• Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was “successful” and is accusing Trump’s opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. Putin told Russian diplomats Thursday that U.S.-Russian relations are “in some ways worse than during the Cold War” but that his meeting with Trump on Monday allowed them […]

    Putin says US-Russia summit was successful
  • South Sudan’s president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal

     South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive new government. The deal being negotiated in Sudan would give the country five vice presidents and also covers security and power sharing.

    South Sudan’s president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal
  • France’s Macron under fire after aide hits street protester

    An aide to Emmanuel Macron was put on two-week leave after he was seen hitting a street protester in demonstrations in Paris in May, the French president’s spokesman said on Thursday, a decision deemed too soft by opposition leaders. Labor unions hold demonstrations every year on May Day in France, which often lead to police intervention. A video, shared on […]

    France’s Macron under fire after aide hits street protester
  • Mexico’s leftist election winners to appeal campaign funding fine

    Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s political party said on Wednesday it would appeal a $10 million fine from the National Electoral Institute (INE) for breaking campaign finance rules. INE voted 10-1 in favor of fining the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) 197 million pesos, the largest penalty of the election season that concluded with a presidential landslide for leftist Lopez […]

    Mexico’s leftist election winners to appeal campaign funding fine
  • Trump’s diagnosis for critics: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

    President Donald Trump and his supporters have a new buzz phrase to diagnose his critics: “Trump Derangement Syndrome.” The term is supposed to describe voters who are so angry and opposed to the U.S. president that they are incapable of seeing any good in what he does. “TDS” has popped up on Fox News in recent weeks and was cited […]

    Trump’s diagnosis for critics: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’
  • Trump says ‘big results will come’ with Putin

    U.S President Donald Trump said Wednesday he got on well with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland and “big results will come”. “So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki. Putin and I discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting. We got along well which truly bothered many […]

    Trump says ‘big results will come’ with Putin
  • Nicaraguan police take major anti-government stronghold

    Hundreds of police and supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega stormed a major stronghold of anti-government protesters on Tuesday, tearing down cobblestone barricades in a symbolic blow against efforts to oust the Sandinista leader. Tuesday’s clash lasted more than four hours, pitting hooded government loyalists bearing automatic weapons against youths wielding home-made mortars, and leaving the Monimbo suburb of Masaya […]

    Nicaraguan police take major anti-government stronghold
  • Lula’s party weighs Brazil northeast vote in search for stand-in

    Steadfast support for jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Brazil’s poor northeast may give a former governor from the region an edge in the search for the leftist icon’s substitute, three Workers Party officials told Reuters this week. Jaques Wagner, a former governor of Bahia state and a minister under Lula and his successor Dilma Rousseff, is […]

    Lula’s party weighs Brazil northeast vote in search for stand-in
  • Trump accepts US intel assessment on Russian meddling

    Facing widespread backlash, President Donald Trump sought to backpedal Tuesday from remarks in which he appeared to side with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denials of responsibility for a widespread influence campaign in the 2016 election.  In addressing reporters at the White House, Trump said he misspoke during a joint press conference with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, following hours of closed-door […]

    Trump accepts US intel assessment on Russian meddling
  • Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump

     Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela’s birth. While not directly mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, Obama’s speech on Tuesday in South Africa is expected […]

    Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump

World »

Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia

Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia

July 19, 2018 at 10:27 am

President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping...

Africa »

Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women and children

Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women and children

July 19, 2018 at 7:11 pm

Cameroon has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two women and two children in the country’s far north where its army is battling jihadist group Boko...

Asia »

Malaysia PM says to negotiate deferment of high-speed rail link with Singapore

Malaysia PM says to negotiate deferment of high-speed rail link with Singapore

July 19, 2018 at 11:00 am

Malaysia will look to negotiate the deferment of a high-speed rail project with Singapore, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday. Mahathir said previously he...

Economy »

Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown

Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown

July 19, 2018 at 12:07 pm

Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful of banks active in the nascent sector...

Europe »

Russia pushes back Lavrov’s Greece visit after diplomatic row

Russia pushes back Lavrov’s Greece visit after diplomatic row

July 19, 2018 at 11:58 am

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia’s ambassador to Athens said on Thursday,  Athens...

Middle East »

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

July 19, 2018 at 10:45 am

 Israel passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist and...

UK »

‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells UK parliament

‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells UK parliament

July 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Boris Johnson, who quit as Britain’s former foreign minister last week, accused Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday of planning a phoney Brexit that would betray voters...

Energy »

Britain set for energy price caps after new law approved

Britain set for energy price caps after new law approved

July 19, 2018 at 12:54 pm

 Around 5 million British households are set for lower energy bills this winter after parliament approved a law on gas and electricity tariff price caps, energy regulator...

Entertainment »

Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

July 19, 2018 at 11:25 am

 Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city’s iconic Tower Bridge. The 25-foot (7.6-meter)...

Photo Gallery »

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends meeting of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends meeting of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives

July 19, 2018 at 2:40 pm

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin addresses a meeting of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives at Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow, Russia...

Technology »

EU ruling against Google opens ‘opportunity,’ rival says

EU ruling against Google opens ‘opportunity,’ rival says

July 19, 2018 at 11:38 am

 European regulators’ latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers — that is, if handset...

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 »

Obiang targets key West Ham role after injury setback

Obiang targets key West Ham role after injury setback

July 19, 2018 at 11:03 am

 West Ham United midfielder Pedro Obiang is eager to play an influential role in the upcoming Premier League campaign after being restricted by injury in the second half...

Other News

Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women and children

Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women and children

Cameroon has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two women and two children in the country’s far north where its army is battling jihadist group Boko Haram,  A video of the incident, which has been shared tens of thousands of times on Twitter since it emerged last week, has provoked international outcry. Government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary initially described […]

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Nearly 300 die in Mali due to internal conflicts

Nearly 300 die in Mali due to internal conflicts

At least 289 were killed in some 99 incidents this year in Mali, the UN human rights agency said.  Mali’s internal conflict has resulted in the killings of hundreds and displacement of thousands, according to the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner’s (OHCHR). The statement also said that attacks were carried out by “Dozos [traditional hunters]” and elements […]

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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends meeting of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives
‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells UK parliament

‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells UK parliament

Boris Johnson, who quit as Britain’s former foreign minister last week, accused Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday of planning a phoney Brexit that would betray voters by failing to take the country completely out of the European Union. The former London mayor, who has made his ambition to be prime minister clear in the past, told parliament he backed […]

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Watching Westminster, Brussels wills May on

Watching Westminster, Brussels wills May on

 If Prime Minister Theresa May can survive and steer her Brexit plan through parliament, the European Union is keen to help her reach a deal that can avoid Britain lurching chaotically out of the bloc, EU officials say But turmoil in London — where pro-Brexit ministers have quit in protest at proposals to maintain EU standards and customs terms and […]

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Britain set for energy price caps after new law approved

Britain set for energy price caps after new law approved

 Around 5 million British households are set for lower energy bills this winter after parliament approved a law on gas and electricity tariff price caps, energy regulator Ofgem said on Thursday. Ofgem is now required to cap prices on Standard Variable Tariffs offered by the six dominant energy providers for households using gas and electricity which studies have shown were […]

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Presentation of ‘La Paloma de la Paz’ to the National Museum of Colombia
Solar power plant construction in Turkey’s Van

Solar power plant construction in Turkey’s Van

             

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Civillians evacuated from Shia villages in Syria’s Idlib
Georgain Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze in Brussels