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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is scheduled to meet next week to discuss whether to degrade Turkey’s status and reopen a monitoring process against the country in response to the authoritarian slide in the country.
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.
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
The top soldiers of Turkey, the United States and Russia have come together in Antalya in a first-of-its-kind tripartite summit, the Turkish military has stated, highlighting developments in Syria and Iraq as top issues of the agenda.
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.
The White House said on March 10 that U.S. President Donald Trump did not know until this week that his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had been lobbying for Turkey’s interest.
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.
AMSTERDAM - Reuters
Turkey is compromising the judicial independence of a United Nations war crimes tribunal by holding one of its judges in detention despite an order to release him, the court ruled, referring the matter to the U.N. Security Council.
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.
The Special Adviser of the U.N. Secretary-General on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, said March 4 that he believed the two leaders of the divided island are committed to making the unification process work