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Russia retaliates EU sanctions over Navalny poisoning

MOSCOW  The Russian Foreign Ministry retaliated on Monday the EU sanctions over the alleged poisoning of the Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny. In a statement on its official website, the ministry...

Chopper crashes as Australia battles massive bushfires

ANKARA  The pilot of a water-bombing helicopter walked away with minor injuries on Wednesday after crash-landing during rescue efforts to extinguish massive bushfires in Australia, local media reported The bushfires in...

Kashmir's unsung heroes of world’s first labor movement

ANKARA Observing May Day, the world on Friday commemorated the labor protests of 1886 at the Haymarket Square Chicago and expressed quiet solidarity with workers in the face of restrictions...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – June 2, 2020

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.Turkey As Turkey approached the end of...

Paraguayan students urge compatriots to discover Turkey

ANKARA Nearly 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles) from home, three Paraguayan students will complete five months of study in Turkey at the end of the month. Gregorio Ramon Ayala Aquino,...

Turkey distributes free face masks to citizens

ISTANBUL Turkey started distributing free face masks to citizens to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Citizens can apply for free masks through the country's postal services'...

NBA: 2020 All-Star game reserves revealed

ANKARA The NBA announced All-Star 2020 reserves who were selected by the league’s head coaches for the game in Chicago. The NBA released the list of the players to...

More than 1M COVID-19 cases recorded globally

WASHINGTON The novel coronavirus has surpassed one million infections worldwide after emerging in China last year, according to data released Thursday by Johns Hopkins University. There are 1,002,159 confirmed...

Pakistan stands 'shoulder to shoulder with Kashmiris'

KARACHI, Pakistan  Pakistan on Tuesday, the 73rd anniversary of the landing of Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir, reiterated its "unwavering" support to the disputed region's "freedom" struggle. In his message...

US Congress OKs $900B COVID stimulus bill, Trump to sign

WASHINGTON The US Senate ended months of anticipation late Monday by overwhelmingly approving a $900 billion coronavirus stimulus bill and sending the measure to President Donald Trump to be signed...

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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,...