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32 diplomats fail to return to Turkey following recall

32 diplomats fail to return to Turkey following recall

The Turkish PM Yildirim claimed previously that maintenance of friendly relations between Washington and Ankara depends on delivery of the Muslim preacher and leader of the Hizmet movement Gulen, who now resides in Pennsylvania. Turkey's justice minister dismissed the legal procedure as a mere process and said it was a matter of political will in Washington. In recent weeks, Turkish authorities have arrested or detained tens of thousands of academics, soldiers, judges and journalists, raising ...



Trump says comment on Obama founding ISIS was sarcasm

Trump has said he would "knock the hell out of ISIS", without offering details, and would persuade Gulf states to bankroll safe zones for Syrian refugees so they would not have to be brought to the United States. One of the things that is frustrating about his candidacy is the inprecise language. In an interview Thursday, Hewitt not only opened the door for Trump to walk back his remarks, he also tried to kick him through it.


Pakistan to Invite India For Dialogue on Kashmir

Pakistan to Invite India For Dialogue on Kashmir

He said that Indian intelligence agencies have remained involved in subversive activities in Pakistan especially Balochistan and Karachi. "The time has come for Pakistan to answer for its atrocities in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir", Mr.



What we learned from Bears' 22-0 preseason loss to Broncos

The Denver Broncos rolled out a new-look offense in their preseason opener Thursday night, and the defending Super Bowl champions looked comfortable as they cruised to a 22-0 win over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field thanks to a strong first-half effort.


12 people arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline demonstration

12 people arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline demonstration

In an effort to stave off construction, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe staged peaceful protests this week. About 225 people were on the protest side of the police-held barrier Thursday, and organizer LaDonna Brave Bull Allard said busloads of supporters were to continue to arrive today from other reservations around the region.


'Islamic State' abducts 2000 civilians in northern Syria

'Islamic State' abducts 2000 civilians in northern Syria

Last week, an Arab-Kurdish alliance known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) managed to push most ISIS fighters out of the town, however small pockets of the extremists are thought to have avoided the group. The original assault began at the end of May but ISIS then launched a counter offensive using suicide and vehicle bombs before last week's major offensive that helped the SDF capture 90 per cent of the town.