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The Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab has denied charges against him in the case over attempting to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, while Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a deputy general manager of Halkbank, said he has no connection to the case
ASUNCION – Agence France-Presse
Paraguay’s president sacked his interior minister and police chief on April 1, following a clash that led to the death of a young activist as rioters angry about electoral reform stormed Congress
U.S. prosecutors on Match 28 charged a senior executive at a Turkish state-owned bank with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran, escalating a case that has added to tensions between the United States and Turkey ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Ankara on March 30
Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court revoked its takeover of the opposition-led Congress on April 1 after it drew international condemnation and protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro
First daughter Ivanka Trump is about to take on another title as an unpaid adviser to her father President Donald Trump, the White House announced on March 29.
Rescuers clawed through piles of mud and twisted debris on April 2 searching for survivors after violent mudslides destroyed homes in southern Colombia, killing over 200 people and injuring hundreds more
The U.S. State Department on March 28 issued an update to its travel warning to Turkey, urging its citizens to avoid travel to the southeastern provinces citing the “persistent threat of terrorism,” a day before State Secretary Rex Tillerson’s visit to the country.
Voting began on March 1 in the U.S. on Turkey’s referendum on whether to shift to an executive presidential system, as hundreds of Turkish nationals showed up to cast their ballots in New York and in Washington D.C.
President Donald Trump declared the end of a “war on coal” March 28, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord.
ANKARA - Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the wife of a jailed American pastor, Andrew Brunson, in the Turkish capital Ankara late on March 30, a State Department official said March 31.
NEW YORK - Reuters
A Turkish gold trader’s decision to hire former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to represent him, as he defends against charges he conspired to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran, raises a potential conflict of interest, prosecutors said