New blasts rocked Kyiv tonight after Russia was slammed as ‘barbaric’ for bombing a TV tower near the Babyn Yar holocaust memorial in Kyiv on the site of one of the biggest single massacres of Jews during the Holocaust

New blasts rocked Kyiv tonight after Russia was slammed as ‘barbaric’ for bombing a TV tower near the Babyn Yar holocaust memorial in Kyiv on the site of one of the biggest single massacres of Jews during the Holocaust.  Several of the city’s neighbourhoods are currently under attack, according to local reports. The Kyiv Independent […]

Four oil tankers to pass Istanbul strait on Monday -maritime authority

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Turkish court orders pro-Kurdish politician jailed on terrorism charge

By Ali Kucukgocmen ISTANBUL, Sept 4 (Reuters) — A Turkish court has ordered the pre-trial jailing of a pro-Kurdish member of parliament on a terrorism charge, Istanbul police and her lawyer said, while her party called the detention illegitimate and unethical. Semra Guzel, a member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Lawyer Law Firm in […]

Eight oil tankers wait to pass through Istanbul strait -agency

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Turkish parliament extends law for troop deployment to Libya

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Russian, U.S. diplomats hold technical talks in Istanbul

Dec 9 (Reuters) — Russian and U.S. diplomats met in Istanbul on Friday to discuss a number of technical issues in their relationship, Russia’s deputy foreign minister and the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said. The war in Ukraine was not discussed, a U.S. Embassy spokesperson said. Russia’s state-run TASS news agency cited the minister Sergei […]

Tired of gridlock, Bulgarians vote in 4th election in less than two…

Election likely to produce another fractured parliament * Political parties will struggle to form government * Steep energy and consumer prices, war in Ukraine spook voters By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA, Oct 2 (Reuters) — Bulgarians vote in their fourth national election in less than two years on Sunday, with little hope for a stable government […]

In a first, Turkish court arrests journalist under 'disinformation'…

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Alleged Lockerbie bombmaker in US custody

The 1988 downing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in Scotland remains the worst terrorist attack in British history A Libyan man accused of making the bomb that destroyed a Pan Am flight over Scotland in 1988, killing 270 people, has been taken into US custody, authorities said on Sunday. Abu Agila Mohammad Masud […]