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Turkey arrests 11 terrorists who martyred 2 soldiers

ANKARA Turkish security forces caught 11 PKK/YPG terrorists behind an attack that martyred two Turkish soldiers in northern Syria, the Turkish Interior Ministry announced Wednesday. The terrorists were involved...

UN sends reproductive health kits to South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday donated essential reproductive health supplies to South Sudan's Health Ministry. The supplies include maternal health medicines, surgical instruments for delivery, post-rape...

COVID-19: S. Sudan suspends training of unified forces

JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan on Friday suspended the trainings of its unified forces due to coronavirus. Thousands of troops from the government and opposition groups were undergoing trainings...

67 migrants drown off Libya coast

ROME At least 67 migrants have drowned after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya's northwestern coast, according to Italian media. A fisherman reported the incident to...

OIC calls for blocking Israel’s annexation of West Bank

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia  The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community to take urgent measures to prevent Israeli annexation plans in the occupied Palestinian territory. "Any unilateral...

COVID-19: Over 124,000 patients recover worldwide

ANKARA The number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 worldwide surpassed 124,300 on Friday, according to data compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. China has the highest...

Trump advisor deserves jail time: prosecutors

LONDON (AA) - Prosecutors for the U.S. government have urged a judge to jail former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn for up to six months for deceiving...

South Sudanese capital gets electricity for first time

JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan launched its first electricity grid and power distribution system Thursday, in the country's capital Juba. This is the first time the city will have...

Serbia says Montenegro’s actions lead to conflict

BELGRADE, Serbia  Responding to Montenegro’s decision of not opening its border with Serbia due to coronavirus fears, Serbian foreign minister said on Wednesday the behavior of the Montenegrin authorities leads...

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Macron hosts donor conference for Beirut, raises €250M

PARIS - France’s President Emmanuel Macron led a virtual international donors conference Sunday to rush aid to Lebanon's capital city of Beirut, which suffered...

Israel strikes Hamas observation post in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine - Israeli warplanes struck an observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday belonging to Palestinian resistance group Hamas, according...

Atletico Madrid reports two positive cases of COVID-19

ANKARA - Atletico Madrid reported two positive cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday following testing yesterday. "Among the results revealed today are two positive tests....

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA - Turkey “neutralized” three PKK terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The terrorists, detected...

TIKA delegation visits Turkish hospital in Lebanon

BEIRUT  - A delegation from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) paid a visit Sunday to Saida Turkish Hospital in southern Lebanon. Bulent Korkmaz,...