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Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 11 police, 78 wounded

Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 11 police, 78 wounded

Aug  26, – The attack struck the checkpoint 50 meters (yards) from a main police station near the town of Cizre, in the mainly-Kurdish Sirnak province that borders Syria. A Kurdish militant suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station in southeast Turkey on Friday, killing at least 11 police […]

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At least 32 killed in suicide bomb attack at Istanbul airport

At least 32 killed in suicide bomb attack at Istanbul airport

Jun 28, – The attackers began spraying bullets at airport guards at the terminal entrance and a shootout erupted before they blew themselves up one by one at around 10:00 pm (1900 GMT) Tuesday, Turkish authorities said. A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport killed at least 32 people and left […]

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Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief, many flee capital

Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief, many flee capital

Apr 27, – By afternoon, the death toll from Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake had climbed to more than 3,700, and reports trickling in from remote areas suggested it would rise significantly. Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days […]

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Netanyahu says no Palestinian state as long as he’s prime minister

Netanyahu says no Palestinian state as long as he’s prime minister

Mar 16, – Trailing his centre-left opponent Isaac Herzog in opinion polls, the three-term leader has sought to shift the focus away from socioeconomic issues and on to security challenges, saying he alone can defend Israel. West Bank (Reuters) – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a final bid to shore up right-wing support ahead […]

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EU to seek more Turkish help in Islamic State fight

EU to seek more Turkish help in Islamic State fight

Dec 07, – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides will travel to Turkey on Monday and Tuesday in one of the highest-profile EU visits in years. The European Union will press Turkey to cooperate more closely in the fight against Islamic State and urge it […]

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Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Dec 01, – At least three people have been killed and 54 wounded in skirmishes so far, according to police and emergency services. Most of the casualties occurred at a Bangkok stadium where gunshots rang out early Sunday for the second day and the body of one protester shot in the chest lay face-up on […]

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Prime Minister Erdogan soften stand proposes referendum to end protests

Prime Minister Erdogan soften stand proposes referendum to end protests

June 13, ISTANBUL (AP) — Protesters expressed doubts about the offer, however, and continued to converge in Taksim Square’s Gezi Park, epicenter of the anti-government protests that began in Istanbul 13 days ago and spread across the country. At times, police have broken up demonstrations using tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets. Turkey’s government […]

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Prime Minister Erdogan calls for end to Turkey protest

Prime Minister Erdogan calls for end to Turkey protest

June 7, ISTANBUL (AP) — In the first extensive public show of support since anti-government protests erupted last week, more than 10,000 supporters cheered Recep Tayyip Erdogan with rapturous applause outside Istanbul’s international airport. Turkey’s prime minister took a combative stance on his closely watched return to the country early Friday, telling supporters who thronged […]

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Prime Minister Erdogan slams opposition as protests in Turkey continue

Prime Minister Erdogan slams opposition as protests in Turkey continue

June 3, AP – In a televised speech on Sunday, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan responded to widespread discontent across Turkey – sparked by two days of violent clashes between police and demonstrators – by shifting blame to his political opponents for the unrest. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan has shifted his tone during the third […]

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Russia reviews its stance on renewable energy

Russia reviews its stance on renewable energy

June 3, AP – “At the moment, the use of renewable energy sources and green energy is far from what we would like it to be. We probably use only an inconsiderable part of our potential,” Medvedev said at the Startup Village international investor conference at the Skolkovo hi-tech hub outside Moscow. The Russian government […]

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