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30 terrorists, 5 soldiers killed in Burkina Faso clash

KIGALI, Rwanda At least 30 terrorists were killed in an attack early Saturday against a military detachment in northcentral Burkina Faso, according to the army. The army said five soldiers were...

Turkish aid agency helps South Sudan villagers in beekeeping

JUBA, South Sudan Turkish aid organizations are helping villagers in South Sudan to earn additional income to feed their families through rearing bees. In early 2021, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination...

DR Congo authorities seize ivory from 80-100 slaughtered elephants

KAMPALA, Uganda  Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced Thursday that they had seized 1,500 kilograms of ivory in the last seven days, with the amount representing 80-100 slaughtered...

Biden approves $691M TOW missile sale to Egypt

WASHINGTON The Biden administration notified Congress on Thursday that it has approved a prospective $691 million sale of anti-tank missiles to Egypt.  The sale, if it is finalized, would include 5,070...

Yemen asks for US pressure on Houthis to break Taiz siege

SANAA, Yemen Yemen's government asked the US on Wednesday to pressure the Houthi rebel group to break its seven-year siege on the southwestern Taiz province. The request was conveyed during a...

Libya's Bashagha says his government to start working from Sirte

TRIPOLI, Libya Libya’s parliament-appointed Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha announced late Tuesday that he will base his government in the city of Sirte as of Wednesday.  In a statement from Sirte on...

Nearly 100 civilians killed in eastern DR Congo

KIGALI, Rwanda Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in a series of attacks in Ituri province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early last week, the UN said Tuesday.  “The...

Turkiye has touched minds and hearts of Somalis: Somalia's new president

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who spoke exclusively to Anadolu Agency in his first-ever international interview, said that Turkiye has touched the hearts of minds of Somali...

Somali lawmakers urge dialogue to curb terrorism

MOGADISHU, Somalia Several newly elected lawmakers in Somalia have asked the government to open channels of dialogue with the armed Islamic insurgent group al-Shabaab to explore peace in the African...

Int'l partners call Somali lawmakers to exercise nation's best interest in presidential vote

MOGADISHU, Somalia On the eve of Somalia's presidential election, the country's international partners issued a statement on Saturday evening calling on all members of parliament to choose the country's next...

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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...