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Erdogan to meet Pence, Pompeo as U.S. pushes for ceasefire in...

     U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is hoping to push Turkey to agree to a ceasefire in north-eastern Syria when he meets President Recep...

Merkel urges Turkey to end fighting in Syria

Turkey must stop its military operations in northern Syria which bring even more suffering to the already war-ravaged country, Germany Chancellor Angela...

Erdogan accuses Syrian Kurdish forces of releasing IS terrorists from prisons

(Sputnik/NAN) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) of releasing captured militants of the Islamic State terrorist...

British PM to brief Cabinet on Brexit talks in Brussels

(Xinhua/NAN) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to hold a Cabinet briefing on Wednesday afternoon on the ongoing Brexit talks in Brussels. This...

Warren brushes off Harris’ call to kick Trump off Twitter

Donald Trump’s account. In a discussion of curbing the power of big technology companies, Harris turned to Warren and said she was surprised she disagreed...

Japan sets aside 710 million yen to respond to typhoon damage

Japan is ready to spend 710 million yen (6.5 million dollars) to deal with the devastating effects of Typhoon Hagibis, Prime Minister...

China criticises U.S. lawmakers for passing Hong Kong rights bill

China on Wednesday expressed “strong indignation and firm opposition” to the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of a bill in support of...

Remittances from Filipinos abroad reach $2.9bn in Aug. 2019

, 4.2 per cent higher than the 2.8 billion U.S. dollars remitted as at Aug. 2018, the Philippine central bank said on Tuesday. According to...

Haftar not considering running for president as Libya’s climate not ready...

  (Sputnik/NAN) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), says he does not currently consider running for president, as...

Erdogan says Turkey to send 3m refugees back to Syria in...

(Sputnik/NAN) Turkey will send back to Syria one million refugees as the first step, while two more million will follow, President Recep Tayyip...

Gaddafi’s son has right to run for president, says Libya’s army...

(Sputnik/NAN) Saif Islam Gaddafi, the son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has every right to run for president, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar,...

Libya needs international arms embargo lifted to fight terror – Army...

(Sputnik/NAN) The UN Security Council embargo on arms sales to Libya prevents the country from fighting terrorism effectively, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the...

Italy asks UEFA to reconsider 2020 Champions League final in Turkey

(dpa) – Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora has urged European football governing body UEFA to reconsider the decision to play next year’s Champions League final...

U.S, Taliban peace talks to resume within weeks – Source

 Peace talks between the U.S and Taliban that were cancelled by U.S President Donald Trump in early September will resume in weeks, competent...

Brexit deal looking ‘more and more difficult,’ says EU’s Barnier

Brexit Luxembourg, Oct. 15, 2015 Reaching a deal with Britain on changes to the Brexit withdrawal agreement by the end of the week is...

Wildfires spread across Lebanon’s mountainous areas

  Firefighters on Tuesday worked tirelessly to extinguish wildfires raging in mountainous areas south-east of Beirut on Tuesday, witnesses and civil defence told dpa. Fires started...

Kurds launch counter-attack on Turkish troops in north-east Syria

The Kudish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have taken back full control of a key border town in north-east Syria after launching an...

Man drives body to California police station, claims he killed 4

 A man on Monday drove a body to a police station in northern California and claimed he killed four people, authorities said. The man...

EU condemns Turkish offensive in northern Syria, says no EU-wide arms...

 European Union (EU) foreign ministers have condemned Turkey’s military intervention in north-eastern Syria but stopped short of agreeing an EU-wide arms embargo. The EU...

More than 20 terror suspects arrested after attack on Indonesian minister 

(Xinhua/NAN) Indonesian police have arrested 22 suspected terrorists with links to Islamic State (IS) following the stabbing of the country’s Chief Security Minister...

Kenya to launch extended modern railway

(Xinhua/NAN) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Wednesday launch phase 2A of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) linking the capital Nairobi to the resort...

Putin discusses trade, oil with Saudi King Salman

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed trade, investments and oil with Saudi King Salman on Monday during his first visit to the kingdom...

Mozambican electoral commission urges peace, order on voting day

(Xinhua/NAN) Mozambique’s National Electoral Commission (CNE) has urged all voters to exercise their rights civilly during the Oct. 15 general elections, and to...

British pound drops as Brexit talks enter crucial week

(Xinhua/NAN) The British pound lost some of last week’s impressive gains on Monday as the markets embrace a crucial week for Brexit. The pound...