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Syria: Over 31,000 civilians flee Idlib

IDLIB, Syria   Around 31,600 more civilians have fled their homes in Idlib de-escalation zone in Syria over the last two days due to attacks by the regime and its...

India showcases military strength at Republic Day

NEW DELHI India on Sunday showcased its military strength at an event marking the country’s 71st Republic Day. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was the chief guest at the event...

Failing on plant health can bring total desertification

ANKARA  If ensuring plant health is not successful against threats such as climate change, pesticides and degraded ecosystems, the world may face total desertification, according to a biodiversity expert....

India: Woman lawmakers forced to drag trollers to court

NEW DELHI, India From rape threats to sexist comments and questions about their personal lives, female Indian politicians face daily abuse on social media for voicing opinions and for...

3 YPG/PKK terrorists surrender to Turkish forces

ANKARA Turkish security forces were able to persuade three more YPG/PKK terrorists to surrender, the Interior Ministry said Saturday. The terrorists surrendered at Turkey's southeastern Habur border gate with...

India restores limited mobile internet in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities said Saturday they have restored mobile internet in Jammu and Kashmir as residents complained of its low speed. Users were disappointed to find...

Death toll from Turkey's earthquake rises to 31

ANKARA The death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to 31, the country's disaster relief agency said. So far, 1,547 people have been reported injured as...

Trump defense accuses Dems of seeking election overturn

Counsel Pat Cipollone charges Democrats with unprecedented effort to interfere in elections

NBA player to support quake victims in Turkey

Cedi Osman vows to donate $100 for every three-pointers made in Cleveland Cavaliers-Chicago Bulls game on Saturday

US condoles with Turkey following 'terrible' earthquake

WASHINGTON The U.S. offered on Saturday its condolences to Turkey after an earthquake in the country's east left at least 22 people dead and over a thousand more injured....

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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,...