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Turkish PM welcomes call for disarmament of PKK

 World Bulletin / News DeskPrime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu welcomed Saturday the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party's statements on the issue of disarmament of militant group.Addressing the ruling Justice and Development Party's youth congress...

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Lebanese rise in anger against post-Ottoman Serail plan

 World Bulletin / News DeskHundreds of Lebanese nationals staged a protest in the northern city of Tripoli on Saturday against plans to establish a car parking lot in place of an old Ottoman Serail, which stood atop a hill in the northern city.The council...

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Şub 2015
Turkey's Erdogan slams Austria's controversial Islam law

 World Bulletin / News DeskPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly criticized Austria Saturday for approving a controversial bill that revises the status of Muslims in the European country.Before his departure to Saudi Arabia for an official visit, Erdogan...

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Şub 2015
Nemtsov planned to reveal Russian links to Ukraine conflict - Poroshenko

World Bulletin / News DeskUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because he planned to disclose evidence of Russia's involvement in Ukraine's separatist conflict.Poroshenko...

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Şub 2015
Hamas: Egypt no longer 'impartial sponsor'

World Bulletin / News DeskPalestinian faction Hamas said Saturday that Egypt is no longer an impartial sponsor following an Egyptian court decision designating the movement as a "terrorist organization.""With this politicized verdict, Egypt is serving the...

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Şub 2015
Turkish target of gun attack arrested in Cambodia

 World Bulletin / News DeskA Turkish national has been arrested in the Cambodian city of Sihanoukville on suspicion of carrying out a knife attack, local media reported Saturday.The Cambodia Daily said the man, the owner of a boating company, was the target...

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Şub 2015
Myanmar journalist arrested over Facebook post

 World Bulletin / News DeskA photojournalist in Myanmar has been arrested over a Facebook post mocking the powerful military, police confirmed Saturday.Aung Nay Myo was detained at his home in Monywa, in Sagaing region, on Friday under the 1950 Emergency...

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Şub 2015
No U-turn for Indonesia on executions

 World Bulletin / News DeskIndonesian president Joko Widodo denied Saturday that he is reconsidering the execution of nine foreigners, local media reported.Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said earlier that Widodo was 'carefully considering Indonesia's...

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Şub 2015
Tunisia's Ghannouchi 'undecided' on Ennahda leadership

World Bulletin / News DeskThe incumbent head of Tunisia's Ennahda movement, Rachid Ghannouchi, said on Saturday that he was still undecided on whether he would run for a new term at the top of the movement during its 10th congress in the second half...

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Şub 2015
Nepal police fire teargas as thousands protest over constitution

 World Bulletin / News DeskProtesters and police clashed in Kathmandu on Saturday at a demonstration by some 30,000 people led by the Maoist opposition to demand that political parties reach a consensus on a new constitution, in the biggest street march...

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Şub 2015
UK's Newcastle protests to reject anti-Islam Pegida

World Bulletin / News DeskMore than 2,000 people protested on Saturday in Newcastle, northeast England, against a march held by the British branch of Germany's anti-Islam group PEGIDA which drew around 400 people, a Reuters witness said.The German...

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Şub 2015
Greek PM accuses Spain, Portugal of anti-Athens 'axis'

 World Bulletin / News Desk Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal on Saturday of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government, saying they feared their own radical forces before...

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Şub 2015
Palestinian killed in Gaza explosion

 World Bulletin / News DeskA Palestinian youth was killed Saturday and his brother moderately injured in a bomb explosion in the southern Gaza Strip.Nagi Abu Sabla, 21, was killed and his brother Akram,18, was wounded after an unexploded ordinance left over...

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Şub 2015
5 Afghan women die in search of 'missing' husbands

 World Bulletin / News DeskAt least five Afghan women were killed and a child was wounded in a landmine explosion Saturday morning in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province, Afghan authorities said.Local District Governor Abdul Razaq Kakar told The...

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Şub 2015
Germany prepared to sell tank howitzers to Lithuania -report

 World Bulletin / News DeskGermany is prepared to sell tank howitzers to Lithuania, German magazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday.Deputy defence minister Katrin Suder said in a defence committee meeting it would be possible to sell howitzers to Lithuania...

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Şub 2015
Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

 World Bulletin / News DeskThousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir...

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Şub 2015
'Post-modern coup' remembered on 18th anniversary in Turkey

World Bulletin / News DeskSaturday marks the 18th anniversary of the Feb. 28 coup, which is popularly known as a postmodern coup as a result of which a coalition government led by late Necmettin Erbakan's now-defunct conservative party, the Welfare Party...

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Şub 2015
Syrian army takes villages in south

 World Bulletin / News Desk Syrian government forces have taken control of villages in southern Syria, state media said on Saturday, part of a campaign they started this month against insurgents posing one of the biggest remaining threats to Damascus.The...

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Şub 2015
Egypt court lists Hamas as terrorist organisation -UPDATED

World Bulletin / News DeskAn Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, judicial and security sources said on Saturday, one month after a judge listed the group's armed wing as a terrorist group.Hamas is an offshoot...

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Şub 2015
Iraq says to track down antiquities after ISIS rampage

 World Bulletin / News DeskISIS militants who destroyed priceless antiquities from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have kept some artefacts to sell, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday, vowing to prevent the radicals from smuggling them to...

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Şub 2015
Thousands protest Boko Haram, support army in Cameroon

 World Bulletin / News DeskThousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest againstNigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation's army, which is fighting alongside regional neighbours to defeat...

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Şub 2015
Jewish settlers uproot 300 olive saplings in W. Bank

 World Bulletin / News DeskJewish settlers on Saturday uprooted 300 olive saplings near the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), a Palestinian official has said."Some 300 olive saplings were destroyed by Jewish settlers on a land owned by the Housheyya...

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Şub 2015
Egypt sends 4 Brotherhood leaders to death for HQ violence

World Bulletin / News DeskAn Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced four Muslim Brotherhood members to death – two in absentia – over charges of killing demonstrators outside the group's headquarters in 2013, a judicial source has said.The court also...

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Şub 2015
Sisi says Egypt never offended Turkey, Qatar

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said that his country has never made "offensive" statements against Turkey or Qatar."Egypt has never made any official statements that were offensive to Qatar or Turkey," al-Sisi said in an interview with London-based...

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