According to Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, the attempted attack on the military facility in Diyarbakir did not result in any casualties.
The first semi-final of the annual Eurovision Song Contest is taking place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, featuring performances by 16 participants, with only 10 places available in the contest final.
Two US presidential administrations have pledged to dissolve the Guantanamo Bay military prison, established after the tragic events of 11 September, 2001, to house what were referred to at the time as the most dangerous criminals in the world. The notorious detention facility, to date, holds just 40 inmates.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) said that its former head known as Jesus Santrich had been killed in Venezuela by the Colombian special forces.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke over the telephone with Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and expressed the United States’ opposition to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Tuesday.
Similar to tax practices followed within the US, American citizens living abroad must also report their annual income to the Internal Revenue Service, meaning expats are likely to file and pay taxes in two places. Although the agency implements measures to avoid double taxation, tax-filing requirements have still proven a hurdle for expats.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Bank of Russia does not see the risks of disconnecting the country from interbank payment system SWIFT, but if such a scenario is implemented, it will be possible to transfer internal Russian traffic to the Financial Messaging System of the Bank of Russia (SPFS), the bank's first deputy governor, Olga Skorobogatova, said.
Comedy actor Charles Grodin's film, TV and stage career spanned seven decades, but his pairing with Robert De Niro as a mild-mannered but ingenious mob embezzler in Midnight Run remains his most memorable role.