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Soldiers among 4 dead in 2 blasts in southern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  At least four people, including two security personnel, were killed and eight others wounded in two separate bomb blasts in southern Pakistan on Friday. Police officials said an improvised...

China 'deplores' US sanctions bill on Uyghur crackdown

ANKARA China on Thursday said it “strongly deplores" a sanctions bill signed by the US president against Beijing on its crackdown on the minority Muslim Uyghur ethnic group, urging for...

Armenia's ex-president released on more than $4M bail

ANKARA Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan was released from jail Thursday by the Criminal Court of Appeals on a bail of 2 billion Armenian drams ($4.16 million). Kocharyan, 64, along with...

Trump has 'no formal plans' to mediate India-China row

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will not mediate between India and China after a deadly clash between the two Asian nuclear powers, the White House said Wednesday. There are "no formal plans,”...

Taliban kill 21 Afghan forces in overnight raids

KABUL, Afghanistan At least 21 Afghan security forces were killed in the Taliban's overnight raids in northern Kunduz and Jawzjan provinces, officials confirmed on Wednesday. A member of the Jawzjan provincial...

New Delhi wants peace: Modi on India-China border clash

NEW DELHI, India  Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked of peace with China following a face-off between two countries' military in disputed Jammu and Kashmir that killed at least 20 Indian...

Tensions with North: S. Korea minister offers to resign

ANKARA  The South Korean unification minister on Wednesday offered to step down, a day after North Korea blew up a symbolic liaison office near the border, local media reported. Kim Yeon-chul,...

India blames China for border clashes

NEW DELHI India on Tuesday blamed China for a recent border face-off and clashes, accusing Beijing of trying to change the status quo between the two countries in the eastern...

20 Indian soldiers killed in India-China face-off

NEW DELHI, India A total of 20 Indian soldiers died on Tuesday as a result of border clashes with Chinese troops in the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh, according to...

Clashes, standoffs between Chinese and Indian armies: Timeline

ANKARA India-China border tensions turned deadly on Monday, killing twenty Indian personnel, including a commanding officer. Both countries reported the first such violent clash since 1975, even though over the...

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US seizes weave cargo believed to be hair from Uighurs

ANKARA  US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials seized a shipment of weaves and other hair products suspected of being forcefully made with human hair...

Turkey provides support to Mongolia's agriculture

ANKARA   Turkey’s state-run aid body provided support to Mongolia's agriculture, the agency said in a written statement on Thursday. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)...

Goldman Sachs expects full oil demand recovery in 2022

ANKARA  Global oil demand is expected to return to pre-coronavirus levels in 2022 with a pickup in transportation and recovery in major economies, Goldman Sachs...

US thanks Pakistan for efforts in Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan US top peace negotiator for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has thanked Pakistan for their ongoing efforts toward ending conflict in the war-torn country. Khalizad met...

French state must pay over drug causing birth defects

PARIS  A court Thursday found the French state responsible in three lawsuits over the use of the drug Depakine, a medication that caused major birth...

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