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Feb 25 2016

Turkey welcomes Syria plan but not optimistic on peace talks: deputy PM

His parents informed the police and also said some of his friends had joined the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ). The terrorist attack in the Turkish capit...

Feb 25 2016

WHO's Chan praises Brazilian government response to Zika

Director General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan, center, listens to Paulo Gadelha, President of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil's premier state-run re...

Feb 25 2016

GCC countries back Saudi decision to halt aid to Lebanon

Rifi said Hezbollah was to blame for the political paralysis, the Samaha case and the Saudi episode. Al Zayani added that GCC members "regret that Lebanon's decision-ma...

Feb 25 2016

Austria wants a full stop to migrant influx along Balkans

This group includes people fleeing war-torn countries such as Syria, who are likely to be granted refugee status, as well as people who are seeking jobs and better lives,...

Feb 25 2016

Kuwait, Qatar urge citizens to avoid Lebanon

A Saudi commercial bank later shut down its operations in Lebanon. None of the countries specified why they issued the travel warnings. Those attacks - in which prote...