Monday, October 15, 2018

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Erdogan accused of using Ozil saga to push Turkey’s Euro 2024 bid

Erdogan accused of using Ozil saga to push Turkey’s Euro 2024 bid

German politicians on Wednesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using Mesut Ozil's controversial retirement from international football to...

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Turkish court rules that U.S. pastor move from jail to house arrest

Turkish court rules that U.S. pastor move from jail to house arrest

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday that an American pastor be transferred from jail to house arrest, his lawyer said,...

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UN Palestinian agency to axe 250 jobs after US funding cuts

UN Palestinian agency to axe 250 jobs after US funding cuts

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees announced Wednesday it was cutting more than 250 jobs in the Palestinian territories...

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Turkish interior ministry reinstates 155,350 passports

Turkish interior ministry reinstates 155,350 passports

Turkey's interior ministry revoked the cancellation of 155,350 passports following the end of two-year-old state of emergency, the ministry said...

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Saudi TV: Yemen rebels attack ship causing slight damage

Saudi TV: Yemen rebels attack ship causing slight damage

Saudi state-run TV is reporting that Yemen's Shiite rebels have attacked a Saudi ship off the country's western coast. The...

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More than 150 dead in IS attacks on Syria’s Sweida: monitor

More than 150 dead in IS attacks on Syria’s Sweida: monitor

Raids and suicide bombings carried out by the Islamic State group in Syria's southern Sweida province have killed 156 people...

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Syrian army reaches Golan Heights after defeating rebels

Syrian army reaches Golan Heights after defeating rebels

Syrian state media says government forces have reached the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights after capturing territory from rebels...

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Tunisia will not deport Islamist suspect back to Germany – official

Tunisia will not deport Islamist suspect back to Germany – official

Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Laden's bodyguard back to Germany because...

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Erdogan calls Israel “fascist, racist” for nation state law

Erdogan calls Israel “fascist, racist” for nation state law

Turkey's president has slammed Israel for a controversial law passed last week in parliament defining Israel as a nation-state of...

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Under pressure, some young Iranians persevere, but many want to flee

Under pressure, some young Iranians persevere, but many want to flee

Some young Iranians are determined to modernise their country and rescue it from economic collapse. But facing relentless US pressure...

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Israel shoots down Syrian warplane as Golan frontier heats up

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane as Golan frontier heats up

Israel said it shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, but Damascus said...

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Jordan allows passage to 800 Syrian civil defence workers on humanitarian grounds

Jordan allows passage to 800 Syrian civil defence workers on humanitarian grounds

Jordan said on Sunday that it had allowed the UN to arrange the entry and passage of 800 Syrian civil...

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Israel evacuates Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

Israel evacuates Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as White Helmets from the volatile frontier area on the...

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Turkey’s Erdogan to go on new Africa trip, attend BRICS summit

Turkey’s Erdogan to go on new Africa trip, attend BRICS summit

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make the latest in a string of trips to Africa this week, visiting South...

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UN chief urges Israel, Palestinians to avoid ‘devastating conflict’

UN chief urges Israel, Palestinians to avoid ‘devastating conflict’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Saturday on Israelis and Palestinians to avoid "another devastating conflict" after resurgent violence claimed five...

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Horse Racing-Dubai World Cup prize money raised to $12 mln

Dubai's ruler on Wednesday increased the Dubai World Cup purse to $12 million, maintaining its status as one of the world's richest horse races. The...

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