INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Turkish President vows to bring ‘terror to heel’ after Ankara bombing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to bring terrorism to its knees after an attack in the capital Ankara that killed at least 34 people and 125 wounded yesterday. Mr Erdogan said the suicide car bomb would serve only to strengthen the resolve of Turkey’s security forces. Mr Erdogan said in a statement that … Continue reading Turkish President vows to bring ‘terror to heel’ after Ankara bombing

World leaders condemn Ankara terror attack on civilians

Leaders from all around the world expressed their outrage at the deadly car bomb attack in Turkey’s central Kizilay neighborhood, which left 34 people dead and 125 others injured. The United States condemned the attack. Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg also condemned the attack, saying there was no justification of such heinous acts of violence. Turkey’s … Continue reading World leaders condemn Ankara terror attack on civilians

27 killed 75 injured in blasts in Turkey

  ANKARA / At least 27 people dead, and 75 wounded in an explosion hit Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood in Turkey Sunday evening.  The blast in Ankara occurred two days after US embassy issued a warning of a possible attack. According to Tukish news agency, 23 people died on the spot, while four others died … Continue reading 27 killed 75 injured in blasts in Turkey

Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks

The Syrian government has said, it will send a delegation to the fresh peace talks due to start in Geneva tomorrow, but has put limits on the agenda. Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, speaking in Damascus, ruled out any debate of presidential elections. An opposition spokesman said the government’s pre-conditions could halt the talks before they … Continue reading Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks

US, allies conduct 09 strikes against Islamic State

United States and its allies have targeted Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria with nine strikes. The US military yesterday said, five of the strikes in Iraq were near Ramadi, hitting three separate Islamic State tactical units and an Islamic State fighting position. In Syria, four of the strikes were near Mar’a, hitting 10 … Continue reading US, allies conduct 09 strikes against Islamic State

China-Russia talks focus on North Korea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s two-day visit to Moscow this week has largely focused on North Korea’s increasing nuclear threats. After meeting with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, Mr Wang said, China would not recognize North Korea’s status as a nuclear power. He said, Pyongyang’s development of nuclear weapons must be stopped, and that China was … Continue reading China-Russia talks focus on North Korea

Obama warns candidates to reject insults, violence

US President Barack Obama has warned White House contenders to avoid raising tensions, a day after a rally by Donald Trump was called off amid clashes. Speaking at a Democratic Party fund-raiser in Dallas yesterday, Mr Obama said, candidates should not resort to insults and certainly not violence against other Americans. Mr Trump, who leads … Continue reading Obama warns candidates to reject insults, violence

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff refuses to resign

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has insisted she will not resign over her alleged mishandling of the economy after moves to impeach her. She accused her opponents of causing a political crisis, which she said had damaged the economy. Ms Rousseff said she had been democratically elected and had no intention of going. Ms Rousseff also … Continue reading Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff refuses to resign

North Korea threatens to ‘liberate’ South Korea

North Korea has said it is ready to pre-emptively attack and ‘liberate’ South Korea in the wake of its arch-enemy’s annual joint military drills with the US. In a statement reported by state media, the General Staff of the North Korean People’s Army (KPA) said its frontline units were prepared to strike first if they … Continue reading North Korea threatens to ‘liberate’ South Korea

Arab League declares Hezbollah a terrorist group

The Arab League has declared Lebanese movement Hezbollah a terrorist group; only days after the Gulf Cooperation Council adopted the same stance. The move came during the Arab League Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the organisation’s seat in Egypt’s capital Cairo Friday. Nearly all-22 Arab League members supported the decision, except Lebanon and Iraq, which expressed … Continue reading Arab League declares Hezbollah a terrorist group

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