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Russia Threatens Economic Sanctions Against Turkey
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses newly arrived foreign ambassadors of 15 countries during receiving credentials ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, Nov. 26, 2015.more +. 0 Shares. Email. Russia is threatening retaliatory sanctions that ...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts
France remembers Paris terror victims after Hollande beats war drums
(CNN) All across France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday. President Francois Hollande had asked people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people massacred two weeks ago in Paris. And in the grand ...
The Latest: Belgian Authorities Charge Man in Attacks
Belgium charges sixth suspect over Paris attacks
France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning
Cameron Joins Hollande in Pushing Commonwealth for Climate Deal
Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain will put 5.6 million pounds ($8.4 million) toward helping small island states cope with climate change and announced a 20 million-pound investment in international funds to aid them in dealing with natural ...
Justin Trudeau will toast the Queen in Malta at Commonwealth Heads of ...
Turnbull meets the Queen as Commonwealth chooses first woman Secretary General
State visit to Malta: Queen hints to sceptical leaders that Prince should be ...
2 Turkish journalists charged with espionage, aiding terrorist organization
Istanbul (CNN) Two prominent Turkish journalists have been arrested on charges of espionage and aiding an armed terrorist organization, according to a news report. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet, and Erdem Gul, the ...
Thousands Protest Arrest of 2 Turkish Journalists on Spying Charges
UPDATE 1-Turkish journalists' arrests draws protests home and abroad
Hundreds Protest Jailing of 2 Journalists in Turkey
Man Who May Have Sold Guns to Paris Attackers Arrested in Germany
A 34-year-old-man has been arrested on suspicion of arms dealing on Tuesday in the southern city of Stuttgart, Germany, say prosecutors. They however did not confirm a report by the German newspaper Bild that he may have supplied four guns to the ...
German police arrest suspected arms dealer
German arms dealer probed over possible link to Paris attacks: prosecutor
The Indian Express
ISIS says it's behind deadly Shiite mosque attack in Bangladesh
(CNN) — ISIS says it's behind a deadly attack on a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh – a claim that, if true, shows the terrorist group's reach into the South Asian nation. About 20 people were conducting their evening prayers inside a mosque in Bogra, a ...
Islamic State Claims Attack on Bangladesh Shi'ite Shrine; One Dead
ISIS Affiliate Claims Bangladesh Mosque Attack
Islamic State affiliate claims fatal attack on Bangladesh mosque
Wall Street Journal
Israel 'Soon' to Open Abu Dhabi Office for Renewable Energy
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates — even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday. If opened ...
Israeli renewable energy coming soon to Abu Dhabi
Israel to Send Diplomat to Energy Agency in UAE
UPDATE 1-Israel to open representative office in Abu Dhabi, first in UAE
The Nation Newspaper
Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombing hits Shiite procession in Nigeria ...
KANO, Nigeria – A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated himself in the middle of a procession of hundreds of moderate Shiite Muslims, and organizers say he killed at least 15 people. Aliyu Yusuf Kakaki, spokesman for the Shiite community in ...
Nigerian military cannot crush Boko Haram by December: officials
Questions over Boko Haram attacks despite military claims of success
Niger says Boko Haram gunmen kill 18 in village bordering Nigeria
Pirates attack Polish ship off Nigerian coast, kidnap five
WARSAW Pirates attacked a Polish-owned cargo vessel off the Nigerian coast and kidnapped its captain and four crew, Polish authorities said, in the first documented incident of its kind in almost year in some of the deadliest shipping lanes on earth.
Five Seamen Abducted in Attack on Polish Cargo Ship off Nigeria
Pirates Kidnap Five, Open Fire on Ship Off Nigeria's Coast
Five Polish Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates Off Nigerian Coast
Times of India
Saudi Arabia plans mass beheadings, will west protest?
Times of India
Saudi authorities appear set in the next few days to carry out a series of beheadings across the country of more than 50 men convicted of terrorism offences. Among those facing execution are three young men who were juveniles when they were arrested.
Dollar peg remains Saudi Arabia's best option
Saudi to execute at least 50 people: Amnesty
Fellow poets protest Saudi death sentence facing Ashraf Fayadh