Rohingya refugees cannot return to Rakhine state until "real Myanmar citizens" are ready to accept them, the country’s army chief said on Nov. 16, casting doubt over government pledges to begin repatriating the persecuted Muslim minority.
Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a high-level summit in Sochi on Nov. 22 to discuss the situation in Syria’s Afrin and Idlib regions, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said,
A Turkish aid agency on Nov. 15 distributed basic humanitarian aid to 250 quake-hit families in Iraq’s northern province of Sulaymaniyah.
During President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to a Turkish military base in Qatar on Nov. 15, he urged the troops to conquer the hearts of the Qatari people.
A leading figure of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) has testified to the Turkish intelligence after surrendering to Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces, according to reliable sources.
Amid mounting tensions in Lebanon, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is set to meet his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil on Nov. 16.
A group of six Czech tourists who dressed up in skimpy swimsuits made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen’s "Borat" have reportedly been detained by authorities in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
German prosecutors investigating Nazi-era crimes said on Nov. 14 that they had charged two former SS officers in their nineties with complicity in hundreds of murders at the Stutthof concentration camp.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Nov. 15 for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims committed by Myanmar’s security forces after a meeting with it civilian and military leaders.
Pope Francis got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini on yesterday - but he won’t be tooling around the Vatican gardens in it.
The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Turkey considers as an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and a terrorist group, on Nov. 15 welcomed a longer-term role for U.S. forces in Syria after the defeat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), saying the Americans should continue to play a role until a political solution to the Syrian crisis.