Greek crew member repatriated from seized oil tanker St Nikolas

The Greek cadet who worked onboard St Nikolas, the Greek-owned oil tanker seized by the Iranian navy last week, is being repatriated, the ship's managing company, Empire Navigation said Thursday.

The 19-year-old trainee captain will return to Greece accompanied by the Greek ambassador to Iran.

Pakistan hits 'militant targets' in airstrike on Iran

Pakistan launched deadly strikes Thursday against militant targets in Iran in apparent retaliation for Iranian air raids on its territory, further stoking tensions and prompting Tehran to summon Pakistan's envoy.

Nine people, including three women and four children, were killed in the Pakistani strikes in restive Sistan-Baluchistan province, according to Iran's IRNA news agency.

Turkish exporters to target large economies this year

Turkish exporters will focus more on large economies, such as the U.S, China and India, this year, as they aim to boost goods and service export revenues to a total of $402 billion, says Mustafa Gültepe, the head of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM).

"We are shifting our focus to the alternative markets with large import potential," he told reporters.

Türkiye to expand scope of cross-border ops against PKK: Erdoğan

The scope of Türkiye's military operations into northern Iraq and Syria will expand in the coming months to eliminate the presence of the PKK and the YPG, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, accusing the United States and Russia of not keeping the promises they had given to Türkiye to this end.

Pakistan says Iran launched deadly air strike on its territory, killing two children

Pakistan said Wednesday that Iran carried out an air strike on its territory that killed two children, after Tehran launched attacks in Iraq and Syria against what it called "anti-Iranian terrorist groups".

Pakistan denounced the strike, near the nations' shared border late on Tuesday, as "completely unacceptable", saying it was unprovoked.

Türkiye anti-terror strategy deals heavy blow on terrorists

Türkiye's anti-terror strategy that aims to eradicate terrorists in their hide-outs in northern Syria and Iraq has succeeded and zeroed terrorist activities on Turkish soil, the defense minister has said, informing that 78 PKK members were neutralized in the Turkish army's strikes in retaliation to the PKK's recent attacks.