Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The United States is co-hosting drills in the Black Sea with what is left of Ukraine's devastated navy, which lost about two thirds of its sailors and ships after Russia seized Crimea last year.
RAMALLAH - Agence France-Presse
A draft resolution on ending the Israeli occupation will be submitted to the UN Security Council Dec. 17 after the Palestinians agreed with France on a merged text, foreign minister Riyad al-Malki said.
UNITED NATIONS/LONDON - Reuters
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly Taliban attack on a Pakistan school on Tuesday as "an act of horror and rank cowardice to attack defenseless children while they learn."
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed Dec. 17 not to rest until he was assured Australians were safe, as he formally announced a review into the fatal Sydney cafe siege.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Federica Mogherini said she was 'surprised' after Erdoğan lashed out at Brussels for criticising detentions targeting media
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Dec. 16 the United States had made "no determinations" about any possible U.N. Security Council resolutions on Palestinian statehood.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday angrily rejected a Palestinian bid to set a UN deadline for an end to Israel's occupation amid a flurry of talks led by US top diplomat John Kerry.
Tearful Sydney office workers and Muslim women in hijabs laid flowers Tuesday at the scene of a deadly siege, as an outpouring of grief and shock gripped the usually easy-going harbour city.
The EU backed UN efforts to arrange a ceasefire in Syria's second city Aleppo on Monday as one of the few good options left in a conflict which has claimed more than 200,000 lives.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
The British embassy in Cairo said on Dec. 15 it has resumed services to the public, nine days after they were suspended over security concerns about the mission's main building.
Both Ukraine and Turkey have little to no chance of joining the European Union, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has said
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