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62 soldiers go on trial in Istanbul for alleged part in coup

Jan 23, 2017

62 soldiers go on trial in Istanbul for alleged part in coup

Dozens of officers and soldiers went on trial Monday in Istanbul for their alleged role in the failed military coup in July. The 28 officers and 34 privates allegedly seized control of Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport on the night of the attempt. They are ...

Jan 23, 2017

Trump security adviser probed for Russia links: report

A top military counsel to President Donald Trump is under scrutiny by U.S. counterintelligence agents who have probed the new national security adviser’s communications with Russian officials, the Wall Street Journal said Sunday. The paper reported that Michael Flynn, a retired three-star general who ...

India probes Maoist rebel link as train derailment claims 39

Jan 23, 2017

India probes Maoist rebel link as train derailment claims 39

Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash that killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the country’s creaking rail network. Officials were investigating whether Maoist rebels had tampered with the track, after eight coaches and the ...