Turkey issued a decree on Sunday dismissing more than 18,000 civil servants, half of which were from the police force, ahead of this month’s expected lifting of a two-year-old state of emergency imposed after an attempted coup in July 2016.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised on Sunday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s conduct at denuclearization talks with North Korean officials who accused America’s top diplomat of making “gangster-like” demands.
Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Taro Kono said on Sunday Tokyo, the United States and South Korea reaffirmed their commitment to implement sanctions against North Korea until it abandoned its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
EU officials remain wary despite progress in long-delayed talks
It’s a race to the top for Amazon and Walmart as they embark for territories less familiar to them. While Amazon continues to build its in-store presence, Walmart bolsters its online experience.
A dangerous rescue mission to free 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a Thai cave for two weeks began on Sunday, authorities said, with the first survivor to possibly emerge 11 hours later.
The death toll from unprecedented rains in Japan rose to at least 64 on Sunday after rivers burst their banks and forced several million people from their homes, media reports said, with more rain set to hit some areas for at least another day.
Weaker demand from Europe set to coincide with increase in US sovereign bonds
In an otherwise dour outlook on the world’s chances of recovering from climate change, the International Energy Agency director named one bright prospect that arrived this year bearing President Trump’s signature.