Politics
Call for 'balance' as EU MEPs set to vote on 1915 events
Friends of Turkey, MEPs, says pressure to recognize 1915 events is a hurdle to reconciliation between Turkey, Armenia.

UN to vote on sanctions against Yemen's Houthi rebels
Jordan-drafted resolution calls for blacklisting individuals and freezing assests

Nordic defense pact raises tension with Russia
Moscow warns that defense agreement between Nordic states could destabilize region.

Ruling AK Party unveils candidates for June polls
Premier Davutoglu will begin campaign tour on April 27.

Greek parliament approves forming body to investigate memoranda
Committee to look into circumstances and policies of political leaders that made Greece sign memoranda with international lenders

Iran deal includes 'positive' points: Ex-Mossad chief
Ephraim Halevy was quoted by the Israeli radio as saying that the framework agreement signed Thursday in Switzerland's Lausanne is "very detailed."

Pro-Houthi forces retreat from Yemen's Aden presidential palace
The sources told The Anadolu Agency that pro-Houthi militants had abandoned Aden's presidential palace in the early hours of Friday following the airstrikes which left an unspecified number of militants injured.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for Musharraf
Former military ruler ordered to appear in court on murder charges

Executioners still in great demand, says report
Amnesty International: Total of 607 executions and 2,466 death sentences recorded around world in 2014