Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül said on Nov. 23 that Turkey has sent to the U.S. authorities a total of seven extradition demands and one temporary arrest warrant for the Pennsylvania-based Fethullah Gülen, accused of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek signed two 20-year financing agreements worth around a total $567 million with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on Nov. 22, the Turkish Treasury said in a statement.
An Istanbul court ruled on Nov. 22 that the head of Amnesty International in Turkey should remain in prison, the British campaigning group said.
Turkish champion Beşiktaş has reached the last 16 of the Champions League for the first time in 31 years, after drawing 1-1 with Porto in Istanbul and wrapping up top spot of Group G on Nov. 21.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Kyle Kuzma led the way as the Los Angeles Lakers staged a late rally to down the Chicago Bulls on Nov. 21.
Golf’s world number six Justin Rose said ice baths and a team of fitness experts helped him keep up his energy last season, as he eyes a fast start to the new European Tour in Hong Kong.
Myanmar and Bangladesh on Nov. 23 signed an agreement for the return of Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border to escape a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar's western Rakhine state since late August.
The Philippines said on Nov. 23 Canada should retrieve their containerized vans loaded with the "unbearable stench" of festering garbage.
Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said Nov. 22, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.