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At least 58 dead in Pakistan monsoon rains

KARACHI, Pakistan The death toll from three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods in Pakistan has risen to at least 58, officials said on Sunday. The southern Sindh and...

Formula 1: Max Verstappen wins British Grand Prix

ANKARA   Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the fifth race of the 2020 Formula 1 season at the Silverstone circuit in England's Northamptonshire. The 22-year-old driver started the race in...

South Korea: 30 people killed due to floods, landslides

ANKARA  At least 30 people died due to massive floods and landslides in South Korea, local media reported Sunday. In a statement from South Korea’s Interior Ministry, nearly 6,000 people in...

'Turkey 3rd in world in developing local vaccines'

ANKARA After the US and China, Turkey has become the 3rd country to develop vaccines locally, according to the World Health Organization data, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday. Speaking...

Macron urges quick aid to blast-stricken Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon  French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday called for accelerating aid delivery to Lebanon in the wake of Tuesday’s explosion at the Beirut port. “Aid should go directly to the...

US sees over 5M COVID-19 cases: Johns Hopkins University

ANKARA The novel coronavirus infections in the US on Sunday surpassed 5 million as cases have spiked in the country, according to a running tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University. In...

India: Death toll from landslide rises to 43 in Kerala

NEW DELHI, India  The death toll in a massive landslide on Friday in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 43 on Sunday, according to a senior police officer...

EPL Brazil's Willian exits Chelsea

ANKARA  Brazil's Willian Borges da Silva announced his departure from the English Premier League side Chelsea on Sunday. "The time has now come to move on. I am certainly going to...

Bangladesh: Deaths in floods rise to 184

DHAKA, Bangladesh  Bangladesh on Sunday registered 10 more deaths in floods, taking the fatalities count to 184 as the South Asian country faces one of the worst floods in history. Over...

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Raed Salah warns of Israeli plans against Al-Aqsa

ANKARA  - Palestinian resistance icon Sheikh Raed Salah warned Sunday against the dangers that surround Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem from plans by Israeli...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – August 10, 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. -...

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....