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Putin, holds, talks, Erdogan, seek, Syria, ceasefire

Putin holds talks with Erdogan to seek Syria ceasefire

03 March, 2020 10:56 pm 10:56 pm

MOSCOW/ANKARA (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Thursday with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan over a potential ceasefire in northern Syria and offered condolences over the recent killing of Turkish soldiers there. Putin, speaking beside Erdogan at the start of talks, said the situation in Idlib province, where their armies are facing off in … Read More


North Korea's Kim, holds, ruling party's, plenary meeting, year-end

North Korea’s Kim holds ruling party’s plenary meeting before y...

12 December, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened a meeting of top ruling party officials on Saturday to discuss important policy matters ahead of the year-end deadline set by Kim for the United States, the state news agency said on Sunday. Kim, chairman of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), guided the … Read More


North Korea's Kim, holds, military meeting, tension, rises, looming deadline

North Korea’s Kim, holds military meeting as tension rises under loom...

12 December, 2019 1:29 pm 1:29 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a meeting of top military officials to discuss boosting the country’s military capability, state news agency reported on Sunday amid heightened concern the North may be about to return to confrontation with Washington. Kim presided over an enlarged meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central … Read More


Calm, reigns, northeast, Syria, fragile, US-Turkey, ceasefire, holds

Calm reigns in northeast Syria as fragile US-Turkey ceasefire holds

10 October, 2019 3:52 pm 3:52 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – A fragile ceasefire was holding along Turkey’s border with Syria on Saturday, two days after President Tayyip Erdogan agreed the truce to allow Kurdish forces time to pull back from Ankara’s cross-border assault. Erdogan agreed the truce during talks in Ankara on Thursday with US Vice-President Mike Pence on stemming a humanitarian … Read More