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Days after debate, Trump condemns 'white supremacists'

ANKARA  Battered by days of criticism, US President Donald Trump has walked back his refusal at a debate to denounce white supremacists, but dared his Democratic rival Joe Biden to...

White House lockdown lifted after airspace violation

WASHINGTON The White House and U.S. Capitol were briefly placed on lockdown Tuesday following an airspace violation that prompted the military to scramble fighter jets to intercept the aircraft. North American...

Black Plague: COVID-19 hits African Americans hard

ANKARA In the US, the novel coronavirus has led to the deaths of at least 24,432 African Americans, making them one of the worst-hit segment of the population across the...

Sports world unites to condemn Floyd killing

ANKARA Renowned athletes have raised their voices in a worldwide chorus denouncing racism in the wake of last week's death in police custody of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man. "I...

Ghastly night raids turn into nightmares for Afghans

KABUL, Afghanistan The ghastly night raids by the Kabul government’s frontline forces backed by the CIA in the fight against terrorism are living nightmares for civilians. A number of victims recalled...

US civilian contractor killed in Iraq rocket attack

WASHINGTON One U.S. civilian contractor was killed Friday in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base in Kirkuk, according to the American military. The attack on the K1 military base,...

George Floyd protests hit US capital for fourth day

WASHINGTON  Protests continued in the US capital for a fourth day Monday over the death of George Floyd, with demonstrators flocking to Lafayette Park across from the White House in...

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...

3 charged in US after security guard killed in mask row

WASHINGTON  A prosecutor in the US state of Michigan charged three people Monday in connection with the murder of a security guard due to a dispute over a face mask.   Genesee...

'Can't breathe' riots in US slam 'police racism'

ANKARA  Thousands have flooded to streets of Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota after killing of a black man in an arrest, eliciting severe rage. The protesters chanted Tuesday the...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...