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Biden urges calm after Black man fatally shot by police

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON US President Joe Biden urged the country to let cooler heads prevail on Monday after protests erupted overnight in the wake of another fatal police shooting of...

Former US VP launches new advocacy in Trump legacy bid

WASHINGTON Former US Vice President announced on Wednesday the formation of a new advocacy group in a move intended to make him a standard-bearer of the Trump movement ahead of...

US treasury head urges standard global corporate tax

ANKARA To halt an international “race to the bottom,” the world needs a global minimum corporate tax rate, the US treasury secretary has urged. "Together we can use a global minimum...

US must take lead in global vaccine drive: Blinken

WASHINGTON  The US must take the lead in the effort to vaccinate people worldwide against the coronavirus, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday. Speaking at the State Department, Blinken...

US: 6 relatives dead in murder-suicide in Texas

ANKARA Six members of a family were found dead Monday in Allen city of US state of Texas as a result of an apparent murder-suicide, according to the police. Police officers...

US preparing to deliver $125M in aid to Palestinians

The Biden administration has notified Congress that it intends to distribute $125 million in aid to Palestinians that was put on ice by former President Donald Trump. The US Agency...

Biden maintains Hong Kong should not get special status

WASHINGTON China's growing influence in Hong Kong invalidates the preferential treatment it used to receive from the US, the Biden administration told Congress on Wednesday. Holding with the position of the...

US receives $335M from Sudan in victim compensation

ANKARA The US has received $335 million from Sudan to compensate victims of terror attacks against Americans, Washington’s top diplomat said Wednesday. "We are pleased to announce that the United...

Turks in Canada mark Canakkale victory

By Seyit AydoganTORONTO Turks in Canada on Saturday observed the 106th Canakkale Victory and Martyrs' Day, marking the anniversary of the 1915 victory during World War I.The virtual event...

Biden 'proud' of top envoy after clash with Chinese FM

WASHINGTONUS President Joe Biden voiced strong confidence in his top diplomat Friday after Secretary of State Antony Blinken engaged in a fiery exchange with his Chinese counterpart.“I’m very proud...

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Turkey attaches importance to development of ties with both Russia, Islamic countries: Erdogan

ANKARA Turkey attaches great importance to the development of economic, commercial, defense, tourism, and investment cooperation with both Russia and Islamic countries on a win-win...

Turkey has administered over 71.18M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 71.18 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

Troika Plus to meet on Afghanistan in Qatar next month

MOSCOW Russia, the US, China, and Pakistan, also known as the Troika Plus on Afghanistan, will meet next month in Qatar to discuss recent developments...

Turkey fights forest fires raging through country's south

ANKARA Turkey is battling wildfires that have broken out in 41 different areas recently, with 31 of them successfully brought under control so far. The...

Turkish Central Bank reserves rise to $97.7B in June

ANKARA  The Turkish Central Bank announced on Wednesday that its official reserves amounted to $97.7 billion as of the end of June. Total reserve assets increased...