German court to hear case on banning far-right party

Federal Constitutional Court announces proceedings against National Democratic Party BERLIN - Germany’s highest court is to open a case seeking to ban the far-right National...

Russian airspace violation ‘part of Kremlin policy’

Defense analysts say violations follow pattern over many years By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON - The downing of a Russian warplane that violated Turkish airspace was the result...

Putin: Russian jets will not hit Syrian opposition areas

Russian president says they will work with regional countries not to target 'moderate opposition' groups MOSCOW –Vladimir Putin has said Russian war planes will not...

UPDATE – German opposition criticizes Merkel for el-Sisi visit

Green and Left Party accuse German government of prioritizing economic interests, not human rights, in ties with Egypt *ADDS comments by Christine Buchholz, lawmaker of...

UN downgrades global economic growth forecast

Estimates lowered by 0.4 percent amid persisting cyclical and structural headwinds NEW YORK -- The United Nations on Thursday downgraded its world economic growth projections for 2015. Citing weak...

Russia accuses Ukraine of ‘cease-fire breach’

Moscow blames Ukrainian army forces of violating Minsk agreement signed in February by having heavy weapons deployed in the restive southeastern region, as clashes...

Russia: Putin plans amnesty for 260,000 convicts

The federal Russian parliament has been urged to release thousands of prisoners to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany. MOSCOW– Russian...
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Demonstrators protest against anti-Islam rally in Cologne

COLOGNE, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 22:  Right-wing Pro NRW party supporters march during an anti-Islam rally in Cologne, Germany on November 22, 2015. ...

Turkish tip-off leads to raid on drug ship

Ten Turkish citizens are detained by Italian coastguard in 10-ton drug haul ANKARA – A ship carrying 10 tons of hashish has been raided by...

NATO to boost Turkey’s air defenses

Downing of Russian warplane violating ally’s airspace has fueled NATO support BRUSSELS - NATO allies are seeking to send aircrafts and command ships to Turkey in...

Israel suspends EU role in peace process over labeling

– Angered by EU move to label goods from illegal settlements, Israel suspends its role in peace talks with Palestinians JERUSALEM – Israel has responded on...

Denmark: School fined for telling Muslim to ‘taste’ pork

A Danish court has ordered a culinary school to pay a Muslim woman around $6,000 in damages for forcing her to taste pork as...

Bosnia: 3,176 white ribbons mark Prijedor massacre

Thousands of people in Bosnia and Herzegovina have marked the 23rd anniversary of the massacre in Prijedor and its surrounding areas in the 90s SARAJEVO,...

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...

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