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Russia demands 1M illegal migrants to leave country

MOSCOW Russian Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy asked the leadership of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to work with their residents who are illegally residing in Russia.  "There are many...

Turkish minority decries Dendias' identity remarks

KOMOTINI, Greece  Comments by Greece’s foreign minister regarding the identity of the Muslim Turkish minority in Western Thrace during a visit to Ankara drew strong reactions from the group’s minority...

Russia expelling 10 US diplomats in retaliation for sanctions

MOSCOW In a tit-for-tat response to the US sanctions, Russia on Friday said it will ask 10 US diplomats to leave the country and take other retaliatory moves. Moscow will also...

NATO urges Russia not to restrict free navigation in Black Sea

ANKARA NATO on Friday voiced concern over Russia's plans to restrict access to some parts of the Black Sea and Kerch Strait. "This would be an unjustified move and part of...

Russia accuses US, NATO of moving troops to its border

MOSCOW The US is moving its troops to Russia’s borders, a top Russian official said on Tuesday. Over 40,000 people and 15,000 units of military equipment and weapons will be deployed...

Russia warns US to stay away from Black Sea

MOSCOW Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov called "provocative" the US maneuvers in the Black Sea and warned Washington to "stay away" from it. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow...

'US to deploy additional troops in Germany'

BERLIN The US will increase its military presence in Germany by deploying nearly 500 additional troops, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Tuesday. Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, alongside...

NATO chief urges Russia to withdraw from Ukraine’s borders

BRUSSELS The NATO chief Tuesday called on Russia to withdraw its military forces from the Ukrainian border. “Russia must end this military build-up in and around Ukraine, stop its provocations and...

Kremlin denies Russian threat to Ukraine

MOSCOW Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday the Russian Armed Forces does not pose a threat to Ukraine. Asked for how long the Russian troops will stay near the Ukrainian...

France must acknowledge complicity in Rwanda genocide

PARIS For more than three decades, the question of alleged complicity in the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda has haunted France. Paris has officially never apologized for its involvement...

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Basketball: UMMC Ekaterinburg win EuroLeague Women trophy

ANKARA Russian basketball club UMMC Ekaterinburg won the EuroLeague Women trophy after beating Perfumerias Avenida of Spain 78-68 in the final held in Istanbul on...

F1: Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

ANKARA Red Bull-Honda's Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 season on Sunday. Verstappen...

Turkish anti-terror teams destroy PKK's 8 hideouts

TUNCELI/HAKKARI, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Sunday destroyed eight caves in eastern Turkey, and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition in the country's...

EU urges Russia to provide medical treatment to Navalny

BRUSSELS The EU called on Sunday Russian authorities to provide medical treatment to opposition figure Alexey Navalny. “The European Union is deeply concerned about reports that...

UEFA vows to use legal measures to bar 'Super League'

ANKARA UEFA, European football's governing body, and major three leagues along with their federations warned over the "so-called Super League," and said they will take...