Turkey blames US-based cleric Gulen for envoy’s assassination

Turkey blames US-based cleric Gulen for envoy’s assassination

Russian investigators arrived in Turkey on Tuesday to help investigate the assassination of Moscow’s ambassador as the Turkish government pointed the finger of blame at exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, who resides in the United States. Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was shot nine times in the back on Monday by off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut […]

US envoy talks with Venezuela President Maduro amid crisis

US envoy talks with Venezuela President Maduro amid crisis

Veteran US diplomat Tom Shannon spoke for nearly two hours with Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday to re-start relations between the ideologically opposed governments amid a punishing economic crisis in the South American nation. Shannon, 57, who led a similar rapprochement last year that stalled over imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez, also met with […]