- Turkish and Russian troops start first joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month to clear the area of YPG/PKK terrorists.
- U.S. troops begin rebuilding a military base in the south of Ayn al-Arab, or Kobani, which was previously evacuated during Turkey’s anti-terror operation in northern Syria.
- Slain Daesh/ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was “the brainchild of the U.S.,” Russia’s foreign minister says.
- Turkish female athlete Irem Yaman wins gold medal in the European G4 Extra Taekwondo Championships in Italy.
- At least 53 Malian soldiers and a civilian are killed by militants in an attack on a military post. Malian government declares three days of national mourning.
- Israeli forces release Palestine’s Jerusalem Affairs Minister Fadi Hidmi after six hours under arrest, according to a local source.
- Iraqi demonstrators block major roads in Basra as protests continue in the southern city for economic reforms and an overhaul of the political system.
- Kenyan, Ethiopian athletes win men’s and women’s titles at the 41st Istanbul Marathon.
- Iraqi protesters block a number of vital bridges and roads in the capital Baghdad as anti-government demonstrations continue for a 10th day.
- Iran doubles the number of its advanced centrifuges, enhancing the country’s capacity to enrich uranium, the head of its nuclear program says.
- The U.S. submits paperwork to the UN that begins the one-year process to formally withdraw from the historic Paris climate accord.
- Turkey sends captured Daesh/ISIS members back to Europe, where they come from, says Turkish interior minister.
- U.S. troops and YPG/PYD terrorists jointly patrol planned safe zone in northern Syria, says Turkey’s president.
- The first freight train traveling directly to Czech Republic from China via Turkey makes dream of Silk Railroad come true.
- Turkey captures wife of slain Daesh/ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces.
- At least five irregular migrants are killed when their boat sinks off Spain’s Canary Islands, say officials.
- An elected Muslim religious leader in Greece’s Western Thrace region is given an 80-day prison sentence for usurping authority.
- The first Chinese freight train traveling the China Railway Express line from city of Xi’an to Europe crosses under Istanbul’s Bosporus Strait after setting off from Ankara a day earlier.
- More than 52 million people in 18 African nations face hunger crisis due to weather extremes, poverty and armed conflicts, Oxfam, an international confederation of NGOs working to reduce poverty, says in a report.
- The Jordanian government informs Israel it will ban Israelis’ entry to the al-Baqura area in the Jordan valley as of Nov. 10.
- The Bloodhound supersonic car reaches 806 kilometers (501 miles) an hour, breaking world record.
- An explosion in an offset mine in the East German town of Teutschenthal injures at least two people, according to local reports.
- Turkey’s Interior Ministry announces it has begun Operation Kiran-5 to neutralize terrorists with 2,625 personnel and 179 units in the eastern part of the country.
- Human Rights Watch accuses Iraqi security forces of firing tear gas canisters directly at protesters’ heads, killing 16 protesters since Oct. 25.
- Pakistan opens a key border crossing with neighboring India for Sikh pilgrims ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, founder of their religion.
- A barrage of 17 rockets lands near a military base housing U.S. forces in northern Iraq, the Iraqi army says.
- Yellow Vest protesters take to the streets in France for the 52nd straight week to demonstrate against President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies.
- Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is released from prison.
- Bolivia’s president resigns after army’s "suggestion".
- Turkey plants more than 13 million saplings as part of a massive tree-planting campaign in hope for a breath for the future in a greener country.
- At least 198 soldiers of the Turkey-backed Syrian National Army have been martyred in attacks by YPG/PKK terrorists since the launch of an Ankara-led anti-terror operation in northern Syria in October.
- Australian government asks its army to use all available resources to fight “catastrophic” bush fires as a state of emergency was declared in New South Wales.
- A former British military intelligence officer is found dead in the street near his apartment in Istanbul.
- Israeli forces carry out an airstrike, killing a commander in the al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of Gaza-based resistance faction Islamic Jihad.
- Turkey starts repatriating captured Daesh/ISIS terrorists to their home countries, according to Turkey’s Interior Ministry.
- Stephen Miller, the chief architect of U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, pushed discredited views on race once adored by Adolf Hitler and assailed non-white immigration in leaked emails made public.
- Turkey launches Operation Kiran-6 to eliminate terrorists in the country’s east, the Interior Ministry announces.
- Ghana decides to withdraw recognition of Kosovo as an independent state, Serbian media reports.
- Unusual heavy rains continue to fall in the Central African Republic, causing the displacement of more than 20,600 people, the UN migration agency says.
- The Italian government approves a state of emergency, and a €20-million ($22-million) financial aid is being set aside following Venice’s worst flooding in over 50 years. The northeastern city, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been flooded due to heavy rains that coincided with a high tide.
- American Daesh/ISIS terrorist was stranded on Turkey-Greece border.
- Philippine immigration authorities deport more than 300 Chinese nationals reportedly involved in telecommunications fraud, say officials.
- Police respond to a shooting at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says.
- Ship-shaped formation discovered half a century ago in eastern Turkey opens new horizons about Noah’s Ark with its three-dimensional images.
- The International Criminal Court approves a prosecution request to investigate crimes against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives at the White House for meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump.
- At least 224 soldiers of the Turkey-backed Syrian National Army have been martyred in attacks by YPG/PKK terrorists since Ankara launched an anti-terror operation in northern Syria last month.
- Almost all universities in Hong Kong cancel their classes with immediate effect for the first semester of 2019, which was supposed to finish in the first week of December, an academic says.
- Bolivia’s interim government cuts diplomatic ties with Venezuela, ordering its diplomats in Caracas to leave the country, according to media reports.
- At least 208 people in Iran have been killed and around 7,000 arrested since protests broke out early November over the government’s decision to raise fuel prices, Amnesty International says.
- India’s capital New Delhi has the most polluted air in the world, according to an air quality watchdog.
- More than 600 Daesh/ISIS affiliates, including Pakistanis, Central Asians and Iranians, have surrendered over the past two weeks in Afghanistan, says the country’s Defense Ministry.
- Leaked files reveal an unprecedented inside view of China’s continuing clampdown on ethnic Uighurs in autonomous Xinjiang province.
- Protesters take to the streets on the first anniversary of France’s Yellow Vest movement to rally against the policies of President Emmanuel Macron.
- Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman issues a royal pardon for 332 prisoners, including 142 foreigners.
- Sri Lanka’s former Defense Chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa claims an easy victory against his main rival from the ruling party in presidential race, official results reveal.
- Police in France arrested 254 protesters nationwide on the first anniversary of Yellow Vest protests, says interior minister.
- Dozens of protesters are detained as Hong Kong police lay siege to a university.
- Iraqi protesters block main roads leading to oilfields in southern Basra province amid mass demonstrations against corruption.
- At least 12 million children in war-battered Yemen need urgent humanitarian aid, says the UNICEF.
- French troops are only able to remain deployed in Syria under the guard of the U.S. military, despite the French president’s claim that his country pursues an active policy in the Middle Eastern country.
- The U.S. has the world’s highest rate of children in detention, says the author of a UN study.
- Astronomers identify the presence of a tenuous atmosphere of oxygen around Jupiter’s second moon, Europa.
- Turkey repatriates a total of 15 foreign terrorist fighters to their home countries over the past eight days.
- At least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran after a recent government decision to raise fuel prices, according to Amnesty International.
- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe announces his resignation after his party’s candidate Sajith Premadasa suffers a defeat in presidential elections.
- More than 29,000 children have been killed since the start of Syria’s civil war in 2011, says a report by a London-based rights watchdog.
- Israeli forces have arrested around 745 Palestinian children in the first 10 months of the year, according to an NGO.
- Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit indicts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges including bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
- At least 250 children are in prisons controlled by the YPG/PKK terrorist organization in Syria, says UNICEF representative in Syria.
- Defense expert praises NATO’s move to develop a policy to deter potential aggressors in space.
- The African Union demands that the U.K. withdraws unconditionally its colonial administration from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.
- Supporters of ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales fill the capital La Paz, carrying seven coffins of people killed in clashes with security forces.
- South Sudan hit by heavy floods, killing at least 70 people.
- Turkey repatriates a total of 15 foreign terrorist fighters to their home countries over the past eight days.
- At least 106 people are killed during protests in Iran after a recent government decision to hike fuel prices, according to Amnesty International.
- At least 65 people die in Kenya amid landslides following heavy downpours.
- Haluk Bilginer wins the Best Performance by an Actor award at the 47th International Emmy Awards in New York for his performance in the TV series Sahsiyet (Persona).
- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits western city of Durres in Albania at 3.54 a.m. local time (0254GMT), says country’s Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment, killing at least 51 and injuring more than 900.
- So far, 1,230 terrorists have been neutralized in Turkey’s anti-terror operation in northern Syria, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
- Bolivia’s self-proclaimed interim President Jeanine Anez appoints the country’s first ambassador to the U.S. in 11 years, overturning her predecessor’s policies.
- An international group of scientists finds an “amazingly well-preserved” 18,000-year-old puppy in permafrost in Siberia that could be the oldest confirmed dog in history.
- U.S. President Donald Trump signs legislation authorizing sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for human rights abuses in Hong Kong.
- Apple shows Crimea as Russian territory for users of its apps in Russia but not those in the U.S., Ukraine or other parts of Europe.
- Teenager Feroza Aziz posts a video on Chinese-owned social network TikTok disguised as a makeup tutorial that criticizes China's treatment of Uighur Muslims.
- Uruguayan opposition figure Luis Lacalle Pou wins presidential runoff election after the ruling party concedes defeat.
- South Korea claims North Korea fired two “unidentified projectiles” into the sea off its eastern coast, local media reports.
- The YPG/PKK terrorist group manipulates underage children to fight against the Turkish Armed Forces, according to an Anadolu Agency reporter.
- French President Emmanuel Macron should check his own head before describing NATO as “brain dead,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says in a rebuff of the French leader.
- Death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania rises to 50, the country’s prime minister says.
- Thousands take to the streets of the north-central German city of Braunschweig to protest against a two-day congress of the far-right Islamophobic Alternative for Germany party.
- Turkish and Azeri presidents inaugurate the Europe link of the strategic Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline.