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Trudeau links Meng arrest and China's Canadian charges

TRENTON, Canada Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday the Chinese formally charging two Canadians with spying is in retaliation for Canada arresting Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Trudeau first linked the...

Africa's coronavirus cases exceed 235,000

KHARTOUM Africa's coronavirus cases rose to 235,695 as 8,096 new cases were reported across the continent Sunday. The death toll stands at 6,281 as 201 fatalities were recorded in the last...

Blast at police headquarters kills 1 in Indonesia

A suspected suicide bombing outside police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan killed one perpetrator and injured several officers on Wednesday morning. The Chief of the Public Information Bureau of...

Turkish aid agency helps Syrians fleeing Idlib attacks

ISTANBUL  A Turkish aid agency provided humanitarian aid to people of Syria’s Idlib who escaped bombardments of regime and its supporters, and took shelter near the Turkish border. The Bashar al-Assad...

China resumes projects with Myanmar as virus subsides

ANKARA  China said Monday it has resumed work on bilateral projects with Myanmar as the two nations move past the novel coronavirus pandemic. “China and Myanmar have launched a fast lane...

China, Russia exploiting coronavirus crisis, says US

ANKARA  Russia and China are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to further their interests in Europe, the US defense secretary said Monday. Mark Esper's remarks came during an interview with...

UK police arrest terror suspect at Heathrow Airport

LONDON British police on Thursday said a 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences upon his arrival at the Heathrow Airport. “Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command...

Turkey's US envoy slams WSJ editorial board's op-ed

WASHINGTON Turkey's US envoy on Friday disputed allegations by the Wall Street Journal's editorial board that Turkey and Greece could go to war because of a maritime dispute.   Serdar Kilic said...

US: CIA pick pledges to provide 'straight' intelligence

ANKARA US President Joe Biden's nominee for CIA director pledged Wednesday to deliver unvarnished intelligence to politicians and policymakers. "I learned that intelligence professionals have to tell policymakers what they need...

US: 2 died from COVID-19 before first known death

WASHINGTON Recent autopsies confirmed two people in the state of California died from the novel coronavirus one month before what was thought to be the first confirmed fatality from the...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...