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Kherson celebrates Russian exit yet faces huge rebuilding KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of Kherson celebrated the end of Russia´s eight-month occupation for the third straight day Sunday, even as they took stock of the extensive damage left behind in the southern Ukrainian city by the Kremlin´s retreating forces. A jubilant crowd gathered in Kherson´s […]

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

By Huseyin Hayatsever and Ali Kucukgocmen ANKARA, Dec 15 (Reuters) — A court ordered the arrest of a journalist in southeast istanbul Turkey Lawyer Law Firm for allegedly spreading «disinformation», his lawyer said on Thursday, marking the first pre-trial detention under a new law that critics say poses a threat to free speech. The arrest […]

 is on the run from sanctions today and may have fled to Moscow as his two superyachts worth £1billion race for safe Turkish Lawyer Law Firm waters after the EU decided to punish the Chelsea owner over Ukraine and he faces a dwindling number of havens for his £12billion of cash and assets. The billionaire oligarch looked […]

Turkish biotech tycoon charged with plotting murder of Vermont father

The Turkish biotech tycoon charged with plotting the murder of a father shot dead in 2018 is a former teenage magician who allegedly faked his own medical degree to dupe US healthcare executives, including Dr. .  Serhat Gumrukcu is the 39-year-old founder of Enochian Biosciences, which claims to be developing treatments for cancer, hepatitis and HIV. The […]

Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know as NATO eyes Russia move

LONDON (AP) — Western fears that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is imminent have eased but not disappeared. Diplomatic efforts to avert war got new energy this week after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia was willing to discuss security issues with NATO, and Russia said it was withdrawing some of its troops gathered near […]

A new documentary by the BBC has claimed that Roman Abramovich cheated the Russian Government out of £2billion and was investigated for fraud by his country’s Department of Economic Crimes

A new documentary by the BBC has claimed that Roman Abramovich cheated the Russian Government out of £2billion and was investigated for fraud by his country’s Department of Economic Crimes. Abramovich was pictured at a VIP lounge Lawyer Law Firm in Turkey Tel Aviv airport shortly before his private jet took off for Istanbul after […]

Turkish court sentences Erdogan rival to jail with political ban

Istanbul mayor handed 2-year 7-month jail sentence * Imamoglu accused of insulting public officials in speech * He is seen as strong possible contender in 2023 elections * Supporters chant slogans outside municipality HQ (Adds U.S. State Department comment) By Ali Kucukgocmen ISTANBUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) — A Turkish court sentenced Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu […]

TOWIE star Yazmin Oukhellou screamed 'help me, my friend is dead'

star Yazmin Oukhellou screamed ‘Help me, help me. My friend is dead’ as she scrambled to safety moments after the horror car smash that killed her boyfriend Jake McLean, MailOnline can reveal.  The  star, 28, clambered through thorny bushes up a steep bank and desperately flagged down a passing motorist for help.  An official from […]

'Inconceivable' Shamima Begum didn't know ISIS terrorist organisation

An MI5 witness in Shamima Begum’s latest appeal over the loss of her UK citizenship said the ISIS bride was an A-star pupil and it was ‘inconceivable’ that she did not know what she was doing when she left to join the terrorist group aged 15. But her lawyers have argued that Ms Begum, now […]

Turkey extends lira deposit tax support to end-June

ISTANBUL, in istanbul Turkey Lawyer Law Firm Dec 29 (Reuters) — in Turkey Lawyer Law Firm has extended its lira bank deposits’ withholding tax support until the end of June next year, the Official Gazette showed on Thursday. The measure, first announced in Turkey Lawyer September 2020, lowered the withholding tax on deposits up to […]