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Turkey unveils new cabinet of Erdogan allies

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a new cabinet stacked with loyal allies just a day after he moved from premier to head of state, with former Europe minister Mevlut Cavusoglu promoted to foreign minister.

Pakistan army role only option to end crisis, says minister

Islamabad - Pakistan's interior minister said Friday the intransigence of anti-government protest movements had left no alternative but mediation by the army to end a two-week political crisis that has shaken the nuclear-armed nation.

Armoured China vehicles cause alarm in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Hong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed travelling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of "military might" ahead of expected protests.

Erdogan: Turkey's new Sultan with eye on history

Istanbul - Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was sworn in as Turkey's president Thursday, climbed from a humble youth in Istanbul to become one of the most significant but controversial leaders in the Islamic world.

Pakistan army chief intervenes in political crisis

Islamabad - Pakistan's army chief was named mediator Thursday in a fortnight-long political crisis, fuelling speculation that the military could use the protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to re-assert its dominance over the civilian government.

France's new economy minister sparks storm over '35-hour' law

Paris - France's new economy minister touched off a political storm Thursday, only one day into the job, with comments made before he was appointed about the controversial "35-hour" labour law.

New Zealand PM brushes off dirty tricks row in TV debate

Wellington - Prime Minister John Key dismissed allegations of dirty tricks in the New Zealand election campaign as a "distraction" Thursday during his first televised debate with opposition leader Labour Party David Cunliffe.

Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit

Bangkok - A Thai court on Thursday dismissed murder charges against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody 2010 protest crackdown, months after a military coup tipped the balance of power in the politically divided nation.

Erdogan sworn in as new Turkey president

Ankara - Turkey's outgoing premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as president on Thursday to extend his more than decade-long dominant rule of the country.

Uruguay begins registering marijuana growers

Montevideo - Just a handful of people had registered by midday Wednesday to be private growers of marijuana in Uruguay, the first country to fully legalize the production, sale and distribution of the drug.

Targeted Israeli cargo ship quietly unloaded in SF Bay Area

Oakland - A cargo ship targeted by protesters upset over Israel's actions in Gaza was quietly unloaded in Oakland overnight and headed out of the bay early Wednesday.

New Turkey PM leaves troubled foreign policy legacy

Istanbul - Turkey's new premier and outgoing foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu leaves his successor a troubled legacy after a bold policy to expand Turkish influence across the ex-Ottoman empire left the country painfully exposed to the Syria and Iraq crises.

Turkey ruling party crowns Davutoglu as Erdogan successor

Ankara - Turkey's ruling party on Thursday confirmed Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as the successor to Recep Tayyip Erdogan as premier and party leader, with both men vowing the handover would herald no change in strategy.

Iran modifies Arak reactor over nuclear concerns

Tehran - Iran said Wednesday it has started to modify its Arak heavy water reactor and limit plutonium output, a cause of Western concerns over the country's nuclear programme.

Japan PM sends support message to war criminals service

Tokyo - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a message to a memorial service dedicated to World War II war criminals, organisers said Wednesday, in a move that could prompt anger from Asian neighbours.

Islamic State shifts war plan, US at 'tipping point'

Washington - Signs the United States may strike Islamic State militants in their Syrian stronghold reveal a shift in the politics of foreign war in Washington, after the trauma of the post-Iraq era.

Turkey's moderate president bows out -- for now

Ankara - Turkey's President Abdullah Gul moves out of the presidential palace in Ankara on Thursday an isolated figure, frozen out of the new government, with his wife Hayrunnisa complaining bitterly of smears against her husband.

France awaits new government after shock resignation

Paris - France was set to unveil a new cabinet Tuesday, after the shock resignation of the government amid a row over economic policy plunged the country into deep crisis.

Scottish independence leader seen as victor in final debate

London - Campaign leaders clashed over Scotland's future in a fiery final TV showdown, with the pro-independence side hoping a strong showing will give them momentum as postal voting begins on Tuesday.

Merkel backs Spain opposition to Catalan independence vote

Madrid - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday backed Madrid's opposition to attempts by Spain's economically powerful Catalonia region to hold an independence referendum in November.

Iran 'will speed arming of Palestinians' after Israeli drone downed

Tehran - Tehran will "accelerate" arming Palestinians in retaliation for Israel deploying a spy drone over Iran, which was shot down, a military commander said on Monday.

Fresh crisis in France as Hollande orders cabinet shake-up

Paris - France was thrown into fresh crisis on Monday as President Francois Hollande told his prime minister to form a new government after damaging splits within the ruling Socialist party burst into the open.

Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister

Bangkok - Thailand's coup leader was formally endorsed as prime minister by the nation's revered king on Monday, in a step towards forming a government to oversee sweeping reforms in the politically turbulent kingdom.

Iran says it downed Israeli drone over nuclear site

Tehran - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country."A spy drone of the Zionist regime (Israel) was brought down by a missile...

Libya in new crisis as Islamist 'terrorists' seize airport

Benghazi - Islamist militias openly challenged the legitimacy of parliament after announcing their seizure of Tripoli airport, plunging Libya's rocky political transition into a fresh crisis on Sunday.

'Modi effect' gets Delhi working, but reforms prove elusive

New Delhi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken up India's ruling elite in his first 100 days since taking power, but has so far struggled to deliver the bold reforms needed to kick-start the economy.

Pakistan PM rallies support against resignation demands

Islamabad - Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tried Saturday to rally political support from rival and former President Asif Ali Zardari as protests demanding his resignation continued in front of the country's parliament.

Yemen Shiite rebels weigh draft deal on new government

Sanaa - Yemen's government put a draft proposal to rebels on forming a technocrat government Saturday, a spokesman said, as fears mount that a new wave of violence could hit the impoverished nation.

Iran refuses UN nuclear watchdog access to Parchin base

Tehran - Iran will not give UN nuclear inspectors access to a military base outside Tehran that they have been seeking to visit since 2005, Defence Minister Hossein Dehgan said on Saturday.

Stop-start talks fail to end Pakistan political impasse

Islamabad - Pakistan's government and opposition groups made little headway in overnight talks aimed at dispersing protesters seeking the fall of the prime minister, as their negotiations entered a fourth day on Saturday.
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