Monthly Archive: October 2017

Oct
30

Russia hopes Turkey can stabilize situation in Syria’s Idlib: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia hopes that Turkey can stabilize the situation in Syria’s Idlib Province where Moscow believes there is a high threat of attacks by militants, a senior Russian diplomat said on Monday, the RIA news agency reported.

Oct
30

Spain’s control over Catalonia to be tested on Monday as work resumes

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s control over Catalonia will be tested on Monday when politicians and civil servants return to work amid uncertainty over whether they will accept direct rule imposed by the central government to stop the region’s independence bid.

Oct
29

Qatar emir says open to Trump-hosted talks over Gulf crisis: CBS

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar’s ruler said he is ready for U.S.-hosted direct talks aimed at solving the worst diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years but has yet to hear a response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation to the four Arab states boycotting Doha.

Oct
29

Taiwan to boost defense spending, U.S. concerned over possible military imbalance: official media

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan will increase future defense spending by two percent each year, President Tsai Ing-wen said during a visit to Hawaii where the United States expressed concern over a possible military imbalance in the Taiwan Straits, Taiwan media reported.

Oct
29

Kurdish parties opposed to Barzani report attacks on offices overnight

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdish political parties opposed to Masoud Barzani, the outgoing Kurdistan region leader, reported attacks on their offices in several cities overnight hours after Barzani announced his resignation.

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