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US treasury head urges standard global corporate tax

ANKARA To halt an international “race to the bottom,” the world needs a global minimum corporate tax rate, the US treasury secretary has urged. "Together we...

US must take lead in global vaccine drive: Blinken

WASHINGTON  The US must take the lead in the effort to vaccinate people worldwide against the coronavirus, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday. Speaking...

US: 6 relatives dead in murder-suicide in Texas

ANKARA Six members of a family were found dead Monday in Allen city of US state of Texas as a result of an apparent murder-suicide,...

US preparing to deliver $125M in aid to Palestinians

The Biden administration has notified Congress that it intends to distribute $125 million in aid to Palestinians that was put on ice by former...

US stock market higher as metals up 2%

ANKARA US stocks indexes were higher at the opening bell on Thursday as precious metals rallied more than 2%. The Dow Jones industrial average was up...

US receives $335M from Sudan in victim compensation

ANKARA The US has received $335 million from Sudan to compensate victims of terror attacks against Americans, Washington’s top diplomat said Wednesday. "We are pleased...

Dow Jones down 1%, banks take hit as Fed ends exemption

ANKARA The Dow Jones was down almost 1% shortly after US market opening on Friday, with major banks taking heavy losses after The Federal Reserve...

US: Probe continues after deadly crash at homeless camp

ANKARA  A probe continues on Wednesday after at least three people were killed and six injured when a driver plowed through a homeless encampment in...

US: Jesuit priests to pay $100M for slaveholding

ANKARA A US Catholic order has reportedly pledged to raise $100 million for the descendants of the slaves it once owned and sold by creating...

Biden pledges 100M vaccine doses in next 10 days

WASHINGTON The US will soon administer 100 million COVID-19 vaccines in the time since US President Joe Biden assumed office in January, he said on...

OPINION – Joe Biden needs to walk the democracy walk in Myanmar

*The writer is the Burmese coordinator of the UK-based Free Rohingya Coalition and a fellow of the Genocide Documentation Center in Cambodia LONDON  “Ben Rhodes’ fairy...

ANALYSIS – How will Biden ‘reassess’ US-Saudi relationship?

The writer is a London-based political analyst focusing on Turkey, Israel, and the Gulf. He holds a master's in comparative politics from the London...