Thousands take part in Turkey ‘unity’ rally condemning attempted coup

Thousands take part in Turkey ‘unity’ rally condemning attempted coup

Many thousands of Turks massed Sunday for the first cross-party rally to condemn the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amid a purge of suspected state enemies. Istanbul’s Taksim square was transformed into a red sea of national flags as Erdogan’s ruling Islamic-conservatives and the opposition secular camps briefly set aside their differences in […]

Attempted North Korea missile launch fails, says South

Attempted North Korea missile launch fails, says South

North Korea apparently failed with an attempted missile launch Tuesday, the latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires to threaten the US mainland. South Korea’s defence ministry detected the dawn launch effort, which Japan condemned as an unacceptable and “provocative” act. The ministry declined to speculate on the missile […]

Attempted North Korea missile launch fails, says South

Attempted North Korea missile launch fails, says South

North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday morning but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials told Reuters. The launch attempt took place at around 5:20 a.m. Seoul time (2020 GMT), said the officials, who asked not to be identified, without elaborating. Japan put its […]