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Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on May 27, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
The U.S. military on May 19 scrambled two Air Force fighter jets to escort an American Airlines flight into Honolulu International Airport after a disturbance involving a Turkish passenger aboard the plane was reported, officials said.
NEW YORK - Reuters
A U.S. Navy veteran plowed his car into pedestrians in New York City's packed Times Square on May 18, killing an 18-year-old woman and injuring 22 people. The city's mayor said there was no indication it was an act of terrorism.
U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Muslim world to confront “Islamist extremism” during a speech in which he portrayed fighting terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilizations.
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
The U.S. State Department has summoned Turkish Ambassador in Washington Serdar Kılıç on May 17 over a street brawl outside the Turkish diplomatic mission that erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit, sources have told the Hürriyet Daily News.
CARACAS - Agence France-Presse
More than 200,000 protesters took to the streets in Venezuela on May 20 on day 50 of an angry and sometimes deadly showdown with unpopular President Nicolas Maduro.
The United States has provided assurances that weapons to be provided to the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Syrian Kurdish group Ankara sees as a terror organization, will only be used to liberate Raqqa from jihadists and not against Turkey, according to Ankara
U.S. President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh on May 20 for the start his first foreign tour since taking office.
Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters
The U.S. State Department spokeswoman, said in a statement that McGurk "has the full support and backing" of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the White House, and that he had done "tremendous work" so far to coordinate the coalition on May 19
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States said on May 17 that it was voicing its “strongest possible” concern to Turkey over a street brawl that erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent visit to Washington.