Under the plan, companies including Google and Facebook with significant digital revenues in Europe will pay a 3 percent tax of their turnover on various online services in the EU, generating an estimated $6.1 billion a year.
The Senate scuttled a resolution that called on the US military to stop aiding Saudi-led bombing in Yemen, acting the same day President Donald Trump met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates Turkey's firm determination to clear the YPG from its border and says the Turkish military will continue the process until it entirely eliminates the YPG-held corridor.
US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are expected to strengthen an already warm relationship between the two countries.
As the Syrian civil war entered its eighth year, the Daesh terror group has lost all major cities under its control, creating an opening for the PKK-affiliated YPG terror group.
The blast took place when the police were changing guards at a checkpoint outside an annual religious congregation, where nearly 80,000 people were in attendance. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility.
The foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey have met and discussed the Syrian war. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the US seems to have a vested interest in partitioning Syria.
"Without a wall there would be bedlam, I imagine," says US President Donald Trump as he inspects several prototype barriers of a controversial wall he wants to build on the border with Mexico.
"Have they started blaming Russia yet for the Washington staff changes?" Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova tells reporters, while Germany's deputy foreign minister expresses concern at the departure of Rex Tillerson.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says the US and Turkey will decide on a road map for Syria’s Manbij when he will meet his counterpart in Washington on March 19.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says Washington is prepared to act if the Security Council fails to prevent the Syrian regime's chemical attacks, which are killing and wounding civilians.
Turkish and US officials to discuss Syria, Iraq and Fetullah Terrorist Organisation – issues agreed upon during the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson's visit to Turkey in February.
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