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Argentina: COVID-19 vaccinations with Sputnik V start

ANKARA Argentines will be vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine beginning on Tuesday. "The doses of the Sputnik V vaccine that arrived from Russia will be available in each...

US attorney: Man behind Nashville bombing 'perished'

WASHINGTON  The man behind the Christmas Day bombing in the city of Nashville blew himself up in the explosion, the US attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee said Sunday. "We've...

US: Nashville bombing suspect allegedly identified

ANKARA A suspect allegedly to be behind the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, Tennessee was identified Sunday as Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, two law enforcement sources reportedly said on Sunday. Fox...

US: 'Intentional' explosion injures 3 in Nashville

ANKARA Three people were injured and hospitalized Friday, early Christmas morning, in a massive explosion in downtown Nashville in the US southern state of Tennessee in what is believed to...

US: Explosion in Nashville, Tennessee linked to vehicle

ANKARA A massive explosion linked to a vehicle was reported early Christmas morning in downtown Nashville in the US southern state of Tennessee, according to local police.  "An explosion linked to...

Trump announces new round of pardons

WASHINGTON  US President Donald Trump issued a new round of pardons late Wednesday, including for his longtime ally Roger Stone, according to the White House.   The outgoing president also commuted the...

Trump to hold Iran responsible if any American killed

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the US will hold Iran responsible if any American citizen is killed, days after the US mission in the Iraqi capital came...

More than 1M get COVID vaccine in US: CDC

WASHINGTON  More than 1 million people in the US received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 10 days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Trump vetoes defense spending bill

WASHINGTON  US President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act, sending it back to Congress.   The bill cleared both chambers of Congress earlier this month. On Dec. 11,...

Pfizer to supply additional 100M vaccine doses to US

ANKARA US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, agreed Wednesday to supply an additional 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses to the US. The agreement will bring the total to 200...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...