Freed hostage Joshua Boyle has told public broadcaster CBC his children are exploring their new home in Canada but are still very fearful after a brutal years-long ordeal at the hands of Taliban-linked kidnappers.
Spain has said it will not extradite a German-Turkish author accused by Turkey of “terrorism,” weeks after freeing a journalist wanted by Ankara.
Syria has demanded the “immediate and unconditional withdrawal” of Turkish troops that have deployed in the country’s northwestern province of Idlib, state media reported on Oct. 14, citing a Foreign Ministry source.
The EU leaders will have an open debate next week on future relations with Turkey, but would not take any formal decision, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Oct. 14.
Clashes erupted between a Shiite militia group Hashd al-Shaabi's Turkmen unit and Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq's Saladin province, a state official said on Oct. 13.
President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Oct. 13, defying both U.S. allies and adversaries by refusing to formally certify that Tehran is complying with the accord even though international inspectors say it is.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Oct. 13 urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to the crisis in relations between the two key alliance members.
The Turkish military announced on Oct. 13 that its elements began forming monitoring spots in Syria’s Idlib province as part of efforts to create a “de-escalation zone” to end the Syrian war.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 13 that no one had the right to question Turkey’s actions regarding developments on its border, particularly the military operation in Syria’s Idlib province.