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Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims deadly car bombing

MOGADISHU, Somalia Terrorist group al-Shabaab Monday evening claimed responsibility for Saturday's suicide truck bombing in Somalia that killed some 80 people, including two Turkish citizens, and wounded over 150 others. Hours...

We will have a say in future technology: Turkish leader

ANKARA Citing the prototype of Turkey's landmark indigenous car unveiled last week, Turkey's president on Monday voiced the nation’s ambition to have a say in the field of technology. "Turkey will...

Turkey: Takasbank launches digital gold transfer system

ISTANBUL Turkey's Istanbul Clearing, Settlement and Custody Bank (Takasbank) announced the launch of its physically backed, blockchain-based electronic gold transfer system on Monday. The system, called BIGA Digital Gold, allows "peer-to-peer...

Rebels in eastern DR Congo kill at least 18

Uganda’s Allied Democratic Forces attacks town in Beni region

‘Indian state is acting in panic,’ says rights defender

Human rights defender Ravi Nair tells Anadolu Agency the India's religion-specific laws are 'discriminatory'

Won’t take steps to harm Indian Muslims, says ruling party

India's ruling party spokesman tells Anadolu Agency that detention camps in Assam were approved by Congress when in power

Bolivia moves to expel Mexican, Spanish envoys

ANKARA Amid accusations of aiding members of Bolivia’s former Morales administration, Bolivia on Monday made moves to expel Mexico’s ambassador and two Spanish diplomats. "Applying the Vienna Convention in the face...

Chinese researcher jailed for practicing gene-editing

ANKARA A Chinese biologist and two researchers from his team were sentenced to prison for illegally altering genes in human embryos, according to local media. A court in south China's Shenzhen...

Turkey nabs 2 accused PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

VAN, Turkey Two accused female terrorists were arrested Monday in a Turkish operation against the terrorist group YPG/PKK in northern Iraq. The Security Directorate in Turkey’s eastern Van province said in...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up nearly 1% at close

ISTANBUL Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 114,753.97 points on Monday, up 0.94% from the previous close. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 114,057.03 points. As...

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Goodfellas, Field of Dreams star Ray Liotta dead at 67

HOUSTON, Texas Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing the role of Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s classic 1980 mob film Goodfellas, has...

Paris to beef up security, set up special fan zones for Champions League final

PARIS Paris will beef up security and set up special fan zones to welcome thousands of football fans at the UEFA Champions League final...

Russian president expresses readiness to help overcoming global food crisis

MOSCOW The Russian president on Thursday said his country is ready to help overcome the global food security crisis if Western sanctions imposed due...

Turkiye can be model for 'green industrialization,' says expert at UN panel

ISTANBUL Turkiye can serve as a model for other developing nations in "green industrialization," while itself focusing on efficiency and cooperation with other countries, experts...

Turkish, French presidents discuss Sweden, Finland’s NATO bids

ANKARA The Turkish and French presidents on Thursday discussed Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO, Turkiye’s Communication Directorate said. Sweden and Finland's contacts with...