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Leaders of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus Pledge to Strengthen Cooperation in Energy, Terrorism

Leaders of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus Pledge to Strengthen Cooperation in Energy, Terrorism

The leaders of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus reiterated on Wednesday the importance of boosting joint cooperation, particularly in the fields of energy, natural gas exploration and the formation of a bulwark against extremism and terrorism. At the end of a tripartite summit - the sixth of its kind in

Surprise Resignation of US Ambassador to UN

Surprise Resignation of US Ambassador to UN

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would consider selecting Goldman Sachs executive and former White House adviser Dina Powell as the next US ambassador to the United Nations, shutting down speculation he would push his daughter Ivanka for the post.

Spanish Court Convicts Doctor in Stolen Babies Case

In a first-of-its-kind trial in cases on stolen babies during the rule of Dictator Franco between 1939 and 1975, a Spanish Court announced on Monday that a 85-year-old gynecologist was proved guilty in kidnapping a baby. The "stolen babies" phenomenon emerged after the oppression that followed th

Turkey, Netherlands Try to Resolve Diplomatic Dispute

Turkey, Netherlands Try to Resolve Diplomatic Dispute

Turkey and the Netherlands were trying to resolve their diplomatic row that saw Ankara describe Dutch policies as “Nazi remnants.” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks to that end with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok in Ankara on Wednesday. Blok said at a joint news conference

34 Migrants Drown off Morocco, 26 Survivors- UN

34 Migrants Drown off Morocco, 26 Survivors- UN

At least 34 migrants have died in a shipwreck in the western Mediterranean, which 26 people survived, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday, citing the Moroccan navy and a Spanish aid agency. Morocco’s interior ministry gave lower figures, saying 31 people had been rescued and that 11 bodies ha

IAEA to Israel: We Send Inspectors Only When Needed

IAEA to Israel: We Send Inspectors Only When Needed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, addressing the UN General Assembly, said Iran was keeping a “secret atomic warehouse” in Iran. “Well, Mr. Amano, do the right thing.

Germany Approves Extradition of Iran Diplomat Over Paris Bomb Plot

Germany Approves Extradition of Iran Diplomat Over Paris Bomb Plot

A German court said Monday it gave the green light for the extradition of an Iranian diplomat wanted in Belgium on suspicion he was part of a failed plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally near Paris. Vienna-based Assadollah Assadi was apprehended in July near the German city of Aschaffenburg on

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