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German police arrest 3 Daesh/ISIS suspects

BERLIN German police arrested three suspected Daesh/ISIS members on Tuesday on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack. Nadja Niesen, spokeswoman at the Frankfurt state prosecutor's office, said the suspects, who were...

Turkish motorcyclist raring to race for new team Yamaha

ANKARA Turkish motorcyclist Toprak Razgatlioglu has been looking forward to racing for his new team Yamaha. “I’m satisfied to make deal with Yamaha for 2020," Razgatlioglu told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. He...

Le Mesurier thought of suicide before his death: Wife

ISTANBUL James Gustaf Edward Le Mesurier was thinking of committing a suicide 15 days before his death, the wife of former British intelligence officer told police in her statement. Sweden citizen...

Pakistan allows ailing opposition leader to fly abroad

Pakistani cabinet agrees to remove Sharif's name from no-fly list, paving way for his medical treatment abroad

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul up 0.83% at close

BIST 100 rises more than 850 points from previous close

Turkish Treasury borrows $1.67B through auctions

ISTANBUL The Turkish Treasury borrowed 9.68 billion Turkish liras ($1.67 billion) from domestic markets through three auctions on Tuesday. Some 5.12 billion Turkish liras ($886.3 million) in 11-month zero coupon Treasury...

During Xi visit, Greece, China sign 16 pacts

ATHENS Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official visit to Athens on Monday saw the signing of 16 agreements in a host of areas, most notably using Greece as a gateway to...

Turkey target Iceland to seal EURO 2020 finals

ANKARA Turkish national football team eye Thursday's match over Iceland to seal the UEFA EURO 2020 finals spot. The Group H leaders Turkey will have the EURO 2020...

Spain: Socialists, Podemos aim for coalition government

OVIEDO, Spain Facing an altered landscape with the far right ascendent in Parliament, Spain’s two-left wing political parties, the Socialists and Unidas Podemos, signed a surprise agreement to form...

Government falls in Moldova after no-confidence vote

CHISINAU, Moldova The coalition government in the Eastern European country of Moldova fell on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote in parliament. The coalition was between the pro-Russian Socialist Party and pro-western...

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ANALYSIS – How will Biden ‘reassess’ US-Saudi relationship?

The writer is a London-based political analyst focusing on Turkey, Israel, and the Gulf. He holds a master's in comparative politics from the London...

Italian FM holds phone call with DRC counterpart

ROME Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio held a phone call Monday with his counterpart in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Marie Tumba Nzeza, on...

EU allocates $47M in humanitarian aid for Rohingya

BRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday announced €39 million ($47.4 million) in humanitarian aid to address the needs of Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The bloc...

Ethiopian peacekeepers in S.Sudan resist going home

JUBA, South Sudan Several UN peacekeepers were injured during an internal brawl when 15 peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from Ethiopia’s restive Tigray region, refused...

Niger: Bazoum wins presidential election runoff

LOME, Togo Mohamed Bazoum was elected Niger's president in the second round of polls, the election authority of the West African nation said Tuesday. Bazoum, the...