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Saudis must probe all details of Khashoggi murder: Turkey

Turkey wants Saudi Arabia to probe all details of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.

8 jailed in gold smuggling case

An Athens magistrate has ordered eight people jailed pending trial on charges of involvement in a major gold smuggling operation.

The eight include the owner of a network of pawn shops and his secretary. The owner, Richardos Mylonas, says he has no connections with two illegal smelting sites raided by police.

Pawn shops rapidly expanded during Greece's severe financial crisis.

Eight remanded in custody for gold smuggling case

An Athens magistrate has ordered eight people jailed pending trial on charges of involvement in a major gold smuggling operation.

The eight include the owner of a network of pawn shops and his secretary. The owner, Richardos Mylonas, says he has no connections with two illegal smelting sites raided by police.

Pawn shops rapidly expanded during Greece's severe financial crisis.

Winter poses new challenge for migrant camps

While migrant arrivals on Greece's Aegean islands have eased in recent weeks, 95 men, women and children braved the cold and windy weather on Friday to make the crossing from Turkey, landing on Samos.

Exxon focused on Cyprus's plot 10 despite tensions, VP says

Despite rising tensions between Ankara and Nicosia over gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean, Exxon-Mobil Vice President Tristan Asprey has said that the American energy giant and its partner, Qatar Petroleum, remain focused on drilling in plot 10 of Cyprus's exclusive economic zone.

Turkey's 'nailless' mosque opens after restoration

A mosque which was built in Turkey's north 600 years ago "without using a single nail" has opened its doors to worshippers and tourists after decades. Click through for the story in photos...

Turkey heaven for windsurfing champion: Surfer

Turkey is a heaven for windsurfing as it is surrounded by three different seas, professional surfer Lena Erdil told state-run Anadolu Agency. Click through for the story in photos...

The National Day Military Parade begins

Bucharest, Dec 1 /Agerpres/ - The Military Parade on the National Day of Romania has begun on Saturday in Bucharest, with 4,000 Romanian and foreign servicemen to march under the Arch of Triumph.

The start of manifestations was done by the review of the Honor Guard by President Klaus Iohannis, after which the National Anthem was sung.

Turkish prosecutors say 'no concrete evidence of Ergenekon's presence'

The prosecution of a court case involving a reported conspiracy to overthrow Turkey's government dating back a decade has said the existence of the organization in question could not be conclusively proven, according to judicial sources on Friday.

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