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Germany urges other EU states to also stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia
Middle East

Germany urges other EU states to also stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany wants other European Union member states to follow its example in stopping arms exports to Saudi…
Saudi account of Khashoggi’s death meets growing scepticism
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Saudi account of Khashoggi’s death meets growing scepticism

Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside…
Saudi Arabia admits critic Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate
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Saudi Arabia admits critic Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

  Saudi Arabia admitted on Saturday that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, saying he died during…
Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers pending trial after protests
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Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers pending trial after protests

  ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish court has jailed pending trial 24 people involved in protests over work conditions at…
Turkish journalist Mehmet Altan released from prison
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Turkish journalist Mehmet Altan released from prison

  Turkish journalist Mehmet Altan was released from prison on Wednesday, one of his lawyers said, four months after he…
Taxi drivers, Uber square up on Istanbul’s roads
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Taxi drivers, Uber square up on Istanbul’s roads

Istanbul’s bright yellow taxis, ubiquitous and perennially honking for custom, appear ingrained in the daily life of the Turkish metropolis.…
AP PHOTOS: New Year’s Eve observances around the world
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AP PHOTOS: New Year’s Eve observances around the world

People around the world are welcoming 2018 with fireworks displays, partying and an array of local traditions. One of the…
Turkey detains 20 suspected Islamic State members, including 15 foreigners: police
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Turkey detains 20 suspected Islamic State members, including 15 foreigners: police

Turkish police have detained 20 people, including 15 foreign nationals, on suspicion of links to Islamic State during raids in…
Turkish police detain 25 suspected Islamic State militants in Istanbul: Anadolu
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Turkish police detain 25 suspected Islamic State militants in Istanbul: Anadolu

Turkish police detained 25 suspected Islamic State militants in operations across Istanbul, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday.…
IS suspect fatally stabs Istanbul officer in police station
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IS suspect fatally stabs Istanbul officer in police station

A man suspected of being an Islamic State suicide bomber stabbed and killed a police officer Sunday while in custody…
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