14
Oca 2019
US, Afghan forces raid Taliban prison in NW Afghanistan

Afghan Taliban on Sunday claimed U.S. and Afghan forces raided their detention center in northwestern Afghanistan and released 40 Daesh terrorists. In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the raid was carried out in the Panj Buz area of...

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14
Oca 2019
16 killed in plane crash near Iranian capital

At least 16 people were killed when a Boeing 707 cargo plane operated by Kyrgyzstan Airlines crashed while landing in Iran on Monday, according to state television.  The plane crashed while making an emergency landing at Fath Airport, located in Karaj...

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14
Oca 2019
Turkey not deterred by threats, says foreign minister

Ankara will not shrink from threats by U.S. President Donald Trump, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday. "We have repeatedly said that we are never afraid of threats. Threatening Turkey economically will get you nowhere," Cavusoglu told...

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13
Oca 2019
Protests in Sudan leave at least 24 dead

At least 24 people have been killed in Sudan since protests began on Dec. 19 over the country's deteriorating economy, the country's public officer said on Saturday. A total of 131 people were also injured during the protests, Amir Mohamed Ibrahim...

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13
Oca 2019
Turkey condoles with France over deadly blast in Paris

Turkey on Sunday extended condolence to France over a gas explosion in Paris bakery on Saturday. 'We extend our condolences to the people and Government of France, as well as to the relatives of those who lost their lives and wish speedy recovery to...

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13
Oca 2019
Turkish, US foreign ministers discuss Syria on phone

Turkey's foreign minister and his U.S. counterpart spoke over the phone, Turkish diplomatic sources announced on Saturday. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Mike Pompeo discussed the latest developments in Syria, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to...

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13
Oca 2019
France: 102 Yellow Vests arrested as protests continue

At least 102 Yellow Vest protestors were arrested on Saturday in the French capital Paris, where the police officers used tear gas and water cannon on the protestors. Champs-Elysees was calm at morning hours, however, tensions between the police officers...

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10
Oca 2019
Houthi drone attack kills, injures Yemen army personnel

At least four Yemeni military personnel were killed Thursday -- and 10 others injured -- in a drone attack that targeted a military parade in the southern Lahij province, according to government sources. Military Intelligence chief Mohamed Tamah and Fadl...

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10
Oca 2019
Rival Syrian opposition factions hammer out Idlib truce

Rival anti-regime opposition groups in the Syrian provinces of Idlib, Aleppo and Hama have struck a deal for ceasefire following recent clashes, local sources said Thursday. The deal between the National Liberation Front (NLF), an umbrella of anti-regime...

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10
Oca 2019
'Turkey's possible Syria op unrelated to US withdrawal'

Turkey's expected counter-terrorism operation east of the Euphrates River in Syria is not related to the U.S. withdrawal from the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. "Our operation against the YPG/PKK is not related to whether...

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09
Oca 2019
Iran says sees Taliban role in future Afghan gov't

In an unprecedented development, Iran on Wednesday said it sees a "limited" role for the Taliban in any future government in war-torn Afghanistan.  "I think it would be impossible to have a future Afghanistan without any role for the Taliban. But we...

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09
Oca 2019
US education leader blasts Gulen-linked schools

As the FBI is reportedly stepping up operations against U.S. activities of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), an education expert has joined a chorus of criticism of schools linked to Fetullah Gulen, the U.S.-based leader of the terror group, whose...

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09
Oca 2019
Over 4,500 displaced in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Over 4,500 villagers have been displaced by the most recent flareup in fighting between Myanmar's military and the Arakan Army in Rakhine state, the UN said Tuesday. The displacement figure, provided by UN spokesman Farhan Haq, runs through Jan. 7. Haq...

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08
Oca 2019
‘Era of coup long gone,’ Nigeria tells Gabon coupists

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for respect for constitutional order in Gabon, saying military officers with political ambitions should resign or play their constitutional role. 'The military officers in Gabon should understand...

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08
Oca 2019
Turkey: Culprit in 1996 tycoon murder still at large

It has been more than two decades since the assassination of one of the most prominent business figures in Turkey and a prime convict in the murder is still at large. Wednesday will mark the 23rd anniversary of the assassination of tycoon Ozdemir Sabanci...

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08
Oca 2019
Erdogan slams US’s claim that Turkey targets Kurds

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday slammed a U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's recent claim that Turkey 'targets Kurds” in Syria. "It is impossible to accept the message given by Mr. Bolton in Israel," Erdogan told...

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08
Oca 2019
'Turkey fulfilling responsibilities to ensure safety of Syria's Kurds': Kalin

Turkey is fulfilling its responsibilities to ensure the safety of life and property of Syrians including Kurds, says presidential aide. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin appears in news conference after a meeting between U.S. officials led by John Bolton, U.S....

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07
Oca 2019
UN regrets Somalia’s decision to expel top diplomat

The United Nations Security Council has said it expects full cooperation between Somalia and the United Nations; days after the horn of Africa country expelled a top UN diplomat. A statement released Sunday, said the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

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07
Oca 2019
Palestinian factions mediate to heal Hamas-Fatah rift

Palestinian factions are mediating between rival groups Hamas and Fatah to ease their tension in the Gaza Strip, according to factional leaders. "The factions want to spare the Palestinian scene a new page of tension,” Musab al-Barim, spokesman for Islamic...

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07
Oca 2019
Trump: Troop pull out from Syria 'not that quick'

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that the withdrawal of American forces from Syria will not happen "that quickly". Addressing reporters at the White House, the president said: "We are pulling back in Syria. We are going to be removing our troops. I...

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07
Oca 2019
6 die as cargo ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

At least six seamen were killed when a Panama-flagged cargo vessel sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Monday, officials said. Samsun Governor Osman Kaymak told reporters that six sailors were killed and seven others were rescued by the Turkish Coast...

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07
Oca 2019
Gabon: Military coup attempt quashed

The Gabonese government said Monday it has quashed a coup attempt in the country. Government spokesman Guy-Bertran Mapangou told reporters that soldiers who briefly took over the national radio on Monday morning had been arrested. Mapangou stressed that the...

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06
Oca 2019
Drought endangers rare species in SW Pakistan

A simmering drought in parts of southwest Pakistan has endangered the survival of various rare species, which are leaving their natural habitat in search for food and water. The eastern parts of mineral-rich Balochistan province -- the country's largest...

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06
Oca 2019
Turkey remembers fallen WWI soldiers with massive march

Thousands of people gathered together on Sunday to march in eastern Turkey to commemorate the martyrs of the World War I Battle of Sarikamis. The march will start off from Kizilcubuk, in the province of Kars, where the 1914 battle against Russia's Caucasus...

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