Turkey's president slammed a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militant group Sunday and said he'll clear his country's border with Syria of "terrorists." President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a rally in the central province of Karaman his country would not allow "terror nests" near its border, referring to areas held by the People's Protection Units or YPG in northern Syria.
Britain's Foreign Office in London confirmed the death of the diplomat. Friends said she was flying home for Christmas that day.
Thousands of Islamists rallied Sunday in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn US President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital. Supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Karachi and advocates of US-wanted Islamist terrorist Hafiz Saeed in Lahore dispersed peacefully after rallying Sunday for the Palestinian cause.
Clad in traditional Chinese, Western and Sri Lankan costumes, 50 Chinese couples were married at a mass ceremony in Sri Lanka's capital on Sunday to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries and to promote the island nation as a tourist destination. The ceremony in Colombo was attended by Sri Lankan politicians and diplomats from both nations.
The interview is part of Harry's guest editorship of the programme and features the former US president sharing his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for his post-presidential life. Here is a sneak preview of when @BarackObama met Prince Harry for the interview.
The interview is part of Harry's guest editorship of the programme and features the former US president sharing his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for his post-presidential life. Kensington Palace said the interview was recorded in Toronto in September during the Invictus Games and will be broadcast on December 27. Here is a sneak preview of when @BarackObama met Prince Harry for the interview.
In this undated photo issued on Sunday Dec. 17, 2017 by Kensington Palace courtesy of the Obama Foundation, Britain's Prince Harry, right, interviews former US President Barack Obama as part of his guest editorship of BBC Radio 4's Today programme which is to be broadcast on the December 27, 2017. The interview was recorded in Toronto in September 2017 during the Invictus Games.
Manchester, London Bridge, Westminster and Finsbury Park became targets for terrorists, with dozens of people losing their lives and many more being injured. A policeman points a gun at Khalid Masood, , as emergency services attend the scene outside the Palace of Westminster, London The Westminster Bridge attack in March saw Pc Keith Palmer knifed to death by Khalid Masood as he guarded the Houses of Parliament.
Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members on board last month. State news agency Telam said on Saturday that defence minister Oscar Aguad had requested admiral Marcelo Srur step down while authorities look into what happened to the ARA San Juan, which disappeared on November 15. Families of the 44 crew members of the submarine ARA San Juan march in Mar del Plata, Argentina Authorities say an explosion occurred near the time and place where the sub disappeared in the South Atlantic.
Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on "Frantic Friday" next week when the last of the year's commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway. Leisure journeys will peak at 1.87 million on Christmas Eve, but December 22 is expected to see the worst delays as people driving home from work battle for road space with 1.25 million motorists visiting friends and family, according to RAC figures.
Pakistani officials say two suicide bombers have attacked a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing four people and wounding 18. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for Baluchistan province, says hundreds of worshippers were attending services at the church ahead of Christmas. He says one attacker was killed at the entrance to the church while the other set off his payload inside.
A main road in Birmingham will remain closed on Sunday after police, firefighters and paramedics were called to a "very serious" crash. The Force Support Unit of West Midlands Police said on their Twitter account that Belgrave Middleway, near Edgbaston, would be closed from Islington Row to Bristol Street "throughout Sunday".
Chileans voters will decide Sunday whether to swing the world's top copper-producing country to the right or maintain its center-left path in a fiercely contested presidential runoff election. Polls had predicted that former President Sebastian Pinera would win the runoff.
A South Korean-born Sydney man was charged Sunday with acting as an economic agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales worth tens of millions of dollars for Pyongyang that included components used in ballistic missiles. The Australian Federal Police said 59-year-old naturalized Australian Chan Han Choi used encrypted communication to broker sales and discuss the supply of weapons of mass destruction.
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Five drivers who may have been involved in a suspected multiple hit-and-run in which a woman died have been traced, police said. The 29-year-old pedestrian, who was Polish but had been staying in Wandsworth, south London, was hit by a lorry as she used a pedestrian crossing in south London while the traffic lights were green.
They said Saturday they are concerned about Sabih al-Masri, amid reports he may have been detained.