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Blast at police headquarters kills 1 in Indonesia

A suspected suicide bombing outside police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan killed one perpetrator and injured several officers on Wednesday morning. The Chief of the Public Information Bureau of...

Blast at police headquarters in Indonesia’s Medan

JAKARTA A suspected suicide bomb attack early Wednesday at police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan in North Sumatra has left at least one dead. Brigadier General Dedi Prasetyo, head...

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

India: Central to rule western state of Maharashtra

NEW DELHI Indian cabinet has recommended imposition of central rule in the western state of Maharashtra, amid uncertainty over government formation, even 20 days after provincial assembly election results, reported...

Kashmir marks 100th day of communications blockade

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir A communications blockade imposed by the Indian government in disputed Jammu and Kashmir will be 100 days old Tuesday, the longest in the insurgency-ridden region. On the...

Australia mobilizes army to fight ‘catastrophic’ fires

ANKARA Australia’s government has asked its army to use all available resources to fight “catastrophic” bush fires as a state of emergency was declared in New South Wales. Defense Minister Linda...

Babri Mosque ruling, no model for other claims: India

ANKARA  India on Monday dispelled fears that the Supreme Court decision of handing over historic Babri Mosque site to Hindus would cast any shadow on other religious places or disputes...

Hong Kong: Protestor critical after shot by police

ANKARAPolice in Hong Kong opened fire on protestors on Monday with live ammunition and tear gas canisters, leaving one demonstrator critically injured, local media reported. Protestors, mainly young people, gathered...

Indonesian tsunami victims recount painful memories

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia As the world observes the Tsunami Awareness Day on Tuesday, relatives of those killed in 2004 disaster in northern Indonesia’s Aceh region, recount painful memories. Within seconds, a...

Indonesia: Turkish mosque stands after 2004 tsunami

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia Verses from the Quran were recited by the children echoed from the loudspeaker of a white mosque located near the coast of Lampuuk in Lhoknga district of...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...