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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said on Sept. 18, following a brawl during the president’s visit to Washington this spring.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
It is an elegant tradition: the outgoing U.S. president leaves a letter for his successor in the aged oaken desk in the Oval Office, to be read upon his arrival.
WASHINGTON – The Associated Press
Russia promised on Sept. 1 a “tough response” to the United States’ decision to shut its consulate in San Francisco in the latest round of a diplomatic tit-for-tat.
The United States has seized control of three Russian diplomatic posts in the U.S. after confirming the Russians had complied with the Trump administration’s order to get out within two days, officials said.
Colombia’s FARC former guerrilla group has re-launched itself as the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force, sealing its transformation into a leftist political party following its disarmament after a half-century civil conflict.
NORTHWESTERN JUNGLES, Colombia
Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group said a Russian-Armenian citizen it held hostage for six months was killed in April while trying to escape, a startling admission that risks throwing current peace talks with the government into jeopardy.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s hiring and budget plans are raising questions about whether he can deliver the “better-than-ever” recovery he’s promised after Hurricane Harvey devastated a swath of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
WASHINGTON – Reuters
The U.S. Justice Department has said it had no evidence to support the unsubstantiated claim made in March by President Donald Trump that his predecessor, Barack Obama, had ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Cansu Çamlıbel - WASHINGTON
A grand jury on Aug. 29 indicted 19 people, including 15 Turkish security officials, in connection with a brawl in Washington between protesters and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s security personnel in May, U.S. prosecutors said.
RIO DE JANEIRO
Federal police searched the house of the president of the Brazilian Olympic committee on Tuesday and issued a warrant forcing him to testify in an investigation into bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
SAO PAULO - The Associated Press
Brazilian police are executing hundreds of search and arrest warrants in a crackdown on a drug-trafficking ring that authorities say attempted to smuggle more than 6 tons of cocaine to Europe over the past year.