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A gunman yesterday killed prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam, state news agency Petra reported.
The Eighth Congress of the European wing of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara accuses of being an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), was held in Brussels on Sept. 24
Newly re-elected British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn repeated calls for unity yesterday in his deeply divided party, but risked antagonizing MPs who had opposed him by promising more power to his grassroots supporters.
Africa’s elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said yesterday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.
US President Obama speaks during the dedication and grand opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday said it was time for a new direction in relations with Cuba, during a landmark visit to the Americas' lone communist-ruled state.
Kyrgyz migrant worker Belek Asanbekov sits at the kitchen table of his cramped Moscow apartment, scrolling through pictures on his mobile phone of friends killed days earlier in a fire at work.
Washington state police on Sept. 25 arrested a suspect behind a deadly shooting at a mall in Burlington, identified as a man of Turkish origin, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Ankara has brought 60 Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) peshmerga forces to Turkey for treatment after they were injured fighting against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants, a written statement by the Foreign Ministry said on Sept. 25.
Two Belgian policemen were arrested for helping a group of migrants return to France after they wound up in Belgium by mistake while heading to Calais, officials said Sept. 22.
Italian prosecutors have dropped a money laundering case against the son of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, their office said on Sept. 21
Ankara and Moscow outline a deal to coordinate the flights of their respective air forces over Syria during the current conflict
Turkey has killed 40 jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northern Syria, hours after rockets from ISIL-controlled spots hit the southeastern Anatolian province of Kilis, the Turkish army said in a written statement on Sept. 22
A Chinese court has sentenced defense lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in prison, his attorney said Sept. 22, the latest blow in a broad crackdown on human rights defenders and activists.
Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev took ill due to “potential problems” in Istanbul on Sept. 19 while en route to New York
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev arrived in Moscow on Sept. 23 to continue his treatment for suspected heart problems that occurred during a visit to Istanbul, his office said in a statement.
African leaders on July 18 approved a proposal to deploy a regional protection force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the U.N. peacekeeping mission currently there
The leader of Somalia's Shabaab jihadist group Ahmed Diriye described Turkey as "the enemy of the nation" and accused foreign peacekeeping forces of plundering the country, in an audio message published July 12
Suicide bombers killed at least 13 people at the gates of the African Union’s main peacekeeping base in the Somali capital Mogadishu on July 26, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al-Shabaab
President Barack Obama on Sept. 23 vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency
An image purported to be a scanned copy of U.S. first lady Michelle Obama’s passport was leaked online on Sept. 22 alongside personal emails said to belong to a low-level White House staffer who worked with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Turkey is within its rights in defending itself by staging an incursion in Syria, according to NATO’s secretary-general, who is staging a visit to Ankara
Staple food prices rose 7 percent in August in comparison to the previous year on the back of a rise in commodities other than grains, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Sept. 8
Turkey on Sept. 19 called on the U.N. to investigate serious human right violations allegedly committed in Syria by the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the armed branch of the Syrian Democratic Union Party (PYD)