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December 7, 2017 10:30 AM Greek president tells Turkey's Erdogan no treaty revision

ATHENS: Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday ruled out a revision of an international treaty defining the borders of Greece and Turkey. "The Treaty of Lausanne defines the territory and the sovereignty of Greece and of the European Union and this treaty is for us non-negotiable. "It has no flaws, it does not need to be reviewed, or to be updated 27

December 7, 2017 4:09 AM France's Macron says Trump's Jerusalem move 'regrettable'

ALGIERS: French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday branded as "regrettable" his US counterpart Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling for efforts to "avoid violence at all costs". Addressing a press conference during a state visit to Algeria, Macron affirmed "the attachment of France and Europe to the two-state 30

December 5, 2017 3:30 PM Gunmen kill German tourist in Ethiopia's Afar region

ADDIS ABABA: A German tourist was killed and his Ethiopian tour guide injured in an attack by gunmen in northern Ethiopia's remote Afar region, officials said on Tuesday. The attack on Sunday evening took place while the tourist camped near the region's Erta Ale volcano, security officials told Reuters. "The perpetrators of the attack are being sought 21

November 22, 2017 5:59 AM New journalist killing shocks India

NEW DELHI: An Indian soldier shot dead a journalist following a dispute in the country's third high profile media killing in barely three months, police said Wednesday. Sudip Dutta Bhaumik was shot dead Tuesday at a paramilitary base in the remote northeastern state of Tripura. The soldier opened fire after Bhaumik, a crime reporter, requested a meeting 42

November 13, 2017 1:40 PM Netanyahu signals Israel will act with free hand in Syria

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he has told the United States and Russia that Israel will continue to take action across the Syrian frontier according to its security needs, even as the two powers try to build up a ceasefire. "We are controlling our borders, we are protecting our country and we will continue to do so," Netanyahu 25

November 4, 2017 3:04 PM Iraqi Shiah militia says will fight IS in Syria border town (VIDEO)

BEIRUT, Nov 4 — An Iraqi Shiah militia fighting Islamic State in Iraq near the border with Syria will also take on the jihadist group in the Syria border town of Albu Kamal, the militia’s spokesman was quoted as saying yesterday. Jaafar Hussaini, the spokesman for the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah militia, one of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) 31

November 3, 2017 7:05 PM Iran's guards clash with militants on NW border, eight killed

ANKARA: Iran's state TV said on Friday eight border guards were killed in clashes with a group of militants in the country's northwestern Azarbaijan province that borders both Iraq and Turkey. "At Least eight Iranian guards were killed in heavy clashes between Iran's border guards and a group of terrorists in the Chaldoran border area on Friday," said Alireza 27

October 28, 2017 11:03 PM Fearful EU offering no encouragement to separatists

OCTOBER 29 — One striking aspect of the ongoing campaign for Catalan independence, which still looks a long way from being resolved, has been the determined refusal of the European Union to get involved. This has been a matter of great disappointment and frustration to many Catalan separatists who are firmly pro-European in their outlook and have absolutely 31

October 28, 2017 11:51 AM France’s Occitanie region calls for Spain and Catalonia peace talks

A pro-unity demonstrator waves a Spanish flag the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain, in Madrid, Spain, October 28, 2017. — Reuters picPARIS, Oct 28 — Spanish and Catalan leaders should open talks as soon as possible to safeguard civil peace, the head of France’s Occitanie region, which borders Catalonia, said today 26

October 25, 2017 11:34 PM ‘Pakistani butcher’ wanted for 70 murders arrested in Hungary

A professional gunman known as the ‘Pakistani butcher’ was arrested in Hungary while trying to reach Austria. — IStock.com pic via AFP-RelaxnewsBUDAPEST, Oct 26 — A Pakistani man wanted by Interpol for “70 contract murders” has been arrested in Hungary among a group of migrants caught trying to reach Austria, police said yesterday. The 35-year-old Pakistani 31