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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.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1360

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: 1260

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: 1321

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: 1341

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.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1246

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: 1447

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: 1319

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: 1687

These are the Last Places on Earth Without Internet

In 35 countries in the world under 20% of the population have access to the Internet.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1611

Twitter has Announced that it is Developing a New User Account Verification Program

In a statement, the microblogging network's maintenance team specified that if a person breaks the twitter rules through his behavior, he will be deprived of his status in the social network, expressed by putting a blue badge.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1240

November 16 - International Day Without Smoking

Every year the third Thursday of November marks the International Smoking-free Day.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1865

Trump: The Situation Around North Korea Requires Urgent Action

The situation around North Korea's nuclear and missile programs requires urgent action, US President Donald Trump said after his Asian tour.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1664

Pope Francis Gets Personalized Lamborghini

Pope Francis may have been given a Lamborghini, but he won’t be driving it, reported The Local - Italy.

World » EU | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1370

57% of Americans: Trump is not Fit to be President

More than half of Americans believe that Donald Trump is inappropriate for the duties of the US president.

World | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1276

Deaths From Terrorism Decreased Between 2015 and 2016, Continuing a Decline From a Peak Reached in 2014

Between 2002 and the end of 2016, eight of the world's nine regions experienced an increase in terrorist activity, according to the 2017 Global Terrorism Index report produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace.

World | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1738

Ekathimerini: Downpour Near Athens Floods Roads, Traps Residents

Heavy overnight rain flooded a town near Athens on Wednesday, trapping people in their homes and cars and shutting schools, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1507

Russian Twitter Accounts Promoted Brexit Ahead of EU Referendum

Russian Twitter accounts posted almost 45,000 messages about Brexit in the 48 hours around last year’s referendum in an attempt to sow discord during the vote on whether to leave the European Union, the Times newspaper reported on Wednesday, quoted by Reu

World » Russia | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1585

More than 500 Fake Bomb Threats have been Received in Moscow for only Two Months

More than 500 fake phone bomb threat signals have been registered in Moscow for only two months, officials from the Russian capital reported, quoted by Associated Press.

World | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1176

The Largest Diamond was Sold for USD 34 million

The largest diamond ever auctioned was sold in Geneva for a record USD 34 million, said Christie's auction house, quoted by the France press.

World | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1246

Ömer Çelik: EU Cannot Limit Ties to Counterterrorism, Refugee Deal

EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has said that Turkey, an EU candidate country, cannot be solely defined as a strong partner to cooperate on issues such as the fight against terrorism and accommodating refugees, stressing that EU negotiations are essential

World » Southeast Europe | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1366

The Military took Power in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean military have attained the power this night in the country.

World | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1427
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