Geneva: UN special envoy for Syria calls for cease-fire

- UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura meets Iran's ambassador to the UN Mohsen Naziri-Asl and UAE's Faris al-Mazrouei in Geneva GENEVA –...

Germany concerned over Russian airstrikes in Syria

FM Steinmeier urges Moscow to clarify targets and methods of Russian airstrikes, not to undermine efforts for a political solution BERLIN - Germany expressed concern...

Germanwings co-pilot ‘practiced descent’ before crash

The 27-year-old co-pilot allegedly tried a controlled descent on a flight from Dusseldorf to Barcelona on the same A320 jet, a new report has...

Iran nuke talks expected to announce ‘joint declaration’

The U.S. side has reportedly insisted on calling the compromise an “agreement,” however, Iran wants it to be called a “joint declaration,” sources tell...

UN’s Mistura to meet Syrian opposition envoy in Geneva

More than 40 Syrian groups, including Syrian opposition armed groups, to hold talks on future of Syria. GENEVA - The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria,...

Greece should send 8 soldiers back to justice

Turkey’s expectation is immediate extradition of the military personnel, benefiting bilateral ties, says Turkish Embassy By Magda Panaotsopoulou ATHENS Turkey expects the immediate extradition of eight...
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Migrants in Hungary

Police take security measures as the migrants wait inside a train at the railway station in the town of Bicske, Hungary, September 3, 2015....

Turkish Film Festival gets underway in Bosnia

Six award-winning films to be screened in Sarajevo SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina – The seventh Turkish film festival was launched on Wednesday evening in Sarajevo, opening with Ozhan...

Putin approves economic sanctions against Turkey

Sanctions include ban on Turkish goods and suspension of visa-free regime for Turkish nationals MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an executive order imposing...

German opposition criticizes Merkel for el-Sisi visit

Opposition Green Party accuses German government of prioritizing economic interests, not human rights, in ties with Egypt BERLIN - Germany’s opposition Green Party has criticized Chancellor...

Far-right leads France’s regional elections: exit polls

National Front party leading in early results in first round of regional elections Sunday with over 30,6 percent of the vote PARIS - The far-right...

NATO asks Montenegro to become alliance’s 29th member

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the invitation to Montenegro is a 'historic decision' BRUSSELS – NATO foreign ministers on Wednesday invited Montenegro to become...

Germany army to support airstrikes against Daesh

Merkel’s coalition government promises to send reconnaissance jets to region to support France in airstrikes against Daesh BERLIN - German government has announced plans to actively...

Turkey: Spanish couple suspected of joining Daesh detained

Suspects were allegedly getting prepared to go to Syria to join Daesh, police said. ISTANBUL - A Spanish couple allegedly trying to cross into Syria to...

Hundreds of refugees detained in Serbia over two days

Police arrest two people trafficking suspects in Belgrade SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Police arrested 243 migrants from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan over two days, Serbia’s...

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