Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

Pence Praises Trump as ‘More Concerned with Des Moines Than Denmark’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that it's great to have a president who is more concerned with Des Moines than Denmark, after rolling up to a political fundraiser on a motorcycle.

Pence was in Iowa Saturday at a …

Zambia arrests 30 Chinese for illegal mining activities

LUSAKA, Zambia

Zambian police arrested 30 Chinese nationals for allegedly carrying out illegal mining activities, the nation's home minister said on Sunday.

Speaking to reporters, Home Affairs Minister Steven Kapyongo said the police conducted an operation in the mining area …


Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's chief advisor Birol Erdem was detained Saturday for suspected links to Gulen movement, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

Birol Erdem, the former Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice, and his wife Gulumser Erdem were detained …

Turkish humanitarian aid ship leaves for Somalia

MERSIN, Turkey

Turkey on Sunday sent a ship carrying 13,000 tons of food and humanitarian aid to Somalia from southern Mersin province.

Speaking at the farewell ceremony in Tasucu Port of Silifke district, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said …

Hamas leader heads to Egypt to hold official talks

GAZA CITY, Palestine

Palestinian resistance group Hamas leadership on Sunday left Gaza from Rafah crossing and headed to Cairo to hold talks with Egyptian officials, said a Hamas official.

"The delegation is chaired by Yahya al-Senwar, the chief of the …

Turkish president calls for a greener world


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on citizens to be more sensitive to leave a greener world to next generations ahead of World Environment Day.

Erdogan released a statement Sunday for the World Environment Day -- the biggest annual …

’12 Daesh fighters’ killed in southwestern Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan

A dozen suspected Daesh fighters have been killed during a security operation in southwestern Balochistan province that was aimed at recovery of a Chinese couple kidnapped last month, according to Pakistani military's media wing on Sunday.

The two-day …