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Hong Kong strike | US shootings: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-05 07:24

Commuter chaos as protesters shut Hong Kong with general strike | Authorities investigate two back-to-back mass shootings; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Shackles are off for EM central banks after Fed’s hawkish cut

2019-08-02 07:37

The rand led Thursday's retreat among currencies as the dollar headed toward a more than two-year high.

WATCH: Teenager catches falling toddler in Istanbul

2019-06-27 16:59

A 17-year-old caught a 2-year-old girl after she fell from a second floor window in Istanbul.

Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election

2019-06-23 22:42

The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Dad suffers heart attack after hearing son is alive

2019-06-17 21:30

A man survived 12 hours adrift at sea, only to have his father die of a heart attack after learning his son had survived the ordeal.

Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal

2019-05-14 17:52

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country.

Trade war escalation sends shock waves amid sell-offs

2019-05-11 19:04

Emerging-market equities saw their worst rout since October 2018, while currencies extended a four-week losing streak as trade clashes intensified between the world’s two largest economies.

Turkey's election board orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

2019-05-07 10:54

Turkey's top election board has announced that the vote for the mayor of Istanbul, the country's largest city and economic hub, will be re-done.

Turkey investigates Istanbul local election 'irregularities'

2019-05-03 06:03

Turkish prosecutors have launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities made by the ruling party after its shock loss in Istanbul's local elections held on March 31.

Heroic man catches toddler falling from balcony

2019-04-18 12:38

A two-year-old boy, who dangled from a second-floor balcony before suddenly plunging to the ground, was caught by a heroic passerby.

 

Erdogan lays stone for modern Turkey's first new church

2019-08-05 05:30

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has laid the foundation stone for the first new church in Turkey since it became a modern republic in 1923.

Traders downplaying SA credit risk should heed Turkey

2019-07-05 08:33

The erosion of Turkey’s creditworthiness is a warning signal for South Africa, and investors are ignoring it, according to Informa Financial Markets.

Bachelor SA contestant traumatised after Uber driver 'holds her for ransom' in Istanbul

2019-06-27 08:05

Kim Grey says that her bucket-list holiday turned into a nightmare on the last day while she was travelling to her hotel.

Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial

2019-06-20 20:05

A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey coastguard: Eight dead after migrant boat sinks off coast

2019-06-17 13:23

Turkish coastguard says 31 people were rescued, it's believed they were travelling to the Greek islands.

Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber

2019-05-14 06:36

A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported.

Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step'

2019-05-07 20:12

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country.

WATCH: Doll with hair from Jewish Holocaust victim displayed in Turkey

2019-05-07 06:17

The Anatolian Toy Museum in the southern Turkish city of Antalya, has put on display a 78-year-old baby doll with real human hair from a victim of the Holocaust.

Australia leader plays down terror threat at Gallipoli event

2019-04-25 09:33

Australia's prime minister plays down any potential link between the arrest of an a suspected Islamic State group member in Turkey and a World War I battle commemoration attended by hundreds.

Turkey, a democracy in crisis

2019-04-14 14:00

President Erdogan regularly vilifies journalists as "terrorists" while stoking fears of terrorism among his citizens. He frequently eschews facts and voices conspiracy theories, writes Ivan Phahle.

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