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Germany's Merkel 'to Run for 4th Term' in 2017

Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term as head of Germany's government in the 2017 elections, Der Spiegel reports.

World » EU | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 562

PKK Bombs Railway in Turkey's Kars, Police Kills Three Kurdish Rebels in Agri

Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) rebels have bombed a railway line in Turkey’s eastern province of Kars and then fired at repair workers, killing one, the BBC reported.

World | July 31, 2015, Friday // 21:49 | Viewed: 842

Immigration is EU Citizens’ Main Concern – Survey

European Union citizens see immigration as the major challenge facing the bloc currently, according to Spring 2015 Standard Eurobarometer survey published on Friday.

World » EU | July 31, 2015, Friday // 17:26 | Viewed: 828

EU Extends EUR 91,000 to Help Macedonia Cope with Migrant Tide  

The European Commission said on Friday it is extending close to EUR 91,000 in humanitarian funding to Macedonia to help tackle a migrant influx.

World » EU | July 31, 2015, Friday // 16:21 | Viewed: 968

Beijing to Host Winter Olympic Games in 2022

Beijing was chosen as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics at the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

World | July 31, 2015, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 790

Attack on Police Station Leaves Two Turkish Officers, Two PKK Militants Dead

An armed attack on a police station in the southern Turkish province of Adana left two police officers and two Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants dead.

World » Southeast Europe | July 31, 2015, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 912

USA Extends List of Sanctioned Russian, Ukrainian Individuals, Entities

The USA extended the list of sanctioned Russian and Ukrainian individuals and institutions in an attempt to maintain pressure on Russia for Moscow's alleged support of separatists in Ukraine.

World | July 31, 2015, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 923

Russia, Turkey Reportedly Suspend Negotiations on Construction of Turkish Stream

Russia and Turkey reportedly suspended negotiations on the construction of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline.

World | July 31, 2015, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1344

EU to Extend Support to Farmers over Russia Food Ban by One Year

The European Commission has decided to extend by a year the safety net measures for the European agricultural producers affected by the Russian ban on food imports from the European Union.

World » EU | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1719

Blast in Skopje Damages Three Cars, No Injuries

An explosion outside a police station in Macedonia’s capital Skopje has damaged three cars parked nearby, MIA news agency reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1564

Turkish Soldiers Killed in PKK Attack, Army Says

An ambush organized by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has claimed the lives of three Turkish soldiers, the country's armed forces say.

World | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1660

Investigation to Confirm Whether Debris Found in Indian Ocean Part of Missing MH370

Malaysia sent a team to determine whether the debris, which was recently found on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean, is from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370).

World | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1686

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution for Setting Tribunal on MH17 Disaster

Russia vetoed on Wednesday the United Nations (UN) resolution on establishing an international tribunal for prosecuting the people guilty of shooting down the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).

World | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1673

Turkey Formally Opens Incirlik Air Base for Coalition Strikes on IS

Turkey has officially allowed the US-led coalition to use the country’s Incirlik Air Base for airstrikes against targets of Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, state-run Anadolu news agency (AA) reported on Wednesday.

World | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1741

Iraq Considers Turkish Airstrikes on PKK as Violation of Country's Sovereignty

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday that the Turkish airstrikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq constituted a violation of the country's sovereignty.

World | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1739

Suspected Sabotage in Turkey Stops Oil Flow in Pipeline from Iraq

Turkey has halted the flow of oil in the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline, which was damaged in a suspected sabotage act inside its territory near the border with Iraq, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported on Wednesday.

World | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1989

Turkey Conducts New Airstrikes on Suspected PKK Targets

Turkish fighter jets conducted new airstrikes on suspected terrorist targets in the southeast of the country and across the border in northern Iraq on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1888

Ukraine Adds Gerard Depardieu to 5-Year Blacklist

Ukraine has moved ban actor Gérard Depardieu from entering the country over the next five years.

World » Ukraine | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1705

NATO Backs Turkey’s Fight Against ‘Terrorism’

NATO supported Turkey’s increased role in the fight against Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday.

World | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2244

Peace Process with Kurdish Militants Can’t Continue - Turkish President Erdogan  

Turkey can't continue a peace process with the Kurdish rebels who are attacking Turkish targets, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

World | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2093

NATO Expresses Solidarity with Turkey over Terror Attacks

NATO expressed solidarity with its member Turkey on Tuesday over recent terror attacks in the country as Alliance ambassadors gathered for a meeting to discuss the Turkish military campaing agains Islamic State group and Kurdish rebels.

World | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1892