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Turkey is nearing a final decision on the country to build its national missile defense system, as France challenges China with a renewed offer, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, referring to Eurosam, the joint French-Italian offer
He stood on the mud, crows cawing overhead, pointing at unmarked graves. "Here's a mother with her baby. And here's another young woman. Over there, that's a 60-year-old man."
Saudi officials have recovered the bodies of four more Turkish victims of the hajj stampede on Sept. 12, bringing the total death toll of Turkish citizens to seven
A small group of Eritreans left Italy for Sweden on Oct. 9, the first contingent of asylum seekers to be relocated under a much-contested European Union scheme to ease the burden of the migration crisis on frontline countries.
The U.S. has started to pull its Patriot missiles stationed in Turkey, despite a recent appeal from Ankara to its NATO allies to keep the air and missile defense units at a delicate time on the border with Syria.
A Jewish man stabbed and wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Oct. 9 in an apparent reprisal attack for Palestinian violence during the worst spell of civil unrest in the region for several years.
Californian authorities on Oct. 8 agreed to allow SeaWorld San Diego to expand its orca habitat on the condition that it ceases its captive breeding program, despite calls for the whales to be released from captivity.
Turkey welcomes a fresh support pledge by NATO to lend it military backing amid repeated Russian violations of Turkish airspace, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on Oct. 9, while stressing that Turkey has yet to place such a demand.
The U.S. will change the failed Syrian rebel training program to focus efforts on working with capable Syrian Kurdish and other forces in Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Oct. 9.
European Union nations agreed on Oct. 8 to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers as they took a harder line toward tackling the bloc's worst migration crisis since World War II.
Medical charity MSF Oct. 7 demanded an international probe into a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, after reports said NATO's top regional commander thought American forces broke their own rules of engagement.
The murder by a Hindu mob of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow has thrown a spotlight on the hardline, polarising agenda of some followers of Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, undermining his promise of development for all.
Indonesia agreed Oct. 8 to accept international help to combat forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in haze, after weeks of failed attempts to douse the blazes that have infuriated its neighbours.
Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) said they were behind suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said on Oct.4.
The leader of a short-lived coup in Burkina Faso, General Gilbert Diendere, was handed over to authorities on Oct.1 after seeking refuge in the Vatican embassy, sources in the transitional government said on Oct.1.
A Turkish model has filed a lawsuit against the Moroccan ambassador to Ankara and organizers of a soirée at the Moroccan embassy, claiming that was insulted by the ambassador’s wife and beaten by fashion designers
Missing cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, was undergoing engine room work before it sank off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, the ship's owner said on Oct. 5.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a new setback Oct. 7 when a court declared her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings.
French warplanes carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Oct. 9.
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 9 for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee said.
Transfer of four separate defense system equipment Turkey demands from the United States is still pending, amid different approaches between the two NATO allies towards regional issues, particularly Syria
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