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Turkey, Azerbaijan suspend road, air transportation

ANKARA  The Turkish and Azerbaijani presidents in a phone call on Saturday decided to temporarily suspend all road and air transportation between the countries. According to a statement from...

73 irregular migrants held in eastern Turkey

VAN, Turkey At least 73 irregular migrants were held in three separate operations in Turkey’s eastern Van province on Monday, security sources said. Gendarmerie Command teams in the Van province caught...

Italy reports 179 new deaths, aid package postponed

ROME  Italy on Monday reported 179 new fatalities from coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 30,739. However, the death rate and the number of active infections keeps falling. Data released by Italy’s...

Bangladesh: '17 journalists hurt in anti-Modi protests'

DHAKA, BangladeshAt least 17 journalists were injured during protests in Bangladesh against last week’s visit by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a global media rights group has said in...

Turkey's first lady among top 10 influential Muslims

KARACHI, Pakistan An international think tank on Sunday placed Turkey's first lady among the world's top ten most influential Muslim figures. The Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD), which simultaneously operates...

US GDP revised slightly up to 4.1% in Q4

ANKARA The US' gross domestic product (GDP) was revised slightly upwards to an annualized rate of 4.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the Commerce Department's second reading of the...

Killing of camels in Australia ‘very worrying’

‘It is not possible to leave good life for future generations by killing living things,' says Turkey’s ruling party

New plot twists in Saudi game of thrones

ISTANBUL Friday (March 6th) morning, international news agencies reported the arrest of prominent figures of the dynasty and a large number of military-civilian bureaucrats in Saudi Arabia, bringing the...

Trump, France’s Macron clash over Daesh/ISIS fighters

'Let's get serious,' French President says after Trump asks if he wants to take back 'some nice ISIS fighters'

Morocco arrests two Daesh/ISIS suspects

RABAT Moroccan authorities said Sunday they had arrested two Daesh/ISIS suspects in the capital Rabat. In a statement, the Interior Ministry said the two suspects were planning to carry out terrorist...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 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...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...