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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is scheduled to meet next week to discuss whether to degrade Turkey’s status and reopen a monitoring process against the country in response to the authoritarian slide in the country.
A Turkish Airlines (THY) plane flying from Istanbul to San Francisco has made an emergency landing in Warsaw after what a Polish television channel reported as a suspicious package was found on board, Associated Press reported late July 30.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
German FM Steinmeier and Iraqi Kurdish President Massud Barzani have agreed that Turkey must continue the Kurdish peace process
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said on July 31 they were "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's great mysteries.
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on July 29 that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
The United States began July 30 delivery of eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, according to its embassy in Cairo, the first since Washington fully lifted in March a freeze on arms delivery.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
France sought to revive its relations with Iran on July 29, inviting President Hassan Rouhani to visit Paris in November, in a gesture that swiftly follows this month's historic nuclear deal
BEIJING - Reuters
China and Russia will hold joint naval and air defence drills in the Sea of Japan, China said on July 30, the latest exercises between the two countries which could concern Japan, involved in a marine dispute with China to the south.
KIEV - Reuters
Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service said on July 29, apparently for making comments that suggested he supported Russia's annexation of Crimea last year.
SAINT-ANDR, France - Agence France-Presse
Investigators headed to a tiny Indian Ocean island on July 30 to inspect whether plane wreckage that drifted ashore was from missing flight MH370, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's greatest mysteries.
Iran's foreign minister moved July 28 to dismiss speculation that his country's nuclear deal with major powers could hit difficulties, saying he had "no concern or worry" about its implementation