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by | August 25, 2016 | 01:23

Turkey has sacked or suspended some 80,000 people from the civil service, judiciary, police and courts following the attempted putsch, which it blames on followers of the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Erdogan has said that allies in the USA and Europe failed to show the government enough support following the failed takeover, which it blames on a Turkish cleric living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania for almost two decades.

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:16

Thompson was killed by an improvised explosive device in the southern province of Helmand. Thompson, a decorated soldier based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was assigned to Company A, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), the Army said in a news release.

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:41

Marinovich was still naked when cops arrived. Mike Hallinan said Monday that Marinovich was arrested Friday night after a call saying a naked man was on a hiking trail near homes. In the late 1990s, he pleaded guilty to cultivating marijuana and illegally possessing prescription medications. The Raiders drafted Marinovich in the first round of the 1991 NFL Draft.

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:40

President Muhammadu Buhari's government already is in talks with other militants. The restive southern swampland region has been rocked by violence against oil and gas pipelines since the start of the year, reducing the OPEC member's output by 700,000 barrels a day to 1.56 million bpd.

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:36

Iraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 21, 2016. The arrest in Kirkuk comes a day after a child bomber is believed to have targeted a Kurdish wedding in Turkey , killing at least 54 people.

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:30

He says Erdoğan's visit shows that he wants to restart dialogue and restore relations with Russian Federation. "Your current visit, despite the very hard political situation in Turkey , shows that we all want to resume our dialogue and restore relations for the sake of the interests of the Turkish and Russian peoples", Putin told Erdogan.

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:27

That is not compatible with the values of France. "I understand mayors who, at this time of tension, respond by looking for solutions, by avoiding disturbances to public order", Valls said. The five people injured on Saturday were later discharged from hospital, but unrest has continued on the island. Rim-Sarah Alouane, a researcher at the University of Toulouse who has written on Muslim and women's issues, vigorously disagrees.

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:25

Operation Blessing International has already sent volunteers to aid in the clean-up effort and is still looking for more volunteers. Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said Saturday that state offices will be open in all parishes on Monday for the first time since the flooding started.

by | August 21, 2016 | 00:49

Ayora calls the decision to pull MSF staff from the six hospitals an extremely hard one and adds that she hopes it is temporary. We greatly value the work MSF is doing for the people of Yemen under hard circumstances. MSF said it had met with officials from the Saudi-led coalition and shared Global Positioning System coordinates of the hospital it operates in with parties involved in the conflict but that bombings had continued.

by | August 21, 2016 | 00:38

The Khan Abad chief Hayatullah Amiri, said his local forces could not hold off the militants without state help. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed that the militants captured the district, along with weapons and military vehicles.

by | August 20, 2016 | 01:25

The ruling affected nearly 130,000 Labour supporters. Numerous new members who were excluded later paid £25 and signed up again as registered Labour supporters in order to vote in the leadership election. 'We say they have been wrongly excluded by breach of contract from the right to vote. But shortly after his victory Mr Burnham found himself defending rebel MPs against a threat of mandatory reselection from one of the new pro-Corbyn members of the ruling National Executive Committee ...

by | August 20, 2016 | 01:22

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has received his first classified intelligence briefing which he said he is unlikely to "use" if he is elected in November's general election. Before the briefing, Trump held a "security round table" at Trump Tower. Flynn called reports that Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ties to a pro-Russia group "noise" and "nonsense".

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:46

According to Turkish officials, over 35,000 people have been detained since the coup attempt although nearly 11,600 of them have since been released. Western criticism of the purge and Ankara's demands that the United States send Gulen home have already frayed ties with Washington and the European Union, increasing tensions over an EU deal with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants.

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:34

The lobbyists received $2.2 million to advocate for positions favorable to Yanukovych, including "downplaying the necessity of a congressional resolution meant to pressure the Ukrainian leader to release an imprisoned political rival", The Associated Press reports .

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:36

He says help from outside the state is crucial. "Roads are closed. Bridges are out", said Chapman. Back at home, Rich Rhoades will be heading down to Baton Rouge in his 6th deployment in a year and a half. Ramieh says numerous Baton Rouge Relief workers and their families are also in dire need. "We are deploying Red Cross volunteers from the area right now, and may need new volunteers to be trained as well".

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:54

But at the same time , we have been mentioning the polls are slipping for Mr. Trump. "They finally realise they need the RNC (Republican National Committee) for their campaign because, let's face it, there is no campaign", the source said.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:50

The Arab-Kurdish alliance known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) expelled most of the DAESH militants from Manbij last week, but dozens continued to put up tough resistance. "It has lost the centre of Manbij, it has lost control of Manbij", he said. The loss in Manbij comes as Islamic State suffers defeats across the region to local forces and an USA -led global coalition.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:51

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers said a hero's burial for Marcos equals "rewriting history" and insults martial law victims and their families. President Marcos brutally repressed dissent until he was overthrown in 1986. She told CNN that the burial was the "most important issue" of Duterte's presidency thus far, but also asserted that the alleged extrajudicial killings by police were also a worry for the country.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:49

HAVANA (AP) - Fidel Castro has written a long letter thanking Cubans for their support on his 90th birthday and once again criticizing President Barack Obama. In general, the Government has taken relatively low-key approach to Castro's birthday, in comparison with the large-scale gatherings that were planned for his 80th.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:48

The yields have drastically gone down forcing many investors to look for other alternatives such as higher returns in longer-term debt and also in the emerging markets. In Currency Markets the United States dollar was on the defensive on Monday, pressured by downbeat USA data that tempered expectations of a near-term interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

by | August 16, 2016 | 00:43

No autopsies are planned for Megan Short or the children. Megan Short reportedly had planned to leave her husband.About a week ago, Short posted on Facebook that she needed a few people to help her move from her Brookfield Manor home Saturday, said Angie Burke , who resides on the same Sinking Spring street as Short.On July 23, Megan Short commented on a link to an online article by Leigh Stein titled "He didn't hit me".

by | August 16, 2016 | 00:44

Russia and the United States are set to begin joint military actions in Syria's Aleppo, targeting militants, according to comments by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu cited by Russian news agencies. The rebel assault on Sunday targeted army positions at a cement factory southwest of Aleppo. The rebels "want to secure the supply line they opened" last week into rebel districts, Abdel Rahman said.

by | August 16, 2016 | 00:45

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been criticized for not protecting civilians last month when camps it administers came under attack. "The whole point about this process is fighting needs to stop and the peace process needs to be embarked on with some seriousness", said Peter Wilson, U.K.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:23

A man has been arrested in relation to an arson attack on a supermarket in Thailand . He repeated the military government´s stance that a domestic group was behind the coordinated attacks but refused to provide further details. Attackers struck targets in seven southern Thai provinces, using bombs as well as incendiary devices that set shops and markets ablaze. Some analysts believe the bombs were the work of Muslim rebels waging the long-running insurgency in Thailand's south.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:25

A patrol officer fatally shot a suspect who fled after police stopped his vehicle, police said. A Milwaukee gas station burns after police kill black man, August 13, 2016. The officer was wearing a body camera at the time , so the video is expected to be made available for the investigation. The riots started after a man who fled from a traffic stop was shot and killed by police around 3:30 p.m.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:25

Both supporters and opponents of Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, had encouraged new members to join the party and vote in the election. Smith, who has warned that the party could split if Corbyn wins the leadership election, said the ruling would not affect his campaign's approach.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:24

Stephen Sebastian, the campaign manager for former State Sen. He represented the United States. Ted Cruz's father was an associate of President John F. The son of Khizr Khan, a Harvard-educated lawyer, had died in a 2004 suicide bombing in Iraq. Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of a fallen U.S.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:23

A VIDEO released by a Nigerian Islamist group appears to show a group of schoolgirls who were kidnapped in 2014 - with one appearing to hold a baby. In the 11-minute clip, a man dressed in military clothing with a gun slung across his shoulder claims that a number of the kidnapped girls have been killed in Nigerian air strikes, while at least 50 young women in head scarves can be seen lined up against a darkened backdrop.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:23

He sustained his injuries while trying to help people off the train , according to an update published on BBC News . Dozens of people were on the train at the time of the attack, police said. The attacker was on fire as he lunged towards six passengers - including a six-year-old child - with a knife during the horrifying incident yesterday.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:21

With U.S. air cover, SDF fighters moved on Manbij in May, as part of a strategy to expel extremists from their strongholds near the Turkish border. Under the extremists' rule, women had to wear long black cloaks that covered all but their eyes, while all adult men were forced to grow beards.