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International

Gareth Jones

'I will survive': 2020 slinks into history as fireworks light deserted streets

Jan 01 2021

(Reuters) -Fireworks soared into the sky above the Sydney Opera House, but the harbour below was a deserted ghost town, a fittingly creepy send-off for a year that will not be missed. | Video

'RIP Mr Bond': 007 actor Roger Moore dead at 89

May 23 2017

LONDON Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said. | Video

U.S. general seeks to soothe Turkey ties strained by coup purge

Aug 01 2016

ISTANBUL, Turkey America's highest-ranking military officer sought on Monday to soothe strained ties with NATO ally Turkey, which was angered by the West's response to a failed military coup and an apparent U.S. reluctance to hand over the cleric it says was responsible. | Video

Turkish military a fractured force after attempted coup

Jul 26 2016

ISTANBUL Just weeks ago, Commander Adem Huduti was inspecting Turkish troops on the Syrian border and being praised in the media for his role in the fight against Islamic State and Kurdish militants.

Factbox: Muslim cleric Gulen is at center of crisis convulsing Turkey

Jul 25 2016

Turkey has accused a reclusive U.S.-based Muslim cleric of masterminding an abortive military coup and launched purges of his suspected followers in state institutions including the army, schools and universities, in an unprecedented crackdown.

Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after coup

Jul 25 2016

ISTANBUL Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, rallied together on Sunday in support of democracy following a failed military coup as President Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on the country. | Video

Turkey's Erdogan shuts schools, charities in first state of emergency decree

Jul 23 2016

ISTANBUL/ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey on Saturday, ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup.

Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency after coup bid

Jul 21 2016

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as he widened a crackdown against thousands of members of the security forces, judiciary, civil service and academia after a failed military coup. | Video

Turkey's Erdogan announces three-month state of emergency

Jul 20 2016

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday announced a three-month state of emergency, saying this would enable the authorities to take swift and effective action against those responsible for last weekend's failed military coup.

Turkey's Erdogan announces three-month state of emergency

Jul 20 2016

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday announced a three-month state of emergency, saying this would enable the authorities to take swift and effective action against those responsible for last weekend's failed military coup.

World News

Scholz takes over as German chancellor, ending Merkel era

Lawmakers elected Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as German chancellor on Wednesday, ending 16 years of conservative rule under Angela Merkel and paving the way for a pro-European coalition government that has promised to boost green investment.