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February 16, 2018 4:56 PM Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for ‘coup links’

A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came as another Turkish court decided to release German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has been held for a year without charge. The six were found guilty of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed over the failed 113

November 2, 2017 7:31 AM Manchester United player Marouane Fellaini's reported 'visit' to Istanbul explained

Marouane Fellaini is out of contract at Man Utd next summer and has been linked with a move to Galatasaray or Besiktas. For a while, Manchester United supporters fretted that Marouane Fellaini had become the latest footballer to succumb to the social media craze of 'come to Besiktas'. Fortunately, that picture of 'him' in Istanbul was not of Fellaini 135

October 31, 2017 9:14 PM Kwesi Appiah names 23-man squad for Egypt clash

Black Stars coach has named his 23-man squad to face Egypt in the last round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month. The Stars will play the Pharaohs at the Cape Coast Stadium on November 12 in a match which is a mere formality as Egypt have already qualified for the tournament in Russia. Coach Appiah is expected to use the game to further assess 131

October 28, 2017 7:56 AM Bernard Mensah opens Super Lig account for Kasimpasa

With the strike, the 24-year-old opened his goal account for the Apaches. Mensah expertly side-footed a curling effort from outside the box after receiving a lay-off from Nigerian attacker Samuel Eduok to open the scoring in the tenth minute. He came close to doubling the lead moments thereafter after dazzling his way into the box but had his effort 127

October 25, 2017 3:00 AM Turkey activists in Amnesty case to stand trial

ISTANBUL: Eleven human rights activists, including the two top figures with Amnesty International in Turkey, are due to go on trial Wednesday (Oct 25) on contested terror charges, seen by the rights watchdog as a test case for the judiciary. All bar two of the activists - who include two foreigners - have been behind bars since a police raid in July on a workshop 79

October 12, 2017 7:36 PM Turkish Airlines records 75 per cent passenger growth

Accra, Oct. 12, GNA - Turkish Airlines has recorded a growth in passenger numbers on the Ghana-Istanbul route over the last six years. The airline, which flies Ghanaian travellers to over 290 destinations around the world via its hub in Istanbul, has recorded a 70 per cent increase in passenger numbers since it started operations in 2010. Mr Ferhat Yerli 16

September 2, 2017 2:01 PM Turkey-Based Joseph Attamah Washout On Black Stars Debut

Istanbul Basaksehir defender Joseph Attamah Larweh made his Black Stars debut against Congo on Friday. The defender was handed a starting role by Coach Kwesi Appiah in a game the Black Stars were held to a 1-1 stalemate. The 23-year-old looked sloppy on the pitch which forced Coach Kwesi Appiah to replace him with half-fit Harrison Afful. A mistake by the former 56

September 1, 2017 9:14 PM Kwesi Appiah opens up on decision to give Attamah nod ahead of Afful in Ghana's draw against Congo

Head coach of the Black Stars James Kwesi Appiah has explained the decision to start Joseph Attamah ahead of Harrison Afful in Ghana's 1-1 draw against Congo in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Friday. Ghana's hopes of making a fourth successive global football fiesta were left in jeopardy after the Black Stars played out a disappointing 1-1 stalemate 54

August 25, 2017 12:07 PM AC Milan, Arsenal learn Europa League group-stage opponents

MONACO (AP) - Seven-time European champion AC Milan's bid for a first Europa League title continues in a group with Austria Vienna, Croatian champion Rijeka and AEK Athens. Milan returns to UEFA competitions after a three-year absence, and avoided long travel for Thursday games that lurk in the 48-team draw. Arsenal, however, will go to Belarus to face BATE Borisov 86

August 25, 2017 11:25 AM Europa League draw: Arsenal and Everton face challenging tests

ARSENAL and Everton face challenging tests on their return to the Europa League following today’s group stage draw in Monaco. 12:55: Thanks for joining me today folks. Keep an eye on the website for more reaction to today’s Europa League draw. 12:50: So what’s the consensus on that draw for our British representatives? Arsenal were drawn to play Belarus' 59