Rising crime rate is one of the many challenges being faced by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who won his second six-year term in office in a disputed election on Sunday.
The United States and China have agreed to take measures to "substantially reduce" America's massive trade deficit with China, but the Trump administration failed to get the Chinese to commit to a specific numerical goal.
A youth movement determined to change Nigeria's electoral politics succeeded in drafting a legal amendment allowing young leaders to run for office. But President Buhari has been sitting on the bill for months.
The talks were aimed at forestalling momentum towards the looming trade war between the world's two largest economies.
Turkey's expedition to the Antarctic has just returned from the White Continent, and aims to track the impact of global warming on the area.
Thanks to close cooperation between Russia, Turkey and Iran, the level of violence in Syria has decreased considerably. Daesh has been destroyed and other terrorist forces have been significantly reduced.
Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan says any trade war with the United States will only bring disaster to the world economy.
The blow by Brussels came hours after Trump's trade offensive brought the resignation of his top economic advisor Gary Cohn, an influential ex-Goldman Sachs banker who fiercely opposed the measures.
Under the Lausanne Treaty, Turks were given the right to run their own schools in the region of Western Thrace. But community leaders have long complained their facilities lack proper resources.
The first day of a five-hour daily "pause" that was ordered by President Vladimir Putin on Sunday kicked off at 0700 GMT on Tuesday but was marred by violence that saw seven people killed.
It might not seem like it at the moment, but the US and Turkey are natural partners in Syria.
Alexander Krushelnitsky still has to be officially named and undergo a second test, but if confirmed the incident could keep the Russia's banned team from being reinstated and marching under the national flag at the closing ceremony.
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