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World leaders and other members of the international community expressed their condolences and condemnation following twin bombings in Istanbul that killed at least 38 people, including 30 police officers, late on Dec. 10, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkey has hosted a working group of the coalition to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levent (ISIL), during which further measures to stem the flow of foreign fighters across the border were discussed.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met Kremlin strongman Vladimir Putin in Moscow April 8 with the EU nervous that cash-strapped Athens is trying to cosy up to Russia.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The Organization for Security and Co-operation (OSCE) in Europe has expressed concern over the Greek Cypriot administration’s latest move to criminalize the denial of Armenian allegations over the killings in 1915.
STOCKHOLM - Agence France-Presse
Sweden will send up to 120 troops to northern Iraq to train Iraqi and Kurdish fighters as part of the US-led coalition against the ISIL group, foreign minister Margot Wallstroem said April 9.
TEHRAN – Agence France-Presse
A framework nuclear deal reached with world powers last week is no guarantee a full agreement will be reached by the end of June, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said April 9.
OTTAWA - Agence France-Presse
Canada carried out its first air strikes in Syria on April 7 the military said, expanding Ottawa's contribution to the US-led coalition against ISIL
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The United States will not stand by while Iran provides support to Shiite rebels who have seized much of Yemen, Secretary of State John Kerry said on April 8.
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Spanish police arrested nine people in the Catalonia region on April 8 suspected of links to the ISIL group, authorities said, the latest such raids as European nations seek to stop jihadist recruitment.
ANKARA - Reuters
Iran will agree to a final nuclear accord with six major powers only if all sanctions imposed on the country over its disputed nuclear work are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on April 9.
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
The United States has stepped up weapons deliveries in support of a Saudi-led coalition resisting the advance of Shiite rebels in Yemen, a senior US official said April 7.