62.4 F
Ankara
Sunday, October 25, 2020

Italy’s premier unveils new anti-virus rules

ROME - Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday unveiled further measures aimed at containing the second wave of the COVID-19 contagion and avoiding a new lockdown that would...

Premier Tatar wins presidential runoff in N.Cyprus

Prime Minister Ersin Tatar won Sunday's presidential runoff in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with 51.74% of the votes, according to unofficial results. Narin Ferdi Sefik, the head of...

Turkish Cypriots voting in presidential runoff

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Sunday have started casting ballots in the second round of presidential elections. Turkish Cypriots are...

France: Horrific decapitation unfolds as act of terror

PARIS - France's National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's Office (PNAT) Attorney General Jean-Francois Ricard said Saturday that the decapitation of a college teacher was the tragedy of the loss of the...

France: COVID-19 cases skyrocket as curfew takes hold

PARIS - As Paris and other cities and regions enter the first night of a curfew Saturday, new cases of coronavirus infections hit a new daily record. There were 90...

Italy reports highest-single day rise in COVID-19 cases

ROME With 10,925 new coronavirus cases, Italy reported Saturday the highest daily spike since the start of outbreak in the country, according to the Health Ministry. The ministry said that a...

German leader in quarantine as guard contracts virus

COLOGNE, Germany Germany’s president went into quarantine on Saturday after one of his bodyguards tested positive for COVID-19. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been tested but the result is still awaited and...

Turkish Cypriots to vote in presidential runoff Sunday

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) are set to cast ballots for a second time on Sunday after the presidential candidates...

US businesswoman admits affair with UK prime minister

LONDON An American businesswoman effectively admitted in an interview with a UK publication that she had an affair with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson when he was the mayor of...

1961 Paris massacre remembered on anniversary

PARIS The memory of the 1961 Paris massacre, when as many as 400 demonstrators were killed and thrown into the Seine River for supporting the Algerian War of Independence, is...

Latest article

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...