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Death toll rises to 192 from Israeli attacks on Gaza

The death toll from Israeli attacks on the blockaded Gaza Strip rose to 192, including 34 women and 58 children, on Sunday, according to official and Anadolu Agency figures. Despite...

Al Jazeera decries Israel's 'barbaric' attack on Gaza office

ANKARA Qatari media group Al Jazeera on Saturday condemned Israel’s air strike on a building housing its office in Gaza City and called on the international community to protect journalists. Israel’s...

American Associated Press ‘shocked, horrified’ over Israeli attack on Gaza bureau

ANKARA The American news agency Associated Press on Saturday voiced “shock and horror” over an Israeli attack targeting a building which houses its office in Gaza City. “We are shocked and...

Qatar, US hold phone talk over Israel-Palestine tension

DOHA, Qatar  Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Wednesday evening spoke over phone with the US national security advisor Jake Sullivan and discussed the current situation in...

Russia blacklists EU parliament president, other officials

MOSCOW Russia announced on Friday that it had blacklisted eight EU officials, including David Sassoli, the serving president of the EU parliament. In a statement, the ministry said the sanctions were...

Sweden exhibit sheds light on Armenia's Karabakh crimes

STOCKHOLM A photo exhibition on the atrocities committed by Armenia during its decades-long occupation of the Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno-Karabakh was held in Sweden’s capital on Saturday. The exhibit, organized in...

EU urges Russia to provide medical treatment to Navalny

BRUSSELS The EU called on Sunday Russian authorities to provide medical treatment to opposition figure Alexey Navalny. “The European Union is deeply concerned about reports that the Russian opposition politician Alexei...

Israel, Greece sign $1.65B defense deal

JERUSALEM Israel and Greece have signed a defense deal worth $1.65 billion, according to the Israeli Defense Ministry on Sunday. As part of the agreement, Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems will...

Russia demands 1M illegal migrants to leave country

MOSCOW Russian Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy asked the leadership of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to work with their residents who are illegally residing in Russia.  "There are many...

Turkish minority decries Dendias' identity remarks

KOMOTINI, Greece  Comments by Greece’s foreign minister regarding the identity of the Muslim Turkish minority in Western Thrace during a visit to Ankara drew strong reactions from the group’s minority...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...