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Witness to 1995 genocide, Srebrenica struggles to survive

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's small town of Srebrenica which was subject to genocide in 1995, struggles for its existence as its young people migrate and elderly slowly die out.  Situated...

Turkish minority in Greece opposes court ruling again denying their rights

KOMOTINI, Greece The Turkish minority living in Greece on Thursday spoke out against a new court ruling denying them of their rights under Greek and international law. On Wednesday, an...

Russia blacklists EU parliament president, other officials

MOSCOW Russia announced on Friday that it had blacklisted eight EU officials, including David Sassoli, the serving president of the EU parliament. In a statement, the ministry said the sanctions were...

Sweden exhibit sheds light on Armenia's Karabakh crimes

STOCKHOLM A photo exhibition on the atrocities committed by Armenia during its decades-long occupation of the Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno-Karabakh was held in Sweden’s capital on Saturday. The exhibit, organized in...

EU urges Russia to provide medical treatment to Navalny

BRUSSELS The EU called on Sunday Russian authorities to provide medical treatment to opposition figure Alexey Navalny. “The European Union is deeply concerned about reports that the Russian opposition politician Alexei...

Israel, Greece sign $1.65B defense deal

JERUSALEM Israel and Greece have signed a defense deal worth $1.65 billion, according to the Israeli Defense Ministry on Sunday. As part of the agreement, Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems will...

Russia demands 1M illegal migrants to leave country

MOSCOW Russian Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy asked the leadership of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to work with their residents who are illegally residing in Russia.  "There are many...

Turkish minority decries Dendias' identity remarks

KOMOTINI, Greece  Comments by Greece’s foreign minister regarding the identity of the Muslim Turkish minority in Western Thrace during a visit to Ankara drew strong reactions from the group’s minority...

Russia expelling 10 US diplomats in retaliation for sanctions

MOSCOW In a tit-for-tat response to the US sanctions, Russia on Friday said it will ask 10 US diplomats to leave the country and take other retaliatory moves. Moscow will also...

NATO urges Russia not to restrict free navigation in Black Sea

ANKARA NATO on Friday voiced concern over Russia's plans to restrict access to some parts of the Black Sea and Kerch Strait. "This would be an unjustified move and part of...

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Tourism picks up in Kenya amid COVID-19

NAIROBI, Kenya The tourism industry in Kenya, which is the second-largest source of foreign exchange earnings after agriculture, is finally picking up after being brought...

Yemeni gov’t, Houthi rebels swap prisoners, dead bodies

SANAA, Yemen The Yemeni government and Houthi rebels on Sunday carried out a new prisoner swap in the central Al-Bayda province, a military spokesman...

Tunisian parliament speaker makes call for unity

TUNIS, Tunisia Tunisian Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi on Sunday called on his countrymen to unite their ranks, avoid divisions, and collectively face the coronavirus...

Lockdown ineffective as fifth COVID-19 wave peaks in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran As the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic driven by the Delta variant peaks in Iran, top health officials have criticized the current...

'Many G7 member countries polluting Earth'

ANKARA Turkey’s environment and urbanization minister on Sunday said that urgent measures to reduce the amount of emission and carbon footprint were discussed at a...