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Turkey’s New Indigenous Drones Set to be Used in Anti-Terror Ops, to Defend Borders

A Turkish defense company is set to introduce a series of new drones with high-tech capabilities to be used in anti-terror and security operations, Hurriyet reported on May 7.

World » Southeast Europe | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 17:20 | Viewed: 2261

French Election Turnout 28.23% at Midday

France's Ministry of the Interior said the participation in the second round of the presidential election in France between the centrist Emmanuel Macron and the extreme right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen is 28.

World | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 14:23 | Viewed: 4038

Polls Open in France's Presidential Election

Polls opened in France's presidential election on Sunday, with voters choosing between young centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a watershed vote for the country and Europe, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2292

U.S. House Passes Healthcare Bill in Big Win for Trump

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World | May 5, 2017, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1708

N. Korea Accuses CIA of Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong-Un

North Korea on Friday accused the CIA of plotting with South Korea to assassinate the isolated country's leader Kim Jong-Un, amid soaring tensions in the flashpoint region, APF  reported.

World | May 5, 2017, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1778

Turkey Court Rejects Wikipedia Appeal Over Blocking

A Turkish court on Friday rejected an appeal by the Wikimedia Foundation against the blocking of access in Turkey to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, AFP said.

World » Southeast Europe | May 5, 2017, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 8274

Britain Awaits Local Election Results in Test for PM

Results of Britain's local elections are due on Friday in what will serve as a key indicator of Prime Minister Theresa May's chances in next month's Brexit-dominated national election, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 5, 2017, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 8035

Russia, Turkey, Iran Sign Pact on Safe Zones in Syria

Syrian regime allies Russia and Iran and rebel backer Turkey on Thursday signed a memorandum on a Moscow-backed plan to create safe zones in Syria.

World | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2867

US Hosting ASEAN Foreign Ministers to Discuss North Korea Threat

The United States is bringing its Southeast Asian allies on board to tackle what senior officials described as the number one national security priority for the U.

World | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3969

Prince Philip Stepping Down From Public Duties

The Duke of Edinburgh is giving up his public duties from the autumn, Buckingham Palace has announce, Sky News reported.

World » EU | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 8033

Putin Says Russia's Relations With Turkey Have Fully Recovered

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia's relationship with Turkey had fully recovered after what he called a crisis caused by Ankara's shooting down of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border in 2015, reported Reuters.

World » Russia | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3330

EU Immigration 'Likely to Continue For Some Years' After Brexit

European Union citizens will be free to come to the UK for several years after Brexit despite repeated promises from leave campaigners that restrictions would be swiftly introduced, a Whitehall thinktank has found, writes The Guardian.

World » EU | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2564

Macron Says Le Pen's Project Risks 'Civil War' in France

French centrist Emmanuel Macron said far-right leader Marine Le Pen risked starting a civil war with her policies during a presidential debate between the two rivals ahead of this weekend's runoff, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 08:24 | Viewed: 2004

Protests in Macedonia Continue

The civic initiative For a United Macedonia is continuing to organize protests in the country, saying that it will not allow anyone to ‘’violate the constitution or think they can elect a parliamentary speaker illegally’’, quoted by BNR.

World » Southeast Europe | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 8672

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Attack on NATO Convoy in Kabul

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack on an armored convoy used by NATO that killed eight people in the Afghan capital Kabul, Reuters reported.

World | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 3484

Bomb Blast Targets Foreign Forces in Kabul

A bomb blast targeting a convoy of foreign forces near the US embassy in Kabul Wednesday killed at least three people and wounded 15, officials said, the latest militant attack to rock the Afghan capital, AFP reported.

World | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 5009

Putin, Trump 'In Favour' of Meeting at G20 Summit in July

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump are "in favour" of meeting on the sidelines of a G20 summit to be held in Germany in July, the Kremlin said Tuesday, AFP reported.

World » Russia | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 08:26 | Viewed: 5430

EU Won't Halt US, Canada Visa Waivers

The EU on Tuesday ruled out forcing US and Canadian citizens to get visas after making progress on a row over permit-free travel for five of the bloc's countries, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 2, 2017, Tuesday // 20:52 | Viewed: 2690

Czech Premier Sobotka Quits After Row With Finance Minister

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka of the Social Democrats, says he plans to inform the president of the resignation of his government by the end of the week.

World » Southeast Europe | May 2, 2017, Tuesday // 20:15 | Viewed: 8277

Trump to Speak with Putin on Tuesday

US President Donald Trump will speak with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by telephone Tuesday, the White House said in a statement, AFP reported.

World | May 2, 2017, Tuesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 4312

French Voters Skeptical Macron, Le Pen Have Answers On Key Issues

A week before the decisive second round in France's presidential election, many voters are skeptical that either of the two candidates can solve chronic unemployment or tackle security concerns, a poll published on Sunday found, reported Reuters.

World » EU | May 1, 2017, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2869
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