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Ankara’s Syria operation may trigger IS activity in Turkey

Turkey’s commitment to fight ISIS has always been a political question

August 26, 2016, Reporter : Trend

gallery thumbnail Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug.26 By Aygun Badalova - Trend: Ex-Pentagon advisor Michael Rubin believes that Ankara's military operations in Syria may lead to activization of ISIS in Turkey. "The question is whether Turkey is really focused on ISIS, or whether it's ...Full Story

commerce - industry - technology

African-Japanese Trade Deals Expected From Summit

They are doing a lot of the roads and Infrastructure

August 27, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network/ VoA

gallery thumbnail African heads of state and VIPs from around the world have converged in this Kenyan capital for the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, expected to foster a host of new trade and investment deals.> Big News Network For the first time since ...Full Story

Education - Environment - entertainment

Luxury tourist ship catches fire off coast of San Juan, 512 passengers evacuated

No major injuries were reported

August 18, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - In a shocking incident on Wednesday, 500 passengers were rescued from The Caribbean Fantasy which caught fire just off the coast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. > Big News Net The Caribbean Fantasy, a luxury tourist ferry that travels between Puerto ...Full Story

Socio culture - sports -travel

Italy quake death toll up to 247, may rise more

The magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 3:36 a.m

August 25, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday, August 25 from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll rose to 247, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given ...Full Story


Volkswagen agrees to settlement talks with U.S. states over environmental lawsuits

Volkswagen $15.3 billion settlement

August 24, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail WOLFSBURG, Germany - German automaker Volkswagen AG has said it will start negotiating with U.S. states for settling lawsuits filed against it for ...Full Story

Sharing is Protecting: German Chancellor calls for greater intelligence sharing among EU countries

Sharing of Intelligence in EU

August 23, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail BERLIN, Germany - Leaders of Italy, France and Germany called for a greater sharing of intelligence between the EU countries at sidelines of their ...Full Story

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