• Burundi replaces foreign minister with ex-head of ruling party youth wing

    Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza replaced his foreign minister with the former head of the ruling party’s youth wing less than a month before a constitutional referendum that could keep him in power until 2034. Nkurunziza’s office said in a statement late on Thursday that Ezéchiel Nibigira, former chief of the ruling CNDD-FDD party youth wing, known as Imbonerakure, will take […]

    Burundi replaces foreign minister with ex-head of ruling party youth wing
  • Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. With the addition of Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender at a time when the White […]

    Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani
  • In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’

    In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Comey’s notes of the talks obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday night. […]

    In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’
  • First clues emerge about Cuba’s future under new president

    Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice president and lauded him as “neither a novice nor an improviser,” high praise in a system dedicated to continuity over all. Castro said nothing about how a young civilian from outside his […]

    First clues emerge about Cuba’s future under new president
  • Pence tweets response to Cuba’s Raul Castro

    Vice President Mike Pence is responding to outgoing Cuban leader Raul Castro, telling him on Twitter that “we’re here standing with the Cuban people.” Pence tweeted in response to a quote from Castro, who said Pence “couldn’t take it and left” during his appearance last weekend at an international summit in Peru. Pence responds, “looks like you’re the one leaving,” […]

    Pence tweets response to Cuba’s Raul Castro
  • Sudan’s president sacks foreign minister

    Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir has sacked the foreign minister from his post, Sudan’s state news agency (SUNA) said on Thursday. “Sudanese president has issued a presidential decree to remove the Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandiur from his post,” SUNA said in a statement without giving any reason for the removal. In a report presented to the Sudanese parliament last Tuesday, Ghandour […]

    Sudan’s president sacks foreign minister
  • Koreas set up first leaders’ hotline

    North and South Korea connected a first ever hotline between their respective leaders Friday, exactly a week before a much anticipated inter-Korean summit. South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to meet his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un on April 27 for the first summit of its kind in over a decade. They will hold talks at their border, which […]

    Koreas set up first leaders’ hotline
  • Italy president likely to ask mediator to tackle post-vote stalemate

    Italy’s president is likely on Wednesday to appoint a mediator to try to break a deadlock that has prevented the formation of a government since inconclusive elections six weeks ago, a source said, although no quick breakthrough is expected. President Sergio Mattarella will probably ask Maria Casellati, the speaker of the Senate, to hold more flexible, less formal talks than […]

    Italy president likely to ask mediator to tackle post-vote stalemate
  • Stop “urban improvement” facade on my visits, orders Uzbek leader

    Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has ordered an end to the practice of window dressing ahead of his visits, his office said on Tuesday, targeting a custom that has included displays of fake buildings or equipment to hide a sometimes drab reality. Rooted in the authoritarianism of post-Soviet states, the tradition of hastily sweeping streets, repainting fences and covering up old […]

    Stop “urban improvement” facade on my visits, orders Uzbek leader
  • Macron to Europeans: EU is haven from world’s dangers

    French President Emmanuel Macron issued a call to Europeans on Tuesday not to retreat into nationalism but to build the European Union as a bulwark for liberal democracy against a disorderly and dangerous world. Addressing the European Parliament in the French city of Strasbourg, the 40-year-old head of state won a standing ovation from most lawmakers after condemning the rise […]

    Macron to Europeans: EU is haven from world’s dangers

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Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

April 20, 2018 at 11:17 am

The Kushner Cos. confirmed Thursday it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false...

Africa »

Zimbabwe’s parliament orders Mugabe to answer questions over diamonds

Zimbabwe’s parliament orders Mugabe to answer questions over diamonds

April 20, 2018 at 2:38 pm

Zimbabwe’s parliament has ordered former leader Robert Mugabe to answer questions next month about whether the state was deprived of $15 billion in diamond revenue,...

Asia »

Kyrgyzstan’s parliament names new prime minister

Kyrgyzstan’s parliament names new prime minister

April 20, 2018 at 2:37 pm

Kyrgyzstan’s parliament named Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev prime minister on Friday after his nomination by the Social Democratic party which leads the ruling coalition. Abylgaziyev,...

Economy »

New home, but same worries, as NATO moves into glass and steel HQ

New home, but same worries, as NATO moves into glass and steel HQ

April 20, 2018 at 2:21 pm

Almost a year after U.S. President Donald Trump inaugurated NATO’s new billion-dollar headquarters with fanfare at a special summit, alliance officials are now finally moving...

Europe »

France expels radical imam to Algeria

France expels radical imam to Algeria

April 20, 2018 at 2:13 pm

France has expelled an imam of Islam’s strict Salafi branch for giving radical sermons seen as a threat, sending him to Algeria a day after the European Court of Human Rights...

Middle East »

Turkey says enemies see Greece as ‘safe haven’

Turkey says enemies see Greece as ‘safe haven’

April 20, 2018 at 2:27 pm

Turkey’s enemies have been seeing Greece as a “safe haven” and the Greek attitude regarding individuals Ankara sees as supporters of a 2016 failed coup damages ties,...

UK »

Britain confident of finding way to avoid hard border with EU member Ireland

Britain confident of finding way to avoid hard border with EU member Ireland

April 20, 2018 at 2:08 pm

Prime Minister Theresa May is confident Britain and the EU can find a solution to avoid any return to a hard border with Ireland after Brexit, her spokesman said on Friday,...

Energy »

Oil prices drop as fears wane about fallout from Syria strikes

Oil prices drop as fears wane about fallout from Syria strikes

April 16, 2018 at 1:35 pm

Oil eased on Monday after U.S. drilling activity rose and fears waned about escalating tensions in the Middle East following air strikes on Syria over the weekend. The...

Entertainment »

Scottish Power becomes third UK firm to raise energy prices Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party

Scottish Power becomes third UK firm to raise energy prices Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party

April 20, 2018 at 2:06 pm

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will attend a special concert on Saturday as the world’s oldest and longest-reigning living monarch celebrates her 92nd birthday. Singers Tom...

Photo Gallery »

Austrian Foreign Minister Karim Kneissl in Moscow

Austrian Foreign Minister Karim Kneissl in Moscow

April 20, 2018 at 3:41 pm

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) meet in Moscow, Russia, on April 20, 2018. Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl...

Technology »

Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at UK plant as diesel demand slides

Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at UK plant as diesel demand slides

April 20, 2018 at 3:34 pm

Nissan (7201.T) will cut hundreds of jobs at its Sunderland plant, Britain’s biggest automotive factory, as it tackles declining demand for diesel models across Europe,...

Prima TV »

British Embassy in Ankara organizes fundraiser

British Embassy in Ankara organizes fundraiser

March 23, 2018 at 9:52 pm

The British Embassy in capital Ankara on March 23, 2018 organized a fundraiser to raise awareness on women and children subjected to violence. In the “Sport Relief...

Sport »

Arsenal ‘to bomb out Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka’ and have young replacements lined up

Arsenal ‘to bomb out Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka’ and have young replacements lined up

April 20, 2018 at 4:09 pm

Boss Arsene Wenger is ready to kick-start the Arsenal revolution by bombing out the under-performing duo of Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka. And the two players they want...

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Arsenal ‘to bomb out Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka’ and have young replacements lined up

Arsenal ‘to bomb out Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka’ and have young replacements lined up

Boss Arsene Wenger is ready to kick-start the Arsenal revolution by bombing out the under-performing duo of Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka. And the two players they want to replace them as young English pair of James Maddison from Norwich and Fulham defender Ryan Fredericks. Neither defensive midfielder Xhaka or centre-back Mustafi have impressed during their time in north London, […]

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Serge Gnabry: ‘Julian Nagelsmann is one of the best’

Serge Gnabry: ‘Julian Nagelsmann is one of the best’

Already at his 10th different club, Serge Gnabry is not your run-of-the-mill 22-year-old footballer. With the World Cup upcoming, the in-form Hoffenheim forward told DW that he hasn’t given up hope of a ticket to Russia. On-loan from league leaders Bayern Munich, Gnabry has put his injury woes from the first half of the season behind him and, spurred on […]

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Moses keeps Chelsea in sight of promised land

Moses keeps Chelsea in sight of promised land

Chelsea maintained their slim hopes of qualifying for next season’s Uefa Champions League with a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Thursday night. The win at Turf Moor moved the west Londoners to within five points of fourth placed Tottenham Hotspur with four games to play.The visitors took the lead mid way through the first half when the Burnley goalkeeper Nick […]

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RB Leipzig’s Bundesliga Finish Could See Liverpool Pay Up to €10m More for Transfer

RB Leipzig’s Bundesliga Finish Could See Liverpool Pay Up to €10m More for Transfer

Naby Keita’s transfer fee as he swaps RB Leipzig for Liverpool this summer could sway by around €10m (£8.75m) depending on the outcome of the final four games of the Bundesliga, according to reports in Germany.  The 23-year-old agreed terms with the Merseysiders almost 12 months ago; however, the amount that will change hands for that deal to take place […]

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Austrian Foreign Minister Karim Kneissl in Moscow
Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at UK plant as diesel demand slides

Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at UK plant as diesel demand slides

Nissan (7201.T) will cut hundreds of jobs at its Sunderland plant, Britain’s biggest automotive factory, as it tackles declining demand for diesel models across Europe, a source told Reuters on Friday. Nissan builds its Qashqai and Juke models at the northeastern English site and the company’s sales in Britain, Europe’s second-largest car market, have fallen 35 percent so far this […]

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Oath-taking Ceremony of Non-Commissioned Officer in Turkey’s Balikesir
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul
Turkish Parliament’s General Assembly
As doors close in the US, China’s Huawei shifts to Europe

As doors close in the US, China’s Huawei shifts to Europe

As trade disputes simmer, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the No. 3 smartphone brand, is shifting its growth efforts toward Europe and Asia in the face of mounting obstacles in the U.S. market. Shenzhen-based Huawei, the world’s largest maker of telecoms equipment, has long coveted access to the U.S. but recently laid off key American employees at its Washington D.C. office. […]

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