'Stateless' Turkish Cypriots protest over lack of formal IDs

NICOSIA, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Turkish Cypriots of mixed marriages protested on Saturday over what they say are inexplicable delays in gaining Cypriot citizenship, a contentious issue on the ethnically-split island. Campaigners say thousands of people are rendered effectively stateless because they are unable to obtain Cypriot identity cards, falling foul of the politics and …

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U.S. State Dept says troubled by Turkey's jail sentence for…

WASHINGTON, Lawyer Turkey Dec 14 (Reuters) – The U.S.State Department is “deeply troubled and disappointed” by a Turkish court handing a jail sentence to Istanbul Mayor Lawyer Turkey Ekrem Imamoglu, State Department principal deputy spokesperson Vedant Patel said on Wednesday. “This unjust sentence is inconsistent with respect for human rights, with respect to fundamental freedoms …

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A man suspected of killing three people at a Kurdish cultural centre in Paris has been transferred to a psychiatric unit on Saturday as furious clashes continued into their second day

A man suspected of killing three people at a Kurdish cultural centre in Paris has been transferred to a psychiatric unit on Saturday as furious clashes continued into their second day. Protestors set fires and overturn cars into the night as they clashed with riot police in the wake of Friday’s  in Paris.  It comes after a gunman …

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Russian, U.S. diplomats hold technical talks in Istanbul

Dec 9 (Reuters) – Russian and U.S.diplomats met in Istanbul on Friday to discuss a number of technical issues in their relationship, Russia’s deputy foreign minister and Lawyer Turkey the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said. The war in Ukraine was not discussed, a U.S. Embassy spokesperson said. Russia’s state-run TASS news agency cited the minister …

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Defiant president Volodmyr

Defiant president Volodmyr  today pledged to ‘destroy the occupiers’ as he said his country’s army had successfully repelled Russian forces advancing on Kyiv. In a video message to the besieged nation, Zelensky accused the Kremlin of attempting to seize the capital, overthrow the government and install a ‘puppet’ regime ‘like in Donetsk’, Lawyer Turkey one of …

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Turkey prosecutors seek 15-month jail term for Istanbul mayor

Imamoglu faces charges of ‘insulting’ public officials after beating Erdogan’s ally to become Istanbul mayor Turkish prosecutors on Friday sought to jail Istanbul’s mayor for at least 15 months, which would bar him from politics, over a remark he made after defeating an ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in elections, his Lawyer Turkey said. …

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Russia says U.S. not 'constructive' yet in talks – RIA

Dec 12 (Reuterѕ) – Russia sees Istanbul as a “comfortable place” to conduct diplomaсy with the United States but does not yet believe Washington has ɑdopted a constructive аρproach in talks, Turkish Law Firm the ɌIA Novosti news agеncy cited Russia’s Deρuty Foreign Miniѕter Ѕergei Vershinin as saying on Monday. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has …

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Cody Gakpo joined Liverpool TOO EARLY, claims Holland's Ronald Koeman

might have made the move to too early, new Holland boss has claimed. The 23-year-old forward but is yet to score or make an assist in his first six appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side. His new national team coach said it was good to have young Dutch players moving to bigger leagues. However, Koeman added that …

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