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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference in Ankara. (AFP/File)
June 25, 2016 - 15:44 GMT
Erdogan stressed that Turkey has always given its due importance to the acceleration of Turkey's EU membership bid but the bloc has always been delaying the process.
A woman walks near a damaged car after shelling hit a protest rally in Benghazi on May 6, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 25, 2016 - 13:03 GMT
A car bomb attack near a hospital in Libya’s coastal city of Benghazi has left four civilians dead and 14 more wounded, medical officials say.
No group has claimed responsibility for the downing of the plane. (Courtesy photo)
June 25, 2016 - 12:57 GMT
The black boxes, which were retrieved earlier in June, are crucial for helping piece together the causes of the crash.
Part of Israel's precondition to normalize ties with Turkey is for the president to oust Hamas from the country and shut down an alleged command unit used by Hamas in Istanbul, Israeli media reported. (Anadolu Agency/Courtesy photo)
June 25, 2016 - 11:58 GMT
Erdogan and Meshaal reportedly discussed strategies of easing humanitarian issues for Palestinians, specifically in Gaza, and ways to reconcile political differences between Hamas and Fatah.
Israeli authorities dramatically escalated a policy of withholding Palestinian bodies killed by Israeli forces since a wave of unrest erupted across the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel in October. (AFP/File)
June 25, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Participants in the sit-in raised posters emblazoned with the phrase: "We want the martyr--" with the name of each Palestinian and the date he was killed printed underneath.
A refugee looks at the “Jungle” camp for in Calais on June 24, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 25, 2016 - 09:19 GMT
The mayor of France’s northern port city of Calais, which is hosting refugees waiting to cross into the UK, has called for camps to be moved to British soil in the aftermath of the country’s vote to leave the European Union.
Pope Francis on Friday denounced the mass killing of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces as
June 25, 2016 - 09:04 GMT
The word "genocide" was absent from the prepared text that the Vatican had circulated in advance.
The US and UK are closely linked on international security issues. (Shutterstock)
June 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The US and UK defense ministers discussed the impact that the Brexit vote will have on European and international security.
An EgyptAir plane, similar to the one that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in May. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 14:26 GMT
Egyptian investigators are sending the EgyptAir Flight MS804 black boxes to France for repairs, since no information can be gathered in their current state.
Afghan police running a training drill. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 13:03 GMT
Security forces clashed with Taliban militants in Ghor province.
Forces with the National Unity Government stand on a tank in Sirte, Libya, during a land-and-air campaign to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Stringer)
June 24, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
National unity government forces launched a series of airstrikes against Daesh militants in their stronghold city of Sirte.
Turkish police are accused of being involved with a
June 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkey detained 30 police officers suspected of supporting Fetullah Gulen and participating in the "parallel state".
Members of al-Qaeda of the Arab Peninsula. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Residents in southern Yemen report an increase in al-Qaeda activity, driving around with anti-aircraft weaponry.
Brexit: British PM David Cameron says he will resign by October. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
The votes are in and the "Leave" campaign has won the Brexit referendum, with nearly 52 percent in favour of quitting the EU.
Six fire stations responded to the fire outbreak in Kuwait's Central Prison. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A prison fire in the drug-offenses section of the Central Prison wounded 47 inmates and guards, and killed at least one person.
An aid convoy prepared to leave for the besieged town of Daraya. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Syrian town of Daraya was hit by barrel bombs the day after a UN aid airdrop.