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Trump says meeting with Erdogan ‘very productive’

WASHINGTON Meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his senior officials were "very productive," U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday after the consultations far exceeded their scheduled conclusion. Trump said...

Pentagon sends 1,600 troops to Washington over protests

ANKARA The Pentagon announced Tuesday that it had transferred about 1,600 troops to the Washington, DC area in response to ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd. "The Department of...

Biden presidency would let China own US, claims Trump

ANKARA US President Donald Trump said Monday if Democratic rival Joe Biden becomes the next president, his policies would hurt the American economy and hand it to China. "If Joe Biden...

Malaysia ‘deeply concerned’ by US airstrikes in Baghdad

KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian administration registered concern Saturday for U.S. airstrikes at Baghdad Airport that killed the commander of Iranian elite Quds Force Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, vice...

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee Saturday

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will name a nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court this weekend.  "I will be announcing my...

US: American pride at historic low under Trump

WASHINGTON For a president who has long touted his desire to rebuild American grandeur and restore its citizens' "pride," Donald Trump's efforts have not only failed to bear fruit, but...

Pakistani not to take sides in US-Iran dispute

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  The Pakistani army on Sunday announced Islamabad would not be part of any campaign that disturbs regional peace, referring to an ongoing dispute between the U.S. and Iran,...

US oil rig count falls by seven for week ending Jan. 3

ANKARA The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by seven this week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The number of oil rigs,...

Pelosi hits Trump for delaying China sanctions for deal

ANKARA  US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday slammed President Donald Trump for holding off on sanctions against China regarding Uighur minority group due to the trade deal between the...

Trump campaign blocks Bloomberg News reporters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign announced Monday it will no longer credential Bloomberg News reporters for its public events. "Bloomberg News has declared that they won't investigate their boss...

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Ex-DHS staffer says he penned anti-Trump op-ed, book

WASHINGTON  A former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staffer announced Wednesday he was behind a scathing anonymous 2018 New York Times op-ed and 2019 book...

'COVID-19 has claimed lives of at least 1,500 nurses'

GENEVA  At least 1,500 nurses in more than 40 countries have died of COVID-19, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday.    “The figure, which...

Turkey rescues over 100 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

MUGLA/AYDIN, Turkey Turkey's coast guard rescued over 100 asylum seekers pushed back to Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea by Greek coast guard boats, security...

Iranian students protest in front of French embassy

TEHRAN  Large numbers of university students gathered in front of France’s embassy in the Iranian capital Wednesday to protest against recent blasphemous remarks by French...

Barcelona stun Juventus 2-0 in Italy

ANKARA  Spanish football club Barcelona beat Italy’s Juventus 2-0 Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in the Italian city of Turin.  French forward...