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Erdogan says Israel more barbaric than Hitler

Pro-Palestinian women pray on the main Ataturk Boulevard as they stage a protest rally near the residence of Israeli ambassador, hours after Israel launched a ground operation in Gaza Strip, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, July 18, 2014. AP

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler” during its ground invasion of Gaza.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

EU’s united front on Russia falling amid gas needs

The headquarters of Russia's state-run natural gas giant Gazprom is seen during the company's annual shareholders' meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 27, 2014. Gazprom halted supplies to Ukraine last week amid a dispute over Ukraine’s mounting debts, raising fears of disruption in Russian gas supplies to Europe. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU’s efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

266 reported hurt as quake rattles Greece, Turkey

Police patrols as an old building is damaged after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lemnos, Greece, Saturday, May 24, 2014. An earthquake beneath the sea shook northern Greece and western Turkey Saturday, with more than 100 people reportedly injured in Turkey. AP

An earthquake beneath the sea shook northern Greece and western Turkey Saturday, with 266 people reportedly injured in Turkey.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 face charges in Turkey mine disaster amid anger

Several hundred members of the Union of Turkish Youth wear miner's helmets during a march to commemorate the Soma coal mine victims, in Amasya, Turkey, Sunday, May 18, 2014. AP

In the face of widespread anger over Turkey’s worst mining disaster, prosecutors arrested three people, including a company manager, on charges of negligence Sunday.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

274 dead in Turkey’s worst-ever mine disaster


Amid wails of grief and anger, rescue workers coated in grime trudged repeatedly out of a coal mine Wednesday with stretchers of bodies that swelled the death toll to 274 — the worst such disaster in Turkish history.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »