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Russia slams US president’s ‘very bad’ remarks about Putin

MOSCOW Russia on Thursday censured the US president's remarks about its leader, saying the "very bad" statements show Joe Biden does not plan to fix relations with Russia.Addressing reporters...

Russia recalls envoy in wake of Biden comments on Putin

ANKARA Russia on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to Washington back to Moscow following comments by US President Joe Biden sharply critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin.A. I. Antonov is...

Russian MP blasts Biden's Putin comments as 'hysteria'

MOSCOWUS President Joe Biden insulted all Russians with his statements about President Vladimir Putin, a top Russian parliamentarian said on Wednesday."Biden insulted all citizens of our country with his...

Migrants seek to be heard in Dutch politics

By Abdullah Asiran ROTTERDAM, Netherlands Two political parties mainly formed by Turks and migrants are seeking to run in general elections this month in the Netherlands to boost their role in...

Saudi Air Force jets arrive in Greece for joint drill

ATHENS  As part of military cooperation between Greece and Saudi Arabia, six Royal Saudi Air Force F-15s arrived on the Greek island of Crete this weekend, said a Hellenic National...

Merkel’s party suffers losses in German regional elections: Exit poll

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered major losses on Sunday in regional elections in the southwestern German states of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate. According to public broadcaster ARD’s exit...

Germany: Setback for Merkel’s CDU in regional elections

BERLIN In a hint of possible trouble in national polls this September, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered major losses in Sunday regional elections in two southwestern German...

Kosovo opens controversial new embassy in Jerusalem

BELGRADE, Serbia In a controversial move, Kosovo on Sunday announced it had opened an embassy to Israel in the flashpoint city of Jerusalem. Kosovar authorities could not attend the official opening...

Germany goes to polls in key regional elections

BERLIN German voters are electing new regional parliaments for the southwestern states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Wuerttemberg on Sunday in a key vote widely seen as a test for September’s national...

UK: Charlie Hebdo sparks controversy with queen cartoon

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON French magazine Charlie Hebdo sparked large-scale criticism after publishing a cartoon on its front cover in which Queen Elizabeth II is depicted kneeling on Meghan Markle’s...

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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...