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US envoy, Libyan mayor discuss latest situation

TRIPOLI, Libya US ambassador to Libya held a phone call with the mayor of Zintan, a city located 170 kilometers southwest of Libya’s capital Tripoli, to discuss latest situation in...

Nigeria: 2 international aid groups can resume work

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Two aid groups suspended in Nigeria last month due to alleged aid to terrorists are now free to resume operations, said officials on late Wednesday. "The suspension...

Anadolu Agency condemns raid of office in Cairo

ANKARA Anadolu Agency condemned on Wednesday a raid on its office in Egypt's capital Cairo and the detention of employees.  "We strongly condemn Egypt's police raid to Anadolu Agency Cairo Office,"...

17 Chinese arrested in Nigeria for illegal gold mining

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria  Seventeen Chinese nationals were arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for illegal gold mining, an official said Monday.   The men were arrested by members of the state-backed vigilante group...

Burundi's president died from COVID-19: reports

ANKARA Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza died from the novel coronavirus, not a heart attack, some local news outlets reported Monday.  The country’s presidency announced on June 8 that Nkurunziza had died...

Russia calls for ceasefire in Libya

Russia considers a ceasefire in Libya a basic condition for the start of a political dialogue, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Lavrov...

UAE desperate to recruit more mercenaries for Haftar

ANKARA An Emirati delegation arrived in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday to discuss possible assistance to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar amid reports of diminishing number of fighters on his rank.   London-based...

Turkey may be Libya's supply chain leader in new normal

ANKARA  If positioned well, Turkey can be the leader in Libya's supply chain in the new normal, said a top business leader on Monday. Murtaza Karanfil, head of Foreign Economic Relations...

Haftar forces to withdraw from fronts south of Tripoli

ANKARA The spokesman for Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar’s forces announced early Wednesday that as of midnight they would be withdrawing 2-3 kilometers (around 1.8 miles) from fronts south of Tripoli.  Ahmed...

'Arab League backed Libyan gov't after victories against Haftar'

ISTANBUL The Libyan government’s recent victories with Turkish help in western Libya forced the Arab League to back it, according to a top Libyan lawmaker. In an interview with Anadolu Agency...

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IEA: Global oil supply falls to nine-year low in June

ANKARA  Global oil supply has declined to its lowest level in nine years due to massive production cuts by OPEC+ nations, according to the International...

Football: Ivorian forward Kalou joins Brazil's Botafogo

ANKARA  Ivorian forward Salomon Kalou became a Botafogo player, the Brazilian football club announced the signing early Friday. "Bienvenue , Kalou! Ivorian star is the new...

China responds to US sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing hits back at US sanctions on Communist Party secretary of Xinjiang for rights abuses of ethnic Uighurs

Oil prices down with record new COVID-19 cases globally

ANKARA Crude oil prices were down on Friday as a new record high number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases worldwide is negatively impacting the outlook...

Unsafe roadside medication risks public health in Cameroon

DOUALA, Cameroon  Even as the COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic has brought focus on global health, the practice of street pharmacy continues rampantly in the Central...

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