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World Bank gives credit to Belt And Road construction
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World Bank gives credit to Belt And Road construction

Panos - May 15, 2019

The organization believes that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious effort to improve regional cooperation and connectivity…

Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations
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Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations

Panos - May 14, 2019

The Turkish military discovered systematic failures and troubles with drones that were domestically manufactured by Baykar, whose owners include President…

Erdogan just committed political suicide
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Erdogan just committed political suicide

Panos - May 14, 2019

On March 31, Turkey’s Supreme Election Council annulled the Istanbul municipal elections in which the opposition had defeated Turkish President…

Artificial Intelligence: Where most money goes to
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Artificial Intelligence: Where most money goes to

Panos - May 13, 2019

Machine learning projects took home the most funding in 2019, receiving more funding than all other artificial intelligence systems combined.…

White House ratchets up trade fight
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White House ratchets up trade fight

Panos - May 08, 2019

Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on…

Albanian authorities illegally remove bilingual road signs from the Greek minority populated areas
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Albanian authorities illegally remove bilingual road signs from the Greek minority populated areas

makis - May 07, 2019

The bilingual road signs in southern areas of Albania where the Greek minority lives, continue to dominate political debate in…

Gaia Spacecraft finds 3 Asteroids
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Gaia Spacecraft finds 3 Asteroids

Panos - May 07, 2019

The Gaia spacecraft just did a bit of bonus science: While the European Space Agency (ESA) mission is designed to…

Istanbul Mayoral elections to be re-run, Turkish High Court rules
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Istanbul Mayoral elections to be re-run, Turkish High Court rules

Panos - May 07, 2019

Turkey’s state-run news agency says the country’s highest electoral body has ruled for a rerun of the Istanbul mayoral election…

Passenger plane bursts into flames while landing at Moscow airport – 13 dead
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Passenger plane bursts into flames while landing at Moscow airport – 13 dead

Panos - May 06, 2019

The passenger plane, a Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet, had made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport before bursting into flames…

Barbaros has entered the EEZ of Cyprus
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Barbaros has entered the EEZ of Cyprus

makis - May 03, 2019

The Turkish Cypriot ship Barbaros entered Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone on Thursday afternoon, moving in an area where hydrocarbon exploration…

National Herald: “Erdogan wants F-35s to violate Greek airspace”
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National Herald: “Erdogan wants F-35s to violate Greek airspace”

makis - May 02, 2019

Having repeatedly sending F-16 fighter jets into Greek airspace, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pressing for the United States…

Trump pushes to designate “Muslim Brotherhood” a terrorist group
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Trump pushes to designate “Muslim Brotherhood” a terrorist group

Panos - May 02, 2019

The White House is pushing to issue an order that would designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, bringing…

The Mysterious monster marbles of Champ Island
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The Mysterious monster marbles of Champ Island

Panos - May 02, 2019

The Franz Josef archipelago lies hundreds of miles north of the Russian mainland. The archipelago is a group of 191…

Accidental discovery makes coral grow 40x faster
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Accidental discovery makes coral grow 40x faster

Panos - Apr 30, 2019

The news has not been encouraging as of late if you are one to pay attention to either climate change…

Spanish election: Socialists win but no majority
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Spanish election: Socialists win but no majority

Panos - Apr 30, 2019

The Socialist party has won Spain’s third general election in four years, but will have to struggle to form a…

Turkey orders detention of 210 military personnel over links to Gulen
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Turkey orders detention of 210 military personnel over links to Gulen

Panos - Apr 30, 2019

Istanbul prosecutors ordered the detention of 210 military personnel over suspected links to the network blamed by Ankara for orchestrating…

Teen sues Apple for $1bn accusing AI of leading to his false arrest
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Teen sues Apple for $1bn accusing AI of leading to his false arrest

Panos - Apr 24, 2019

A student is suing Apple Inc for $1bn, claiming that its in-store AI led to his mistaken arrest. Ousmane Bah,…

Brexit see surge in applications for Cypriot citizenship
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Brexit see surge in applications for Cypriot citizenship

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

Brexit has caused huge uncertainty among European citizens living in the UK, an uncertainty set to continue for many a…

World leaders, Pope react to Sri Lanka massacres of Christians
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World leaders, Pope react to Sri Lanka massacres of Christians

Panos - Apr 22, 2019

World leaders expressed solidarity with Sri Lanka on Sunday after 207 people were killed in seven bomb blasts targeting churches…

Turkish opposition takes control of Constantinople, re-run appeal still pending
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Turkish opposition takes control of Constantinople, re-run appeal still pending

Panos - Apr 19, 2019

Turkey’s main opposition candidate took office as Istanbul mayor on Wednesday after a stunning victory over President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK…