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Pentagon wishes swift recovery to Trump, first lady

ANKARA US Department of Defense (DoD) on Friday wished President Donald Trump and first lady Melania a quick recovery from the coronavirus. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and his wife Leah,...

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...

Trump experiencing mild virus symptoms after diagnosis

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump is experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms Friday after announcing that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive. Multiple reports said the president is experiencing symptoms,...

Biden wishes Trump, wife swift recovery from COVID-19

ANKARA US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wished Republican President Donald Trump, 74, and First Lady Melania, 50, a quick recovery from the novel coronavirus. "Jill and I send our thoughts...

US economy adds 661,000 jobs, unemployment down to 7.9%

ANKARA The US economy added only 661,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell to 7.9%, the Department of Labor announced Friday. While the market expectation for nonfarm payrolls was...

US: Pence, his wife test negative for coronavirus

ANKARA US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen have tested negative for coronavirus, Pence's spokesman said Friday, after President Donald Trump and first lady's positive diagnosis. "As has been...

World leaders wish Trumps speedy recovery from virus

ANKARA World leaders on Friday wished US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump speedy recovery after the couple contracted the novel coronavirus. Russian President Vladimir Putin -- known for...

Trump aide Hope Hicks tests positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON  Hope Hicks, one of US President Donald Trump's closest aides, tested positive Thursday for the novel coronavirus, Bloomberg News reported.   Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said there was...

Nearly 500 US service members died by suicide in 2019

WASHINGTON Nearly 500 American service members took their own lives in 2019, according to a Pentagon report Thursday.  The Second Annual Suicide Report revealed 344 active component, 65 Reserve and 89...

Black votes up for grabs in US presidential election

ANKARA Black votes are up for grabs in the US presidential election – just about a month away, on Nov. 3 – but the candidates have failed so far how...

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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...