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India says talks with China to resolve border stand-off

NEW DELHI, India India said Thursday it is in talks with China to resolve the five-week-long border stand-off in the Himalayan region of Ladakh. “It was agreed during the June 6...

Daniel Pearl's parents challenge acquittal of accused

KARACHI, Pakistan The parents of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl filed an appeal in Pakistan’s Supreme Court against the acquittal of four men earlier convicted of their son’s murder. Four men...

Afghan, US forces kill over 80 Taliban insurgents

KABUL, Afghanistan Over 80 Taliban insurgents were killed in air operations by Afghan and U.S. forces in the Kandahar and Faryab provinces alone over the past 24 hours, officials confirmed...

Myanmar MPs reject administration of military junta

ANKARA Nearly 300 members of Myanmar's parliament issued a joint statement Saturday rejecting the military junta that seized power in a coup earlier this week. Lawmakers asserted that they alone are...

China, India accuse each other of border violations

ANKARA, Turkey / NEW DELHI, India  In a further escalation of tensions, India and China on Monday accused each other of violating a “consensus” reached between the two sides after...

Australia to keep using AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

ANKARA Australia will continue using the AstraZeneca vaccine, the country’s drug regulator said on Friday. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) said in a statement that it “has not received...

Myanmar: Suu Kyi’s party asks world not to recognize military junta

YANGON, Myanmar Myanmar’s former ruling party on Sunday called on the UN and international community not to recognize the State Administrative Council formed following a military coup in the country. Established...

UN rights chief concerned over Kashmir restrictions

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir Raids on human rights defenders in Indian-administered Kashmir show continued restrictions on civil society, which impair the public’s rights to impart and receive information and debate...

Indian stimulus package based on self-reliance

NEW DELHI, India  Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman provided a breakdown Thursday of a $270 billion stimulus package announced earlier in the week by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which sets...

Japan's ruling party to pick new premier on Sept 14

ANKARA Japan's ruling party on Wednesday decided to pick Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's successor on Sept. 14, local media reported. The process to elect the Liberal Democratic Party's president will begin...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...