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The U.S. dispatched around new 100 trucks consisting of military equipment to the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria on May 15 and May 20, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Cuba’s first ultra luxury hotel opened its doors on May 22 in Havana, with guests paying up to $2,500 a night to stay in five-star comfort on the Communist island
Japan’s lower house approved a bill yesterday allowing authorities to punish those found guilty of planning serious crimes, legislation that opponents say could be used to undermine basic civil liberties
Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea’s first female leader to prison for life
U.S. forces have carried out a ground raid on an al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late on May 22
Rudy Giuliani and former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey have penned two fresh affidavits explaining their role in representing a wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group claimed responsibility on May 23 for bombing a pop concert in the British city of Manchester and killing 22 people, including children.
Turkish foreign minister believes that a negotiated solution to the Cyprus issue is possible based on the compromise of both sides, saying the Turkish Cypriots showed their willingness for reconciliation, “now the ball is in the Greek Cypriot side’s court.”
U.S. President Donald Trump said in Israel on May 22 he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope that peace and stability could be achieved in the Middle East
Thousands of protesters marched through Budapest on May 21 in a demonstration against tough laws targeting foreign-backed NGOs and higher education institutions, amid rising tensions between Budapest and Brussels
BELGRADE – Reuters
Police said they moved Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and his family to “a safe location” on Oct. 29 after uncovering a weapons cache including a rocket-propelled grenade launcher near his parents’ home which he regularly visits.
KIGALI - Reuters
War and famine have forced more than 2 million children in South Sudan to flee their homes, creating the most worrying refugee crisis in the world, the United Nations said May 8
Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls
Nigeria said on May 6 that it had negotiated the release of 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than three years ago, securing their freedom in a prisoner swap deal.
Two Turks kidnapped in Nigeria freed: Police
Two Turkish construction workers abducted by gunmen earlier this month in oil-rich southern Nigeria have been freed, police said April 21
A Russian ship sank on its way to Turkey in the Black Sea on April 19, as five people have been rescued and seven are missing, Doğan News Agency has reported
Trump, in Israel, says he has new reasons to hope for Middle East peace
US military jets escort Hawaii flight after fracas involving Turkish man
The U.S. military on May 19 scrambled two Air Force fighter jets to escort an American Airlines flight into Honolulu International Airport after a disturbance involving a Turkish passenger aboard the plane was reported, officials said.
MOSCOW - Anadolu Agency
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet in the Russian city of Sochi on May 3, a Kremlin spokesman said on April 21.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Australia on May 21 gave 7,500 boatpeople until October to file a claim proving they are genuine refugees or be kicked out, declaring the “game is up” for illegal arrivals ripping off taxpayers.
Syria talks in Geneva end in failure
The sixth round of Syria talks in Geneva on May 19 concluded in failure as there was no progress on any issue for a political solution to the Syrian crisis
UN has ‘a million questions’ on Syria after Astana deal
The United Nations still has a “million questions” about a Syria deal struck last week by Russia, Turkey and Iran, with aid convoys almost totally stalled despite a reported reduction in the fighting, a U.N. aid official said on May 11.
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