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China sends 3rd maritime satellite into space

ANKARA China on Monday sent another maritime satellite into the space, local media reported.  The new sea and ocean-monitoring satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China,...

With no new cases, N.Zealand moves to lift restrictions

ANKARA New Zealand is set to lift all restrictions across the nation from Wednesday night as the country reported no fresh coronavirus cases for a week, the premier announced on...

Turkish forces 'neutralize' 2 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

ANKARA Turkish security forces have neutralized two PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said on Monday. The terrorists were targeted in an air-backed operation in the Avasin region,...

Some Turkish students return to classrooms

ANKARA Some students returned to their classes on Monday as schools in Turkey partially reopened amid the coronavirus outbreak.Schools were closed on March 16, days after the country confirmed its...

Borsa Istanbul flat at weekly open

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,112.04 points on Monday, rising 0.01% or 0.08 points from the previous close. At the last week's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was...

‘Making UN bureaucracy inclusive need of hour’

ANKARA As global leaders start addressing the UN General Assembly from Tuesday to mark the 75th year of the world body, experts call for overhauling its bureaucracy to make it...

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinian women allege sexual abuse in Israeli jails

RAMALLAH Dena Karmi, 41, a Palestinian woman, who spent 16 months in Israeli prison recalls a harrowing tale of sexual abuse, she faced behind the bars. Her body is still trembling...

Coronavirus claims more lives in Brazil, Mexico

ANKARA Almost 600 more lives were lost to COVID-19 while nearly 20,000 new infections were confirmed in Brazil and Mexico in the last 24 hours, health authorities said late Sunday. At...

2020 Emmys: Schitt's Creek sweeps comedy categories

WASHINGTON Canadian TV sitcom Schitt's Creek won the 2020 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Comedy Series,” making it an unprecedented seven trophies in a row. A virtual ceremony of the 72nd Emmy...

NBA: Lakers beat Denver on Davis buzzer, lead WCF 2-0

ANKARA  The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 105-103 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NBA's Western Conference Finals series, thanks to Anthony Davis' buzzer-beating three-pointer. “We...

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Pakistan rejects nomination of 'senior' Indian diplomat

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan has rejected the nomination of an Indian diplomat for the post of its Charge d’Affaires in Islamabad, terming him too senior for...

Legendary Nepalese climber dies at 72

KATHMANDU, Nepal  Ang Rita Sherpa, a legendary climber who holds the record for the highest number of summits on Everest without supplemental oxygen, died on...

China sends 3rd maritime satellite into space

ANKARA China on Monday sent another maritime satellite into the space, local media reported.  The new sea and ocean-monitoring satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite...

With no new cases, N.Zealand moves to lift restrictions

ANKARA New Zealand is set to lift all restrictions across the nation from Wednesday night as the country reported no fresh coronavirus cases for a...

Turkish forces 'neutralize' 2 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

ANKARA Turkish security forces have neutralized two PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said on Monday. The terrorists were targeted in an air-backed...