Daily Archives: June 10, 2017

Iraq’s Kurds say ‘No Turning Back’ on Independence Vote

Iraq's Kurds said on Friday a referendum on independence will go ahead despite warnings internationally that a vote in favor of secession could trigger conflict with Baghdad at a time when the fight against Islamic State is not yet won.…

DC Roundup: Trump Criticizes Comey, Mixed Message on Qatar, US Infrastructure Plan

Developments in Washington, D.C., on Friday include President Donald Trump saying former FBI Director James Comey wasn't truthful to Senate panel, releasing his infrastructure plan, as well as the White House sending mixed messages on Qatar relations.

Trump Willing to …

UN: Cyprus Peace Talks to Resume in Geneva on June 28

Peace talks on divided Cyprus are to resume in Geneva on June 28, the United Nations said Friday, ending a stalemate on procedure that had threatened to derail two years of negotiations.

Talks between Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and …

Middle East Crisis: Pakistan walks a delicate terrain

KARACHI, Pakistan

Pakistan finds itself at between a hard and rock place over a simmering Middle East crisis that has seen the blockade and severing of ties with Qatar by several Arab states, including Muslim-heavyweight Saudi Arabia on terrorism charges, …

Turkish PM warns Qatar issue may turn to global problem

ISTANBUL

Turkish prime minister said Saturday that Qatar crisis could turn into a global problem if the tension goes up.

"A new problem area that may be created here [in Qatar] would not be limited inside the region," Binali Yildirim …

Turkish PM warns Qatar issue may turn to global problem

ISTANBUL

Turkish prime minister said Saturday that Qatar crisis could turn into a global problem if the tension goes up.

"A new problem area that may be created here [in Qatar] would not be limited inside the region," Binali Yildirim …

Turkey’s FM: Qatar row should be solved peacefully

ISTANBUL

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday supported a peaceful solution to Qatar row and said Turkey would continue to take constructive steps over the resolution of the crisis.

President Erdogan stressed that this tragic event -contradicting our religion, …