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Turkey hopes for quick normalization of soured bilateral ties with US
12 October 2017, 12:59 | Darnell Patrick
Erdoğan's visit serves regional stability, Serbian envoy says
The U.S. mission to Turkey said on Sunday it was reducing visa services after one of its employees was detained last week, saying it needed to "reassess" Turkey's commitment to the security of its personnel.
A first version of the Turkish statement that was posted on the embassy's Twitter account yesterday afternoon had said the measure would apply "to visas in passports". Turkey's official Anadolu news agency reported that he allegedly communicated with former police chiefs in a 2013 corruption probe, 121 people involved in the attempted coup and hundreds of people using an encrypted mobile messaging application.
Hamza Ulucay, a translator of the U.S. Consulate in the southern province of Adana, was arrested in March for alleged links to outlawed Kurdish militants.
His remarks came three days after the USA suspended non-immigrant visa services in Turkey.
In response, the United States stopped issuing non- immigrant visas from its missions in Turkey, prompting Turkish missions in the USA to hit back with a tit-for-tat measure of their own.
"Trying a Turkish citizen for a crime committed in Turkey is our right".
Turkey will boycott the upcoming meetings of its representatives with the U.S. ambassador to the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "The document testifies to the readiness of the two educational institutions to develop cooperation in the educational sphere, promotes the exchange of scientific experience and the development of educational programs", the press service said.
Meanwhile, American pastor Andrew Brunson, who ran a church in the western city of Izmir, has been held in Turkey since October 2016 on charges of being a member of Gulen's group.
By 2022, more obese kids than malnourished ones
Girls in the U.S. had the 15th highest obesity rate in the world, and boys had the 12th highest obesity in the world. It also recommends at least 60 minutes of exercise per day and less screen time and other sedentary activities.
Oil prices stable as OPEC says market is rebalancing
The price of Brent crude oil is now trading around $57.00 a barrel, having risen from six-month lows below $45 a barrel in June. Oil has found support from the deal but, trading below $57 a barrel on Wednesday, crude is still half its mid-2014 level.
Disney CANCELS Upcoming Animated Film 'Gigantic'
The film was originally set to be released in 2020 and would have featured Jack making friends with a female giant child. For now, Disney fans can still look forward to Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 in 2018 and Frozen 2 in 2019.
It's National Fire Prevention Week
Such a plan includes working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in every bedroom and near all sleeping areas. You can go here to find out how to develop your own home escape plan.
10th hurricane of 2017 season forms in Atlantic
He says a combination of slightly warmer than normal water and weak upper level winds helped make that hurricane streak. It is now forecast to stay west of Portugal before bringing gusty winds and rain to Ireland early next week.
Giants suspend CB Rodgers-Cromartie
Rodgers-Cromartie, a veteran, has been with the Giants since 2014 and is part of a team that is now 0-5, its season all but over. Rodgers-Cromartie has been one of the Giants' key defensive players, missing just two games since he arrived in NY .
SpaceX Aims At Yet Another Launch, Today
SpaceX launched the third set of Iridium NEXT communications satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 9. On Wednesday, the organization is booked to launch a hybrid broadcasting satellite to be utilized by the two SES and EchoStar.
England in top tier of new UEFA Nations League
Starting next year, there will be four leagues, with each country placed in a division rated on their level. The next edition of the competition, with relegation and promotions taken into account, will begin in 2020.