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NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal from Brooklyn and sending LeVert...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus and other developments in Turkey Turkey...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality, the president of the Turkish...

Manchester City secure 4th consecutive league win

ANKARA Manchester City beat struggling Brighton 1-0 Wednesday thanks to a first-half goal by Phil Foden at Etihad Stadium.  The home side secured its fourth successive Premier League win with the...

New Jordanian government wins confidence vote

AMMAN Jordan’s new government headed by Prime Minister Bishr Al-Khasawneh secured a vote of confidence from parliament Wednesday.  A total of 88 lawmakers voted in favor of the government while 38...

Trump says Capitol rioters will be brought to justice

WASHINGTON  US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that those involved in the deadly Capitol riot last week will face justice.   In a video issued shortly after being impeached by the House...

Turkey, Azerbaijan, Pakistan issue joint declaration

ANKARA  The foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Pakistan issued a joint declaration Wednesday following the Second Round of Trilateral Dialogue of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs which was held...

Bangladesh slams Pompeo over 'irresponsible' remarks

DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh on Wednesday strongly condemned remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo labeling the country as a place where the Al-Qaeda terrorist group carried out attacks.  “Such irresponsible...

Human rights whistleblower claims UN wants to fire her

GENEVA  A lawyer at the UN Human Rights Office claims she could be dismissed after accusing her employer of sharing the names of Chinese government opponents who took part in...

Turkish, Azerbaijani ministers discuss post-war developments

ANKARA  Turkey’s foreign minister held a one-on-one meeting late Wednesday with his Azerbaijani counterpart in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.  Mevlut Cavusoglu and Jeyhun Bayramov met after a dinner hosted by Pakistani...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...