Turkish opposition to Contest Referendum Results

After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed victory in a referendum that could give him sleeping powers, the opposition in Turkey said they are to call for a recount of over 35% of the votes over doubts of violations that took place, BNR reported

World | April 17, 2017, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 5402

US, South Korea Agree Early Deployment of Thermal High Altitude Area Defence

The United States and South Korea agreed on the early deployment of a controversial US missile defence system in the region, the South's acting president said Monday after talks with visiting US Vice President Mike Pence, AFP reported.

World | April 17, 2017, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2937

Turkey Approves Presidential System in Tight Referendum

Some 51.

World » Southeast Europe | April 17, 2017, Monday // 07:33 | Viewed: 11600

Turkey Referendum: First Results Show Erdogan Camp Set to Win

Voting has ended and the count begun in Turkey's landmark referendum to decide whether President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan should be granted sweeping new powers, BBC reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 18:25 | Viewed: 3637

Two Killed in Gunfire in School During Referendum Voting in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

An exchange of gunfire occurred between two groups due to differing political views at a polling station in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, killing two and wounding one person on April 16, Hurriyet writes.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3545

Erdogan Says Referendum Is Vote for Turkey's Future

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said the tightly-contested referendum on expanding the powers of the head of state was a vote for the future of Turkey, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2970

Polls Open in Tightly Contested Turkey Referendum on Erdogan Powers

The first polling stations opened Sunday in Turkey's tightly-contested referendum on expanding the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, seen as a crossroads in the modern history of the country, APF reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 08:28 | Viewed: 10429

North Korea 'Ready For Nuclear Attack' Amid Show of Force

North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks", reported BBC.

World | April 15, 2017, Saturday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2811

Turkey Issues Referendum Broadcast Ban

A referendum broadcast ban will enter into force at midnight Friday in Turkey as the country heads to polls on Sunday, Anadolu reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 15, 2017, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 10070

Beijing May Not Help the DPRK if USA Strike

China may not be allied assistance to the DPRK if the USA strike against her.

World | April 14, 2017, Friday // 15:14 | Viewed: 5492

Russia Rejects Remote Study Of the Chemical Accident in Syria

Moscow does not accept remote sensing in the work of the OPCW mission to investigate the incident with the alleged use of chemical weapons in the syrian town  Khan Sheyhun, quoted by the russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov, reported Tass.

World | April 14, 2017, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 5448

USA Struck the Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Bomb in ID in Afghanistan

USA have struck in the organization Islamic State of Afghanistan with the most powerful non-nuclear bomb, world agencies reported, quoting a message from the Pentagon.

World | April 14, 2017, Friday // 08:11 | Viewed: 5176

Turkish Referendum Polls Show 'Yes' Vote Above 51%

A narrow majority of Turks will vote "Yes" in Sunday's referendum on changing the constitution to grant President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sweeping new powers, two opinion polls showed on Thursday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 13, 2017, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3933

Sweden to Consider Tougher Anti-Terror Laws

The Swedish government is to launch an investigation into introducing a new law similar to one in Norway which would make participating in a terrorist organization a criminal offence, The Local writes.

World » EU | April 13, 2017, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 70528

Vladimir Putin: Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Trump

President Vladimir Putin said ties between Russia and the United States appear to have worsened under Donald Trump in an interview released Wednesday as the countries' top diplomats met in Moscow, AFP reported.

World | April 12, 2017, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 3906

EU Threatens Hungary With Court Cases Over Orban Policies

The European Union's executive warned Hungary on Wednesday it risked being sued in court over a number of policies by Prime Minister Viktor Orban that include changes to higher education, non-governmental groups and asylum rules, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 12, 2017, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 8646

EU Prolongs Sanctions on Iran Over Human Rights Violations

The European Union on Tuesday extended until April 2018 sanctions against Iran for "serious human rights violations", a narrower measure than restrictions the bloc had already lifted after an international accord on Tehran's nuclear programme, reported Re

World » EU | April 12, 2017, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 8488

Unated States Has ‘No Doubt’ the the Regime of Assad is Responsible For the Chemical Attack

The United States has "no doubt" that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was responsible for last week's chemical attack on a rebel-held town that left dozens dead, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Tuesday, reported AFP.

World | April 12, 2017, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2243

G7 Powers Seek Broad Support to Isolate Syria's Assad

The Group of Seven major global powers were joined by Middle Eastern allies on Tuesday in a push to isolate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, hours before the U.

World » EU | April 11, 2017, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 3678

Stockholm Attack Suspect 'Confesses to Terrorist Crime'

A 39-year-old Uzbek national suspected of mowing down a crowd of people on a busy Stockholm street in a stolen truck on Tuesday admitted committing "a terrorist crime," his lawyer said, according to APF.

World » EU | April 11, 2017, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 2601

Hungary President Signs Law Threatening Soros University

Hungarian President Janos Ader on Monday approved a controversial law seen as targeting the respected Central European University founded by US billionaire George Soros, despite protests at home and abroad.

World » EU | April 11, 2017, Tuesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 8086
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