Sat, 17 Nov 2018

Turkish Police Detain 13 Academics, Activists in Raids

ANKARA - Turkish police on Friday detained 13 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation into an association ...

Academics linked to jailed activist detained in Turkey

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkish police on Friday, November 16 detained over a dozen people including academics from two Istanbul universities linked ...

Which Russian classics are European filmmakers adapting

The British take the top spot when it comes to adaptations of Russian classic novels and plays. UK directors don't ...

Top UN Official Cautiously Optimistic Idlib Will Remain Quiet

A top U.N. humanitarian official calls himself cautiously optimistic that the quiet in Syria's Idlib province will continue to hold. ...

Ex-Macedonia PM Gruevski Seeking Refugee Status in Hungary

BUDAPEST - Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski sought asylum at a Hungarian representation outside Macedonia before reaching Hungary earlier ...

US Turkish Tensions Rise Again Over Bank's Fate

ISTANBUL - The fate of Turkish state-owned Halkbank bank is threatening to reopen U.S.-Turkish wounds just as both sides have ...

About 74,000 Asylum-Seekers Living in Greece, Officials Say

ATHENS, GREECE - Greek authorities said Thursday that about 74,000 asylum-seekers are now living in the country, and efforts are ...

Armenia, Bulgaria discuss military cooperation

PanARMENIAN.Net - A delegation headed by the Chief of General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces Artak Davtyan has discussed ...

US Envoy: Fight Against IS in Its Last Syrian Stronghold Nearing End

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration hopes that the U.S.-backed fight against Islamic State in its last foothold in northeastern Syria ...

Macedonia And The One That (Maybe) Got Away

Macedonian authorities responded to the international escalation of their hunt for fugitive former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after his surprise ...

Turkey Vows To 'Actively Support' Meskehtian Turks

Turkey has vowed to continue 'to support the cause' of the Meskhetian Turks, voicing solidarity on the 74th anniversary of ...

Macedonia Jails Two Ex-Officials After Gruevski's Escape

SKOPJE -- Macedonian authorities detained two former government officials currently on trial for corruption, after ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski fled ...

Erdogan Ups Pressure on Riyadh Over Khashoggi

ISTANBUL - Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to ratchet up pressure on Riyadh over last month's killing of Saudi ...

Macedonia Will Seek Arrest In Hungary of Ex-PM Gruevski

Macedonia's Interior Ministry says it will seek the arrest of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on an international warrant ...

Greek Authorities Say Lost Ancient City of Tenea Located

ATHENS, GREECE - Greece's culture ministry said Tuesday that archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of a lost city ...

Turkish Court Sentences Journalist to 19 Years Jail Over Gulen Links

ISTANBUL - A court sentenced Turkish journalist Ali Unal to 19 years in jail on Wednesday on a charge of ...

Turkey: Thirteen more academics and journalists arrested

This statement was originally published on pen-international.org on 16 November 2018. Responding to news reports that Turkish police detained thirteen ...

Germany should use UN Security Council role to promote press freedom

This statement was originally published on cpj.org on 6 November 2018. Her Excellency Dr. Angela Merkel Chancellor of the Federal ...

Macedonian Ex-PM Entered Albania Illegally: Police

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski is thought to have entered Albania illegally when escaping en route ...

Turkey Has More Evidence in Khashoggi Murder: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey has more evidence contradicting the Saudi version of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi including a ...

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Saudi seeks death penalty for five Khashoggi murder suspects

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A day after Turkey said that suspects in the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Turkey Rejects Saudi Claim on Khashoggi's Killing

ISTANBUL - Turkey has dismissed Saudi Arabia's latest version of events in the October 2 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal ...

Take A Weight Off: 'Grand K' Kilo Being Retired

VERSAILLES, FRANCE - In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a groundbreaking overhaul to the international system of ...

Up to 30 children reportedly killed in eastern Syria: UN expert

The UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, has expressed alarm at reports that up to 30 children have been killed during recent ...

Netanyahu's Main Coalition Partner Pushes for Early Election

JERUSALEM - Israel moved closer to early elections Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish ...

The Week In Russia: War, Peace, And A Presidential Back-Pat In Paris

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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