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FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

United States officials told Ankara that the YPG would not constitute a threat for Turkey and that arms supplied by Washington would be used in Raqa and in the south, not against Turkey, Cavusoglu said. This is while the USA administration is set to use YPG forces in a planned US-led offensive to retake Daesh's Syrian stronghold of Raqqah. Tensions are also running high between Turkey and another coalition member, Germany, after Ankara refused to grant permission to German lawmakers to ...


Moon to send special envoys on THAAD, DPRK to China

Moon to send special envoys on THAAD, DPRK to China

Mr Xi told Mr Moon that South Korea and China should respect each other's concerns, set aside differences, seek common ground and handle disputes appropriately, China's Foreign Ministry said in a statement . He was elected following a corruption scandal that saw his conservative predecessor Park Geun-Hye impeached. Park, who also served as co-chairman of Moon's presidential campaign team, is expected to meet key Chinese officials on the sidelines of the forum to discuss the ways to fix ...


Iranian election back to two-horse race as Tehran mayor withdraws

Iranian election back to two-horse race as Tehran mayor withdraws

The survey was conducted after the first two presidential debates, held in April and May. The election is largely viewed as a referendum on the nuclear deal struck with world powers shepherded by Rouhani's administration. Concerns over "democracy, freedom, economy and the country's progress" will enable officials to overcome difficulties, he added. Iranians would most likely view a hardliner as more willing to undermine the nuclear deal and escalate tensions with the unpredictable USA ...


CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) Sees Volume Pop in Session

CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) Sees Volume Pop in Session

The company has market cap of $149.64 million. The 1-year High price of the stock is $52.65, while the 1-year low price is $23.97. About 246 shares traded. The company was maintained on Monday, October 5 by Cowen & Co. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Since December 12, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $85.06 million activity.