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U.N. Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura will be in Ankara on March 23 to hold talks with the Turkish Foreign Ministry’s undersecretary.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s vision for Cyprus is to turn the island into a bastion of peace and stability, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said in an opinion piece in the Washington Times published on March 21
NAIROBI – Reuters
Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew onboard, a Somali official said on March 14, the first time they have successfully taken a commercial ship since 2012
BRUSSELS – Reuters
Turkey’s withdrawal of some NATO cooperation with partner countries is only aimed at Austria, a spokeswoman for Ankara’s mission to the military alliance said on March 16.
Violence against children in war-ravaged Syria was “at its worst” in 2016, the U.N.’s children’s agency said March 13 as the conflict nears its seventh year.
BRUSSELS – Agence France-Presse
NATO urged Turkey and Austria on March 15 to settle a dispute over Ankara’s EU membership bid, which has led Turkey to block cooperation with the alliance’s partner countries
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on March 13 urged Turkey and its NATO allies to reduce tensions stoked by Ankara’s demands that it be allowed to send government officials to rally Turks living in Germany and The Netherlands.
U.S. President Donald Trump hosted Saudi Arabia’s powerful Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House on March 14, for talks expected to focus on the economy and rolling back Iranian influence.
A prominent U.S. prosecutor said the Donald Trump administration fired him on March 11 after he refused to step down, adding a discordant note to what is normally a routine changing of top attorneys when a new president takes office.
SYDNEY – Agence France-Presse
A woman whose headphones caught fire on a plane suffered burns to her face and hands, Australian officials said March 15, as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices in-flight
RAMALLAH, West Bank – The Associated Press
U.S. President Donald Trump invited Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to the White House to discuss resuming peace talks in their first contact since Trump took office in January.