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7 killed in bus crash in western Turkey

A passenger bus overturned early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and wounding 28 others in Turkey's western Afyonkarahisar province, according to local police.

The bus skidded off the …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**General Assembly

The Secretary-General will speak at the opening of the seventy-third session …

Last Stand: Syria’s Rebel Idlib Prepares for Losing Battle

BEIRUT They dug trenches around towns, reinforced caves for cover and put up sand bags around their positions. They issued calls to arms, urging young men to join in the …

Turkey’s Erdogan Receives $400 Million Luxury Jet From Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received a $400 million luxury jet from the emir of Qatar last week, triggering a wave of criticism from political opponents.

In response, Erdogan Monday …

Turkish president to visit Russia’s Sochi on Monday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a one-day working visit to Russia's coastal city of Sochi on Monday, according to the presidential press office.

In a statement, the office …

UNHCR: $270M Needed for Syrian Refugees, Displaced

GENEVA The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) warns it is running out of cash to provide life-saving assistance to millions of Syrian refugees and internally displaced living in dire and extremely …