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Fauci rejects Trump's 99% of virus cases harmless claim

ANKARA A top US infectious disease expert has denied President Donald Trump's claim that 99% of coronavirus cases were "harmless," saying it is "obviously not" the case. "I'm trying to figure...

Harvard, MIT sue US gov't over new student visa rule

ANKARA  Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Department of Homeland Security over a new visa rule that seeks to send international students...

Foreign students must leave US if studying online: ICE

WASHINGTON Foreign students in the US on student visas will have to leave the country if their schools move to hold online classes this fall amid the coronavirus, Immigration and...

US: 2 dead, 8 injured in nightclub shooting

ANKARA Two people were killed and eight wounded in a shooting at a nightclub in the southern U.S. state of South Carolina, local reports said on Sunday. The incident took place...

White evangelical approval of Trump slips: poll

WASHINGTON The approval rating for US President Donald Trump among white evangelical Protestants dropped slightly, according to a recent poll. More than seven-in-10 among respondents, or (72%), approve of the way...

US Senate passes Hong Kong sanctions bill

WASHINGTON  The US Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that sanctions China for imposing a new national security law on Hong Kong. The bill, which cleared the House of Representatives floor...

US seizes weave cargo believed to be hair from Uighurs

ANKARA  US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials seized a shipment of weaves and other hair products suspected of being forcefully made with human hair from Uighurs in Xinjiang, China. The...

US urges Turkey to keep Hagia Sophia as musem

ANKARA US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Turkey on Wednesday to maintain Hagia Sofia's museum status. "The Government of Turkey has administered the Hagia Sophia as a museum – officially...

US could see 100,000 daily coronavirus cases: Fauci

WASHINGTON The US could see as many as 100,000 new coronavirus infections daily, the nation's top infectious disease expert told a Senate hearing Tuesday. "We are now having 40,000+ new cases...

US lawmakers voice concern over Israel annexation plan

ANKARA Four US progressive congresswomen voiced "deep" concern over Israel's planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, according to a report Monday. Jewish Insider reported that a letter on...

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UK: 2nd coronavirus wave might kill up to 120,000

LONDON In a worst-case scenario, a second wave of the novel coronavirus could kill up to 120,000 people in Britain, according to a new expert...

China, Japan battle floods amid COVID-19 pandemic

ANKARA Amid the coronavirus pandemic, floods have caused devastation in parts of China and Japan, triggering economic losses.  The flood crisis forced China to deploy nearly...

Galatasaray head coach to stay for another year

ANKARA Turkish head coach Ertugrul Erdogan has decided to stay with Galatasaray Doga Sigorta for another year as his talks with Zalgiris Kaunas remained inconclusive.  In...

Health or environment: Plastic dilemma over COVID-19

ANKARA Increased plastic consumption driven by COVID-19-related health concerns leads to a dilemma as people create more waste to protect their health while paving the...

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