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Poland: Number of COVID-19 cases passes 2M mark

ANKARA The number of coronavirus cases in Poland passed the 2 million mark on Friday after the country reported nearly new 26,000 infections. According to the Polish Health Ministry, over...

Bosnian court jails ex-soldier over war crimes

BELGRADE, Serbia A Bosnian court on Wednesday sentenced a former Serb soldier to 20 years in prison for committing war crimes against Bosniak civilians during the 1992 Bosnian War. A 64-year-old...

Ghana withdraws recognition of Kosovo: Report

BELGRADE, Serbia Ghana has decided to withdraw recognition of Kosovo as an independent state, Serbian media reported. According to state-run Radio Television of Serbia, the government in the West African nation...

COVID-19: Spain’s daily death toll climbs to nearly 400

OVIEDO, Spain Coronavirus continues to devastate Spain, with the official death toll surging by nearly 400 on Sunday, according to new figures. In total, 1,720 people have lost their lives to...

Kosovo's prime minister goes into quarantine

BELGRADE, Serbia  Kosovo’s caretaker Prime Minister Albin Kurti on Monday said he was self-isolating as he awaits results of his COVID-19 test.   Kurti announced that he will be isolating himself due...

UK tabloid story on JK Rowling abuse condemned

LONDON  British tabloid The Sun was roundly condemned on Friday for a controversial front-page story about Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling suffering domestic abuse. The story – an interview with...

UK secures 90M more doses of potential COVID-19 shots

LONDON The UK reached a number of agreements to access a further 90 million early doses of two potential vaccines against the novel coronavirus, according to a government statement on...

EU, NATO chief condemns poisoning of Navalny

BRUSSELS The European Union has condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. “The use of chemical weapons under any circumstances is completely unacceptable and...

Lukashenko sworn in for 7th term as Belarus' president

MOSCOW Alexander Lukashenko was officially sworn in for a seventh term as Belarus’ president on Wednesday despite continued controversy over the results of last month’s elections. The swearing-in ceremony took place...

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...

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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...