The convoy arrived after both Turkey and Russia said the deal, to implement a de-militarised zone in Idlib, was being carried out successfully.
The global market for mercenaries and private military contractors is worth more than $100 billion, and the lines that differentiate the two are blurry.
Taliban and Daesh have carried out several deadly attacks in the run-up to Afghanistan's long-delayed vote, which will only be the third parliamentary elections to be held in the country after the US invasion in 2001.
Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said the official death toll had risen to 2,073 as of Thursday, with most of the fatalities in Palu.
Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley will resign from her post by the end of the year. During her tenure she tirelessly defended the Trump administration in the face of criticism from both inside and outside the US.
Does the resignation of the US ambassador to the United Nations mean there might be a change in America's hostile attitude towards the UN?
US President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, who will be leaving at the end of the year.
IPCC says limiting global warming to 1.5 Celsius above pre-industrial levels could reduce the number of people exposed to climate risks and poverty by up to several hundred million by 2050. But can poorer nations afford it?
A meeting of 195-nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in South Korea is vetting a major report that traces pathways for cutting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The bombshell 20-page report is due to be released on October 8.
The UN has gotten scrutiny in recent years over claims of child rape and other sexual abuse by peacekeepers, and the four-year-old mission in Central African Republic has been confronted with a particularly high number of claims.
Afghan officials say the incident is still being investigated and it is unclear whether the casualties were caused by Afghan or US aircraft, both of which flew missions in support of the operation. A NATO spokesman says its aircraft were'nt involved.
The men, who had been in detention for immigration offences since 2012, were handed over to Myanmar authorities at a border crossing in India's northeast state of Manipur.
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