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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders have agreed to immediately resume reunification talks, the United Nations stated on Dec. 2, with the five-party summit that Turkish Cyprus has long been waiting for set to start on Jan. 12, 2017.
GENEVA - Reuters
More than 23,000 refugees fleeing fighting in northern Syria have crossed into Turkey in two days, the United Nations refugee agency said on June 16, quoting Turkish authorities
'It's the European Games but the leaders of the European Union were not there,' Turkey's President Erdoğan said. 'Turkey, a candidate for EU entry, represented the whole European Union,' a smiling Putin replied.
STOCKHOLM - Agence France-Presse
Nuclear armed states continue to upgrade their stockpiles despite an international trend towards disarmament, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported June 15
BERLIN – Agence France-Presse
Germany’s chief prosecutor has dropped a probe into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mobile phone by US intelligence agencies, his office said on June 12.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Australia on June 15 told Indonesia to better secure its borders in a stinging rebuke after Jakarta demanded answers to allegations Canberra paid to turn back a boat of asylum-seekers.
DUBAI - Agence France-Presse
Yemen's warring factions will meet for UN-sponsored talks in Geneva from June 14 in their first bid to break a deadlock after more than two months of Saudi-led air strikes.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.
MELBOURNE - Agence France-Presse
A Malaysia Airlines passenger flight made an emergency landing in Melbourne on June 12 after its aircraft systems signalled an engine fire, Australian authorities said, with the carrier grounding the jet for inspections.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior U.S. official said on June 13
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Suspected Chinese hackers who infiltrated the US government's human resources records have sensitive information on all federal employees, an American union said June 11