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New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged with Terrorism

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged with Terrorism

New Zealand police have for the first time filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques. Police said Tuesday they have charged 28-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant with engaging in a terrorist act after the March 15 shootings.

Tajikistan Blames ISIS for Prison Riot, 32 Killed

Tajikistan Blames ISIS for Prison Riot, 32 Killed

Three prison guards and 29 inmates were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan that the government blamed on ISIS militants. Tajikistan's Justice Ministry said the riot broke out late on Sunday in the prison in the city of Vakhdat, 10 km east of the capital Dushanbe, as militants armed with knives

Netanyahu Demands Concessions from Allies to Form New Govt.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Sunday his allies from the right-wing parties, demanding them to “come down to the ground” to facilitate efforts to form a government. His comments were made during a cabinet session and in response to political and materialistic conditions impo

Turkey May Delay Delivery of S-400 System from Russia

Turkey May Delay Delivery of S-400 System from Russia

Turkey is considering delaying the delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, at the request of the United States, an informed source said Tuesday according to Reuters. Acting US Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan expressed his country's concern over Turkey's

EU Calls on Turkey to End Illegal Activity in Mediterranean

EU Calls on Turkey to End Illegal Activity in Mediterranean

The European Union, has called Turkey, once again, to end any illegal activity in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, eastern of the Mediterranean, affirming its full solidarity with Nicosia. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Ankara to abort plans for offshore drilling operation in Cy

Tokyo Prosecutors Request to Revise Ghosn Indictment

Tokyo Prosecutors Request to Revise Ghosn Indictment

Tokyo prosecutors have filed a request to revise the content of their indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on alleged cash transfers, Kyodo news reported Tuesday. Ghosn has been charged on several counts of financial misconduct and of allegedly enri

53 Life Sentences to Turkish Car Bomb Planner

53 Life Sentences to Turkish Car Bomb Planner

A Turkish court on Monday handed down 53 life sentences without parole to a man who authorities said planned a deadly bomb attack in 2013 in a town bordering Syria, state-owned Anadolu agency said. Twin car bombs ripped through Reyhanli in Hatay province on May 11, 2013.

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