• Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan reasserts control
Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan reasserts control

Separately, Turkish police chief Celalettin Lekesiz said that 16 "coup plotters" had been killed in clashes at the country's military police command, the Associated Press reported . Amateur footage emerging from Turkey during the night shows the drama as soldiers tried to carry out a coup. All global agreements are still valid.

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  • Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice truck attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice truck attack

Islamic State on Saturday claimed that the man who carried out the attack was a "soldier" of the group but did not name Lahouaiej-Bouhlel. Authorities in France were still trying to determine whether Lahouaiej-Bouhlel acted alone or with accomplices, and whether his motives were connected to radical Islam.

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  • Turkey's Erdogan Urges Supporters to Take to Streets in Protest of Coup
Turkey's Erdogan Urges Supporters to Take to Streets in Protest of Coup

The Dogan agency reported that the statement said that the military did this "to reinstall the constitutional order, democracy, human rights and freedoms, to ensure that the rule of law once again reigns in the country, for the law and order to be reinstated".

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  • Turkey PM orders military to shoot down aircraft hijacked by coup plotters
Turkey PM orders military to shoot down aircraft hijacked by coup plotters

They're walking among tanks with their hands held up. Turkish protesters used Facebook Live to film the aftermath of a military coup attempt. ABS-CBN reported that DFA spokesperson Charles Jose said there are 3,500 Filipinos in Turkey, but he assured that they are all safe.

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  • Iraq Celebrates Victories Over Islamic State With Military Parade
Iraq Celebrates Victories Over Islamic State With Military Parade

A few days later, militants attacked a Shia shrine in Balad, north of Baghdad, killing 40 people, and on Tuesday, a suicide bomber struck a market near the capital, killing at least seven people. A massive truck bombing struck a bustling commercial area in a Baghdad's predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Karada, killing 292 people - one of the dead...

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  • Islamic State says its 'soldier' behind Nice truck attack
Islamic State says its 'soldier' behind Nice truck attack

The message prepared by the local prefecture was ready to go at about 23:15, but a technical glitch prevented the app designed by French company Deveryware to send out the warning, Les Echos newspaper said , citing government sources . "France is in tears". In a few cases - and we saw this in Orlando, Florida - where someone did it in the name of...

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  • Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal
Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal

Reacting on Saturday, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected the allegations, calling them "unconstructive". Resolution 2231 was adopted on July 20, 2015 to endorse a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - and puts no limits on Iran in terms of missile ...

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  • Barack Obama Decries 'Tragic And Appalling Attack' In Nice
Barack Obama Decries 'Tragic And Appalling Attack' In Nice

A further 202 victims were wounded, with 52 still in critical condition and 25 in intensive care. Photographs after the carnage showed the truck, which had been hired on Monday, with its front badly damaged and riddled with bullet holes. The lobby of a nearby luxury hotel was transformed into an emergency treatment center for the shocked and inju...

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  • Did the man behind the Nice attack act alone?
Did the man behind the Nice attack act alone?

He denied there were security failures and that the attack could have been prevented. Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez expressed his "total repudiation" for the attack, adding "that such brutality arising and spreading in so many countries and so many societies is incomprehensible".

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  • Istanbul airport attack death toll climbs to 42
Istanbul airport attack death toll climbs to 42

The three bombers opened fire to create panic outside before two of them got inside the terminal building and blew themselves up. The third detonated his explosives at the entrance. Erdogan paid an unannounced visit to the airport on Saturday, saying a prayer in front of a memorial set up for the victims, which features the pictures of airport empl...

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  • Drawing laughter and a few tears Cameron takes his final bow
Drawing laughter and a few tears Cameron takes his final bow

After his party was congratulated for appointing a female prime minister, the prime minister chose to highlight that the Torys were winning on that front. Taking his last Cabinet meeting, the outgoing PM spoke of his "honour and pleasure" at having served for six years and told colleagues Mrs May was "the right person to lead the country wisely thr...

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  • Donald Trump and Mike Pence to Appear on '60 Minutes' Together
Donald Trump and Mike Pence to Appear on '60 Minutes' Together

And his solidly conventional political background runs counter to Trump's anti-establishment mantra. Trump revealed his decision on Twitter and said he will hold a news conference on Saturday morning. Pence accepted and boarded a private plane, along with his wife. "So I'm not going to say it won't bother me, if I'm not selected". By Fr...

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  • Galway awarded European Capital of Culture for 2020
Galway awarded European Capital of Culture for 2020

The formal designation of Galway by the relevant Irish authorities is expected to take place in the coming months. It was conceived in 1983 by Melina Mercouri, the then Greek Minister of Culture. Ireland invited applications from interested cities in December 2014. The selection criteria demands a cultural programme with a strong European dimen...

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  • Clinton team celebrates Sanders endorsement with Snapchat filter
Clinton team celebrates Sanders endorsement with Snapchat filter

A recent poll by PEW Research showed 9 percent of Sanders Supporters endorsing Donald Trump, much to the chagrin of Clinton supporters like Terrence Carroll. And on our worst days, I think it is fair to say we are 100 times better than any Republican candidate", he said during a Democratic debate February 4, 2016.

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  • Obama Vows to Keep Up Fight Against ISIS After Nice
Obama Vows to Keep Up Fight Against ISIS After Nice

President Obama repeated his goal to destroy the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) after Thursday's terror attack in Nice, France and said that people can't be deterred from living their lives. Of the 84 people dead, officials have confirmed that two were Americans and ten were children . He was a French citizen of Tunisian descent, an...

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  • Discord over South China Sea clouds Asia-Europe summit
Discord over South China Sea clouds Asia-Europe summit

State news agency Xinhua quoted Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as saying on Saturday in Ulaanbaatar that the court's decision would have "no impact whatsoever" on Chinese sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared late Thursday he'd send a former president, Fidel Ramos, to China...

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  • 'France truck attack suspect unknown to intelligence services'
'France truck attack suspect unknown to intelligence services'

Scores of people were killed in Nice, France late Thursday night when a truck rammed into a crowd that had gathered for Bastille Day, in what officials say was a deliberate attack. Described by his neighbours as a handsome but frightening man, Bouhlel, was convicted only once before: for road rage. When asked if they knew Bouhlel, they began to...

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  • U.S. to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq
U.S. to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq

Carter told reporters ahead of Monday's trip that the United States would now help turn Qayara into a logistics hub. Moreover, Baghdad and Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region, do not seem to have agreed on a plan for Mosul, and any significant participation by Kurdish or Shiite forces in a Mosul campaign, one U.S.

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  • Five in custody related to Nice attack, officials say
Five in custody related to Nice attack, officials say

At the meeting with the security chiefs, Mr Hollande was expected to review all options in response to the attack. At least 10 children and teenagers were among the dead. The prime ministers of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, India, Israel, New Zealand, Turkey and the president of the European Council, are among the many who condemned the ...

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  • Theresa May set to become prime minister of UK
Theresa May set to become prime minister of UK

In a major surprise, May named Johnson, a leading eurosceptic who had until recently been seen as her main rival for the prime minister's job, to take over as foreign secretary. Tough-talking May is expected to bring a very different flavour to Downing Street, with her penchant for flamboyant shoes and no-nonsense attitude.

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