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Erdogan Says Turkey Pulls Troops out of NATO Exercise

Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name was included in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill, an incident that drew an apology from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenbe

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Rescue Crews Looking For Two More Men Missing in Flash Floods

Greece’s fire department says two more people have been reported missing after deadly flash flooding west of Athens that is confirmed to have killed at least 16 people, Ekathimerini writes.

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The Trump Administration will Allow the Import of Trophies from Killed Elephants

US President Donald Trump's administration will resume the import of trophies from killed African elephants, according to Associated Press.

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Around 3,000 Additional US Troops are Stationed in Afghanistan

Around 3,000 additional US troops are stationed in Afghanistan under US President Donald Trump's new strategy, the Pentagon said.

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North Korea might be Building a Submarine Capable of Carrying Ballistic Missiles

North Korea may be building a submarine capable of carrying ballistic missiles.

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Japanese Company Apologized after a Train Departed 20 Seconds Earlier

A Japanese railway company publishes an excuse after a train has departed of the platform 20 seconds earlier.

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Washington Warns of an Increased Terrorist Threat in Europe at Christmas and New Year

Authorities in the United States have issued recommendations for their citizens traveling to Europe, warning them that there will be an increased terrorist threat during the Christmas and New Year holidays on the continent, FOCUS News Agency quoted.

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Marijuana took its First Victim

American medics from Colorado (US) say they have established the world's first death due to marijuana.

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France Holds Another Day of National Anti-Macron Protests

Two of France's biggest workers' unions are staging nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reforms, reported ABC News.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:56 | Viewed: 538

China, Russia to Hold Simulated Anti-Missile Drill

The Chinese and Russian militaries will next month hold anti-missile drills in Beijing, China’s Defence Ministry said on Friday, amid concern in both countries about the deployment of a U.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 498

German Coalition Talks Miss Deadline

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition could stretch into the weekend after the parties missed Merkel’s Thursday deadline and failed to reach agreement on key issues such as migration and finances, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 503

Germany to Spend 10 Million Euros to Help Clear Mines in Syria

Germany will spend an initial 10 million euros to help remove mines from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the Handelsblatt newspaper said in Friday editions, reported Reuters.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 548

UN Council Rejects Russian Draft on Syria Gas Attacks Probe

The UN Security Council on Thursday rejected a Russian-drafted resolution that would have extended a UN-led investigation of chemical attacks in Syria but with changes to the panel, AFP reported.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 613

French Military Says Coalition Opposed IS Withdrawal from Raqqa

France’s military said on Thursday the coalition battling Islamic State in Syria had opposed a deal allowing fighters of the militant group to withdraw from their former bastion of Raqqa, reported Reuters.

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Merkel, Facing Long Night, says German Coalition Talks Can Work

Talks on forming a new German coalition government “can work”, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday ahead of a long night of negotiations at which she must forge a three-way alliance or risk seeing her 12-year stint in power come to an end.

World » EU | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 18:09 | Viewed: 823

Aleandar Vucic: EU Wants Binding Document For Full EU Membership

The EU will not allow Serbia to become its full-fledged member without a legally binding document at the end of the process of normalising relations with Pristina, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday, Tanjug reported.

World » EU | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 883

Turkey, Russia, Iran to hold Syria Summit in Sochi on Nov. 22

Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a summit to discuss developments in Syria next week in the Russian resort of Sochi, Turkish broadcaster NTV said on Thursday, quoted by Reuters.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 937

Same-Sex Marriage May be Law in Australia by Early December

Australian lawmakers on Thursday vowed to push through laws legalizing same-sex marriage by early December, after a national survey found the majority of Australians favored the move, Reuters writes.

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The EU has Passed a Law Allowing Blocking of Sites without a Court Order

The European Union voted and adopted a new law that gives additional powers to consumer regulators in the member states.

World » EU | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 993

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has Suspended 25% of Diplomats in Post-Coup Probes

Turkey’s foreign ministry has suspended a quarter of its diplomats over suspected ties to last year’s failed coup attempt, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 12:54 | Viewed: 893

SpaceX will Launch a Secret Cargo into Space

The SpaceX company of billionaire Elon Musk should later today release a mysterious load into orbit around the Earth, Space.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1110
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