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Turkey has urged a “fair and lasting” solution at the new round of Cyprus talks, an official familiar with the matter has told the Hürriyet Daily News
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on August 9 warned against what he called unfounded claims that Syria has chemical weapons, as the United Nations Security Council investigates deadly chlorine gas attacks.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer announced on August 6 he would vote against the Iran nuclear deal, in a blow to President Barack Obama's efforts to sell the measure.
Pope Francis criticised the destruction of forests in order to plant soy in an interview with an Argentine radio station on August 8, reinforcing his message that the environment should take precedence over financial gain.
KUALA LUMPUR - Reuters
The United States and Russia have reached agreement on a draft U.N. resolution aimed at identifying those behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria in order to bring them to justice, a U.S. official said on August 6.
ÇANAKKALE - Anadolu Agency
The Australian War Memorial has donated a unit banner, a folding periscope and a hand grenade to the Çanakkale Navy Museum in northwestern Turkey
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Over 200 migrants attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean were feared to have drowned on August 5 after their overcrowded fishing boat capsized off Libya.
UNITED NATIONS - The Associated Press
The U.N. Security Council is expected to unanimously approve a resolution on August 7 aimed at identifying those responsible for using chlorine and other chemical weapons in attacks in Syria that have killed and injured a growing number of civilians.
KUALA LUMPUR - Agence France-Presse
Secretary of State John Kerry said on August 6 the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima underscored the importance of the Iran nuclear deal and disarmament in general, as Japan marked the attack's 70th anniversary.
Hackers based in Russia penetrated the email network of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, leading to a two-week shutdown of the system, NBC News reported on August 6.
The United States has launched air strikes against ISIL in Syria by using Turkey's İncirlik air base for the first time, U.S. officials told CNN International. Sources in Ankara confirmed the report, adding that American armed drones hit a number of targets near Raqqa, ISIL's stronghold in Syria.