46.2 F
Ankara
Monday, November 30, 2020

Trump to leave office after Biden wins electoral votes

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would leave the White House if the Electoral College confirms Joe Biden’s victory.  "Certainly I will, and you know that,"...

Canada mosque killer’s parole eligibility time reduced

TRENTON, Canada – The parole eligibility for the killer of six people in the 2017 Quebec City Mosque shooting was reduced Thursday to 25 years from 40 years. The Quebec...

Thanksgiving 2020 looking quite different for Americans

WISCONSIN, US Thanksgiving, that uniquely American holiday of family, football and fattening up, is on a COVID diet in 2020. "From 12 to 4" is how Frank Fani, a salon owner...

Top US court blocks virus curbs on religious services

ANKARA The US Supreme Court on Wednesday night blocked the state of New York from imposing limits on attendance at religious services. Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, had placed strict...

Trump pardons former adviser Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump granted his former national security adviser Michael Flynn a "full pardon" Wednesday.  "It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn...

Biden: 'We're at war with virus, not with one another'

WASHINGTON One day ahead of the national Thanksgiving holiday, US President-elect Joe Biden urged unity, saying coronavirus has devastated the nation in nearly one year.  During a speech in his home...

Fed minutes show no change in asset purchase plan

ANKARA The US Federal Reserve is in no hurry to change but will continue its asset purchase plan as a response to the coronavirus pandemic, minutes of its latest meeting...

Mexico: 113 bodies found in mass grave

BOGOTA - Mexican authorities on Tuesday announced the discovery of a mass grave in the western state of Jalisco. According to local media, the remains of at least 113 people...

US: Biden names John Kerry as special climate envoy

ANKARA US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named John Kerry, the former state secretary, as a special presidential envoy for climate to lead the country's fight against climate change. Kerry will...

Biden picks Janet Yellen as treasury secretary: report

ANKARA - US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Janet Yellen, the former federal reserve chair, as treasury secretary in his Cabinet, according to the Wall Street Journal...

Latest article

Former Senegal football player Diop dies

ANKARA A former Senegalese football player, Papa Bouba Diop, died at the age of 42 on Sunday. "FIFA is saddened to learn of the passing of...

Prominent Muslim leader Layama dies at 63 in CAR

ANKARA Imam Oumar Kobine Layama, a prominent Muslim leader from the Central African Republic, passed away on Saturday evening, according to local news outlets. Layama, president...

Turkey: PKK terrorist surrenders to security forces

ANKARA One more PKK/KCK terrorist surrendered to Turkish security forces, the country’s Interior Ministry announced on Sunday. According to a statement by the ministry, the terrorist...

UN special envoy for Syria: No deadline in Geneva talks

GENEVA The UN special envoy for Syria has said peace talks will start Monday in Geneva but without a set deadline for outcomes. Geir Pedersen said...

Pakistan ruling party says 'will not recognize Israel'

ANKARA Pakistan’s ruling party on Sunday said the country will not recognize Israel. "Pakistan will not recognize Israel until we get a just and fair settlement...