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Azerbaijan downs 7 Armenian drones in 3 days

BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani army has shot down another unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of Armenia over the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. “On October 22, in...

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 Salman for the journalist's grisly...

Premier Tatar wins presidential runoff in N.Cyprus

Prime Minister Ersin Tatar won Sunday's presidential runoff in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with 51.74% of the votes, according to unofficial results. Narin Ferdi Sefik, the head of...

Azerbaijan marks Independence Day with pride, sorrow

ANKARA Azerbaijan on Sunday is marking the 29th anniversary of its independence with both pride and sorrow, as it comes in the wake of deadly attacks on civilian settlements by...

1961 Paris massacre remembered on anniversary

PARIS The memory of the 1961 Paris massacre, when as many as 400 demonstrators were killed and thrown into the Seine River for supporting the Algerian War of Independence, is...

Armenian attack kills 10 civilians in Ganja, Azerbaijan

BAKU  At least ten civilians were killed, including two children, and 35 others injured, after the Armenian army struck Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja, with missile attacks, a top Azerbaijani official...

Armenia launches rocket attack on Ordubad, Nakhchivan

ANKARA  Armenian armed forces launched a missile attack on the territory of the Ordubad region, said Azerbaijan Defense Ministry on Friday.  ❮❯ “An operational-tactical missile fired on October 15 at 10:44 ...

42 Azerbaijani civilians die in Armenia's attacks

BAKU At least 42 civilians in Azerbaijan have lost their lives, while 206 others sustained injuries in Armenian forces’ attacks on civilian settlements, Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor General’s Office said on Tuesday. In...

Trump tests negative for coronavirus: physician

WASHINGTON  US President Donald Trump tested negative for the novel coronavirus on "consecutive days," White House physician Sean Conley announced Monday.   "In response to your inquiry regarding the President's most recent...

Top US general says no military role in elections

WASHINGTON The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has ruled out in an interview broadcast Monday any role for the US military in a possible disputed election. "We have established...

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Turkey rescues over 100 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

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Iranian students protest in front of French embassy

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Barcelona stun Juventus 2-0 in Italy

ANKARA  Spanish football club Barcelona beat Italy’s Juventus 2-0 Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in the Italian city of Turin.  French forward...