Russian ambassador to Ankara killed in gun attack

Russian ambassador to Ankara killed in gun attack

Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was shot dead at the opening of an art exhibition in Ankara on Monday by an off-duty policeman who shouted “don’t forget Aleppo” as he pulled the trigger. The attack happened at the Cagdas Sanatlar Merkezi, a major art exhibition hall in the Cankaya district of Ankara where most […]

US Democrats stage House sit-in to force vote on gun control

US Democrats stage House sit-in to force vote on gun control

Talks intensified in the US Senate on Wednesday on compromise legislation to stop gun sales to people on some terrorism watch lists, as Democrats shut down the House of Representatives to protest their chamber’s lack of action. Several dozen US House Democrats pushing for action on gun control protested on the floor of the House, […]