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US: Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

ANKARA US President Donald Trump on Wednesday was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for brokering the controversial normalization deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel.  The nomination was...

UAE-Israel deal to be signed at White House next week

WASHINGTON  Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plan to sign a normalization agreement at the White House during a ceremony Sept. 15, American officials said Tuesday.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Pope accepts resignation of US priest accused of abuse

VATICAN Pope Francis on Monday accepted the resignation of an American priest accused of child abuse, weeks before he was set to become the bishop of Duluth, Minnesota. According to local...

Trump attacks Pentagon leaders, says soldiers love him

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump accused the Pentagon’s leadership Monday of seeking wars to keep defense contractors "happy." "I'm not saying the military is in love with me; the soldiers are,"...

Biden presidency would let China own US, claims Trump

ANKARA US President Donald Trump said Monday if Democratic rival Joe Biden becomes the next president, his policies would hurt the American economy and hand it to China. "If Joe Biden...

‘Stick together,’ Jacob Blake tells supporters in video

WASHINGTON Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot in the back seven times by a white officer during an attempted arrest in Wisconsin last month, called on supporters to...

Hamas denies any link to far-right US group

GAZA CITY, Palestine Palestinian resistance group Hamas has denied any link to the far-right extremist movement Boogaloo Bois in the United States.  American and Israeli media reported that two members from...

US: What's at stake in 2020: The Democratic platform

OTTAWA, Canada Unlike the Republicans, who ceded their re-election platform to US President Donald Trump, the Democratic Party and nominee Joe Biden have adopted a more traditional approach utilizing multiple...

US: What's at stake in 2020: The Republican platform

TRENTON, Canada Perhaps a long-range forecast by the Democrat and Republican parties shows best what is at stake in the Nov. 3 American presidential election.  If the Republicans lose, President Donald...

Prominent Republicans turn on Trump

TRENTON, CANADA While the Republican Party has abandoned any election platform and will fawningly, say critics, adopt anything US President Donald Trump puts forth, some in the Grand Old Party...

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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...