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India: Convicts of anti-Muslim massacre get bail

ANKARA India's top court on Tuesday released on bail at least 17 convicts jailed for life for taking part in an anti-Muslim pogrom, local media reported. The Supreme Court of India...

Trump’s deal aims to marginalize Palestinians, says expert

ANKARA Even as the U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced his controversial plan for Palestine, commentators said the so-called deal was aimed at rescuing beleaguered Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu...

Pakistan: Suspected militants blow up gas pipeline

KARACHI, Pakistan  Suspected militants blew up a major gas pipeline in Pakistan’s northeast, disrupting gas supply to many areas, an official said on Tuesday. The explosion caused major damage to the...

Military chopper crashes into Adriatic Sea in Croatia

BELGRADE, Serbia A military helicopter crashed into the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, according to the police. The Ministry of Defense said the casualties are still unknown. "The Kiowa OH-58 D helicopter crash...

Somali woman promotes peace through art

MOGADISHU, Somalia  A famous young female Somali painter is speaking through her paintings across Somalia, and people are noticing. Nujuum Hashi Ahmed’s paintings are about the day to day life of...

20 troops killed in Mali attack, militants suspected

JOHANNESBURG At least 20 Malian soldiers were killed during a pre-dawn assault on Sunday when armed men, suspected to be militants, attacked an army base in Sokolo, near the border...

Row over killings at Bangladesh-India border

NEW DELHI/ DHAKA, Bangladesh The recent spike in the killings of civilians along the India-Bangladesh border has created a row between the border guards of two countries. A meeting conducted last...

Ethiopian government silent as hate crimes flourish

ANKARA In Ethiopia, an environment of fear prevails amid ongoing religious and ethnic conflicts. Political experts and residents of the East African country told Anadolu Agency the government has remained silent...

Erdogan, Putin meet in Istanbul ahead of launch of TurkStream

ISTANBUL Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Istanbul. The Wednesday's meeting is being held ahead of the launch ceremony of TurkStream natural gas...

Iran targets Iraqi airbase with 'tens of missiles'

Ankara By Erdogan Cagatay Zontur Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Wednesday that it targeted Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq, a facility jointly operated by U.S. and Iraqi forces, with...

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Turkey won't allow ‘Deal of Century’ to threaten peace: President

ISTANBUL Turkey will never allow the peace in the region to be disrupted by the U.S.’ so-called “Deal of Century” Mideast peace plan, said Turkey’s...

French fisheries banned from northern sea post Brexit

PARIS Brexit left a wake -- both literally and figuratively -- on European states, most particularly France where fisherman suffered a temporary ban in waters...

3 crucial weeks for Turkish Super Lig title contenders

ISTANBUL Ahead are three vitals weeks in Turkey’s top-tier football league as the title contenders will face each other in February. Top seven teams will face...

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