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US airstrikes kills at least 19 at a MSF hospital in Afganistan

A U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, in Afganistan  killed at least 19 people at a hospital run by international medical-aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) early Saturday.

MSF said 12 Afghan staff members and at least seven patients, among them three children, were killed and 37 people more, including patients and medical staff, were wounded.

Trabzonspor's Guinea footballer Constant released after photo with prosecutor

A Turkish prosecutor has stirred controversy by posing for a photo with an international footballer he has released after brief detention.

Turkish football club Trabzonspor's Guinea international midfielder Kevin Constant was detained on Oct. 3 at Istanbul's Atatürk Airport as he was boarding a flight to the French city of Nice.

PKK abducts two Turkish soldiers: army

Suspected militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) abducted two Turkish soldiers in eastern Turkey amid a flare-up of violence between militants and security forces, the army said Oct. 3. 

Turkish journalists rally for press freedom amid pressure

Turkish journalists have rallied in Istanbul in a show of solidarity with their colleagues who have been facing politically-motivated attacks and threats in the past weeks.

After the protest started in the Beyo?lu district's Tünel neighborhood on Oct. 3, journalists marched to Galatasaray Square with a placard reading "Free press cannot be silenced."

PM Tsipras: We have a clear mandate for a four-year term

“The government has a clear mandate for a four-year term to make the great changes and reforms that Greece needs”, Prime Minister and leader of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras stressed in his address to the Parliamentary Group of his party.