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Mar 2013
Russian firms not interested in gas offer by Greek Cyprus

World Bulletin / News DeskRussian oil and natural gas companies "Gazprom" and "Rosneft" have rejected Greek Cypriot administration's proposal about buying the bonds which belong to the natural gas reserves that fall within the boundaries of the disputed...

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Mar 2013
No grounds for legal action against Turkish spy chief

World Bulletin / News DeskThe İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office has said there is a lack of grounds for legal action in the alleged ties of Turkey's incumbent intelligence chief and four other National Intelligence Organization (MİT) officials...

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Mar 2013
Obama says Erdogan and Netanyahu speak by phone

World Bulletin / News DeskTurkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by telephone on Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a statement, in an apparent bid to repair relations between the two U.S. allies.Ties...

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22
Mar 2013
Egyptian bride passes Gaza through tunnel

World Bulletin / News DeskAn Egyptian young woman Menal Abdollah (17) living in Rahaf province of Egypt passed Gaza through a tunnel in her wedding gown, in order to marry her Palestinian fiance Imad (21).Egyptian authorities did not allow Menal to enter...

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Mar 2013
Albania to implement economic diplomacy with Turkey

World Bulletin / News DeskNewly assigned Albanian Ambassador in Ankara Genci Mucaj, who formerly worked at economic department in Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has said, "The potential between Turkey and Albania is at least 5 or 10 times more than...

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Mar 2013
Mali army, France made ethnic cleansing: African Human Rights Org

World Bulletin / News DeskAfrican Human Rights Organization claimed that Mali's military, which is supported by France, made ethnic cleansing on armed groups in the north of the country.The statement by the organization said, Malian troops and politicians,...

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Mar 2013
Turkey to spend 167 million TL on first airport on sea

World Bulletin / News DeskTurkey has set out plans to build its first airport on the seaside between the Black Sea Region provinces of Ordu and Giresun in northern Turkey and is expected to spend 167 million TL (approx. 91.8 million USD).Turkey is expected...

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Mar 2013
Explosion kills seven in Pakistan

World Bulletin / News DeskSeven people were killed in an explosion which occurred in Balochistan state of Pakistan on Friday.Officials said that 29 people were also wounded in the explosion, adding that eight of them were in critical condition.The explosion...

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Mar 2013
New Chinese president in Russia

World Bulletin / News DeskChina's President Xi Jinping arrived in Russia on Friday as he pays the first formal visit abroad after being elected president.Ahead of his visit, Xi told Russian press that he was impatient to see Russian President Vladimir...

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Mar 2013
Potable water of Gaza is on verge of scarcity: UNICEF

World Bulletin / News DeskUNICEF Representative to Gaza, Mior Mutu stated on Friday, sources of drinking water in Gaza was on the verge of scarcity.Mutu delivered a speech prior to a bicycle race event which was organized to mark World Water Day by Coastal...

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Mar 2013
Turkish FM meets Syrian Interim PM Hitto

World Bulletin / News DeskTurkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday met with the Syrian Interim Prime Minister Ghassan Hitto in Turkish capital of Ankara.Speaking to reporters before meeting Hitto, Ahmet Davutoglu congratulated Hitto for his new...

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Mar 2013
Central African Republic rebels advance toward capital

World Bulletin / News DeskRebels in Central Africa Republic clashed with government troops in the town of Damara about 75 km (50 miles) from the capital, a government spokesman said on Friday, a day after the Seleka insurgents rejected a peace offer from...

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Mar 2013
Parliamentary commission says Uludere killings were not deliberate

World Bulletin / News DeskThe Parliamentary sub-commission investigating the killing of 34 civilians by Turkish jets in the southeastern region of Uludere on Dec. 28, 2011 has said in its report that the killings were not deliberate.“It has been agreed...

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Mar 2013
Iranian tourists wounded in Turkey minibus accident

World Bulletin / News Desk16 people, including Iranian tourists, were injured in an accident in Isparta province on Friday.A minibus carrying 26 Iranian tourists from Isparta to Antalya province overturned on Antalya-Isparta highway, injuring 15 Iranians...

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Mar 2013
Congolese warlord Ntaganda is on way to Hague

World Bulletin / News DeskBosco Ntaganda, the Congolese warlord wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes and crimes against humanity, left Rwanda on Friday and is on his way to The Hague, the court said on Friday.The court said in a statement...

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Mar 2013
Myanmar Buddhists attack Muslim school / VIDEO

World Bulletin / News DeskRiots erupted in Meikhtila, 540 km (336 miles) north of Yangon, on Wednesday after an argument between a Buddhist couple and the Muslim owners of a gold shop escalated into a riot involving hundreds of people, police said.In Meikhtila,...

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Mar 2013
Hamas complains to Egypt after Israel halves Gaza fishing zone

World Bulletin / News DeskHamas complained to Egypt on Friday after Israel suspended part of a Cairo-brokered truce agreement by halving Palestinian access to fishing waters in response to a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip.Thursday's salvo at the Israeli...

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Mar 2013
Grandfather of African literature, Chinua Achebe, dies aged 82

World Bulletin / News DeskNigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe, widely seen as a grandfather of modern African literature, has died at the age of 82, publisher Penguin said on Friday.Achebe made his name more than 50 years ago with his novel "Things Fall...

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Mar 2013
Greek Cyprus will vote on 9 draft bills

World Bulletin / News DeskGreek Cypriot administration will vote on 9 draft bills in the parliament as an alternative to the Eurogroup bailout plan.Among the bills, which were introduced to the parliament after accepted by cabinet on Thursday, there is a...

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Mar 2013
Hezbollah calls Obama 'Zionist employee' after blame

World Bulletin / News DeskLebanon's Hezbollah condemned on Friday a call by U.S. President Barack Obama for the resistance group to be designated a terrorist organisation.The European Union has rejected Israeli and US pressure to blacklist Hezbollah...

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Mar 2013
Oman's Sultan pardons all jailed activists

World Bulletin / News DeskOman's Sultan Qaboos pardoned on Friday all dissidents jailed for defaming the ruler or taking part in protests, in the latest effort to defuse unrest inspired by Arab uprisings elsewhere.The official Oman News Agency did not...

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Mar 2013
Turkish police detain 9 over blast at ruling party HQ

World Bulletin / News DeskTurkish police on Friday detained nine people in connection with attacks on the headquarters of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party and the justice ministry, state-run Anatolian news agency reported.The Revolutionary...

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Mar 2013
Turkey may act if Greek Cyprus tries to monopolize gas reserves in bailout

World Bulletin / News DeskTurkey could challenge any move by Greek Cyprus to speed up offshore natural gas exploration as a way of attracting investment to save its teetering economy, senior Turkish officials said on Thursday.The European Union has given...

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Mar 2013
Preacher of Emevi Mosque el-Buti's relatives left for Turkey: report

World Bulletin / News DeskA suicide blast on Emevi Mosque in the Syrian capital city Damascus killed preacher Muhammad Said Ramazan el-Buti and 42 people in Syria.Syrian state-run TV broadcast the photos of the dead and the wounded. The blast which happened...

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