Turkey voices deep sorrow over deadly rebel attack on Yemen military base

Turkey on Aug. 29 expressed "deep sorrow" for a ballistic missile that struck southern Yemen, killing at least 40 soldiers and injuring dozens.


Turkey extends its condolences to the "friendly people and Government of Yemen and to the families of those who lost their lives" while wishing the injured a speedy recovery, said a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement.

Serbia’s Ambassador to Russia Lazanski Passes Away

Miroslav Lazanski, the Serbian ambassador to Russia, has suddenly died, Serbia's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

Lazanski was appointed ambassador to Moscow in June 2019. He had been an MP in parliament since June 2016, elected on the ruling Serbian Progressive Party's list as a non-party person.

Turkish, Algerian presidents discuss developments in Tunisia on phone

Turkey's president and his Algerian counterpart spoke on the phone on July 30, according to a statement by Turkey's Communications Directorate.


President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Algeria's Abdelmadjid Tebboune discussed regional matters, especially Turkish-Algerian relations and developments in Tunisia, said the directorate statement.

Children soldiers - "time bomb": They brainwash them, then send them to the front

None of the conflicting parties shy away from that practice, but a far larger number of children are still being recruited by Houthi people, writes DW.
Samir was eventually killed. The 15-year-old paid with his life for the desire to fight on the side of the Houthis in the civil war that is being fought in Yemen.

Romania updates list of countries in COVID-19 red, yellow, green areas

Romania's National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated on Friday its list of countries or areas with high COVID-19 epidemiological risk. "The classification of the countries/areas by the cumulative rate of COVID-19 cases in order to sort the persons arriving in Romania accordingly and subject them to quarantine is hereby approved," reads CNSU Decision 39.

Yemen’s mysterious 'Well of Hell'

Surrounded in mystery and tales of demons, the Well of Barhout in Yemen's east - known as the "Well of Hell" - is a little-understood natural wonder.

Closer to the border with Oman than to the capital Sanaa 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) away, the giant hole in the desert of Al-Mahra province is 30 meters wide and thought to be anywhere between 100 and 250 meters deep.