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Trump says Baghdadi’s ‘number one replacement’ dead

'Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!' US president says on Twitter

Pakistan: Kashmiri boy's photo draws strong reaction

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  A photo showing a 3-year-old Kashmiri boy sitting on his grandfather's body that went viral on the social media, drew strong reaction and anger from the top Pakistani...

US confirms first Wuhan coronavirus case

WASHINGTON The first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. was reported in Washington state, according to U.S. media reports Tuesday. CNN reported an infected male patient from Snohomish County is...

'Vital points of US in Iran's range': Commander

ANKARA  The commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards on Saturday said Iran would take number of measures in response to the killing of top commander Qasem Soleimani by a U.S....

Russian maneuvers in Libya poses risk: US AFRICOM

ANKARA US Africa Command (AFRICOM) revealed new evidence of active Russian aircraft in Libyan airspace Thursday, saying it poses a risk for all civilians. "Russia's sustained involvement in Libya increases the...

Russia forms observation point in NE Syria

AL-HASAKAH, Syria / ANKARA, Turkey Russia has established a military observation point in Syria's northeastern Al-Hasakah province, according to local sources. Some 70 to 80 Russian military police officers with armored...

Car bombing in Syria kills 5, injures 15

AZAZ, Syria At least five civilians were killed and 15 others injured in a car bombing in Syria's northwestern city of Azaz, local sources said Sunday. The injured were transferred to...

Coronavirus cases show no let up in Latin America

BOGOTA, Colombia Latin America and the Caribbean exceeded 1.2 million cases of the coronavirus Friday.  Brazil and Mexico are among the fastest growing in the region but the virus is also...

New York governor urges protestors to get COVID-19 test

WASHINGTON New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday urged demonstrators joining protests over the death of George Floyd to get tested for the novel coronavirus.   Speaking at his daily press briefing,...

George Floyd protests continue for 13th day in US

NEW YORK  Protests continued over George Floyd’s death for a 13th consecutive day Sunday in several US cities. With the protests mostly peaceful, curfews in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia were...

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Raed Salah warns of Israeli plans against Al-Aqsa

ANKARA  - Palestinian resistance icon Sheikh Raed Salah warned Sunday against the dangers that surround Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem from plans by Israeli...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – August 10, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. -...

Macron hosts donor conference for Beirut, raises €250M

PARIS - France’s President Emmanuel Macron led a virtual international donors conference Sunday to rush aid to Lebanon's capital city of Beirut, which suffered...

Israel strikes Hamas observation post in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine - Israeli warplanes struck an observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday belonging to Palestinian resistance group Hamas, according...

Atletico Madrid reports two positive cases of COVID-19

ANKARA - Atletico Madrid reported two positive cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday following testing yesterday. "Among the results revealed today are two positive tests....