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October 8, 2018 9:55 AM Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist, murdered at a Saudi consolate in Instanbul

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan told reporters that authorities were examining camera footage and airport records as part of their investigation into the disappearance 93

October 30, 2017 4:00 AM Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

ANKARA: A mass trial in Turkey is set to resume Monday (Oct 30) of more than 220 suspects, including former generals, accused of being among the ringleaders of last year's coup bid to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The suspects face life sentences if convicted of charges ranging from using violence to try to overthrow the government and parliament 63

October 18, 2017 8:25 PM 'Where are the others?': Somalia praises "genuine brother" Turkey for bombs response

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Turkey’s swift response to Somalia’s deadliest truck bombing drew praise from survivors and officials who called Ankara their “only genuine” international partner. It is an implicit challenge to Western backers that spend billions on security but have not, in the view of many Somalis; jumped to help. “Whenever there is a problem 33

October 16, 2017 8:31 AM Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack ever’ kills 276, injures 300

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct 16 – At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the “deadliest attack ever” to hit war-torn Somalia. The figure was a huge jump from an initial police estimate of 20 dead in the hours 33

September 28, 2017 5:13 AM ‘I would be dead’: Britain’s Rohingyas speak out

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, London, United Kingdom, Sep 28 – For members of Europe’s biggest Rohingya community in Bradford, northern England, the news from Myanmar brings a mix of anger, fear and haunting memories of dramatic escapes from their homeland. Some 300 members of the Muslim minority have settled in Bradford in recent years under a refugee programme 42

September 19, 2017 7:07 AM Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps atrocity allegations in first address on Rohingya crisis

RANGOON, Burma — In her first major speech Tuesday on the worsening Rohingya crisis, Burma’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, sidestepped allegations of atrocities committed against the stateless Muslim minority and cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the country. Appearing to cast doubt on claims that the military has burned homes 21

September 14, 2017 10:28 AM Myanmar’s Rohingya: how years of strife grew into a crisis

Violence against Muslim ethnic group part of ‘longstanding pattern’ of abuse and discrimination’ A military crackdown against the Rohingya ethnic group has driven hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from their homes in Myanmar. The Rohingya have faced violence and discrimination in the majority-Buddhist country for decades, but are now fleeing 185

July 26, 2017 3:33 AM Yemen arrests two on Arab bloc’s expanded terror list

Four nations expect Qatar to prosecute blacklisted individuals and groups Dubai: Yemen arrested two wanted men as Arab countries boycotting Qatar expanded their terror list and added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar. On Tuesday, the Arab bloc blacklisted nine charity and media organisations and nine individuals who supported 7

July 25, 2017 7:06 PM Arab states add groups, people to terror lists in Qatar row

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab countries have added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar to their "terrorist" lists, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, further escalating a row with Doha that has stoked regional tensions. The lists now include three Yemeni charities, three Libyan media outlets, two armed groups 4

July 24, 2017 3:00 AM Cumhuriyet journalists face terrorism trial

A Turkish opposition newspaper itself is the story as 17 of its employees are about to go on trial on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation. A dozen of Cumhuriyet's journalists and managers are behind bars in pre-trial detention. Ten of them have been imprisoned for almost nine months. "I cannot touch him. I cannot hug him," says Elif Gunay, daughter 9