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Biden urges calm after Black man fatally shot by police

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON US President Joe Biden urged the country to let cooler heads prevail on Monday after protests erupted overnight in the wake of another fatal police shooting of...

Former US VP launches new advocacy in Trump legacy bid

WASHINGTON Former US Vice President announced on Wednesday the formation of a new advocacy group in a move intended to make him a standard-bearer of the Trump movement ahead of...

US treasury head urges standard global corporate tax

ANKARA To halt an international “race to the bottom,” the world needs a global minimum corporate tax rate, the US treasury secretary has urged. "Together we can use a global minimum...

US must take lead in global vaccine drive: Blinken

WASHINGTON  The US must take the lead in the effort to vaccinate people worldwide against the coronavirus, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday. Speaking at the State Department, Blinken...

US: 6 relatives dead in murder-suicide in Texas

ANKARA Six members of a family were found dead Monday in Allen city of US state of Texas as a result of an apparent murder-suicide, according to the police. Police officers...

US preparing to deliver $125M in aid to Palestinians

The Biden administration has notified Congress that it intends to distribute $125 million in aid to Palestinians that was put on ice by former President Donald Trump. The US Agency...

Biden maintains Hong Kong should not get special status

WASHINGTON China's growing influence in Hong Kong invalidates the preferential treatment it used to receive from the US, the Biden administration told Congress on Wednesday. Holding with the position of the...

US receives $335M from Sudan in victim compensation

ANKARA The US has received $335 million from Sudan to compensate victims of terror attacks against Americans, Washington’s top diplomat said Wednesday. "We are pleased to announce that the United...

Bolivian court extends detention of Jeanine Anez

By Muhammed Emin CanikBUENOS AIRES A Bolivian court on Saturday extended the pre-trial detention of former interim President Jeanine Anez and two former ministers from four to six months....

Turks in Canada mark Canakkale victory

By Seyit AydoganTORONTO Turks in Canada on Saturday observed the 106th Canakkale Victory and Martyrs' Day, marking the anniversary of the 1915 victory during World War I.The virtual event...

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Tourism picks up in Kenya amid COVID-19

NAIROBI, Kenya The tourism industry in Kenya, which is the second-largest source of foreign exchange earnings after agriculture, is finally picking up after being brought...

Yemeni gov’t, Houthi rebels swap prisoners, dead bodies

SANAA, Yemen The Yemeni government and Houthi rebels on Sunday carried out a new prisoner swap in the central Al-Bayda province, a military spokesman...

Tunisian parliament speaker makes call for unity

TUNIS, Tunisia Tunisian Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi on Sunday called on his countrymen to unite their ranks, avoid divisions, and collectively face the coronavirus...

Lockdown ineffective as fifth COVID-19 wave peaks in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran As the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic driven by the Delta variant peaks in Iran, top health officials have criticized the current...

'Many G7 member countries polluting Earth'

ANKARA Turkey’s environment and urbanization minister on Sunday said that urgent measures to reduce the amount of emission and carbon footprint were discussed at a...