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List of those facing EU action over Turkish drilling ready
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List of those facing EU action over Turkish drilling ready

makis - Oct 16, 2019

Nicosia has already prepared the list of persons and companies subject to financial and legal measures by the EU over…

EU & UK negotiators said to be closing in on draft Brexit deal
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EU & UK negotiators said to be closing in on draft Brexit deal

Panos - Oct 16, 2019

U.K. and European Union negotiators in Brussels are closing in on a draft Brexit deal with optimism there will be…

A truth from the past: EU should “undermine national homogeneity” says UN migration chief
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A truth from the past: EU should “undermine national homogeneity” says UN migration chief

makis - Oct 15, 2019

In light of the recent events, an old (2012) BBC article gives us an understanding of what we are experiencing…

EU condemned Turkey’s assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria
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EU condemned Turkey’s assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria

Panos - Oct 15, 2019

The EU on Monday condemned Turkey’s assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria but stopped short of imposing a formal…

Turkey and Syria on the brink war, as Syrian army entered town of Manbij, Syrian state media report
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Turkey and Syria on the brink war, as Syrian army entered town of Manbij, Syrian state media report

Panos - Oct 15, 2019

Syrian state media are reporting that troops of President al Assad’s Arab Syrian Army entered the town of Manbij on…

Oldest life on Earth traced to land
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Oldest life on Earth traced to land

Panos - Oct 11, 2019

Scientists have found exceptionally preserved microbial remains in some of Earth’s oldest rocks in Western Australia – a major advance…

Britain’s stealth Tempest jet fighter is coming to dethrone the F-35
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Britain’s stealth Tempest jet fighter is coming to dethrone the F-35

Panos - Oct 10, 2019

The Tempest was unveiled alongside a new “Combat Air Strategy” document marking the UK’s reorientation to preparing for high-intensity conflicts…

Turkey state banks prop up Lira ahead of Syria incursion
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Turkey state banks prop up Lira ahead of Syria incursion

Panos - Oct 10, 2019

The lira weakened as Turkey announced the beginning of a military offensive into northeastern Syria, stymieing efforts by state banks…

Erdogan confirms: Turkish troops launch offensive into Syria
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Erdogan confirms: Turkish troops launch offensive into Syria

makis - Oct 09, 2019

Turkish troops have begun an offensive in northern Syria, which could bring them into direct conflict with Kurdish-led forces allied…

Newfound Cosmic “Gateway” funnels small, icy objects to the inner Solar System
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Newfound Cosmic “Gateway” funnels small, icy objects to the inner Solar System

Panos - Oct 08, 2019

Beginning as small, icy bodies on the outskirts of the solar system, comets turn into spectacular streaks of light when…

Turkish Air Force strikes Kurdish SDF Base in Syria’s Hasakah Province
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Turkish Air Force strikes Kurdish SDF Base in Syria’s Hasakah Province

Panos - Oct 08, 2019

The Kurdish media deny the reports. However, a video has surfaced showing what allegedly is the distruction of a Kurdish…

Dutch inventor says his ocean cleaning boom is working
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Dutch inventor says his ocean cleaning boom is working

Panos - Oct 04, 2019

After a series of setbacks, a system for catching plastic floating in the Pacific between California and Hawaii is now…

How Military Spending Has Changed Since 2009
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How Military Spending Has Changed Since 2009

Panos - Oct 02, 2019

China has celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule by holding a massive military parade in Tiananmen Square in front…

Trump Says He Wants Identity Of Whistleblower
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Trump Says He Wants Identity Of Whistleblower

Panos - Oct 02, 2019

President Donald Trump wants to know the identity of the whistleblower who raised concerns to intelligence community officials over the…

500 Spain hotels ‘to close immediately’ after Thomas Cook fall
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500 Spain hotels ‘to close immediately’ after Thomas Cook fall

Panos - Oct 02, 2019

Hundreds of hotels in Spain are facing imminent closure over the collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook, the head…

Hillary Clinton E-mail server probe revived by State Department
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Hillary Clinton E-mail server probe revived by State Department

Panos - Oct 01, 2019

Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server while she served as secretary of state, potentially exposing secret information to…

How much does it cost to train a U.S. Air Force Pilot?
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How much does it cost to train a U.S. Air Force Pilot?

Panos - Oct 01, 2019

The RAND Corporation has released a report highlighting the cost of training U.S. Air Force pilots. It comes at a…

Turkey’s economy similar to before 2001 financial crash: Ex-central bank governor
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Turkey’s economy similar to before 2001 financial crash: Ex-central bank governor

Panos - Oct 01, 2019

When the International Monetary Fund published a critical annual report on Turkey on Monday, the ruling Justice and Development Party…

Chernobyl’s “sarcophagus” is getting dismantled because it’s teetering on collapse
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Chernobyl’s “sarcophagus” is getting dismantled because it’s teetering on collapse

Panos - Sep 23, 2019

More than three decades after the worst nuclear accident in history, workers are still scrambling to prevent the spread of…

EU order for Apple to pay €13bn tax bill to Ireland “defies reality and common sense”
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EU order for Apple to pay €13bn tax bill to Ireland “defies reality and common sense”

Panos - Sep 19, 2019

The European Union’s order for Apple to pay €13bn in back taxes to Ireland “defies reality and common sense”, the…