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Cavaliers improve to 2-0 with 128-119 win over Pistons

ISTANBUL  Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Detroit Pistons with a 128-119 score to win two games in a row in the NBA on Saturday. Two-time All-Star Andre Drummond performed a double-double to contribute...

Enrollment of Saudi students at US schools in decline

ANKARA Enrollment of students from Saudi Arabia at U.S. schools has fallen significantly compared to the previous school year, according to a report made public Monday. The 2019 Open...

Sudan: Head of Bashir's party infected with COVID-19

KHARTOUM The former head of ousted President Omar al-Bashir's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has tested positive for coronavirus, Sudan's Interior Ministry confirmed.  A ministry statement late Monday said samples taken...

Japan unveils new submarine amid tension with China

ANKARA Japan on Wednesday unveiled a new naval submarine amid mounting maritime tensions with China. The 3,000-ton Taigei, or big whale, built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will be put in...

'Turkey's Istanbul Convention withdrawal is right decision'

ANKARA Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention is a legal act, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader said on Tuesday."The signatory country has a right to withdraw from the convention...

Pakistan: Court acquits 4 in Daniel Pearl murder case

KARACHI, Pakistan A court in Pakistan on Thursday acquitted all four defendants in the 2002 murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, the lawyers and the court record said. A...

Russia, Belarus start joint military drills

MOSCOW Russia and Belarus started on Monday the Slavic Brotherhood-2020 joint military drills, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.During the first stage that will last till Sept. 25 in Belarus,...

Alanyaspor beat Besiktas 2-1 to remain top of Super Lig

ANKARA  Aytemiz Alanyaspor beat Besiktas 2-1 at home to stay top of Turkey's Super Lig on Sunday. Anastasios Bakasetas converted the penalty to give a 1-0 lead to home team in...

Defying court, Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar nationals

JAKARTA, Indonesia Malaysia on Tuesday deported over 1,000 Myanmar nationals, defying a court order barring their repatriation. The 1,086 Myanmar citizens were sent back on three navy ships sent by Myanmar’s...

India: President signs controversial citizenship law

CHANDIGARH, India Indian President Ram Nath Kovind signed the new citizenship law which will bring controversial changes to the legislation, local media reported on Thursday. “According to an official...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...