Turkish Coast Guard teams rescued six crew members on a Russian cargo ship on Nov. 21 after the vessel issued an emergency call off the Black Sea coast.
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks has called on the Ankara Governor’s Office to reverse a blanket ban on events organized by LGBTI NGOs “immediately,” calling it a “blatant human rights violation.”
The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) militia on Nov. 20 launched a mortar attack targeting observation points set up by the Turkish Armed Forces in Syria’s Idlib, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Tom Brady completed 30-of-37 passes for 339 yards and three touchdowns on Nov. 19 to spark the defending NFL champion New England Patriots over Oakland 33-8 at Mexico City for their sixth consecutive victory.
Stephen Curry scored a season-high 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out seven assists before fouling out Sunday as the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors won 118-111 at Brooklyn.
Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on Nov. 19.
Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his nightly interview show and CBS News suspending him on Nov. 20 following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women.
Visa consultations in U.S. consulates in Russia could be resumed in the near future, TASS news agency cited U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman as saying on Nov. 20.
A Pakistani court on Nov. 20 has granted the government three more days to find a way to clear an Islamist rally near the capital, Islamabad.
A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party has offered a 100 million rupee ($1.5 million) reward to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of the yet-to-be released Bollywood film "Padmavati" over its alleged handling of the relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.