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Kosovo, Serbian heads accept Trump invitation for talks

WASHINGTON The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia have accepted US President Donald Trump's invitation to visit the White House for peace talks later this month, the US special envoy for...

Scotland: World’s most expensive sheep sold for $490

LONDON The world’s most expensive sheep was sold in Scotland for £367,500 ($490,625), PA Media reported Friday. Double Diamond was sold Thursday at the Scottish National Texel sale in Lanark. The pedigree...

UK: Police arrest 10 far-right protesters in Dover

LONDON At least 10 people have been arrested when clashes broke out between anti-immigration far-right protesters and the police at the entrance of Dover harbor Saturday. "Kent Police officers made 10...

Russian opp. leader says Merkel visited him in hospital

MOSCOW Russia’s opposition leader Alexey Navalny confirmed on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him in hospital in Berlin. "The meeting did take place, but it shouldn't be referred as...

Pig's head placed in mosque in northern France

PARIS A mosque in northern France suffered an Islamophobic attack in which a pig's head was left in the Muslim house of worship, said mosque officials on Monday. The head was...

Germany: Car crashes into gate of Merkel's office

BERLIN  A car crashed into the outer gate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office in Berlin on Wednesday. Multiple police units responded to the scene, blocking off the area in front...

2 consecutive earthquakes rattle Croatia

BELGRADE, Serbia Two earthquakes rattled central Croatia and the capital Zagreb, the Croatian Seismology Center said on Monday. The quakes, with magnitudes 5.2 and 4.9 jolted the central cities and the...

UN: Nearly 83,000 refugees enter Europe in 2019

ANKARA A total of 82,978 irregular migrants and refugees reached Europe by sea in the first 10 months of 2019, the UN migration agency said on Friday. According to a report...

Italy allows NGO ship to disembark rescued migrants

ROME Italy on Sunday allowed a German rescue ship to disembark 88 irregular migrants on board in the Port of Taranto, local media reported. Alan Kurdi, a vessel of German NGO...

Turkey’s deal with Russia provides stability in Syria

ROME The Sochi agreement between Turkey and Russia to stabilize northern Syria provides stability for the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday in Rome. "Turkey has expressed its security...

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Turkey: Sit-in mother begs daughter to flee YPG/PKK

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey One of the mothers staging a protest against the PKK terror group and its Syrian offshoot YPG in southeastern Turkey called on her...

EU to set up COVID-19 certificate system by June

BRUSSELS The European Union aims to establish a common COVID-19 certificate system in the next three months, a top official said on Thursday. The European Commission...

No cure for SMA, but results may be near: Cuban neurologist

ANKARA It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men, according to Frederick Douglas, the famed 19th century US anti-slavery activist. Spinal...

OPINION – Despite risks, Hamas keeps date with democracy

*The writer is a member of the International Relations Office of Palestine resistance movement Hamas GAZA CITY, Palestine The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement -- Hamas, is...

‘Armenia has never been in such a pathetic situation’

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan’s president criticized Armenia on Thursday, saying internal conflicts occur almost daily in the country and the principles of democracy are ignored.  “Armenia has...