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Japan's new defense chief criticizes North Korea, China

0 Visits: 329 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:15:38
Japan's new Defense Minister Tomomi Inada answers questions from journalists after a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his official residence in Tokyo on August 3, 2016.

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No reason to believe Israel claims on head of Gaza office: World Vision

0 Visits: 330 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:14:05
A major international NGO says there is no evidence as of now to support Israel's claim that the head of its Gaza office supplied millions of dollars in foreign aid to the Palestinianresistance movementHamas.

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Saudi grand mufti asks money for war on Yemen

0 Visits: 347 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:12:24
Saudi Arabia's most influential religious and legal authority has asked followers as well as businesses to make financial donations to the kingdom's ongoing war on Yemen.

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Benghazi hospital receives 14 bodies killed execution-style

0 Visits: 377 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 18:10:09
The Benghazi Medical Center in Libya's second city said Friday it had received the bodies of over a dozen people killed execution-style.

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Train-truck crash injures 30 in northern Iran

0 Visits: 353 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 18:06:43
At least 30 people have been wounded after a train crashed into a truck crossing a railroadin northern Iran, a provincial official says.

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Israel settlers desecrate Ibrahimi Mosque in West Bank

0 Visits: 335 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 18:00:29
Thousands of illegal settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers, have stormed theIbrahimi Mosque in the heart of the occupied West Bank city ofal-Khalil (Hebron),desecrating the

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IOM says 2,977 have died in Mediterranean in 2016

0 Visits: 382 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:59:23
The International Organization for Migration said Friday that nearly 3,000 refugees have lost their lives in the Mediterranean so far in 2016.

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UK economy shrinking at fastest rate since 2009: Survey

0 Visits: 304 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:55:24
The British economy has shrunk at its fastest rate since April 2009 -- the peak of the 2007-08 financial crisis – following the vote to leave the European Union (EU), according to a business survey.

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Trump repeats vow to build wall on US-Mexico border

0 Visits: 411 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:53:33
US Republican presidential nomineeDonald Trumphas reiterated his vows to build a wall along the US-Mexican border in a bid to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

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Bahraini forces arrest 50 people in Diraz

0 Visits: 311 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:51:55
Bahraini regime forces arrested over 50 people as they prepared for Friday Prayers in the northwestern village of Diraz.

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UN rights chief urges Turkey to respect law after abortive coup

0 Visits: 320 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 17:13:08
The United Nations human rights chiefhas called on Turkey to abide by the rule of law in the wake of a relentless crackdown on those suspected of being involved in a recent failedmilitarycoup.

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Erdogan 'to approve revival of death penalty in case of parliament ratification'

0 Visits: 346 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 17:11:43
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he would approve the revival of the death penalty if the parliament opts to reintroduce the measure.

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Erdogan vows to build barracks in controversial site in Istanbul

0 Visits: 559 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 17:10:23
ISTANBUL(HN) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will revive controversial building plans for Istanbul, including setting up barracks in a sensitive site in the city.

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Turkish helicopter lands in Greece, 8 crew members nabbed

0 Visits: 437 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 21:15:57
A Turkish military helicopter carrying eight men has landed in northeastern Greece, with its crew seeking political asylum after a putsch attempt in Turkey, Greek officials say.

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Iran, Turkey FM discuss coup attempt in 3 calls

0 Visits: 410 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 21:12:52
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has spoken three times on the telephone with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu about an attempted military coup in Turkey.

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Turkey turmoil threatens world stability: Russia

0 Visits: 350 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 20:40:55
Russia says turmoil in Turkey poses a threat to regional and international peace and stability, calling on the Turkish officials to resolve the situation without violence and within the country's constitutional framework.

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Scenes from chaos in Turkey amid military coup

0 Visits: 462 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 14:41:53
A tank crashes a car as people take to the streets in Ankara, Turkey during a protest against an attempted military coup on July 16, 2016. ©AFP An attempted Turkish military coup appeared to crumble in the early hours of Saturday after crowds answered President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's call to take…

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Photographer sneaks into Fukushima disaster exclusion zone

0 Visits: 429 | Friday July 15, 2016 - 20:04:27
A photographer has snuck into Fukushima's exclusion zone which is still cordoned off from the public five years after a devastating nuclear disaster.

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South Korea's oil imports from Iran up 115%

0 Visits: 349 | Friday July 15, 2016 - 20:01:08
The latest official figures show Iran's crude oil exports to South Korea saw a major leap of about 115 percent in June compared to last year.

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Ex-US House speaker: Deport US Muslims who believe in Sharia

0 Visits: 329 | Friday July 15, 2016 - 19:59:48
The former speaker of the US House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, has called for the screening and deportation of Muslims who practice Sharia (Islamic law), following the terrorist attack in Nice, France.

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