Turkey does not have security forces in Syria: PM Davutoglu

Courtesy Of The News International KIEV: Turkey does not have any security forces in Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday, confirming earlier comments by his defence minister to state-owned media. Davutoglu made the statement in a joint news conference with his Ukrainian counterpart in Kiev. Anadolu Agency had previously quoted Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz as denying…

UK needs nuclear weapons for “outsized” world role: US Defence Secretary

Courtesy Of The News International LONDON: Britain must renew its submarine-borne Trident nuclear weapons system if it is to maintain its “outsized” role in world affairs, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said in comments published on Saturday. A decision on replacing the ageing fleet of four submarines which carry nuclear warheads is due to be…