Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Sept. 27, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new military campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed cease-fire
After a half-century of combat that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a historic peace accord between the government and leftist rebels.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sept. 26 said the European Union needed to establish migrant deals with African countries such as Egypt and Tunisia along the lines of the agreement it already has with Turkey.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton emerged victorious over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, during the first face-to-face debate broadcast live, according to the results of a snap poll.
The petition calls for the kingdom’s women to be treated “as a full citizen, and decide an age where she will be an adult and will be responsible for her own acts,” said campaigner Aziza Al-Yousef.
NATO is planning to deploy surveillance aircrafts to support the international coalition’s ongoing fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) before the end of October, a senior official has said
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said she does not expect Britain to block a Franco-German initiative to deepen military cooperation among the 27 remaining European Union members after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc.
Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of "barbarism" and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
A network of more than 150 U.S. charter schools linked to followers of Fethullah Gülen has come under growing financial and legal strain, according to school officials, current and former members of Gülen’s movement, and public records
BERLIN – Reuters
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia
Turkey will continue to support Bosnia's EU and NATO membership bids, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on May 7.
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
African leaders moot South Sudan protection force
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
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
HEMPSTEAD, New York
US network of Gülen cleric facing pressure
Obama opens new African American Museum
US President Obama speaks during the dedication and grand opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
MOSCOW - Agence France Press
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.
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.
Ömer Bilge – NICOSIA
Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has rejected a calendar proposal demanded by Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı for the peace talks to end with a deal before the end of 2016, at a trilateral meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon over the weekend.
Cypriot leaders set to meet UN chief on Sept 25 as part of peace talks
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.
Turkey demands UN investigation of YPG
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)
Daily News - Follow us on