Fire at Turkish mosque in Greece caused by ‘short circuit’

Fire broke out at mosque before Friday prayers in Komotini city damaging roof and interior. ATHENS - A short circuit caused the fire at a mosque in northeastern...

Turkish president marks Mother’s Day

President and family minister celebrate Mother's Day ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan marked Mother’s Day on Sunday with a message for mothers. “Our mothers are...

Saving Kenyan girls from traditional practices

Josephine Kulea credited with saving 1,000 girls from female circumcision, forced marriage By Magdalene Mukami NAIROBI, Kenya - Women and girls marked International Day of the...

Turkey: Condolences pour in post Ankara attack

Worldwide condemnations continue to pour into Turkey following the Ankara bombings that left at least 97 people deadANKARA – Condolences from around the...

8 Reported Dead During Mississippi Shooting

Mississippi authorities announced on Sunday the suspect, responsible for shooting and killing 8 people including a sheriff’s deputy, is in custody. The shooting Warren Strain, Mississippi...

UPDATE – Limited number of refugees cross into Macedonia

Greece receiving thousands daily as countries to north impose frontier restrictions UPDATES WITH REFUGEES RETURNED TO TURKEYBy Vasiliki Mitsiniotou ATHENS - Thousands of...

Militant group hates Daesh name, says US-led coalition

Turkish President Erdogan has long insisted Daesh be used for groupWASHINGTON – One militant group hates to be called Daesh because it in...

Political deadlock ends in Macedonia

The country will hold early elections in April 2015ANKARA – The months-long political crisis in Macedonia was brought to an end Wednesday, after an EU-mediated...

Turkey condemns Egypt’s death sentences

Turkish Foreign Ministry releases statement condemning Egypt court decision on death penalty. ANKARA- Turkey's Foreign Ministry has condemned what it said were "collective punishments" meted out in...
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Bomb blast kills pro-govt militia chief in Pakistan

Head of local pro-government 'peace militia' killed in blast near Afghan border KARACHI, Pakistan – The chief of a pro-government militia was among four people...

Erdogan’s visit to Iran to boost trade: business exec.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Tehran for high level meetings on Tuesday. ANKARA  - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Iran will accelerate expansion...

Europe urged to not deflect responsibility for refugees

Europe cannot shrug off its responsibility for refugees and pass the buck on to Turkey, UN special rapporteur saysGENEVA - Europe cannot shrug...

Bomber may have left Thailand, according to police

Investigation and attitude of Thai junta heavily criticized by media, with police officers and representatives of government regularly contradicting each otherBy Max ConstantBANGKOK ...

Militant, soldier killed in Indian-held Kashmir

Indian forces clash with militants during search operation in Indian-held KashmirBy Ahmed AdilSRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir - A suspected militant and an Indian soldier were...

Two civilians killed in PKK attack in southeast Turkey

PKK terrorists target police and civilians, killing two neighbors in Sirnak provinceSIRNAK, Turkey - At least two civilians were killed in PKK terrorist...

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8 Reported Dead During Mississippi Shooting

Mississippi authorities announced on Sunday the suspect, responsible for shooting and killing 8 people including a sheriff’s deputy, is in custody. The shooting Warren Strain, Mississippi...