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Items filtered by date: April 2016

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal asserting that the death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment filed by a Louisiana man convicted of fatally shooting his pregnant former girlfriend.

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Some headstones are in pieces at a cemetery in southeastern Michigan that was the original burial site of a Revolutionary War soldier and his family.

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About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern slavery, a charity said Tuesday — almost a third more than it estimated two years ago.

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Turkey's foreign trade deficit decreased by 16.3 percent in April, from $5.024 billion during the same month last year to $4.207 billion, according to provisional data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (Turkstat) and the Ministry of Customs and Trade released on Tuesday.

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Adele wants concertgoers to look at her with their own eyes instead of through a camera lens.

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Research in Japan has led to the development of new molecules that modify the circadian system -- a biological process which plays a role in the measurement and interpretation of day length -- therefore affecting how soon we can recover once our sleeping pattern is disrupted.

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Identical triplet boys who were delivered by caesarean section at 31 weeks at a hospital in Liverpool, England have survived the odds.

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As the Golden State Warriors made the long, frustrating flight home from Oklahoma City last week suddenly facing elimination from the NBA playoffs, Draymond Green gathered with teammates at a table in the front of the plane to discuss how to get the defending champions back to winning — and fast.

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Pop star Katy Perry's Twitter account, the most followed in the world, was hacked on Monday by another Twitter user.

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Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can't understand Donald Trump's popularity.

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Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: "Squeeze Russia out of yourself!" For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison.

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Officers among 8 detained in Ankara in investigation into 'parallel state', source says

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  • Published in Turkey


Police arrest 30 people over alleged financing of parallel state, which is said to be planning overthrow Turkish government

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‘This year we are more active, because you have people like Trump who are talking negative about everybody,’ says head of advocacy group

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UK Special Representative for Syria Gareth Bayley says Assad regime uses 'starvation and suffering as a weapon of war'

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Besiktas star Gokhan Tore, Fenerbahce midfielder Alper Potuk and Galatasaray winger Yasin Oztekin will miss tournament in France

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2016 so far is a deadly year for refugees crossing the Mediterranean, with 2,510 lives lost already, says UN refugee agency

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  • Published in Turkey


Tomas Bocek says fact-finding mission will look for ways to help refugees in Turkey

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Akar says army to continue anti-terror fight in Turkey until safety ensured for all

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Ambassador says foreign minister's trip to east African state will boost investment

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Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and YouTube agreed on Tuesday to review requests for removal of hateful content posted on their platforms within 24 hours. The internet giants have signed up to an EU code of conduct against hate speech, said the European Commission.

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A German Bishop, Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, has called for Islam to be taught in state schools across Germany counter the narratives of terrorist groups.

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An Israeli court awarded a former employee at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence $30,000 in damages on Tuesday after finding his wife guilty of abusive treatment, in her latest legal setback.

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Turkish president shares concerns with Angela Merkel over upcoming German parliament vote on 'genocide' resolution

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U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass said on Tuesday that the U.S. troops wearing the insignia of the Syrian YPG terror group so-called was done without permission, adding that the PKK terror group must lay down its arms and end attacks in Turkey's southeastern provinces.

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The United States warned its citizens Tuesday that this summer's Euro 2016 soccer tournament and related events across France and Europe will present "potential targets for terrorists."

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German FM says motion on Armenian tragedy of 1915 might block reconciliation efforts between Turkey and Armenia

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Palestinians mark 6th anniversary of deadly raid on Turkish aid flotilla that had sought to break Israeli embargo on Gaza

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  • Published in Health


A new study conducted by researchers from the United Kingdom and China has given a new direction towards better understanding of the mystifying and misapprehended mental illness, schizophrenia.

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Described as a 'smart little companion', the Zenbo robot from ASUS is a smart home manager and security device.

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Democrats are offering a piece of straightforward advice for Hillary Clinton as Donald Trump threatens to dig up scandals from the 1990s: Ignore him.

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President Obama today honored the nation’s fallen service members by calling for true remembrance of their sacrifices – through actions and deeds – in a Memorial Day address at Arlington Cemetery.

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Two people were injured in suspected shark attacks in Florida and California over the U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend, but beachgoers returned to nearby ocean waters on Monday, officials said.

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A 22-year-old former college swimmer drowned during lifeguard tryouts near Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Saturday night, according to authorities.

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A convicted felon wanted in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child was arrested Sunday night, less than two weeks after being added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list.

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Johnny Depp, facing abuse allegations from his estranged wife Amber Heard, has received prominent backing from his daughter and former partner Vanessa Paradis, with others also rushing to his defense.

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The European Championships in Nottingham saw a first-time win for Turkey in the women's team archery division.

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Mexican football player Alan Pulido, a striker for Greek football team Olympiakos, was rescued on Monday after he was kidnapped near Ciudad Victoria, in Tamaulipas state a day earlier.

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Turkey's first bunker-busting bomb is under production, a senior weapons official said Monday.

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  • Published in World


Flights at Cologne airport were grounded on Monday after a person slipped through security unchecked, a spokeswoman for the German Federal Police said.

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An Egyptian court sentenced Monday the Muslim Brotherhood's leader, Mohammed Badie, and 35 other people to life in prison over violent clashes after the army overthrew the country's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, a judicial official said.

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Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu left for Libya on Monday as part of his official trip to start the process of reopening the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli, which has been closed since 2014 due to security concerns and to deliver humanitarian aid.

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Serbia says it has no intention of joining any military alliance, unlike its neighbors, which hope to join NATO

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Head of Syria’s High Negotiations Committee resigns citing ‘lack of seriousness’ on part of international community

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'Iraq's problem is religious conflicts caused by Iranian interference,' says Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

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Islamophobia has been speedily and recklessly spreading in the West, and we are going through most unfortunate days in terms of the representation of Muslims all across the globe.

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Turkey is due to play another friendly match with Slovenia before the EURO 2016 starts on June 10

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Only 3 of 137 tigers removed so far from temple criticized by conservationists

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Muslim officials from across world gather to work out calendar to mark religious festivities

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