The New Turkey

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Turkey to receive first S-400 in 2019

Turkey’s National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told parliament’s Planning and Budget Committee that “the first delivery of the S-400 air-defense systems is planned to be accomplished in 2019.” Canikli also pointed out that Turkey is currently panning its own production of defense missile system – “Turkey has also started a new platform, a new line which it will develop with its own potential.”

“Butcher of Bosnia” jailed for life

Ratko Mladic, 74, has been convicted by a U.N. tribunal in The Hague on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a “Greater Serbia.” He was jailed for life on Wednesday.

Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since resignation

“Today I presented my resignation to the president and he urged me to hold onto it for more dialogue about its reasons and its political underpinnings… and I accepted,” he said during a televised speech at the country’s presidential palace.

PKK/PYD provided with 120 armored vehicles by US

According to information gathered by a source from Syria’s Haseke province, close to the Anadolu Agency, the US army has apparently delivered combat and mine resistant vehicles via the Semalka border crossing at the Iraq-Syria border.