy nominations again

Joining her are Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham and Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine in American Crime on ABC, Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill on HBO, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark The People v. "When hope becomes reality, that's what it is". "I dreamed of being up here and being on an Oscars stage at nine-year...

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  • Committee Strips Credential of Anti-Trump Delegate From DC
Committee Strips Credential of Anti-Trump Delegate From DC

While not binding on Trump, the document, which notably declares pornography a "public health crisis", is meant to reflect the balance of party ideology. He wrote a letter to delegates last night explaining what took place and urging others who may have been lied to, to remove their names from the resolution.

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  • Obama Pledges More Than $400 Million for 5G Research
Obama Pledges More Than $400 Million for 5G Research

The Obama administration is launching a $400 million initiative to drive research into advanced wireless technologies that officials say will bring 100 times the speed of current 4G LTE networks, a move that comes a day after federal regulators voted to open more US airwaves to 5G wireless networks and applications.

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  • Sea dispute: China warns USA not to harm its sovereignty
Sea dispute: China warns USA not to harm its sovereignty

Willett said the ruling in the case would not resolve sovereignty issues, but could potentially narrow down the areas that are legitimately subject to dispute. The Taiwan military also has full grasp on mainland China's ongoing military exercises in an area around the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea ahead of the ruling, Feng added ...

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  • Philippines condemns truck attack in France
Philippines condemns truck attack in France

They said they were lucky that there were not more attackers. Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald described the attacks as an "unspeakably evil outrage". "France was struck on the day of its national holiday, July 14, the symbol of liberty", French president Francois Hollande said as he denounced "this monstrosity".

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  • French security chiefs meet in Paris, Nice boulevard reopens after attack
French security chiefs meet in Paris, Nice boulevard reopens after attack

He is said to have pulled a gun from the cab as part of the premeditated attack before being shot dead by police, with people fleeing into the sea in a bid to escape. Terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) has said it will target France, one of the western coalition forces waging war in Syria , Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries.

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