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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...

5.9 magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico

BOGOTA A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico, the country’s seismological service said late Friday. The earthquake took place at 09:06 p.m. local time (0306GMT) and its epicenter was 60 kilometers (37...

Biden 'proud' of top envoy after clash with Chinese FM

WASHINGTONUS President Joe Biden voiced strong confidence in his top diplomat Friday after Secretary of State Antony Blinken engaged in a fiery exchange with his Chinese counterpart.“I’m very proud...

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Italy pandemic aid pushes deficit to new high

ROME Italy government approved additional deficit spending for up to €40 billion on Thursday which will be used to fund a special stimulus package to...

Russia accuses US, NATO of moving troops to its border

MOSCOW The US is moving its troops to Russia’s borders, a top Russian official said on Tuesday. Over 40,000 people and 15,000 units of military equipment...

Turkey's daily virus cases hit new peak

ANKARAa Turkey reported over 59,000 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, its highest single-day figure since the start of the pandemic. A total of 59,187 cases, including...

Turkey declares partial lockdown during Ramadan

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday announced a two-week partial lockdown to help curb a recent rise in the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. Speaking to...

Turkey to host Afghan peace meet from April 24 to May 4

ANKARA Turkey announced on Tuesday that a keenly awaited international conference on the Afghan peace process will be held in Istanbul from April 24...