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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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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...