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Biden vows to support Irish interests as president

LONDON – US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden pledged to support the Republic of Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland if elected president, his campaign said...

Premier Tatar wins presidential runoff in N.Cyprus

Prime Minister Ersin Tatar won Sunday's presidential runoff in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with 51.74% of the votes, according to unofficial results. Narin Ferdi Sefik, the head of...

Azerbaijan raises flag on historic bridge: President

ANKARA The Azerbaijani president on Sunday announced that the nation’s flag was raised on a historic bridge connecting the country with Iran, as its conflict with Armenia over the Karabakh...

Azerbaijan marks Independence Day with pride, sorrow

ANKARA Azerbaijan on Sunday is marking the 29th anniversary of its independence with both pride and sorrow, as it comes in the wake of deadly attacks on civilian settlements by...

Azerbaijan downs another Armenian SU-25 fighter jet

ANKARA Azerbaijan on Sunday shot down another Armenian Su-25 fighter jet, according to the country's Defense Ministry – the second Su-25 to be downed in as many days. In a statement,...

Azerbaijan: Armenia already violated new cease-fire

ANKARA Armenian forces have already "grossly violated" a new humanitarian cease-fire only hours old, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said Sunday. "During the night, the enemy fired at the vicinity of the city...

Turkish Cypriots voting in presidential runoff

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Sunday have started casting ballots in the second round of presidential elections. Turkish Cypriots are...

France: Horrific decapitation unfolds as act of terror

PARIS - France's National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's Office (PNAT) Attorney General Jean-Francois Ricard said Saturday that the decapitation of a college teacher was the tragedy of the loss of the...

UN arms embargo ends against Iran

ANKARA - An arms embargo imposed since 2007 by the UN Security Council (UNSC) ended Sunday, according to Iran’s foreign ministry. All restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities...

Iranian politician asks parliament to dismiss president

ANKARA  - The head of the Iranian Commission of National-Security and Foreign-Policy, Mojtaba Zonnour, asked support from members of parliament to begin a dismissal investigation of President Hassan Rouhani. Zonnour...

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Ex-DHS staffer says he penned anti-Trump op-ed, book

WASHINGTON  A former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staffer announced Wednesday he was behind a scathing anonymous 2018 New York Times op-ed and 2019 book...

'COVID-19 has claimed lives of at least 1,500 nurses'

GENEVA  At least 1,500 nurses in more than 40 countries have died of COVID-19, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday.    “The figure, which...

Turkey rescues over 100 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

MUGLA/AYDIN, Turkey Turkey's coast guard rescued over 100 asylum seekers pushed back to Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea by Greek coast guard boats, security...

Iranian students protest in front of French embassy

TEHRAN  Large numbers of university students gathered in front of France’s embassy in the Iranian capital Wednesday to protest against recent blasphemous remarks by French...

Barcelona stun Juventus 2-0 in Italy

ANKARA  Spanish football club Barcelona beat Italy’s Juventus 2-0 Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in the Italian city of Turin.  French forward...