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The conflict between Turkish and Greek Cypriots on the island continues over the ownership of the hydrocarbon reserves in the exclusive economic zones off the shore of the island

"I'm in Belgrade for the first time in 25 years," Hoxhaj told reporters, "It shows how difficult the journey was to come to Belgrade, (just) a four-hour drive up the road."

Albayrak aims to build four new berths and repair others, bringing the number of working berths to 10.

The US acted despite opposition from Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, adding "I told him (Obama) Kobani is not currently a strategic place for you, if anything it is strategic for us"

Japan's defence ministry has said an X-Band radar system was delivered on Tuesday to the U.S. military's communication facility in Kyoto in the western part of the country

Israeli police said on Twitter that a Palestinian man had been detained at a military checkpoint, one day after a Palestinian driver was killed for allegedly hitting several Israeli pedestrians

Aeroplane maker company Boeing sells plane parts to Iran, as part of easing the sanctions and first step since 1979

Imam Harun’s fight against racism has deep repercussions not only in South Africa but also in the rest of the continent.

Oxford-educated Bilawal Bhutto Zardari told Reuters that he planned a series of rallies in a challenge to Pakistan's embattled prime minister, Nawaz Sharif.

The detainees were moved to detention centers run by the internal security agency (Shin Bet) for interrogation

Student leader says can’t see any ‘practical need’ for second round of talks on political reform after first meeting Tuesday

Davutoglu has said the solution process with the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party can make progress towards a roadmap "within months."

Hassoumi Massaoudou, Niger's minister of the interior and public security, said it would be operated by Niger's intelligence service, the General Direction of Documentation and External Security.

Thousands marched in Iguala to protest the disappearance of the teachers in training. After the march, masked men set fire to the municipal offices with Molotov cocktails and smashed the windows.

Coalition strikes have hit the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Deir al-Zor, Idlib, Raqqa and al-Hassakah, the Observatory said.

On October 22,1992, 16 Bosnians travelling in a bus were taken hostage by the Serbian armed unit "Avengers" and brutally killed.

The Kurdish political parties in northern Syria have signed the "Dohuk agreement" to defend Rojava, a Kurdish-majority area in northeast Syria.

Militarisation by both sides along the border has risen and public animosity between the two countries is growing, said Igor Sutyagin

A resupply bundle intended for Kurdish forces fighting ISIL militants in the strategic Syrian town of Kobani might instead have been seized by ISIL, the Pentagon said

Jurors found three of the ex-guards guilty of manslaughter and weapons charges, and a fourth guilty of murder.

The decision was welcomed by Kosovo's Olympic Committee, formed in 1992 with more than 30 affiliated national federations with 13 of which being Olympic sports federations.

The clashes had broken out in Silwan neighborhood after Israeli troops raided the homes of the relatives of a Palestinian driver accused of running over and killing a baby and injuring eight people

A Canadian soldier was shot at the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa and the parliament building attacked in which gunshots were fired

Iraq's Kurdish parliament unanimously votes to deploy Peshmerga forces in Syrian town of Kobani besieged by ISIL militants.

"Some of the weapons they dropped from those C130s were seized by ISIL," Erdogan said

There were no immediate reports on the number of casualties from the fighting there, but the militant advance appears to have been halted.

Members of the European Parliament have voted in favor of a new European Commission under the leadership of Jean-Claude Juncker.

An Israeli military force came under fire along the Egyptian border on Wednesday, the Israeli army said

Former PM Serik Akhmetov resigns as defense chief amid claims of interference in corruption case

It's claimed that US government is planning to set up a military base on the area of Herir Military Airport, in Erbil.

The victim is said to be a member of Islamist Kurdish Free Cause Party

Protesters were unhappy about what they felt was a lack of substantive concessions from the government officials and they dug in their heels.

It's claimed that the United States has transferred the mercenaries of Blackwater, used in the occupation of Iraq, to Kobani

According to the Haaretz, EU ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg-Andersen is set to relay the message to Israel in the few coming days.

The jailed Kurdish separatist leader said on Tuesday the peace process with the Turkish government had entered a new phase since Oct. 15 and he was upbeat over the chances of success.

Hasi met Turkey's special envoy for Libya, Emrullah Isler, in Tripoli, Hasi's government said on its website

Netanyahu's spokesman Ofir Gendleman described allegations about plans by the Knesset to debate a bill about dividing the holy site between Muslims and Jews as "baseless".

Anyone flying to the United States from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa must enter through one of five airports screening for the disease

Vatican unveils schedule for Pontiff's visit to Ankara and Istanbul as conflict grips the region

Student protests were staged on the campuses of Alexandria, Al-Azhar, Beni Sueif, Kafr al-Sheikh, Zagazig, Fayoum, Cairo and Suez universities to protest the death of student Omar al-Sherif.

Qadri intends to extend struggle throughout country through twice weekly protests; Khan refuses to disband his sit-in

Greek Cypriot leader will submit a formal complaint against Turkey to EU leaders next week aimed at halting Turkey’s EU membership.

Ban Ki-moon says there is no hope for stability without Israel addressing the problems caused by its settlement activity.

Prime Minister Davutoglu explains use of new powers will be monitored by a parliamentary rights watchdog

Doctors are monitoring the condition of those returned from the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia this year as respiratory virus claims one life and hospitalizes two more in Turkey

18,000 dwellings were destroyed or damaged in 50 days of Israeli attacks, and 108,000 people are homeless in a long impoverished, isolated territory.

Leung Chun-ying was talking just hours before the start of formal talks between student protest leaders and city officials aimed at defusing the crisis

Ibrahim Ghandour, vice president of the National Congress Party, told Reuters Bashir had been chosen by the party's decision-making council out of five candidates

Stop the War Coalition warns British government decision to send drones to surveil ISIL will inflame conflict in Middle East

The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter, who was convicted of culpable homicide last month for shooting Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, was escorted by armed police into court

Poland will ask to re-consider the ruling that Poland violated its human rights commitments by hosting a secret CIA jail on its soil

Suspects allegedly eavesdropped on politicians, journalists, lawyers and military officers while working for an illegal organization

The Al-Fath Mosque was closed on August 17 of last year following the eviction of dozens of pro-Morsi activists and reporters who had been holed up inside

Ministers, commanding officers and businessmen closely linked to Bashar al-Assad to face asset freeze and travel ban

About 75 percent of the estimated 345 violent deaths that occur daily happen in countries at peace, the report said.

Israeli authorities demolished more than 406 Palestinian homes, leaving 709 Palestinians displaced in the West Bank and Jerusalem since the beginning of the year.

The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime reported that Afghan farmers grew an "unprecedented" 209,000 hectares of opium poppy in 2013, surpassing the previous high of 193,000 hectares

Turkey accuses the PYD of being an off-shoot of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, which has waged a three-decade long bloody insurgency in Turkey.

Panel member Cornelis Flinterman, recalling that it had called on Israel in 2010 to halt construction of settlements, said that it had information that the number of settlements had doubled since.

De Margerie was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plough during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport overnight, the company and airport officials said.

The Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowments and Heritage, a Palestinian NGO, has said that the Knesset was planning to discuss a draft law next month aimed at partitioning the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

The pro-Russian separatists continued their attacks against the Ukrainian army in the eastern Ukrainian town of Smeloe, in the Luhansk region

Gaddaf said he had no illusions of returning Libya to the past, but that elements of the former regime deserved to be heard.

They seized two Kurdish villages after surprising the Kurdish fighters before launching the attack on Qara Tappa

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