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Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the lawmakers of his Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. Erdogan called on Libyan authorities to be sensitive toward the safety of foreigners as his governments scrambled to send planes and ships to pick up their citizens stranded by Libya's bloody unrest on Tuesday, with thousands of Turks crowding into a stadium to await evacuation
Erdogan   Photos   Politics   Turkey   Wikipedia: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Turkish cleric says Erdogan crackdown worse than army coup era
Reuters Image Caption: Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania (reuters tickers) March 17, 2014 - 12:51 By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) -... (photo: AP)
U.S. Navy SEALs board tanker hijacked in Libya - Pentagon
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U.S. Navy SEALs board tanker hijacked in Libya - Pentagon
Arab Spring Reuters March 17, 2014 - 09:24 (Reuters) - U.S. Navy SEALs boarded and took control of an oil tanker late on Sunday that had was seized earlier this month at a Libyan port by three armed... (photo: US Army / Nikayla Shodeen)
Serbian Progressive Party leader Aleksandar Vucic speaks to media after voted at a polling station in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, March 16, 2014.  Swissinfo 
Serbia's centre-right claims majority unseen since Milosevic
Reuters Image Caption: Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and the leader of Serbian Progressive Party Vucic adresses the media in front of a polling station during elections in Belgrade (reuters... (photo: AP / Darko Vojinovic)
Aleksandar Vucic   Election   Photos   Serbia   Wikipedia: Aleksandar Vučić
A man holds a ballot after casting a vote in favor of separation from Ukraine in the Crimean referendum in Simferopol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 16, 2014.  Swissinfo 
Crimeans vote on union with Russia as troops build up rapidly
Unrest in Ukraine Reuters Image Caption: People cast their ballots during voting in a referendum at a polling station in Simferopol (reuters tickers) March 16, 2014 - 13:20 By Mike Collett-White and... (photo: AP / Vadim Ghirda)
Photos   Russian Military   Wikipedia: 2014 Crimean crisis   Crimea   Ukraine Crisis
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Syria agrees greater access for aid supplies - UNICEF Swissinfo
Syria agrees greater access for aid supplies - UNICEF
Arab Spring Reuters Image Caption: Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Moualem meets UNICEF)Director Anthony Lake in Damascus (reuters tickers) March 14, 2014 - 16:40 By... (photo: UN / Evan Schneider)
Arab   Photos   Syria   Unicef   Wikipedia: UNICEF
Franch Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a press conference, in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Le Drian said hundreds of French troops are involved in an operation that destroyed a command center of Islamic rebels in Mali. Swissinfo
France says EU shirking duty to Central African Republic
Reuters March 14, 2014 - 15:04 PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Friday the European Union was shirking its responsibilities for international security after an EU... (photo: AP / Thibault Camus)
CAR   France   Photos   Security   Wikipedia: Jean-Yves Le Drian
In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 file picture, a gunman holds a rocket-propelled grenade during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, Iraq. With a new label - the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - the global terror network al-Qaida is positioning itself as a vanguard defending a persecuted Sunni community against Shiite-dominated governments across Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. Swissinfo
Saudis hardened by wars in Syria, Iraq join al Qaeda in Yemen
Arab Spring Reuters March 14, 2014 - 14:20 By Rania El Gamal SANAA (Reuters) - Dozens of Saudi Islamist militants have left the battlefields of Syria and Iraq for Yemen,... (photo: AP)
Al Qaida   Photos   Syrian War   Wikipedia: War on Terror   Yemen Conflict
FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2008 file photo, the logo of Swiss Bank UBS on Zurich's Bahnhofstrasse, Switzerland. U.S. government official says Swiss banking giant UBS will give the IRS the details of more than 4,000 client accounts, under a deal to end a contentious international lawsuit. The agreement is scheduled to be formally announced later Wednesday morning, Aug. 19, 2009 BBC News
UBS traders tried to rig key Hong Kong interest rate
Traders at Swiss bank UBS made around 100 attempts to rig a key lending rate called Hibor, the region's financial regulator has said. The Hong Kong Monetary... (photo: AP / Walter Bieri)
Hong Kong Interbank Offered Rate   Hong Kong Monetary Authority   Photos   UBS   Wikipedia: UBS
'Toxic stew' of militants lurk in Afghanistan as NATO heads home Swissinfo
'Toxic stew' of militants lurk in Afghanistan as NATO heads home
Reuters March 13, 2014 - 16:01 By Mirwais Harooni and Missy Ryan KABUL, March xx (Reuters) - The soldiers were asleep when attackers struck their outpost, tucked... (photo: USMC / Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin)
Afghanistan   Defence   Nato   Photos   Wikipedia: Afghanistan
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