London, July 27 (ANI): Turkey has called an emergency meeting of NATO ambassadors in Brussels to discuss military action against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan (PKK) separatists. Turkey called for the special meeting by invoking Article 4 of the NATO treaty, which calls for a meeting whenever any member state feels its independence and security is threatened.
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- Turkey calls emergency NATO meeting … ANI - 23 hours ago
- Yemen crisis: Shelling reported despite … ANI - Mon 27 Jul, 2015
London, July 27 (ANI): Clashes have been reported in Yemen even as a truce between Shia Houthi rebels and Saudi-backed pro-government forces took effect.
- Israeli police enter Jerusalem's … ANI - Sun 26 Jul, 2015
London, July 26 (ANI): Palestinian youths have reportedly clashed with Israeli police inside the Al Aqsa mosque complex in East Jerusalem. According to Israeli media reports, the Palestinians intended to disrupt visits by observant Jews to the mosque, which is one of Islam's holiest sites and is also revered by Jews.
- Exporting nations to waive duties on … IANS - Sat 25 Jul, 2015
Geneva, July 25 (IANS) Nations exporting IT products have agreed to waive tariffs on about 200 of them, the World Trade Organisation said on Saturday. "In all, 54 World Trade Organisation (WTO) members agreed to eliminate tariffs on 201 IT products, whose combined value is $1.3 trillion and accounts for seven percent of the global trade," the WTO said in a statement here. "Today's agreement is a landmark," said WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo.
- Turkey carries out fresh airstrikes … ANI - Sat 25 Jul, 2015
London, July 25 (ANI): Turkish air force has carried out new airstrikes in Syria and northern Iraq against the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
- WTO reach landmark $1.3 trillion IT … IANS - Sat 25 Jul, 2015
Geneva, July 25 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has struck a deal where over 200 information technology products would be freed from import tariffs, a media report said on Saturday. Valued at $1.3 trillion in annual trade, the products include new generation semi-conductors, GPS navigation, medical equipment, as well as machine tools for manufacturing printed circuits, telecommunications satellites and touch screens, Xinhua news agency reported. "The list is closed and that is the major conclusion of today's (Friday) work," WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo said referring to the list of 201 new products on which tariff barriers will be eliminated.
- Thank you: Nigaar Z. Khan on wedding … IANS - Fri 24 Jul, 2015
Dubai, July 24 (IANS) Actress Nigaar Z. Khan, who married her long time boyfriend Khayyam Sheikh here, has thanked her fans for the wedding wishes. Nigaar, who has appeared in shows like "Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki", "Main Naa Bhoolungi" and "Bigg Boss 8", reportedly tied the knot with Sheikh on Thursday.