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US: Vaping death toll rises to 34

WASHINGTON The death toll from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping has risen to 34, health officials confirmed Thursday. The deaths span a wide swath of the U.S. including 24 states,...

US: Hundreds evacuated as California wildfires spread

WASHINGTON Authorities have ordered residents of a small town in the state of California's wine country to evacuate as strong winds fuel roaring wildfires in the north of the U.S.'s...

US families facing financial issues during COVID-19

ANKARA Around 61% of US households with children report facing serious financial problems during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey released Wednesday.  Issues include keeping up with children’s education, depleting...

US coronavirus cases surpass 8 million

ANKARA The number of the coronavirus cases in the US has surpassed 8 million on Friday, while deaths near 218,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The US still leads the...

House Democrats issue impeachment procedure resolution

WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a resolution Tuesday that would govern the rules of the ongoing impeachment investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump. Introduced by Congressman Jim...

US pours back to military bases in northeast Syria

RAQQA, Syria/ANKARA, Turkey American troops are pouring back to military bases in northeastern Syria which were evacuated by the U.S. Army during Turkey's anti-terror operation. According to Anadolu Agency reporters on...

Turkey’s first lady lauds Melania Trump for hospitality

ANKARA Turkey's first lady Emine Erdogan Thursday praised the U.S. counterpart Melania Trump for her hospitality. “We had a pleasant conversation with First Lady Melania Trump during our visit to the...

Trump's attack threat 'war crime': Iran's Zarif

TEHRAN Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has described U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to attack dozens of Iranian sites as a "war crime" amid rising tensions in the wake of...

US coronavirus death toll nears 54,000

ANKARA The coronavirus death toll in the US moved close to 54,000, with 940,000 confirmed cases as of Sunday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The Maryland-based university's running...

Trump: COVID-19 worse than Pearl Harbor, 9/11 attacks

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic is worse with the attacks on Pearl Harbor and the World Trade Center.  "We went through the worst attack we've...

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Azerbaijan shoots down Armenian warplane

BAKU Azerbaijan shot down an Armenian warplane on Saturday, the country’s Defense Ministry said. A statement said the Armenian combat aircraft was flying over Azerbaijani positions...

Israel announces support to Greece in East Med.

ANKARA Israel once again announced support to Greece on Friday regarding maritime jurisdiction in the Eastern Mediterranean.  "Israel follows with concern recent developments in the East...

US talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan fail to reach pact

WASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's separate discussions at the State Department with his counterparts from Armenia and Azerbaijan on Friday failed to produce an...

Israel: We will not oppose sale of F-35s to UAE

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Friday said they will not object to the US sale of F-35 fighter...

'Libya cease-fire paves way for success of talks'

TRIPOLI The permanent cease-fire agreement in Libya has opened the door for more successful talks, the country’s premier said on Friday. In a statement, Prime Minister...