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Israeli forces injure 3 photojournalists

RAMALLAH, Palestine  Three photojournalists along with dozens of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank were injured and suffocated by the Israeli army's live and rubber bullets, and tear gas. Murad Shtaiwi,...

Border clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia continue

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijani troops continued to inflict heavy blows to the Armenian military amid ongoing border clashes between the two countries. Azerbaijani artilleries destroyed the command and observation zone of the...

EU's annual inflation stands at 1.1% in October

ANKARA Consumer prices in the European Union rose 1.1% year-on-year in October, the EU's statistical office announced Friday. The 28-member bloc's annual inflation rate was down from 1.2% in September. Compared with...

Kosovo's prime minister goes into quarantine

BELGRADE, Serbia  Kosovo’s caretaker Prime Minister Albin Kurti on Monday said he was self-isolating as he awaits results of his COVID-19 test.   Kurti announced that he will be isolating himself due...

Catalan protests halt main route at Spain-France border

OVIEDO, Spain Vehicles and protesters have paralyzed traffic at the border between Catalonia and France since early Monday in what a Catalan separatist group said was the beginning of a...

Kuwait calls for end to Israeli occupation in Palestine

ANKARA The Kuwaiti prime minister reaffirmed Friday his country’s principled and firm position in supporting the choices of the Palestinian people to obtain their legitimate rights.    “The Palestinian cause still...

Ethiopian, Pakistani leaders talk over phone

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Monday he held a discussion with his Pakistani counterpart on ways to withstand the economic fallout of COVID-19. “In a phone call...

Kenya elected non-permanent UN Security Council member

NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya on Thursday won a United Nations Security Council seat as a non-permanent member after thrashing Djibouti in the second round of voting. Out of the 193 member countries,...

Regional human rights courts sign cooperation pact

KAMPALA, Uganda The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights signed an agreement Tuesday with the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights aimed at...

Syrian Constitutional Committee gets underway in Geneva

ANKARA Syrian Constitutional Committee -- made up of opposition, civil society and regime members -- began its work on Wednesday in Geneva with the UN's facilitation. The committee is mandated, within...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...