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Meeting of Turkish, Russian military delegations start in Ankara

ANKARA A meeting between Turkish and Russian military delegations started on Tuesday in the Turkish capital Ankara, said Turkey's National Defense Ministry. "Under the agreement reached on March 5 in Moscow,...

Germany unveils new measures to combat far-right

BERLIN German government unveiled new measures on Wednesday to combat right-wing extremism and hate crimes in the internet. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said in a news conference in Berlin the Cabinet...

Trump urges Saudi Arabia to negotiate with Gulf nations

ANKARA The US president urged the Saudi Arabian king to start negotiations with other Gulf countries to "resolve the rift".  "President Trump praised Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency and welcomed the...

Saudi Arabia convicts 8 over Khashoggi's murder

RIYADH  The Saudi Public Prosecution convicted eight people in the murder case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in his country's consulate in Istanbul nearly two years ago. The semi-official...

Iraqi gov't not serious to stop violence: Rights group

BAGHDAD The Iraqi government is not serious in stopping "excessive violence" against anti-government protesters, said the country's Independent High Commission for Human Rights on Friday. The commission said that one protester...

Palestinian diaspora marks 72nd anniversary of exodus

GAZA CITY, Palestine As Palestinians across the world on Friday observed Nakba or catastrophe, to mark 72nd anniversary of the forced mass exodus from their lands, an organization representing Palestinian...

UN committed to two-state solution on 'pre-1967 lines'

WASHINGTON UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres steadfastly maintained the international consensus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump rolled out his highly controversial plan. "The position of the United...

‘Israeli forces wanted to kill me like in Floyd case’

TULKARM, Palestine An elderly Palestinian man said Israeli soldiers tried to kill him the way US police murdered Black American George Floyd. Narrating the details of his abuse by Israeli soldiers...

Thousands receive Turkish aid following Beirut blast

ISTANBUL Turkey’s Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) has sent aid to 30,000 people in Lebanon following last month’s Beirut port explosion. In a statement on Wednesday, the IHH said the aid delivery...

Iraq seeks arrest of 'assaulters' amid protests

BAGHDAD Iraq's Interior Ministry on Saturday issued arrest warrants for protesters involved in attacks on government buildings and property during protests that rocked several provinces a day earlier.  In a statement,...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 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...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...