Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:13:41 -0400
Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a row with Washington that has helped drive the lira to record lows.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:53:14 -0400
Search for survivors after Italian motorway collapse kills at least 26
Firefighters searched into the night on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing at least 26.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:44:53 -0400
Freed in Turkey before spy trial, Greek soldiers await flight home
Two Greek soldiers facing espionage charges in Turkey are due to fly home early on Wednesday after a provincial court released them, in a ruling Athens said would help to improve strained ties between the two NATO allies.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:22:51 -0400
Cubans cheer as internet goes nationwide for a day
Cuba's government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island's more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:20:31 -0400
Lebanese Hezbollah leader says group stronger than ever
The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said on Tuesday his group was stronger than ever and would "very soon" celebrate victory in Syria, where it has been fighting alongside President Bashar al-Assad.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:00:35 -0400
Chile asks Vatican for information on sex abuse cases
The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday for documents related to sex abuse accusations against clergy in Chile, as local prosecutors raided another office of the Roman Catholic Church in Santiago.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:23:57 -0400
Trump adviser Bolton to meet Russians next week in Geneva
White House national security adviser John Bolton will meet Russian officials in Geneva next week as a follow-up to the summit meeting that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had in Helsinki last month, the White House said.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:23:38 -0400
U.S. official warns of more actions against Turkey if pastor not freed
The United States is warning more economic pressures may be in store for Turkey if it refuses to release a jailed American pastor, a White House official said on Tuesday, in a dispute that has further strained relations between the NATO allies.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:58:51 -0400
Trump frustrated that Turkey has not released pastor: White House
President Donald Trump is frustrated that Turkey has not released U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, according to the White House, which is ratcheting up pressure on Ankara to free him after two years of detention.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:47:14 -0400
Nigeria's acting president orders overhaul of controversial police unit
Nigeria's acting president has ordered the overhaul of a police unit following allegations of human rights violations, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as the government seeks to burnish its security record ahead of February's presidential election.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:46:16 -0400
Nigerian police detain journalist for not revealing source, paper says
Nigerian police on Tuesday detained a journalist for refusing to reveal the source of an article on a confidential letter from the chief of the force, the reporter's newspaper said, as Nigeria's security agencies come under pressure to reform.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:48:11 -0400
Malta lets rescue ship dock after EU states agree to take migrants
Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four days from several coastal states, to dock after five European Union countries agreed to take in the 141 migrants on board.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:20:56 -0400
Car hits pedestrians at UK parliament in suspected terrorist attack
A man deliberately drove a car into London pedestrians and cyclists on Tuesday before ramming it into barriers outside Britain's parliament in what police said appeared to be the second terrorist attack at the building in just under 18 months.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:09:13 -0400
Turkey hopes to find solution on Syria's Idlib with Russia
Turkey's foreign minister said on Tuesday he hoped his country and Russia could find a solution over the northern Syrian region of Idlib, a rebel-held enclave which the Syrian government says it aims to recapture.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:01:08 -0400
Italy's Autostrade to work with authorities over causes of bridge collapse
Autostrade per l'Italia, the toll road operator which manages the bridge that collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa on Tuesday killing at least 20 people, said it would work with authorities to establish the causes of the disaster.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:51:51 -0400
Bosnian Serbs vote to overturn Srebrenica massacre report
Lawmakers in Bosnia's autonomous Serb-dominated region asked the regional government on Tuesday to revoke a 2004 report which concluded that Bosnian Serb forces killed about 8,000 Muslims in and around Srebrenica during the country's 1992-95 war.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:49:44 -0400
Jewelry thief jailed again for failing to pay back proceeds of England's biggest heist
One of a gang of ageing criminals who audaciously raided a safe-deposit business in England's biggest-ever burglary will spend more time in jail after failing to pay back over 6 million pounds ($7.6 million).
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:41:56 -0400
Greek PM welcomes release of soldiers by Turkey
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the release of two Greek soldiers in custody by Turkey was an 'act of justice' which would help foster closer relations between the two neighbors frequently at odds.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:34:57 -0400
Police searching three addresses after London incident
Police investigating a man who drove into pedestrians outside parliament on Tuesday morning said they were searching two addresses in Birmingham and one in Nottingham, central England, as part of their inquiries.
Driver who hit London pedestrians was British citizen: security minister
A man who drove a car into London pedestrians outside Britain's parliament on Tuesday was a British citizen who originally came from another country, security minister Ben Wallace said.
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