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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.
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
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
The two leaders on either side of Cyprus are set to meet United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sept. 25 on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, as part of efforts to solve the decades-long conflict on the divided Mediterranean island.
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.
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.
The results of the Russian parliamentary elections in Crimea were not legally valid in the eyes of Turkey, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on Sept. 23 in a written statement.
Ankara and Moscow outline a deal to coordinate the flights of their respective air forces over Syria during the current conflict
BOLOGNA - Reuters
Italian prosecutors have dropped a money laundering case against the son of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, their office said on Sept. 21
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia
Turkey will continue to support Bosnia's EU and NATO membership bids, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on May 7.
KIGALI – Agence France-Presse
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
New Shabaab leader labels Turkey Somalia's 'enemy'
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
Fighting flares again in South Sudan capital after UN demand for restraint
Heavy fighting erupted again in South Sudan’s capital on July 11 a day after the U.N. Security Council told rivals President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar to rein in their forces and end days of violence that have left scores dead
Uğur Ergan - ANKARA
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group, which works on resolving of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, has said it has maintained contacts with the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan, on arranging the next meeting to find a settlement
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Image purported to be Michelle Obama’s passport posted online
State of emergency called to quell Charlotte unrest over police shooting of African-American man
Residents of Charlotte, North Carolina, woke up to a state of emergency and the National Guard and State Highway Patrol deployed to their city on Sept. 22 after a second night of unrest sparked by the fatal police shooting of an African-American man.
MOSCOW – Agence France-Presse
Russia’s ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, with more than 93 percent of votes counted.
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.
GENEVA – Anadolu Agency
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)
NATO supports Turkey’s right to defense in Syria
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 rise 7 percent in August, says UN’s FAO
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
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