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Israel confirms 1st case of monkeypox

JERUSALEM The Israeli Health Ministry confirmed its first case of monkeypox on Friday.  A man in his 30s was transferred to Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv after symptoms of the virus...

France says 1st case of monkeypox reported in Paris region

PARIS  A first case of the monkeypox virus has been confirmed in the Paris region, the Health Ministry said on Friday, as the infection spreads around the world. In a statement,...

Belgium reports 2nd monkeypox case in less than 24 hours

BRUSSELS Belgian health authorities will hold an emergency meeting on Friday after the second case of monkeypox was detected in the country within 24 hours. “The second case of monkeypox was...

Australia confirms 1st case of monkeypox

ANKARA Australia on Friday confirmed its first case of monkeypox from the Victoria state while another one is under investigation in Sydney, officials said. The affected man, 30, developed mild symptoms...

Oscar-winning composer Vangelis passes away at 79

ATHENS Greek composer Vangelis died at the age of 79 in a hospital in Paris late Tuesday, a law firm representing him announced.  Born Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou on March 29, 1943...

2 more Monkeypox cases detected in UK

LONDON Two additional cases of monkeypox have been detected in England, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said Wednesday. “We've detected 2 additional cases of Monkeypox, one in London and one...

More than 160M children worldwide in child labor: UN report

GENEVA  More than 160 million children are in child labor worldwide, said a report released on Wednesday by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and UN children's agency UNICEF. In the report,...

Rwandan blind woman’s journey to entrepreneurship

KIGALI, Rwanda While visually impaired individuals without education are generally considered a burden in many societies, Peninnah Niyobyose, 32, in Rwanda has set an example by unveiling her entrepreneur skills...

Ukraine wins Eurovision’s 66th edition, playing 'Stefania' by Kalush Orchestra

ROME  Ukraine triumphed at the 66th edition of the Eurovision song contest, held in Italy, winning the competition for the third time in its history, as the UK and Spain...

Former Soviet soldier living in Afghanistan misses his siblings

HERAT, Afghanistan A former Soviet soldier who came to Afghanistan 38 years ago at the age of 18 to fight in the war adopted Afghan culture after he was taken...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...