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Istanbul airport reopens following coup

Erdogan denied the coup had been successful and threatened punishments for those responsible. He said the "parallel structure" was behind the coup attempt - h...


Turkey coup attempt: How a night of death and mayhem unfolded

Blasts rang out, leaving stunned residents wondering what was going on. By Saturday morning, at least 1,563 military personnel had been detained as a sectio...


India, South Africa sign pact to expand defense production, manufacturing, mining

Modi's trip is meant to raise India's profile in energy, trade and investment in Africa, where China's presence has been strong. "We would like to assure the In...


Over 100 Coup Participants Killed, Acting Military Chief Says

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the death penalty might be re-introduced to deal with the instigators of the failed coup on the government. Go...


IS group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

France has not indicated whether the attack stemmed from a sympathizer taking direction from ISIS or an ISIS member sent to attack. France has brought five pe...


Owen Smith Promises Second EU Referendum If Labour Leader

A contest is taking place after Black Country MP Tom Watson (Lab West Bromwich East), and the party's deputy leader, was unsuccessful in his attempt to negotiat...


King of gaffes: A list of nearly everyone Boris Johnson has insulted

Mr Johnson, a former journalist who became MP for Henley in 2001 and was mayor of London for eight years, was chosen for the post yesterday by Prime Minister...


President Obama calls attack on Nice 'appalling' and 'sickening'

The Nov. 13 gunmen who killed 130 people went after specific symbols of France's free and easy way of life - the Bataclan concert hall, Paris restaurants and ...


Evacuations temporarily lifted for Cold Springs Fire

No homes or buildings are at risk, officials said. Rocky Mountain Incident Commander Shane Greer explains the current fire situation to evacuated residents du...


In pics: Turkey coup attempt crumbles as people answer Erdogans call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has already promised that those who committed the "act of treason" would have to "pay a heavy price". He has shaken up th...


Theresa May discusses Brexit options with Scotland First Minister

Meanwhile, Ms May's advisors made clear that despite her desire to achieve a "UK approach" before formally serving notice to quit the European Union, this does ...


Tim Tebow denies GOP convention speaking gig, encourages peace

Speaking about Donald Trump's current presidential campaign and previous bids, Melania has said that she always tries to stay out of politics where she can. T...


Turkish intelligence: Operations against coup plotters to end within 2 hours

Authorities arrested thousands of people as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed those responsible "will pay a heavy price for their treason". "This uprising ...


Coup attempt foiled with support of Turkish people: Erdogan

Supporters argued Erdogan was the first Turkish leader to put the military in its place beneath the elected civilian leadership. That elements of the air forc...


Boris Johnson is new UK Foreign Minister

Gove led the "leave" side in Britain's European Union referendum battle alongside former London Mayor Boris Johnson , then betrayed him by making a bid for Con...


Aust'n PM "very confident" of forming majority government later this week

If Turnbull wins outright, he will lead the first government to be returned with a majority in 12 years. Rogers said in statement the rare double dissolution ...


Attempted coup in Turkey: What we know so far

Gunfire and explosions had rocked both Istanbul and Ankara through the night after soldiers took up positions in both cities and ordered state television to...


French prosecutors: 5 in custody related tor Nice attack

Investigators were piecing together a profile of the driver, Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a man with a record of petty crime, but no known connection to terrorist groups....


Turkish president tells supporters government is in charge

Another official said on Saturday (July 16) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has instructed the military to shoot down an aircraft hijacked by coup plotte...


Car-bomb kills 5 in Iraqi capital

In two separate attacks last week, IS killed more than 300 people with suicide auto bombs. The bomb on Tuesday, killed at least 10 people and injured tens of ot...


Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice attack

Speaking from Nice on Friday, French President Francois Hollande said about 50 people were in a critical condition, still "between life and death" after the a...


Attention focuses on Chechen extremist in Turkey attack

The official on Thursday could not confirm Turkish media reports that the Russian national was from the restive Dagestan region. The official said "extensiv...


Trump chooses Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as vice presidential running mate

Several key committees have been meeting this week. "Voters don't vote for vice presidents", Unruh said . "I am very supportive of Donald Trump's call to tem...


David Cameron and His Family Bid Farewell to 10 Downing Street

He added: "For me politics has been about public service in the national interest". Bowing out on Wednesday, Mr Cameron said: "Nothing is really impossible ...


How the Truck Attack in Nice Unfolded

The identities of the victims testified to France's diverse society and to the global appeal of the tony French Riviera. But right wing politicians in France ...


Galway to be European Capital of Culture

The European Commission said the original mo tivation of the award is more relevant than ever - learning about cultures and sharing history and values. John Cru...


Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton for 2016 US election

Sanders and Clinton pitched themselves as joining forces to defeat Donald Trump, with Clinton declaring, "We are stronger together! ". Salazar is one of...


Cameron bids farewell after rousing reception at PMQs

She arrived at the Palace by ministerial auto, having set off from the House of Commons only after receiving the signal that Mr Cameron's resignation had been a...


Chinese K-Pop stars express dissent over South China Sea ruling

China reacted furiously to the calls by Western countries for the decision to be adhered to and now it has turned rhetoric and threats on Australia and Bishop. ...


Driver said to be of Tunisian background

His neighbours described the cowardly fanatic as "lonely" and "silent" with one saying he never responded when they greeted him. The man who rammed a truck ...


France mourns 84 dead in Nice truck attack

U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday that jihadist terrorism is "an affront to all of our humanity", following the attack this Thursday in Nice, France ...


Car bombing in Baghdad Shiite district kills 11 people

Gen. Sean B. MacFarland, the head of American forces in Iraq. On Monday in Iraq, Carter announced that the US would be sending 560 additional troops there in ...


South Korea premier pelted with eggs, bottles over missile site

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn was stranded inside his vehicle for hours on Friday, surrounded by an angry mob opposing the deployment of an advanced...


Turkey timeline: Here's how the coup attempt unfolded

Video footage captured security personnel rounding up suspects of the mutiny around Turkey. "Some flights to airports in Turkey are being diverted or cancelle...


Boris Johnson to hold first Brussels talks Sunday

He's back. Former London Mayor Boris Johnson is now the U.K.'s new foreign secretary. The Sharek Youth Forum, which Johnson was supposed to visit, said he w...


Korea premier pelted with eggs, bottles over missile site

During his trip on Friday, angry residents protesting the government's decision to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) blocked Prime M...


"Hillary Clinton Understands", Says Bernie Sanders

In his speech , Sanders said, "I have come here to make it as clear as possible why I am endorsing Hillary Clinton and why she must become our next preside...


Greece to examine Turkish soldiers' asylum requests

Seven military personnel and a civilian on board a Turkish military helicopter were arrested after landing in north Greece , reports said on Saturday. Earlie...


Erdogan denounces attempted coup

No named military officer claimed responsibility for the actions. Operations to take back control of the armed forces headquarters in Ankara were still unde...


Political outsider Trump introducing insider Mike Pence

Therefore, Trump's pick of Pence would also help to quell concerns among social conservatives that the NY billionaire developer is too liberal on social issues....


Pokemon Go players asked to put their phones down at sacred sites

And at various "PokéStops", players can get free in-game treats. In " Pokemon Go ", the Pokemons need to be hunted through the smartphone's Global Positioning...


Body of Taliyah Leigh Marsman Found, Murder Charges Pending

In a statement Calgary Police posted to Facebook late Thursday, they said they believed Downey had been acquaintances with Baillie and Taliyah - as well as ...


Police arrest three in Nice as Islamic State claims truck attack

The man, who was driving the truck, was identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old Nice resident of Tunisian descent. As France declared three...


Ontario quickly turns down Toronto's request to ban pedestrian texting on roads

Ball hockey is now legal on Toronto streets after city council voted 35-2 on Friday in favor of overturning an earlier ban against playing the hallowed game on ...


No confirmed link between Nice attacker and radical Islam: minister

However they have described the attack, which left 84 people dead after the killer ploughed a truck into the Bastille Day crowds, bore the hallmarks of Islami...


Nice attack shocks French Winnipeggers

Molins said that a driver's license and bank card belonging to Bouhlel were found in the truck. On Friday, police raided a 12th floor apartment occupied by hi...


Crowds line up to hug and thank Dallas police officers

Investigators tell NPR they also are starting to look at Johnson's online history, and have mirrored the hard drive on his computer to see what they might d...


China protests Australia's South China Sea freedom of navigation comment

She also told ABC radio on Wednesday that China's reputation would suffer as a result of the court ruling, insisting relations with the worldwide community were...


An out-of-place truck, then screams as attack unfolded

Dozens more people were injured. Of the 202 people injured, 52 are in a critical condition and 25 of those are on life support. European Council President D...


Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea ruling

The statement came after days of wrangling over wording as eastern European Union countries, including Slovenia and Croatia which also have territorial disputes...