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A Turkish gold trader’s decision to hire former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to represent him, as he defends against charges he conspired to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran, raises a potential conflict of interest, prosecutors said
The United States on Nov. 1 reiterated its stance toward Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying he should not stay in power over the long-term.
The U.S. Justice Department officials have cited the proximity of the elections as a reason the FBI should not alert Congress to the unexpected discovery of emails potentially related to its investigation of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s private email server, The Associated Press reported.
NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency
FBI inspectors in the Brooklyn borough of New York carried out a raid on the house and café of a Turkish-origin man thought to be linked to the movement of Pennsylvania-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, whose extradition Turkey has demanded.
CHICAGO – Agence France-Presse
Police in the U.S. state of North Dakota arrested oil-pipeline protesters en masse Oct. 27 after a tense standoff and bursts of violence that continued into the night.
Some 300 million children live with outdoor air so polluted it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, the United Nations said in a study released on Oct. 31.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos postponed peace talks with the ELN rebels on Oct. 27 just hours before they were due to open, insisting they first release an ex-lawmaker being held hostage.
Venezuela’s embattled government and opposition leaders have agreed on an agenda for talks beginning next month aimed at defusing an increasingly tense political crisis, a Catholic church official said early Oct. 31.
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in considering to appoint U.S. Vice President Joe Biden as her secretary of state if elected as president at the Nov. 8 elections, Politico reported on Oct. 27.
WASHINGTON – Reuters
Federal investigators have secured a warrant to examine newly discovered emails related to Hillary Clinton’s private server, a source familiar with the matter said on Oct. 30, as a prominent Democrat accused FBI Director James Comey of breaking the law by trying to influence the election.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated the people of Turkey on Oct. 28 on the 93rd anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish Republic, recalling the U.S. support to the country’s democratically elected government and institutions.