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    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
    Dec01

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

    Ankara (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises.The talks are expected to focus on energy cooperation — with Ankara seeking not only a reduction in gas...

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror
    Dec01

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror

    Istanbul (AFP) – Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders worldwide to clearly condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam, and called for an end to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.Francis said he had told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that it would be wonderful if all the Muslim leaders of the world —...

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
    Dec01

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises. The talks are expected to focus on energy cooperation – with Ankara seeking not only a reduction in gas prices from Russia but...

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
    Dec01

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

    ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Pope and Patriarch Say ‘No Middle East Without Christians’
    Dec01

    Pope and Patriarch Say ‘No Middle East Without Christians’

    Pope Francis, left, bows to Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, right, during a service at St. George Church in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 29, 2014. (EPA Photo/Sedat Suna) Istanbul. Pope Francis and Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on Sunday issued a rare joint plea against anti-Christian violence, saying the world cannot stand...

    Unruly rebel nightlife in east Ukraine
    Dec01

    Unruly rebel nightlife in east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine, – The icy avenues of Donetsk have been silent for hours – only the garish neon of the Banana Cafe sign cuts through the gloom, defying the curfew so that rebel fighters have somewhere to drink, smoke and fight.The underground bar is open 24 hours a day and one of the few nightspots in this separatist bastion of...

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror
    Dec01

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror

    DE LA VAISSIERE, ISTANBUL – Pope Francis on Sunday urged Muslim leaders worldwide to “clearly” condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam, and called for an end to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.Francis said he had told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that “it would be wonderful if all the...

    Kiev up in arms over latest Russia convoy
    Dec01

    Kiev up in arms over latest Russia convoy

    Russia and Ukraine dispute over contents of latest aid convoy into eastern Ukraine.Russia announces new convoy on eve of delicate Ukraine talksFirst trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine cross back into RussiaUkraine border guards begin checks on Russian aid trucksRussia proposes cease-fire for aid deliveriesRussia convoy heads southRussia sending...

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
    Dec01

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

    ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises.The talks are expected to focus on energy cooperation – with Ankara seeking not only a reduction in gas prices...

    Three soldiers killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine
    Dec01

    Three soldiers killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 15 wounded in the latest fighting in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said Sunday. Fighting was ongoing around Donetsk airport and in Stanitsa Luganska, near rebel-held Lugansk, the spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, told a news briefing. The town hall of Donetsk, also held by the separatists, said in a...

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