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US thanks Turkey for medical aid to fight coronavirus

ANKARA  The United States thanked Turkey for the medical aid it sent to combat the country’s novel coronavirus outbreak, which has already claimed at least 63,000 lives, Turkey's health minister...

Canada warns Saudi dissident of possible Saudi plot

TRENTON, Canada A close Canadian associate of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been warned by police that he may be marked for assassination or kidnapping by the Saudi government. Omar Abdulaziz,...

Democrats to lay out rules for Trump impeachment

NEW YORK The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a Democratic resolution that will lay out the next steps in the impeachment inquiry of President...

Trump defends teen accused of shooting 3 in Kenosha

BOGOTA, Colombia US President Donald Trump on Monday defended 17-year-old suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse, who has been charged in connection with shooting three protesters...

George Floyd protests rage for seventh day in US

WASHINGTON The US marked a seventh day of protests over the death of George Floyd on Monday as parts of the country saw both peaceful demonstrations and fierce clashes between...

George Floyd immortalized in Idlib, Syria

ANKARA A wall in Idlib, northwestern Syria, now has image of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed last week in the US while being pinned down by...

Vaping-related deaths in US rise to 37: health agency

WASHINGTON The death toll from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping across the U.S. has risen to 37, according Thursday to the nation's health protection agency. The cases of vaping-related illnesses...

Soleimani's killing violation of UN Charter: Larijani

TEHRAN Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Sunday the killing of senior military commander Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike was an "outright violation" of the United Nations Charter. "U.S. President...

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...

US accepts EU offer to create dialogue on China: Pompeo

WASHINGTON The US has accepted a proposal by European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell to create a US-EU dialogue on China, the nation's top diplomat said Thursday.   The proposal was...

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Pakistan rejects nomination of 'senior' Indian diplomat

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan has rejected the nomination of an Indian diplomat for the post of its Charge d’Affaires in Islamabad, terming him too senior for...

Legendary Nepalese climber dies at 72

KATHMANDU, Nepal  Ang Rita Sherpa, a legendary climber who holds the record for the highest number of summits on Everest without supplemental oxygen, died on...

China sends 3rd maritime satellite into space

ANKARA China on Monday sent another maritime satellite into the space, local media reported.  The new sea and ocean-monitoring satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite...

With no new cases, N.Zealand moves to lift restrictions

ANKARA New Zealand is set to lift all restrictions across the nation from Wednesday night as the country reported no fresh coronavirus cases for a...

Turkish forces 'neutralize' 2 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

ANKARA Turkish security forces have neutralized two PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said on Monday. The terrorists were targeted in an air-backed...