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Istanbul Mayor Re-election, Polls open in high-stakes

Polling started on Sunday for Turkey's re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (05:00 GMT)...

UK Minister for the Middle East to visit Iran

(FCO Press Release): Andrew Murrison will travel to Iran for senior level talks with the Iranian government UK Minister of State for the Middle East, Dr...

US forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: sources

US. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they...

Strong leadership enhances bilateral relations with Turkey, UK envoy says

Relations between Turkey and the U.K. have been thriving recently thanks to the significant efforts of two leaders, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime...

UK minister suspended after manhandling climate change protester, grabbing her by...

Mark Field, a British junior foreign minister, has referred himself for a government investigation after grabbing a demonstrator by the neck and pushing her...

Putin suspends Russian flights to crisis-hit Georgia

President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian airlines to suspend the transportation of Russian citizens to Georgia, saying the move is necessary to protect national security. The...

Supreme Court tosses black man’s murder conviction over racial bias

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shoots down US spy drone

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. A U.S....

4 charged with murder for downing MH17 flight over Ukraine

Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over...

EU delays decision on North Macedonia, Albania membership talks

European Union governments failed on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face further...

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