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Libya's Haftar calls for support amid military losses

ANKARA East Libya-based renegade commander Khalifa Haftar on Saturday asked his supporters to stay united after suffering many military defeats in the western parts of the country. Following his call, pro-Haftar...

NATO shows signs of change in its Libya policy

BRUSSELS NATO has started to break its silence on Libya after Turkey’s deal with Libya’s UN recognized legitimate government changed the situation on the ground.  NATO, following a passive stance after...

Libya no longer relies on UN mission: official

TRIPOLI The UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya said Saturday it no longer has trust in the UN Support Mission in Libya. The GNA said the mission has not...

Environmental disaster in Mauritius leaves dire legacy

NAIROBI, Kenya Tourism is an important source of foreign exchange for Mauritius, an island nation in East Africa which boasts UN world heritage sites, white sandy beaches, unique tropical marine...

Mauritius pushes for compensation over oil spill damage

NAIROBI, Kenya The East African island of Mauritius is pressing for compensation from owners of a Japanese ship that hit a nearby coral reef and spilled out hundreds of tons...

Libyan military strikes vehicles of Haftar militias

TRIPOLI, Libya  The Libyan military targeted two vehicles belonging to militias loyal to renegade commander Khalifa Haftar in an airstrike.   Muhammed Kununu, the military spokesman for the government, said in a...

Turkey condemns deadly terror attack in Ivory Coast

ANKARA Turkey on Thursday condemned a deadly terror attack in the northern part of Ivory Coast. "We are saddened to receive the news that many soldiers lost their lives and were...

Haftar’s aggression on Tripoli displaced 500,000: Gov’t

TRIPOLI, Libya Around 500,000 Libyans have been displaced and around 120,000 houses were damaged as a result of warlord Khalifa Haftar's militia aggression on the capital Tripoli, the Libyan government...

Turkey: Arab League remains silent on Libya crisis

ANKARA The Arab League remains silent, unable to demonstrate determination in support of the legitimate government in Libya, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. Turkey has long supported a political settlement...

Ethiopia unveils jobs creation plan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Challenged with a bulging youth population and simmering instability, Ethiopia on Thursday unveiled a Plan of Action for Jobs Creation -- an ambitious project that envisages providing...

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Turkish president receives delegation from New York Times in Manhattan

NEW YORK Turkey's president met Monday with a delegation from The New York Times newspaper during his visit to New York City for the 76th...

Guerilla group warns southern Mexico on brink of civil war

MEXICO The military political leader of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) warned over the weekend that the southern Mexican state of Chiapas is on...

Turkey's president vows not to lose even one more child to terror groups

NEW YORK Turkey will work to prevent the recruitment and exploitation of children and young people by terrorist groups, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday.  "Be...

Man who inspired ‘Hotel Rwanda’ gets 25 years for terrorism

KIGALI, Rwanda  A Rwandan dissident was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday on terrorism-related charges.  Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed as a hero in the...

German chancellor hopeful vows to enhance ties with Turkey

BERLIN German conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet has promised to improve ties with Turkey if his party wins parliamentary elections on Sunday. “I know how important...