Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
He stood on the mud, crows cawing overhead, pointing at unmarked graves. "Here's a mother with her baby. And here's another young woman. Over there, that's a 60-year-old man."
Saudi officials have recovered the bodies of four more Turkish victims of the hajj stampede on Sept. 12, bringing the total death toll of Turkish citizens to seven
A small group of Eritreans left Italy for Sweden on Oct. 9, the first contingent of asylum seekers to be relocated under a much-contested European Union scheme to ease the burden of the migration crisis on frontline countries.
The U.S. has started to pull its Patriot missiles stationed in Turkey, despite a recent appeal from Ankara to its NATO allies to keep the air and missile defense units at a delicate time on the border with Syria.
A Jewish man stabbed and wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Oct. 9 in an apparent reprisal attack for Palestinian violence during the worst spell of civil unrest in the region for several years.
Californian authorities on Oct. 8 agreed to allow SeaWorld San Diego to expand its orca habitat on the condition that it ceases its captive breeding program, despite calls for the whales to be released from captivity.
Turkey welcomes a fresh support pledge by NATO to lend it military backing amid repeated Russian violations of Turkish airspace, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on Oct. 9, while stressing that Turkey has yet to place such a demand.
The U.S. will change the failed Syrian rebel training program to focus efforts on working with capable Syrian Kurdish and other forces in Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Oct. 9.
Transfer of four separate defense system equipment Turkey demands from the United States is still pending, amid different approaches between the two NATO allies towards regional issues, particularly Syria
LESBOS, Greece - Reuters
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Serbia and Kosovo reached a "landmark" agreement in several key areas on Aug. 25 in a major step towards normalising ties after war and Pristina's unilateral declaration of independence, the EU said.
A Turkish model has filed a lawsuit against the Moroccan ambassador to Ankara and organizers of a soirée at the Moroccan embassy, claiming that was insulted by the ambassador’s wife and beaten by fashion designers
Militants loyal to ISIL claim suicide bombings in Nigerian capital
Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) said they were behind suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said on Oct.4.
Burkina Faso coup leader handed over to government: Sources
The leader of a short-lived coup in Burkina Faso, General Gilbert Diendere, was handed over to authorities on Oct.1 after seeking refuge in the Vatican embassy, sources in the transitional government said on Oct.1.
JERUSALEM - Reuters
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Seven Armenian soldiers were killed in clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces during the last week, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sept. 5
BRASILIA - Agence France-Presse
US ship lost in hurricane was undergoing engine room work
Missing cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, was undergoing engine room work before it sank off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, the ship's owner said on Oct. 5.
MOSCOW - Reuters
The Russian parliament on Sept.30 unanimously granted President Vladimir Putin the right to deploy the country's military in Syria, a move a top Kremlin aide said related only to the air force.
JAKARTA - Agence France-Presse
Indonesia agreed Oct. 8 to accept international help to combat forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in haze, after weeks of failed attempts to douse the blazes that have infuriated its neighbours.
Tolga Tanış - WASHINGTON
France hits ISIL targets in Syria a second time: Defence minister
French warplanes carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Oct. 9.
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 9 for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee said.
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