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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump urged Americans Oct. 24 to “rise above the noise” of the caustic 2016 race and elect him president, as he insisted he is winning against rival Democratic Hillary Clinton despite polls that show the opposite
Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Oct. 22 after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt with support from U.N. peacekeepers for the 174 fugitives.
White House frontrunner Hillary Clinton stood behind her pledge to create a no-fly zone in Syria Oct. 19, but said it would have to be negotiated rather than imposed.
CARACAS – Reuters
Led by women dressed in white, several thousand Venezuelans marched through Caracas on Oct. in the first of what the opposition hopes will be growing protests against the quashing of a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
LAS VEGAS – Reuters
Republican candidate Donald Trump on Oct. 19 would not commit to accepting the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, challenging a cornerstone of American democracy and sending shockwaves across the political spectrum.
The U.S. will continue to support democracy in Turkey, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on Oct. 21 during his visit to sections of the Turkish Parliament damaged in attacks during the failed July 15 military coup attempt
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is due to visit Turkey on Oct. 21, after Ankara and Washington agreed on Turkey’s participation in coalition forces’ aerial campaign in the Mosul offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
A change in the White House will provide enormous opportunity for the new U.S. administration to sit down with Turkish leaders and think about issues strategically, the head of the Atlantic Council has said
QUITO – Reuters
Ecuador said Oct. 18 that it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at its London embassy, due to leaks by the anti-secrecy website that could impact the U.S. election.
The U.S.-led coalition could not have achieved what it has achieved in Syria as of today without Turkey’s support, CENTCOM commander Joseph Votel was quoted as saying on Oct. 19 by state-run Anadolu Agency.
NEW YORK – Reuters
A U.S. judge on Oct. 17 rejected Iranian-Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab’s bid to dismiss an indictment accusing him of conspiring to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions for the Iranian government or other entities in order to evade U.S. sanctions.