• Trump factor leaves Macron scrambling ahead of Russia trip

    Emmanuel Macron heads to St Petersburg on Thursday seeking to win concessions from Vladimir Putin, but with Europe-U.S. ties strained over Iran, the Russian leader may have little incentive to offer the French president a diplomatic success. A year after hosting Putin in the regal halls of the Chateau de Versailles, Macron wants to find common ground on Syria and […]

    Trump factor leaves Macron scrambling ahead of Russia trip
  • Erdogan to launch election campaign from eastern Turkey

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will start his election campaign for the upcoming June early polls on Saturday with a rally in eastern Erzurum province.  Erdogan will begin his campaign after attending a meeting on Thursday to introduce his party’s election manifesto as well as lawmaker candidates, according to a source in the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party on Wednesday.  […]

    Erdogan to launch election campaign from eastern Turkey
  • Erdogan backs Venezuelan leader’s election victory

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro over the phone and congratulated him over his presidential election victory, according to Turkish presidential sources. The phone call was made late Tuesday. Erdogan and Maduro also reiterated their determination to strengthen bilateral cooperation.  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won a second term in office last Sunday.  Maduro first took […]

    Erdogan backs Venezuelan leader’s election victory
  • Philippines can’t afford war with China

    President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday the country cannot afford to go to war against China amid calls for a stronger response following reports Beijing has landed bombers on disputed South China Sea islands. “I cannot afford at this time to go to war. I cannot go into a battle which I cannot win and would only result in destruction for […]

    Philippines can’t afford war with China
  • Can anything stop foreign government favors to Trump?

    First came news that a Chinese government-owned company had signed on to help build an Indonesian project that will include a Donald Trump-branded hotel and golf course. Then, days later, the president tweeted that his administration would ease sanctions against a Chinese smartphone maker accused of espionage. “Too many jobs in China lost,” he wrote. Ethics watchdogs and political adversaries […]

    Can anything stop foreign government favors to Trump?
  • Ukraine’s Poroshenko – we’ve listened to foreign partners on corruption law

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday that Ukraine had taken into account most international recommendations in the latest draft law to create an independent anti-corruption court, which may be voted on by parliament this week.“Yesterday I was happy that the absolute majority of the recommendations of foreign partners including the Venice Commission were taken into account by the decision of […]

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko – we’ve listened to foreign partners on corruption law
  • Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence

    President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces on the Gaza border, media reported on Tuesday. Erdogan, who is campaigning for re-election in June, last week hosted Muslim leaders who condemned the events in Gaza and the opening of the United […]

    Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence
  • Panama’s Varela says ‘terrorism’ cause of 1994 plane crash

    Panama’s president said on Monday a 1994 plane explosion in the country that killed 21 people, most of them Jewish, was the result of a terrorist attack and called for the case to be re-opened. President Juan Carlos Varela told reporters that Israel provided reports late last year about the plane crash, whose victims included prominent Jewish Panamanian businessmen and […]

    Panama’s Varela says ‘terrorism’ cause of 1994 plane crash
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, who were seeking to alter U.S. foreign policy and punish Qatar, […]

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers
  • Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

     President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as “very pro-choice” is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics. The initiative, announced last […]

    Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

World »

Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI

Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI

May 23, 2018 at 12:06 pm

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is set to ask a federal judge on Wednesday to suppress evidence seized by FBI agents working for Special...

Africa »

Storm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestock

Storm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestock

May 23, 2018 at 12:09 pm

More than 50 people have died in Somaliland, livestock has been wiped out and hundreds of farms destroyed by heavy rains and floods caused by a tropical cyclone that hit...

Asia »

Sixth member of gas pipeline clearance team killed in Afghanistan

Sixth member of gas pipeline clearance team killed in Afghanistan

May 23, 2018 at 10:12 am

 The body of a man identified as the sixth of a group of mine-clearance workers with the TAPI international gas pipeline who were killed this week has been found in Afghanistan’s...

Economy »

Britain’s M&S says must accelerate change or die

Britain’s M&S says must accelerate change or die

May 23, 2018 at 9:49 am

Britain’s Marks & Spencer (MKS.L) said on Wednesday it urgently had to modernize or risk fading away as it reported a second straight decline in annual profit and booked...

Europe »

France says U.S. Iran strategy will reinforce conservatives

France says U.S. Iran strategy will reinforce conservatives

May 23, 2018 at 9:34 am

France’s foreign minister said on Wednesday he disagreed with the United States’ decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal and warned that its method of adding...

Middle East »

Turkish military chief attends Balkan conference

Turkish military chief attends Balkan conference

May 23, 2018 at 11:51 am

Turkey’s Chief of the General Staff Hulusi Akar on Wednesday attended an international conference in the Serbian capital Belgrade. The 12th Balkan Countries Chiefs...

UK »

Hammond rebuffs employers’ call for customs union after Brexit

Hammond rebuffs employers’ call for customs union after Brexit

May 23, 2018 at 12:15 pm

 Chancellor Philip Hammond rejected a call from a leading employers group on Tuesday to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit, saying it was...

Energy »

Energy wells plugged as Hawaii’s volcano sends lava nearby

Energy wells plugged as Hawaii’s volcano sends lava nearby

May 23, 2018 at 8:07 am

Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out. Lava from a...

Entertainment »

Pop star Shakira to perform in Istanbul in July

Pop star Shakira to perform in Istanbul in July

May 23, 2018 at 9:58 am

12 Grammy award-winning singer will perform at Vodafone Park as part of her 6th world tour ‘El Dorado’on July 11 in Istanbul. She will perform at the Vodafone...

Photo Gallery »

German Government Ministries Spoke

German Government Ministries Spoke

May 23, 2018 at 1:18 pm

Minister of Environment spokesman Stephan Gabriel Haufe makes a speech as he holds a press conference at the Federal Press Centre in Berlin, Germany on May 23, 2018. Minister...

Technology »

Treat cyberattacks the same way as bombs

Treat cyberattacks the same way as bombs

May 23, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Britain’s attorney general says cyberattacks on key infrastructure could be just as deadly as armed attacks, and should be treated in the same way under international law. Jeremy...

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 »

Relegated West Brom appoint Li as new club chairman

Relegated West Brom appoint Li as new club chairman

May 23, 2018 at 9:54 am

West Bromwich Albion have appointed Chinese club director Li Piyue as their new chairman following their relegation from the Premier League, the club said on Tuesday. Li’s...

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German Government Ministries Spoke

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Treat cyberattacks the same way as bombs

Treat cyberattacks the same way as bombs

Britain’s attorney general says cyberattacks on key infrastructure could be just as deadly as armed attacks, and should be treated in the same way under international law. Jeremy Wright says cyberattacks on nuclear reactors or air-traffic control towers could have “the same ultimately lethal effects” as a bomb and should “give rise to an inherent right to take action in […]

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UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend Charles’ garden party

UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend Charles’ garden party

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle – the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – appeared at their first official engagement since marrying last weekend when they attended an event in the gardens of Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. The couple, whose wedding in Windsor on Saturday was watched by millions of TV viewers worldwide, were at a party to […]

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Hammond rebuffs employers’ call for customs union after Brexit

Hammond rebuffs employers’ call for customs union after Brexit

 Chancellor Philip Hammond rejected a call from a leading employers group on Tuesday to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit, saying it was not needed to keep trade running smoothly. Hammond, speaking to business leaders, said the government understood a set of post-Brexit customs priorities set out by the Confederation of British Industry, including […]

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Irish PM urges voters to see through last minute abortion ‘tactics’

Irish PM urges voters to see through last minute abortion ‘tactics’

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar accused campaigners opposing a referendum on liberalizing Ireland’s abortion regime of trying to dupe voters into thinking the government could still change the laws even if they voted ‘No’. Voters will be asked on Friday if they wish to repeal a constitutional amendment inserted following a 1983 referendum that enshrined the equal right to life […]

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Storm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestock

Storm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestock

More than 50 people have died in Somaliland, livestock has been wiped out and hundreds of farms destroyed by heavy rains and floods caused by a tropical cyclone that hit the Horn of Africa, officials and aid agencies in the breakaway Somali region said. Somaliland broke away from Somalia in 1991 and operates as an independent state but has not […]

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Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI

Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is set to ask a federal judge on Wednesday to suppress evidence seized by FBI agents working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying they violated the U.S. Constitution’s ban on unreasonable searches and seizures. The hearing before U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson marks Manafort’s latest bid to hinder the criminal case […]

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