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US Supreme Court Justice tests positive for COVID-19

ANKARA US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday evening tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Supreme Court statement. Per the court's regular testing protocols, Kavanaugh had a routine test...

US secretary of state to visit France, Mexico next week

ANKARA US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit the French capital Paris between Oct. 4 – 6 to chair a meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development...

Muslim American groups support US withdrawal from Afghanistan

ANKARA Muslim groups in the US voiced support for the country's withdrawal from Afghanistan. The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) released a written statement late Tuesday, hailing President Joe...

White House pleads with states to prevent evictions

CHICAGO, US The White House implored state and local governments Monday to use their financial and legal authority to prevent renters from being evicted now that a national moratorium on...

Pentagon report says 135,000 service members sexually assaulted

WASHINGTON Roughly 135,000 active duty US service members have been the victim of sexual assault since 2010, a Pentagon report released on Friday said as US President Joe Biden called...

Biden slams dramatic rise in anti-Semitic attacks

WASHINGTON US President Joe Biden sharply denounced on Friday a dramatic spike in anti-Semitic attacks aimed at "targeting and terrorizing" Jewish-Americans.  Biden pointed to attacks that have taken place across the...

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...

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BioNTech working on potential new vaccine against omicron variant

BERLIN BioNTech confirmed on Monday that it has started to work on a potential new vaccine against the omicron variant of the coronavirus. A company spokesperson...

Turkish, Iraqi business circles meet in Istanbul

ISTANBUL  Business people, contractors and sector representatives from Turkey and Iraq gathered in Istanbul on Friday to discuss pressing issues related to economy and trade. The...

Palestine hails UN resolution affirming its sovereignty over natural resources

RAMALLAH, Palestine Palestine on Friday welcomed a resolution by the United Nations General Assembly that affirms the Palestinian sovereignty over its natural resources. In a statement,...

Japan approves $490B package to stimulate struggling economy

ISTANBUL Japan on Friday approved a $490 billion economic package to stimulate the country’s economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s government approved...

NATO urges Russia to show transparency about its military build-up

BERLIN NATO urged Russia on Friday to refrain from escalating tensions on the border with Ukraine. “We see a large and unusual concentration of Russian forces...