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Virus claims London rail worker after she was spat on

LONDON  British transport police launched an investigation on Tuesday after a London railway ticket officer died of coronavirus after being deliberately spat on while on duty. The victim was Belly Mujinga,...

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...

Turkish agency aids people in Switzerland amid pandemic

ANKARA A Turkish state agency and Turkish civil society groups in Switzerland are distributing aid to needy people, including the elderly, as the world is grappling with the novel coronavirus. In...

Russia: Fire at elder care hospice kills 10, injures 9

MOSCOW A fire in an hospice for elderly in the Moscow region killed 10 people and injured nine, Russia's Emergency Ministry said on Monday. The fire broke out late Sunday in...

OPINION – How on earth did UK become deadliest country in Europe for coronavirus?

LONDON The UK’s coronavirus-related death toll this week passed a grim milestone of 30,000 and according to the latest reports, the situation is not improving, as fatalities in elder care...

Putin holds phone talk with Merkel over Victory Day

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday talked on the phone over the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The two leaders stressed...

UK’s top COVID-19 adviser resigns

LONDON  Professor Neil Ferguson, the epidemiologist who has played a key role in the British government’s response to the coronavirus, has resigned from the government’s top scientific advisory group, local...

Western Balkans is 'priority': EU top official

BRUSSELS The Western Balkans is an absolute priority for the EU, the president of the European Commission said on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference following a videoconference summit of EU...

Assange's US extradition hearing delayed to September

LONDON The US extradition case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been delayed until September, Wikileaks announced Monday.District Judge Vanessa Baraister decided that the Australian’s case would be moved to...

UK trade minister resigns over loan 'intimidation'

LONDON The trade minister of the UK resigned on Monday after a parliamentary watchdog found that he attempted to use his position as a lawmaker to intimidate a member of...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...