UN Security Council

Anastasiades, Guterres to discuss restart of substantial Cyprus settlement talks

By George Gilson

The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades is to hold talks with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York today to discuss a restart of substantial Cyprus talks and ways to transcend the huge divide between the Turkish Cypriot and Turkey on the one hand and the Republic of Cyprus and Greece on the other.

Bosnian Woman Charged With Financing ISIL Terrorism

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina has filed an indictment against Sena Hamzabegovic, charging her with having sent around 230,000 Bosnian marks (around 118,000 Euro) in several instalments to finance terrorist operations and activities by Bosnian citizens on the battlefields in Syria and Iraq.

Turkey voices deep sorrow over deadly rebel attack on Yemen military base

Turkey on Aug. 29 expressed "deep sorrow" for a ballistic missile that struck southern Yemen, killing at least 40 soldiers and injuring dozens.


Turkey extends its condolences to the "friendly people and Government of Yemen and to the families of those who lost their lives" while wishing the injured a speedy recovery, said a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement.

Representative of Russia: Just to make things clear

The fact that the UN Security Council did not adopt the Russian-Chinese resolution on the appointment of the High Representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina for one year means that the representative of Germany, Christian Schmidt, was not appointed to that position, which remains vacant, said First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Natio