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Thanksgiving 2020 looking quite different for Americans

WISCONSIN, US Thanksgiving, that uniquely American holiday of family, football and fattening up, is on a COVID diet in 2020. "From 12 to 4" is how...

Top US court blocks virus curbs on religious services

ANKARA The US Supreme Court on Wednesday night blocked the state of New York from imposing limits on attendance at religious services. Andrew Cuomo, governor of...

Fed minutes show no change in asset purchase plan

ANKARA The US Federal Reserve is in no hurry to change but will continue its asset purchase plan as a response to the coronavirus pandemic,...

US: New York governor slams secret wedding as 'illegal'

ANKARA New York Governor Andrew Cuomo criticized a Hasidic synagogue for holding a massive secret wedding, calling it "illegal". "If that happened, it was a blatant...

'Trump's Nile dam statement is declaration of war'

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia US President Donald Trump saying that Egypt would “end up blowing up” the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was tantamount to a declaration...

Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

WASHINGTON Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee to late Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, filed suit in US district court Tuesday against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

US media ignores deadly Armenia strike on civilians

WASHINGTON The mainstream US media disregarded Saturday the Armenian strike on Azerbaijani civilians, which killed more than a dozen including children. Prominent outlets such as The...

US coronavirus cases surpass 8 million

ANKARA The number of the coronavirus cases in the US has surpassed 8 million on Friday, while deaths near 218,000, according to Johns Hopkins University...

US: Limited virus vaccine supply possible by year's end

ANKARA A limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines could be available before the end of 2020, the US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. “Many...

US designates Nicaraguan officials, financial institute

ANKARA The US on Friday designated a Nicaraguan financial institution and two government officials over their alleged role to undermine the Central American nation’s democracy. "The...

US: FBI foils plot to kidnap Michigan governor

WASHINGTON The FBI foiled a plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer of the state of Michigan and forcibly depose its government, the bureau said in...

OPINION – US keeps complicit silence on Cuban Embassy attack in DC

* The writer is the Cuban ambassador to Turkey. ANKARA On Sept. 22, the Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez highlighted in the online General Debate of...