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Study finds dangerous lead in Canadian drinking water

TRENTON, Canada A new study released Monday has found that hundreds of thousands of Canadians, including children in daycares and schools, have been drinking water contaminated with lead. Lead is a...

Tsunamis claim hundreds of thousands over past century

ANKARA Over a quarter-million people have been killed in tsunamis over the past century, according to the data compiled by Anadolu Agency. According to the UN, which marks Nov. 5 as...

ASEAN+3 agree to curb cybercrime, extremism

ANKARA Member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as Japan, South Korea and China on Monday focused on jointly curbing cybercrime, extremism and misinformation. At the...

Turkey to plant 11 million saplings in Nov

ANKARA Turkey will plant 11 million saplings at 2023 different locations across Turkey on Nov. 11 at 11:11 a.m. local time (0811GMT). Turkey’s Agriculture and Forestry Ministry launched a campaign, "Breath...

World-famous Russian cosmonaut meets Turkish students

ANKARA Going through an adventurous experience in the space, Russian astronaut Aleksandr Lazutkin met Saturday with students in Turkey’s capital to give an inspirational talk on space and aviation sector. The...

'Food waste third-largest gas emitter'

ANKARA If food waste was a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, said a UN official. "One third of all food that we consume -- that is...

US opens national security review into TikTok video app

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has initiated a national security review into the TikTok short-form video app, which has grown a considerable base among younger segments of American society, according to...

Turkish scientists determine age of centuries-old tree

ANKARA Nuclear physicists in Turkey's Ankara University determined the age of an olive tree in country's west by using the luminescence dating method for the first time. Laboratory tests...

Turkish defense giant to monitor straits with cameras

ANKARA Turkish defense contractor ASELSAN on Friday installed new electro-optic systems in Istanbul and the Canakkale straits to allow continuous monitoring of ship traffic. The new system is an upgrade of...

Climate meet sounds alarm over mountain water supplies

GENEVA Glaciers like those in Turkey as well as the Andes, Alps and other mountain ranges are bearing the brunt of climate change, a global conference warned Thursday. The High Mountain...

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Germany to take back Daesh/ISIS suspects from Turkey

BERLIN Germany will take back several Daesh/ISIS suspects, along with their wives and children, who were captured by Turkish authorities, officials confirmed on Monday. Speaking at...

'YPG/PKK keeps violating safe zone in northern Syria'

ANKARA YPG/PKK terrorists have continued to violate the area of Turkey's anti-terrorist operation launched last month, and carry out dozens of terror attacks, the National...

Morales: Bolivian patriots, world reject coup

ANKARA Bolivia's Indigenous leader Evo Morales Monday said the Bolivian patriots and the international community are rejecting the coup taking place in the Latin American...

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