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Corruption Fight: 60 Turkish Traffic Police Officers, Others Detained For Bribery Probe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has determined to fight corruption in the country to a stand-still. In view of the president's determination, Turkish authorities on...
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Peter O’Toole, hellraising star of ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ dies at 81

Famed for his blazing blue eyes and drunken escapades, Peter O'Toole was a giant of the screen and stage whose performance in "Lawrence of Arabia" is often hailed as one of the greatest of all time. In a career spanning half a century, the Irish-born…
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Greece to get 6.3 bn euro loan slice in April

Greece will receive 6.3 billion euros ($8.7 billion) from its pending EU bailout fund at the end of April, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Tuesday. "A first tranche of 6.3 billion euros at the end of April will allow Greece to meet its debt…
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President Obama’s NSA promises fail to quell European fears

BERLIN, Germany — Germany's foreign minister welcomed President Obama's official pledge to curb the powers of the National Security Agency (NSA) on Friday. But a quiet unease lingers across Berlin and many other European capitals. “President Obama…

UN expert heads to UK to investigate violence against women

31 March 2014 – Domestic and sexual violence, sexual bullying and harassment, forced and early marriages, and female genital mutilation – all these issues...
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China, EU wine industries in deal to end Beijing anti-dumping probe

The Chinese and European wine industries have agreed a deal that will see Beijing end an anti-dumping inquiry into imports from the European Union, China's commerce ministry said Friday. The announcement comes a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping…
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Britain extradites Algeria ex-tycoon Khalifa

Rafik Khalifa, a former Algerian tycoon who once owned an airline and a string of companies, was extradited to his homeland from Britain Tuesday, Algeria's APS news agency reported. He took refuge in Britain in 2003 when his business collapsed, costing…

Ban urges parties to work for durable solution in Ukraine, as Security Council holds...

10 March 2014 – With tensions and mistrust growing in Ukraine, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the international community to help the...
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Eurozone set for volatile 2014 as it tackles banks

The eurozone is finally set to return to growth in 2014 but the single currency bloc may not have put its crisis behind it as efforts to shore up its banks could boomerang. After beating back market panic that the eurozone was set to break up, eurozone…
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200 cars stolen in Germany ‘now owned by Tajik elite’

About 200 cars stolen in Germany have been tracked down in Tajikistan, where most are now driven by family and friends of President Emomali Rakhmon, media and officials in Berlin said Thursday. The case of the German-registered cars, including 93 BMWs…