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The Special Forces of Turkish army are set to launch a training program for the Peshmerga forces of KRG
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) launched a major attack Nov. 21 on the Iraqi city of Ramadi, capital of the troubled western province of Anbar
President Erdoğan has called on African states to 'beware of dangerous organizations operating in their country,' in clear reference to Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen’s movement
Russian FM Sergei Lavrov said Nov. 21 that "all the elements" were in place to reach an agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme
Anastasiades reportedly told Biden: 'I want to solve the Cyprus issue as soon as possible. Convey this'
Weekly Muslim prayers at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque went off without incident Nov. 21 despite high tensions in the Holy City
Saudi Arabia on Nov. 20 beheaded a Turkish man convicted of drug trafficking
Britain's anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) won its second seat in parliament on Friday, in a by-election that could signal major upheaval in a general election in six months' time.
China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of US power utilities, aviation networks and financial companiesi, NSA head says
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Spain's eccentric Duchess of Alba, one of the nation's richest women who has more titles than any other aristocrat on earth, died on Thursday at the age of 88, a spokesman for her family said.
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
Former Bosnian Serb wartime commander Ratko Mladic contested charges of deliberately shelling civilians during the siege of Sarajevo
OUAGADOUGOU - Reuters
Authorities in Burkina Faso named former foreign minister Michel Kafando as transitional president on Nov. 17 in a key step towards returning the West African country to democracy
Libya frees nine Turks detained by army
Libya has released nine Turks who had been captured by the army and handed them over to representatives from Ankara, a government statement said
First Ebola treatment trials to start in west Africa
Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders said on Nov. 13 it would begin unprecedented trials within a month on Ebola drugs and blood from survivors using patients in west Africa.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
YEREVAN - Agence France-Presse
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian resigned Thursday, the deputy parliament speaker told AFP, saying the premier had been looking to leave his post for a month.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Obama unveils US immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans
President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants
Molotov cocktails, clashes as Mexico City braces for massacre protests
Masked demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails and shot fireworks at police near Mexico City's airport on Thursday
KIEV - Reuters
Ukraine and Russia failed to hold expected talks on a gas pricing dispute June 15 morning, despite a deadline for Kiev to pay a $1.95 billion debt by June 16
HONG KONG - Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong authorities on Nov. 18 cleared part of the city's main pro-democracy protest camp, the first of several planned evictions to shrink mass sit-ins that have blocked major thoroughfares for seven weeks.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Britain urges Russia to shut down webcam spying site
A Russian website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world by accessing poorly secured webcams should be taken down immediately, British officials said
Dutch teen who married Turkish jihadist in court after mum rescues her
A Dutch teenager who allegedly travelled to Syria to marry an ISIL militant of Turkish origin but was later rescued by her mother will appear in court Nov. 21 on terror charges
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