Six UN peacekeeping soldiers killed in Mali

Sources say soldiers were killed in Mali's restive northern desertTIMBUKTU, Mali – Six UN peacekeeping soldiers were killed Thursday in Mali's restive northern desert,...

German gov’t under pressure over spy agency scandal

German lawmakers demand answers on claims that BND helped NSA spy on French officials and European firms. BERLIN - Senior German lawmakers demanded Thursday answers from...

Some US groups feed off Islamophobia: Turkish official

A Turkish presidency of religious affairs official tells the Muslim community to not get provoked because of anti-Islam events in the US. WASHINGTON - Some...

Borsa Istanbul up at opening of first session

BIST-100 index up at opening of first session Friday, April 3, 2015. ISTANBUL (AA) - Borsa Istanbul's BIST-100 index was up at the opening of the first session on...
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Jordan begins evacuating nationals from Yemen

Jordan began evacuating its nationals from crisis-hit Yemen on Friday, the kingdom's Foreign Ministry has said. As many as 48 Jordanian citizens were evacuated from...

At least four die after boat sinks off western Turkey

Turkish Coast Guard recover bodies from Aegean SeaBy Bahri Aikk, Suat DenizISTANBUL - At least four people, including three children, drowned Tuesday in...

World Health Organization calls for access to Yemeni city

WHO trucks carrying life-saving drugs and medical supplies have been prevented from entering Taiz city, the organization saysGENEVA - The World Health Organization...
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Russians inspect NATO war games off of Scotland

- Russian military inspectors to observe naval war games involving 14 nations amid growing tensions with former Soviet state.LONDON - A team of...

Voting begins in Burkina Faso general election

More than five million people eligible to vote in first ballot since last September's coup attempt OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – Voting in Burkina Faso’s general...

UPDATE – Thailand hopeful anti-human trafficking efforts noted

PM says military gov’t did its best to solve inherited problem as annual US Trafficking in Persons report to be released MondayUPDATES TO ADD...

Germany: Couple’s arrest ‘foiled terror attack’

Police detains married couple with suspicion of planning a bomb attack on bicycle race near Frankfurt BERLIN - Police have foiled a "possible terror attack" near...

Seven die as boat sinks off western Turkey

Children among the dead in latest refugee tragedy in the AegeanBy Sinan Ozmus, Ali Balli MUGLA, Turkey - Seven refugees, including...

Voting for Turkish elections begins at customs offices

Citizens living abroad - but present in Turkey during elections - can cast votes in 33 customs offices. ANKARA – Voting for Turkish general elections has begun...

Iraqi soldier killed in clashes with abductors of Turks

Iraqi security forces engage with armed group suspected of kidnapping 18 TurksBAGHDAD – An Iraqi soldier was killed and three others were injured...

UK announces 10,000-strong ‘rapid response’ force

David Cameron reveals plans for more troops, aircraft and ships following a review of the UK defense and security plans LONDON – Britain is to...

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