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‘Turkish Cypriots determined not to make concessions’

ANKARA  A joint declaration by the Greek Cypriot administration and non-regional countries will not have any impact on Turkish Cypriots’ determination to protect their rights and interests, the Turkish Republic...

US coronavirus cases top 3M: study

ANKARA US coronavirus cases surpassed three million on Wednesday, according to a running tally of Johns Hopkins University. Maryland-based university's tally counted 3,009,611 confirmed infections and 131,594 fatalities, while 936,476 people...

Azerbaijani military downs 2 Armenian drones

BAKU, Azerbaijan  The Azerbaijani military announced on Tuesday that it downed two Armenian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). A statement by the Ministry of Defense said Azerbaijani forces shot down a drone...

ICC postpones trial of two C.African Republic warlords

YAOUNDE, Cameroon The International Criminal Court (ICC), due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has postponed the trial of two warlords of the Central African Republic. Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona are accused...

Top US diplomat in Kabul on surprise visit

KABUL, Afghanistan U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kabul on Monday on an unannounced visit to revive the stalled intra-Afghan peace process. The top U.S. diplomat was...

US detects 1st case of more transmissible COVID variant

WASHINGTON Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday that state health officials have detected the first known US case of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom.  Polis...

5 al-Shabaab terrorists killed in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia At least five al-Shabaab terrorists were killed Friday and others wounded after Jubbaland Security Forces raided a base in Lower Juba region located in southern Somalia, according...

Turkey's Erdogan, Germany's Merkel hold video call

ANKARA In a video call on Friday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed bilateral ties and regional issues of interest to both countries, said an...

Arab campaign to replace French products with Turkish

ISTANBUL  A campaign to replace French products by Turkish ones is gaining momentum in the wake of anger across the Arab and Muslim world against France over anti-Islam remarks. "Killing two...

Turkey holds over 3,700 irregular migrants in past week

ANKARA At least 3,735 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources. Turkish gendarmerie forces held 1,475...

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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...