Agenda
Cyprus may see referendum in mid-2017: Akinci
Turkish Cypriot leader says first quarter of new year will also see writing constitutions for two sides in island

Colombian lawmakers approve peace deal with FARC
Guerrillas set to demobilize in designated areas

Plane with more than 80 aboard crashes in Colombia
Brazilian football club players reportedly on board

'Regional protection force won't end S.Sudan crisis'
South Sudan's government finally approves new force, but questions remain about its efficacy in the war-torn nation

Cypriot mosque to open next August: Turkish official
Mosque in Turkish Cypriot capital will provide service for almost 3,000 worshippers, says Turkish Embassy official

Rohingya group accuses Myanmar military of entrapment
Claims army manipulated Rohingya into carrying out attacks on border police to legitimize ongoing crackdown

China detains 9 for accident in which 74 died
74 people were killed and two injured when platform for cooling tower of apower plant under construction collapsed

Rohingya group accuses Myanmar military of entrapment
Claims army manipulated Rohingya into carrying out attacks on border police to legitimize ongoing crackdown

Israel thanks Turkey for help fighting wildfires
President Rivlin, Erdogan also discuss Israeli bill to ban loudspeaker broadcast of Islamic call to prayer