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Spanish premier says 'go out' as virus cases rise

OVIEDO, Spain  Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez encouraged residents to leave their homes, as the Health Ministry reported 444 more COVID-19 infections on Thursday. The number of new cases has been...

Spanish premier hails successful lockdown transition

OVIEDO, Spain As thousands of protesters took to Spanish streets on Sunday to join global demonstrations against racism and police brutality, the country reported just one more COVID-19 death and...

Forest fires kill 11 in eastern Ukraine

KIEV  At least 11 people died and 17 others injured in forest fires in Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk.   A total of 146 fires were recorded in the region, with 116...

Russia seeking to gain ground from lost Soviet influence

MOSCOW / ANKARA Russia in recent years has been trying to gradually restore its influence in the world arena, after its sway waned following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Some...

Greek military union claims border soldiers unpaid

ATHENS Greek soldiers serving along the country’s northeastern borders to stop irregular migration have not been paid for more than six months, local media reported on Monday. A union representing the...

German police beat up Turkish father, daughter

COLOGNE, Germany  A Turkish father and his 17-year-old daughter were beaten by German police in the town of Ennepetal in the North Rhine-Westphalia state. Cemil Basongen told Anadolu Agency that the...

UK premier admitted to hospital as 'precautionary step'

LONDON  U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital Sunday after testing positive for the novel coronavirus last week, with the symptoms failing to disappear. A Downing Street spokesperson said:...

EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over Jerusalem embassy plans

ANKARA The EU on Monday expressed concern over Serbia's decision to relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "There is no EU member state with an embassy in...

UK 'cash for favors' minister implicated in new scandal

LONDON Robert Jenrick, the UK’s housing secretary who has been engulfed in a series of “cash for favors” scandals, was accused on Sunday of helping another Conservative Party donor in...

Europe mulls action vs Turkey over reopening of Maras

ANKARA – The European Parliament adopted a resolution Thursday calling on the European Union to take action against Turkey over its decision in October to reopen the coastline of...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 2021

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...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...