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  • Pro-government rally held outside of Turkish parliament

    Date: 2016-07-16 17:04:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:91 - ID:5270785

    ANKARA, July 16 (MENA) - Hundreds of people waving Turkish flags have gathered outside of the parliament in Ankara to protest the coup attempt as legislators prepare to hold an emergency session, ABC News reported. All four parties represented ....

  • Abe hopes for end to South China Sea dispute

    Date: 2016-07-16 15:37:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:89 - ID:5270589

    TOKYO, July 16 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed hope for the peaceful resolution of territorial disputes in the South China Sea. He was referring to an international tribunal's dismissal of China's claims to large parts of the sea, ....

  • US Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff seeks contact with Turkish counterpart

    Date: 2016-07-16 14:18:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:80 - ID:5269897

    KABUL, July 16 (MENA) - Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to contact his Turkish counterpart Saturday morning from Kabul, Afghanistan, the ABC News reported. That's according to Dunford's spokesman, Navy Capt. ....

  • Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum: Police

    Date: 2016-07-16 14:04:53 GMT - Greece - World - SN:76 - ID:5270117

    ATHENS, July 16 (MENA) - A Turkish military helicopter landed in Greece Saturday carrying eight men seeking asylum after a coup bid, Channel News Asia quoted Greek police as saying. The Black Hawk helicopter landed after sending a distress ....

  • Civil aviation flights from Russia to Turkey temporarily suspended

    Date: 2016-07-16 13:41:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:5269849

    MOSCOW, July 16 (MENA) - Civil aviation flights from Russia to Turkey were temporarily suspended, Sputnik quoted Federal Air Transport Agency as saying in a statement on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Russian air carriers were provisionally barred ....

  • 3 policemen feared dead, wounded in Kabul explosion

    Date: 2016-07-16 12:19:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:5269073

    KABUL, July 16 (MENA) - An explosion took place in the outskirts of Kabul earlier this morning with preliminary reports suggesting at least three policemen have suffered casualties, Khaama Press reported. The administrative chief of Bagram Ahmad ....

  • Germany urges nationals in Turkey to stay indoor

    Date: 2016-07-16 11:50:12 GMT - Germany - World - SN:50 - ID:5268665

    BERLIN, July 16 (MENA) – The German Foreign Ministry warned on its website on Saturday its nationals in Turkey to stay indoors and avoid public places over attempted coup in Turkey on Friday. The ministry urged Germans in Turkey to abide by the ....

  • UFE president says Nice attack proves Egypt right decision to fight terrorism

    Date: 2016-07-16 09:41:57 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:32 - ID:5267545

    CAIRO, July 16 (MENA) - President of the French University in Egypt (UFE) Hassan Nadeer has said that the terrorist attack in the French city of Nice proves Egypt has made the right decision to fight terrorism. The attack in Nice targets not ....

  • Hollande meets Security and Defense Council

    Date: 2016-07-16 09:21:07 GMT - France - World - SN:26 - ID:5267457

    PARIS, July 16 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande met Saturday with the Security and Defense Council for further talks on Nice terrorist attack that left 84 people dead and more than 200 others wounded. Attending the meeting, the second ....

  • French police arrest four people suspected of planning terror attacks

    Date: 2016-07-16 09:19:58 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:5267361

    PARIS, July 16 (MENA) - Four people believed to have militant Islamist ties were arrested in dawn raids in the Paris area on suspicion of planning attacks in the French capital. Three men and a woman were arrested in the north of Paris but the ....

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