Day: August 17, 2019

Turkey: Constant wind in Aegean coast lures windsurfers

August 17, 2019

Turkey’s Aegean coast draws around 50,000 windsurfers every year. Local winds called Mad Mehmet blow in Akcapinar beach of the Gokova Gulf all year long. The beach is considered one of the eight best beaches in Europe for wind and kite-surfing.In recen…

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6 PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ in SE Turkey

August 17, 2019

Turkish security forces on Saturday neutralized six PKK terrorists in the country’s southeast, the Interior Ministry said.Security forces retaliated against a PKK terrorist attack on a Turkish military base in Semdinli district of Hakkari province, the…

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Civilian Death Toll Mounts as Syrian Offensive Widens

August 17, 2019

Airstrikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold, a war monitor and local activists said Saturday. An airstrike in the…

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