One victim died and two were wounded Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara,Turkey, police said.
Images from CNN sister network CNN Turk showed a hole in a wall of a building across the street from the embassy.
U.S. Officials were unable to immediately confirm details of the incident. Ref. CNN
US report slams Turkish gov't over corruption scandal, calls for respect for rule of law:
"Law enforcement and the judiciary were subject to executive branch influence as the government reassigned thousands of police and prosecutors during the December 17 anti-corruption operation and subsequent scandal." Ref. Source 2
For Turkey and U.S. A 60-year alliance shows signs of crumbling:
The increasingly hostile divergence of views between Turkey and the United States over Syria is testing the durability of their 60-year alliance, to the point where some are starting to question whether the two countries still can be considered allies at all. Ref. Source 6
Turkey can't be without America just like so many others in that region that like to criticize us but don't mind taking our money.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 21 2.1%
We break from USA vs Turkey to share caption from the good old days:
Today is: 23rd January (GMT), in history on the 23rd of January, 1942 AD the following birth happened:
Ivan Ivanovich Bachurin: Cosmonaut