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Magnitude-7.5 earthquake hits Mexico

ANKARA A magnitude-7.5 earthquake trembled Mexico's southern Oaxaca state Tuesday, according to the nation's disaster agency. The Seismic Institute said the quake struck at 10.29 a.m. local time (1529GMT). The National Civil...

Trump wishes Epstein's jailed confidante 'well'

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump offered kind words Tuesday to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante and accused accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell as she awaits trial on sex crimes charges.   "I just...

US hits 13M coronavirus cases

BOGOTA, Colombia - The US registered more than 13 million cases of the coronavirus Friday, one day after Americans celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. Six days after passing the 12 million...

Opposition leaders slam US moves against Turkey

ANKARA The leaders of two major Turkish opposition parties on Wednesday slammed the U.S. House of Representatives passing a resolution recognizing the so-called "Armenian genocide" as well as a bill...

Trump: 'I don’t think about' Phase 2 China trade deal

ANKARA US President Donald Trump said Friday he is not considering a phase two trade deal with China at this point, adding the relationship between the world's two largest economies...

Biden calls Trump 'fool' for holding rallies amid virus

WASHINGTON  Democratic nominee Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump during the first presidential debate Tuesday night for holding campaign rallies amid the coronavirus pandemic, calling him a “fool.”  Moderator Chris Wallace...

US to list Mexican drug cartels as terrorists: Trump

WASHINGTON  The U.S. will designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations, President Donald Trump said Tuesday, as the violent groups continue to maintain a strong and lethal grip over the...

China, Russia exploiting coronavirus crisis, says US

ANKARA  Russia and China are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to further their interests in Europe, the US defense secretary said Monday. Mark Esper's remarks came during an interview with...

Trump gives 30 days to WHO to make 'major' reforms

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday gave the World Health Organization (WHO) 30 days to "commit to major substantive improvements” or the US will permanently freeze funding for the body...

China: US against abuse of force in Middle East

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  China on Sunday voiced opposition to the abuse of military force by the U.S. in Iraq, days after a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian general in...

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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...