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.
Greek authorities have seized a freighter carrying an undeclared shipment of weapons en route from Turkey to Libya.
BERLIN - Anadolu Agency
A Turkish man has been sentenced to three years in prison for being a member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Germany.
UNITED NATIONS - Reuters
Israel complained to the United Nations on Sept. 1 about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside those of full member states at the world body's headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the U.N. by the Palestinian Authority."
Turkish police have detained two British journalists from Vice News for reporting from the southeast without government accreditation, security sources say
WASHINGTON - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s response to the nearly 2 million refugees who have crossed its border from Syria and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) extremists is “above and beyond,” the U.S. State Department has said
POCHEON - Agence France-Presse
South Korean and U.S. troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on Aug. 28, including a simulated mechanized assault deep into North Korean territory just days after the two Koreas ended a tense military standoff.
CAIRO - Reuters
Egypt summoned the British ambassador to reject as "unacceptable interference" comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state media said on Aug. 30.
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
The United States will be isolated on the world stage and its influence diminished if Congress rejects the Iran nuclear deal, the US ambassador to the United Nations has warned.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
A Russian nuclear official pleaded guilty on Aug. 31 to a US charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering in a case involving $2.1 million in bribes for contracts with a Moscow-controlled company.
UNITED NATIONS – The Associated Press
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon accused all parties in the Syrian conflict of “indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks” on civilians and said the U.N. and its partners couldn’t deliver food to 422,000 people in besieged areas in July
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