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Academics, experts discuss Turkey, NATO at London panel

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Academics, experts discuss Turkey, NATO at London panel

AFP Photo Turkey’s role in NATO and its contributions to regional security challenges were discussed at a London panel on Monday. The panel organized by the Turkish Communications Directorate hosted a number of academics and experts on the alliance and Turkey’s involvement in it. Murat Yeşiltaş, director of security studies at the Foundation for Political, […]

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New S-400 deal may happen before too long, Turkey says

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New S-400 deal may happen before too long, Turkey says

S-400 batteries pictured at the Mürted Air Base in Ankara (AA File Photo) The purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and a deal will happen before too long, the RIA news agency cited the Turkish presidential administration as saying on Monday. Moscow hopes to seal a deal to […]

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Three killed in helicopter crash while on flood rescue mission in southern France

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Three killed in helicopter crash while on flood rescue mission in southern France

The helicopter had been involved in flood rescue missions in southern France. Photo: AFP PHOTO / FRENCH CIVIL DEFENCE Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said on Monday. Their EC145 helicopter lost radio and radar […]

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COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres

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COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres

  UNFCC flickr The UN Secretary-General makes remarks at a pre-COP25 UN climate change conference press conference in Madrid on 1 December, 2019.     The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP25 UN climate change conference which opens in Madrid on Monday, calling for […]

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China slams signing of HK bill

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China slams signing of HK bill

An anti-government protester throws a molotov cocktail during clashes with police, outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). © Reuters / Tyrone Siu  Enactment by US condemned as bullying that aims to destroy prosperity and stability China has strongly condemned the United States’ signing into law of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of […]

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3 protesters killed as Iraqi PM submits resignation

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3 protesters killed as Iraqi PM submits resignation

Three anti-government protesters have been shot dead and at least 58 others injured in continued unrest in Baghdad and southern Iraq even as Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submitted his resignation. Iraq’s parliament will either vote on or accept outright Mr Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation letter in a sitting on Sunday. The prime minister announced on Thursday that he would hand parliament his resignation on Friday amid mounting pressure from mass anti-government protests, a day […]

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London Bridge attack victim named as Jack Merritt

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London Bridge attack victim named as Jack Merritt

MJACK MERRITT WAS ON A BBC PODCAST TALKING ABOUT HIS WORK HELPING INMATES AT A PRISON TO STUDY LAW. He was one of two people killed when 28-year-old Usman Khan launched the attack at a Cambridge University conference on prisoner rehabilitation. Khan, who had been jailed over a terror plot, was shot dead by police […]

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20 Iraqi Protesters Shot Dead in 24 hours, Violence Spirals

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20 Iraqi Protesters Shot Dead in 24 hours, Violence Spirals

Security forces Thursday fired live ammunition, killing four protesters and wounding 22 on the strategic Ahrar Bridge in Baghdad, security and medical officials said. Violence across southern Iraq continued throughout the night, with security forces killing 16 protesters and wounding 90 since Wednesday evening. Protesters closed roads and a large number of police and military forces were deployed across key oil-rich provinces. In […]

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Top Somali diplomat lauds Turkey’s continued support There is no better friend than Turkey for Somalia, says Somali foreign minister

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Top Somali diplomat lauds Turkey’s continued support There is no better friend than Turkey for Somalia, says Somali foreign minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) shakes hands with Somali Foreign Minister Ahmed Issa Awad (L) as they pose for a photo following their joint press conference at the Foreign Ministry Building in Ankara, Turkey on November 27, 2019. ( Fatih Aktaş – Anadolu Agency ) “My trip was basically to thank to Turkish government, […]

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Asteroids v Eiffel Tower? ESA gets cash boost, shares breathtaking mockup of space rocks at famous landmark

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Asteroids v Eiffel Tower? ESA gets cash boost, shares breathtaking mockup of space rocks at famous landmark

© ESA / Twitter The ESA has been handed a huge cash injection to explore the Didymos binary asteroid with a view to protecting Earth. To mark the windfall the space agency has shared a unique photo of rogue rocks looming over the Eiffel tower. The EU granted the ESA its largest funding boost in […]

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