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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 15, 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 and other developments in...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 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 and other developments in Turkey Turkey...

Turkish leader urges Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan for solidarity against Israel

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday spoke to his Kyrgyz and Afghan counterparts over the phone amid recent Israeli attacks in Palestine, the presidency said. In talks with Kyrgyz...

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 and other developments in Turkey Turkey...

EU secures 1.8B BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine doses for next 3 years

BRUSSELS The European Commission approved on Saturday a new contract with pharma companies BioNTech/Pfizer to assure vaccines until 2023. “Happy to announce that the European Commission has just approved a contract...

Scottish National Party on course for 4th term in power

EDINBURGH, Scotland The Scottish National Party (SNP) has won 46 seats so far and commands a clear lead as the vote count continues on Saturday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s pro-independence party...

Musician Roger Waters: Israel is apartheid state

ISTANBUL English rock musician Roger Waters has condemned Israel over evictions of Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. Waters, best known as bass player, co-lead vocalist, lyricist and principal...

Over 5,000 NATO troops expected to withdraw from Afghanistan

ANKARA Following the US announcement that it would start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, eyes turned to the situation of more than 5,000 soldiers in the country under the NATO-led Resolute...

Turkey rejects Latvia's unlawful decision on 1915 events: Parliament head

ANKARA Turkey rejects the Latvian parliament’s “unlawful decision” to term the events of 1915 a “genocide,” the Turkish parliament speaker said on Saturday. Mustafa Sentop stressed in a statement that it...

Libyan forces deny storming Presidency Council’s meeting venue

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government-led Burkan Al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation on Saturday denied reports about storming Cornithia Hotel, the meeting venue of Libya’s Presidential Council by its forces. Speaking to Anadolu...

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Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Israeli attacks on Palestine

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday discussed ongoing Israel's attacks on Palestine on phone. According to a statement...

Palestinian women lead resistance against Israeli occupation

JERUSALEM Palestinian women are leading the resistance against Israel's forced migration and threats of displacement in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. While the...

Bosniak leader says his country does not support Israel

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina A Bosniak member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidential Council on Sunday reacted to the Israeli premier's tweet thanking nations for supporting Israel against...

Violence returns to Afghanistan after brief truce

KABUL, Afghanistan Fighting resumed in Afghanistan on Sunday on the heels of a brief three-day truce declared by the Taliban and reciprocated by the Afghan...

Israel hits health center in Gaza

GAZA, Palestine Continuing with its airstrikes, Israel on Sunday bombarded a health facility in Gaza with two missiles, an official statement said. According to the Palestinian...