NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg apologized to Turkey on Nov. 17 over military exercises in Norway during which Turkey’s founding leader, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and the current president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, were reportedly depicted as "enemies."
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a letter of apology over an incident at NATO's Joint Warfare Centre in Norway, which prompted Turkey to withdraw its troops from a military drill.
The United States on Nov. 16 updated its advice to travellers heading for Europe, warning of an increased terrorist threat over the Christmas and New Year holiday season.
Former “boss of bosses” Toto Riina, one of the most feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia, died early on Nov. 17 after battling cancer, Italian media reported.
German Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Roth has criticized a recent ban by the Ankara Governor’s Office on a German Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) film festival scheduled for Nov. 16 and Nov. 17.
Turkey has expressed its full pledge to the stability and sovereignty of Lebanon with expectations that Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri will make a decision regarding his career “without pressure” after his return to his country.
The Oil company TransCanada announced on Nov. 16 that it has shut down the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota because it discovered 210,000 gallons of oil has spilled from the pipeline.
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.
Russia’s justice ministry said on Nov. 16 it had warned US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty they risked being legally forced to label themselves as "foreign agents."
A suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital on Nov. 16 near a gathering of supporters of an influential regional leader killed at least nine people and wounded many, the interior ministry said.