World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Ambassador to Canada, Selcuk Unal said that Canada and the U.S. will jointly host the summit. All nations that fought in the 1950-53 Korean War will be invited.
Turkish troops served under UN command during the war and 774 Turkish soldiers were martyred.
On Tuesday, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced during a joint press conference with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that a meeting will be held “to put pressure on the North Korean regime to abandon its dangerous nuclear and ballistic missile programs”.
Some interesting facts about Muslim nations and the players in this year’s competition.
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Republican-controlled Senate votes 85-10 for fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said earlier that nearly 40 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in the raid in eastern Syria.
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Settlers clash with Israeli police over illegal settlement outpost built on Palestinian land
Israeli army strikes at al-Bureij refugee camp in Gaza Strip
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Colombians go to the polls in the second round of presidential elections
Restaurant chain to ditch plastic drinking straws in UK by 2019 and begin testing alternatives elsewhere
Nearly $200M still frozen after Trump authorizes administration to use funds to bolster White Helmets, UN
Gaza's Palestinians celebrate end-of-Ramadan holiday amid steadily worsening economic conditions