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 has learned that jailed Iranian-Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab is in good condition, after the United States responded to a second official question by the Turkish authorities, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Nov. 16.
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.
Turkey is ready to help Greece following deadly floods in Athens, according to a Turkish foreign ministry statement released early Nov. 16.
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.
The 34th anniversary of the establishment of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was marked on Nov. 15.
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.