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US, UN urge India and Pakistan to return to table

ANKARA  The U.S. has once again offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, besides calling for a political and economic "roadmap" for the...

Pakistan court grants bail to ailing former premier

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Friday granted bail to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds. A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court headed by Justice Ali Baqir...

Indian premier hails Kashmir elections amid lockdown

ANKARA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed the "historic turnout" of local elections in the Muslim majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which has remained under near-complete lockdown...

Afghanistan: violence surges amid peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan is witnessing intense clashes between government forces and Taliban insurgents, even as various countries are trying to reinvigorate peace talks in different world capitals. In a major security...

NATO's support to Afghanistan remains 'steadfast'

ANKARA NATO's support to Afghanistan remains "steadfast", the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday. "Our support to Afghanistan with both forces and funding remains steadfast. NATO has supported the...

Taiwan seeks Turkey’s support in global stage

ANKARA  The chief of the Taiwanese mission in Turkey echoed on Thursday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks that "the world is bigger than five". "Taiwan is a small country and...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Oct. 25, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. Coronavirus...

Armenia leader should be charged for war crimes, experts say

ISTANBUL Amid the continuing clashes over Upper Karabakh, Turkish experts believe Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his administration should be charged for war crimes. Yalcin...

Erdogan lambasts Dutch 'fascist' politician

MALATYA, Turkey Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday hit back at Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders over an insulting cartoon he shared. "Fascism is not...

Turkey to set up strategic logistics centers for trade

ANKARA  Turkey plans to establish foreign logistics centers in strategic regions in Africa, the Americas, Europe, Russia and the Far East, said the country's top...

French president encouraged Islamophobia: Pakistan PM

KARACHI, Pakistan  The Pakistani prime minster has added his voice to the growing criticism of the French president for "encouraging Islamophobia" following the killing of...