Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The 50-year-old Cyprus problem does not have any dimension left to be discussed, according to Turkish Cyprus’ foreign minister, who said both sides should seize upon the “window of opportunity.”
Pro-Moscow lawmakers in Crimea voted for independence from Ukraine on Tuesday in a precursor to a referendum this weekend for the region to become part of Russia.
Israel wants reconciliation with Turkey, Israeli PM Netanyahu has said after four years of strained ties
Ousted Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday said that he was still the country's legitimate president and commander-in-chief, saying he believed he would be able to return to Kiev soon.
The UN said Tuesday the number of children impacted by Syria's war has doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, many of them trapped in besieged areas and beyond reach.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday ruled out any deal with the Palestinians unless they recognise Israel as the Jewish state and give up their refugees' right of return.
Saudi Arabia responded to a FRANCE 24 interview with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, slamming the Iraqi leader’s accusations
Japan observed a moment of silence Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster
New Zealanders will soon get to vote on whether to change their national flag, which many view as a relic from a colonial past.
ANKARA - Agence France-Presse
The probe follows tender-rigging reports at the Centre for EU Education and Youth Programmes
SARAJEVO - Agence France-Press
Thousands of mourners silently lined Sarajevo’s avenues on July 9 as three trucks carried the remains of 409 newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre to their final resting place.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend as his trial opened with a shocking witness testimony
All sides committing 'war crimes' in South Sudan: Human Rights Watch
War crimes have been committed by all sides in conflict-wracked South Sudan, Human Rights Watch said
43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday when they attacked secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria's troubled northeast.
AMMAN - Agence France-Presse
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Azerbaijani forces say they have captured an Armenian spy following the latest in a series of tit-for-tat raids along the volatile frontier between the two arch-foes
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
US suspends military cooperation with Russia: Pentagon
The United States has suspended defense cooperation with Russia because of Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine, the Pentagon said
US Navy eyes greater presence in Arctic
The U.S. Navy is mapping out how to expand its presence in the Arctic beginning about 2020
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Agence France-Presse
KUALA LUMPUR - Agence France-Presse
Malaysian police said Tuesday they had identified one of two men who boarded a missing Malaysian jet with fake passports as a 19-year-old Iranian believed to be seeking to emigrate to Germany.
Crimea invites OSCE observers for referendum over its status
Ukraine’s Crimea region has invited the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to send a mission to observe March 16 referendum on joining Russia
Senior US diplomat holds talks over counterterrorism in Turkey
A US official for counterterrorism held talks with Turkish officials on March 6-7