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Erdogan defends Turkey’s cross border operation in Iraq

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Turkey’s recent cross border operation into thern Iraq solely aims to maintain the country’s border security. “Our aim with the operation, dubbed Claw-Lock, is to both clear the Iraqi lands from the terrorist or ganization and to ensure the border security of our country,” Erdogan told the country’s […]

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Canadian inflation spikes to 6.7%

Canadian consumer prices rose 6.7 percent in March year over year, the largest increase since January 1991, according to authorities. Statistics Canada announced on Wednesday that inflationary pressure in the country remained widespread in March, as prices rose across all eight major components, reports Xinhua news agency. Prices increased against the backdrop of sustained price […]

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Russia successfully test-fires Sarmat strategic missile

Russia announced that it successfully test-launched a Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday at a time when Moscow-West tensions have sharply escalated over Ukraine.The missile was fired from a silo at 15:12 Moscow Time at the Plesetsk state test cosmodrome in southwest Russia’s Arkhangelsk region, the country’s Defence Ministry was quoted as saying by Xinhua […]

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Alleged intruder at Peruvian Embassy in US shot dead by Secret Service

An alleged “intruder” at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C., was shot dead by Secret Service, according to the police. The suspect was found smashing windows of the Peruvian Ambassador’s residence in the Forest Hills neighbourhood of southwest D.C., Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee told reporters on Wednesday evening. The ambassador’s relatives were inside and […]

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N.Korean websites slam S.Korea-US military drills

Korean websites on Thursday slammed the annual combined military training between South Korea and the US, labelling it as preparation for war. Earlier this week, South Korea and the US kicked off their combined springtime military training that does not include any field troop manoeuvres, reports Yonhap News Agency. The drills will continue until April […]

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Inflation hits 76% Brazilians: Survey

A new survey revealed that the financial situation of 76 percent of Brazilians has been “very affected” or “affected” by inflation. According to the survey released on Wednesday by the National Industry Confederation, only 12 percent of the population said they were “hardly affected” or “not affected” by price increases in the country, reports news […]