Saturday, August 22, 2015
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday he would call snap elections likely to be held on Nov. 1 after coalition talks failed in an unprecedented political impasse.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Greece's president will launch the process Friday of asking opposition leaders to form a new government, after a party rebellion over a bailout deal forced Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to call early elections next month.
The Vatican on Thursday played down the significance of Pope Francis agreeing to pose for a picture with a placard calling for Britain-Argentina talks over the disputed Falkland Islands.
Turkey's election board on Thursday proposed holding snap legislative polls on Nov. 1, adding to tensions amid a grave security crisis and sending the Turkish lira to a new historic low.
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A ferry carrying about 2,500 migrants who had arrived clandestinely on Greek islands from the nearby Turkish coast docked Thursday in Greece's main port of Piraeus near Athens.
Greece was receiving the first 13 billion-euro (US$14.5 billion) payment of its new bailout Thursday, with 12 billion euros earmarked for repaying debts and the remainder for settling arrears to public sector suppliers.
Inmates at one of Bolivia's most violent prisons have gone on hunger strike demanding they be fed at least as well as police dogs and horses, their leaders said Wednesday.
Two planes carrying dozens of parachutists collided in midair Thursday over western Slovakia, killing seven people, officials said. Thirty-one others on board survived, some by jumping out with their parachutes, officials said.