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Study: 2,000 more lynchings of blacks than were thought

WASHINGTON The number of black Americans who were killed by enraged white mobs after slavery was formally outlawed in the US is at least 2,000 more than previously thought, according...

Ex-US marine sentenced to 16 years in prison in Russia

MOSCOW Moscow City Court sentenced former US Marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in a high-security prison, announcing him guilty of espionage charges on Monday. The sentence turned out to be...

US: Anger in Atlanta over fatal shooting of black man

WASHINGTON As nationwide protests slowed in the death of George Floyd, anger again erupted Saturday in the US over the fatal shooting of another black man. An Atlanta police officer shot...

George Floyd, whose death led to change, laid to rest

WASHINGTON George Floyd, the 46 year-old black man whose fatal arrest prompted international protests and renewed calls for a major overhaul to the US criminal justice system, was eulogized Tuesday.   Hundreds...

George Floyd protests continue in US

WASHINGTON  Thousands of demonstrators continued to protest Saturday the death of a black man in the US who was killed while in police custody. Demonstrators protested against racism and police brutality...

Turkey virus aid recognized in US congressional record

WASHINGTON The US Congressional Record has recognized Turkey's two separate plane loads of coronavirus gear to help America combat the pandemic.   "I rise to recognize the efforts of one of our...

Mattis slams Trump on handling of George Floyd protests

WASHINGTON  Ex-Defense Secretary James Mattis ripped his former commander-in-chief Wednesday, saying in a blistering critique that President Donald Trump is "the first president in my lifetime who does not try...

US must address deep-seated grievances: UN

GENEVA The US must hear and address the grievances at the heart of the protests that have erupted in hundreds of the country's cities if it is to move on...

Turkey hails anti-racist protests in US

ANKARA Turkey's ruling party spokesman on Wednesday hailed demands for equality as anti-racist protests continue in the country after the killing of African-American man George Floyd. Turkey is against all groups...

US restricts flights of Chinese airlines in new spat

ANKARA US announced Wednesday that Chinese airlines will be suspended from operating passenger flights to and from the US. The move is reportedly a tit-for-tat retaliation for China's inaction to approve...

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Boko Haram attack killed at least 110 in Nigeria: UN

ABUJA, Nigeria The death toll has risen to at least 110 in a recent attack by Boko Haram terrorists in northeastern Nigeria, a UN official...

Pakistan's 'loneliest' elephant airlifted to Cambodia

KARACHI, Pakistan Animal lovers, artists, and government officials joined an emotional moment Monday in Pakistan’s capital to see off the country’s "loneliest" elephant as it...

Israelis visit Sudan's defense industry facilities

KHARTOUM, Sudan A delegation from Israel visited Sudan’s capital Khartoum and held talks on military matters, the spokesperson for the transitional government said Sunday. Speaking to...

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases top 787,000

ISTANBUL South Africa recorded 2,563 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s tally to 787,702, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Thirty-eight additional people died from the virus,...

WorldBiden to require walking boot after spraining foot

WASHINGTON US President-elect Joe Biden sprained his foot while playing with one of his dogs and will likely be in a walking boot "for several...