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Turkey to vote in first presidential, parliamentary polls after failed coup

Citizens of Turkey will cast their ballot on Sunday in the first presidential and parliamentary elections after the failed coup in June 2016.

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Iran keeps position as top crude oil exporter to Turkey

ran remained Turkey’s biggest crude oil exporter in the first quarter of 2018 despite a 20 percent decrease, according to Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s (EMRA) data.

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Russia to Create New Electronic Warfare Systems After US Missiles Study – KRET

New Russian electronic warfare systems will be developed in three years on the basis of data obtained during the study of US Tomahawk cruise missiles that had been brought to Russia from Syria, Vladimir Mikheev, an adviser to the first deputy general director of Russia’s KRET, said in an interview with Sputnik.

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US criticizes China’s militarization of disputed waters

The Pentagon criticized what it called China’s “continued militarization” of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range.

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U.S. accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering

The United States on Friday accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the No. 2 official in the country’s ruling party of profiting from illegal narcotics shipments, the first time that Washington has publicly linked Maduro to the drug trade.

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Saudi Arabia welcomes Ramadan with a spate of arrests

Saudi authorities have cracked down on activists and academics on the first day of Ramadan, with a string of arrests including some of the country’s leading women’s rights movement figures.

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China’s ZTE may be first major casualty of trade war with US

ZTE, one of the world’s largest telecom equipment makers, may be the first major casualty of a trade war brewing between China and the US.

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Iranian political and military figure take a unified stance against the recent strike on Syria

After a tripartite alliance of western countries, led by the United States, targeted Syria with dozens of missiles, Iran was one of the first nations to condemn the move, warning about the consequences. A day after the attack, Iranian officials continue to take positions against the move.

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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar says first refugee family returns

Myanmar says it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh, despite a UN warning that it is not safe to return.

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Images show buildings turned to ruin and rubble by Syria air strikes

Buildings turned to ruin and rubble – these are the first pictures of the destruction wrought by US-led air strikes on Syria’s alleged chemical weapons facilities.

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Images show buildings turned to ruin and rubble by Syria air strikes

Buildings turned to ruin and rubble – these are the first pictures of the destruction wrought by US-led air strikes on Syria’s alleged chemical weapons facilities.

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Images show buildings turned to ruin and rubble by Syria air strikes

Buildings turned to ruin and rubble – these are the first pictures of the destruction wrought by US-led air strikes on Syria’s alleged chemical weapons facilities.

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Woman poised to become first female CIA chief, ran controversial ‘black site’ prison

Haspel, if confirmed by the Senate, would become the first woman to lead the CIA.

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US Navy carrier’s visit to Vietnam puts China on notice

For the first time since the Vietnam War, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries’ efforts to stem expansionism by China in the South China Sea.

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Scientists detect ‘fingerprint’ of first light ever in the universe

Scientists have detected traces of the earliest light in the universe thought to emanate from the first stars formed after the Big Bang, billions of years ago.

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New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in 1981 – intelligence agency

New Zealand’s intelligence agency on Thursday confirmed for the first time that a teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to the southern city of Dunedin in 1981, sparking a police inquiry into how the incident was handled.

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