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Turkish presidential candidate vows to leave NATO if elected

Dogu Perincek, a Turkish presidential candidate from the left-wing Patriotic Party (VATAN) on Monday, said he will take the country out of the NATO military alliance if he wins in the upcoming election.

Paris attack latest linked to Russian Caucasus

A knife attack in Paris that killed one man on Saturday, carried out by a French citizen born in Chechnya, is the latest of numerous suspected acts of terrorism linked to the troubled Russian region.

World Bank: Diaspora Nigerians send $22 billion home

Diaspora Nigerians wired $22 billion home in 2017, an African record and the fifth largest remittance by immigrants, according to the World Bank.

Russia mourns a year after Saint Petersburg metro bombing

Russians on Tuesday marked one year since a metro bombing in the northwestern city of Saint Petersburg that killed 15 people and wounded dozens of others as investigators said they have identified all those responsible.

US: Economic growth unsustainable without women

The United States (U.S.) government has said there can never be any meaningful and sustainable economic growth and development without the inclusion of women.

NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

Human rights groups have warned of a campaign of intimidation after Italian authorities seized a Spanish rescue ship and threatened criminal charges against some of its crew members who refused to hand over rescued refugees and migrants to the Libyan coast guard.

Pyeongchang Olympics: Swiss couple cycle 17,000km to watch son compete

A year and 17,000 kms later, a Swiss couple arrived in Pyeongchang this week to watch their son compete in the Winter Olympics.

Perception Index: Corruption getting worse in Nigeria

The latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released wednesday by Transparency International has revealed that corruption is getting worse in Nigeria.

IMF invites Arab nations to tackle public ‘frustration’

The International Monetary Fund is holding a two-day regional conference from on Monday in Morocco with a message of reform amid growing "frustration" among the population of some Arab states.

China’s global Silk Road revival hits obstacles

From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China's push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping's presidency.

Coca-Cola earnings rise on cost cuts

Coca-Cola reported a jump in third-quarter profits Wednesday due to lower expenses as it broadens offerings of non-cola drinks to offset sluggish demand for its namesake product in North America.

China’s Communist Party inserts Xi Jinping into party constitution

China's ruling Communist Party moved Tuesday to confirm Xi Jinping's rise to becoming the country's most powerful leader in decades by amending its constitution to add his name and ideology.

Thousands demand Putin quit as birthday protests turn violent

Russian police violently broke up a rally in Saint Petersburg as thousands took to the streets across Russia Saturday on President Vladimir Putin's birthday, urging him to quit power.

Russia detains two over suspected terror plot

Russia’s FSB intelligence agency said Thursday that it had detained two men from ex-Soviet Central Asia who were plotting to carry out stabbing and suicide bomb attacks in Moscow.

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