In 14-Hour News Conference, Ukraine’s Leader Says Was Not Blackmailed by Trump
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but denied that President Donald Trump had tried to blackmail him.
Ethiopia Postpones Autonomy Referendum for Ethnic Sidama: Fana News Agency
Ethiopia postponed by a week a referendum on self-determination for its ethnic Sidama community that would have created the country’s 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported on Tuesday.
Trump Says ‘Great News Out of Turkey’ After Pence Talks on Syria
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday there was “great news out of Turkey” after a U.S. delegation held talks in Ankara over Turkey’s military incursion into northeast Syria.
Bahrain Condemns Turkish Offensive in Northeast Syria: State News Agency BNA
The Bahrain foreign ministry on Wednesday condemned the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, according to state news agency BNA.
Turkey Arrests 24 Over Criticism of Syria Offensive: News Agency
Turkish authorities have arrested 24 people for spreading “black propaganda” on social media about Ankara’s military operation in Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.