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US senator urges defeat of Trump Syria-censure motion

WASHINGTON A Senate resolution that would censure U.S. President Donald Trump for his decision to withdraw American forces from Iraq must be defeated, accordoing to Senator Rand Paul. Paul is one...

US: Vaping death toll rises to 34

WASHINGTON The death toll from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping has risen to 34, health officials confirmed Thursday. The deaths span a wide swath of the U.S. including 24 states,...

US: Hundreds evacuated as California wildfires spread

WASHINGTON Authorities have ordered residents of a small town in the state of California's wine country to evacuate as strong winds fuel roaring wildfires in the north of the U.S.'s...

Colombia: Narco groups kill 5 Indigenous people

ANKARA Colombia's President Ivan Duque said five Indigenous people were killed and six injured by narco-trafficking groups in the country's southwest. Those responsible for the deaths in Cauca province are drug...

Half of Americans back impeachment, removing Trump

WASHINGTON Half of Americans said U.S. President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a poll Tuesday. The CNN poll found 43% do not feel the same...

Turkey condoles with Haiti over ship accident

ANKARA Turkey on Friday extended condolences to Haiti over a recent deadly shipwreck off the Haitian coast. “We are deeply saddened by the news of several lives lost in Haiti on...

US House panels subpoena White House, State officials

WASHINGTON The three House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump subpoenaed Friday three White House and State Department officials. Two of the officials work in the White...

US: Lawmaker urges Congress to face its own 'crimes'

ANKARA Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has urged fellow lawmakers to oppose a resolution recognizing the Armenian allegations against Turkey, saying first it should clean its own house. The U.S. Congress first...

Democrats publish testimonies in Trump impeachment

NEW YORK Democratic lawmakers on Monday published the first set of transcripts of closed-door testimonies from top U.S. diplomats as part of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings...

Trump considering testifying in House impeachment probe

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he is "strongly" considering testifying in the House of Representatives' ongoing impeachment investigation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered Trump the opportunity to testify under...

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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...