A Turkish soldier succumbed to his wounds on March 17 during the Turkish military’s ongoing “Operation Olive Branch” in Syria’s northwestern Afrin district.
A Turkish court has accepted an indictment of up to 35 years in prison for American Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson over charges of “committing crimes on behalf of terrorist organizations,” state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on March 17 described a European Parliament motion against Turkey’s ongoing operation in Syria’s Afrin as an “eclipse of reason”.
Boosted by surging output, the United States is becoming a significant exporter of crude oil, a shift that is remaking American infrastructure and altering the global petroleum market.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity in world steel markets and agreed on March 17 to work on solutions within the framework of the G-20 group of industrialised nations, Merkel’s spokesman said.
One lucky winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania for an estimated $455 million Powerball jackpot drawn late on March 17, officials said.
A former Iranian vice president and chief-of-staff of hardline ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was arrested on March 17, the website of the Tehran prosecutor said.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia said on Sunday they held “grave concerns” about escalating tensions caused by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked other countries to abandon the International Criminal Court because it is “rude.” Duterte is facing a possible complaint before the world tribunal for the thousands of killings of drug suspects during his time in office.