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Turkey points fingers after airport attack
Jun30

Turkey points fingers after airport attack

Investigations are under way to determine the identity of the trio who carried out a triple suicide bombing at Ataturk Airport. ||| Istanbul – Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul’s main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a...

T&T national survives Istanbul airport attack
Jun30

T&T national survives Istanbul airport attack

Gail AlexanderPublished: Thursday, June 30, 2016Gail Alexander and Joel Julien T&T national Sherlin Stewart, who travelled through Turkey’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday, escaped unhurt in the terrorist attack which occurred at that airport that day, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed. A traumatised Stewart, who was in Turkey up to...

5 Poland players to watch
Jun29

5 Poland players to watch

Poland is facing Portugal in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Poland players to watch: ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI The star striker is making headlines for the wrong reasons in France. After scoring 13 times in qualification — more than any other player in the competition — Lewandowski is goalless at Euro 2016. The Bayern...

41 perish in Istanbul airport terror attack
Jun29

41 perish in Istanbul airport terror attack

Istanbul, Wednesday A triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s international airport left 41 people dead, 13 of them foreign nationals, and 239 wounded, the city governor said in a statement. The governor’s office said 109 of the 239 wounded were discharged from hospital. It said 13 of the dead were foreigners. A Turkish official,...

Kendra Bowe Completes U.S. State Department Exchange Focused on Youth and Community Conflict Resolution
Jun29

Kendra Bowe Completes U.S. State Department Exchange Focused on Youth and Community Conflict Resolution

On Friday, June 24th, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson met at the U.S. Embassy with Ms. Kendra Bowe, a recent participant in the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). . Ms. Bowe, who currently serves as Executive Director at the Simpson C. Penn Foundation, was nominated to participate in the...

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport
Jun29

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this...

Istanbul airport attack ‘a jigsaw puzzle’
Jun29

Istanbul airport attack ‘a jigsaw puzzle’

Investigators are going through CCTV footage and witness statements after the attack at Istanbul’s main airport in which 41 were killed [VIDEOS]. ||| Istanbul – Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in...

Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat
Jun29

Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders (L) speaks with Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni after voting for the five non-permanent members of the Security Council at the United Nations/AFPUNITED NATIONS, United States, Jun 29 – Italy and the Netherlands agreed Tuesday to split their term on the UN Security Council after a tie in voting forced...

BVI in an uncertain world after Brexit
Jun28

BVI in an uncertain world after Brexit

Benito Wheatley By Benito Wheatley (Director of the BVI London Office) The United Kingdom (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) is a game changer in International Relations. Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will have far-reaching implications for Europe and beyond and create a more uncertain international environment in which the...

NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU
Jun28

NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU

With Europe thrown into turmoil by the British vote to quit the European Union, cooperation between the EU and the U.S.-led NATO alliance is more vital than ever, NATO’s chief said Tuesday as he arrived for a meeting with EU leaders. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general, said “we have to send a clear message that the vote...

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