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Chile to lift state of emergency at midnight

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said Sunday that a more than week-long state of emergency will be lifted at midnight as mass protests continued. Pinera signed an enactment to...

Iraq: Death toll hits 74 as anti-gov’t protests resume

BAGHDAD The death toll in Iraq from the latest round of nationwide anti-government protests has risen to 74, the country's rights commission said Sunday. The Independent High Commission for Human Rights...

Turkey: Baghdadi nemesis of humanity, Islam, Turkey

ANKARA Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ringleader of Daesh, or ISIS, is one of the biggest enemies of humanity, Islam and Turkey, Ankara said on Sunday. "Turkey, being one of the most...

German far-right doubles vote in eastern elections

BERLIN Germany’s far-right AfD party has doubled its votes in state elections in the eastern state of Thuringia on Sunday, while Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives suffered the worst results in...

President Erdogan welcomes killing of Daesh/ISIS head

ANKARA The killing of the ringleader of the Daesh terror group -- also known as ISIS -- marks a turning point in the joint fight against terrorism, Turkish President Recep...

International scrutiny needed on Khashoggi: UN official

UNITED NATIONS A UN rapporteur said on Sunday she was "disappointed" that the UN secretary-general did not demand a criminal investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "I am...

Syria: Local council set up in terror-free Tal Abyad

TAL ABYAD, Syria A local council was established on Sunday in Syria's northern town of Tal Abyad, which Turkey recently cleared of YPG/PKK terrorists with its Operation Peace Spring. Members of...

Iraq says it gave ‘accurate’ intel of Baghdadi

BAGHDAD Iraq’s intelligence had identified the “accurate” location of the head of terrorist group Daesh, also known as ISIS, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement, the ministry...

Turkey won 'diplomatic victory' in Syria: Qatari envoy

ISTANBUL Qatar's ambassador to Turkey has described an agreement between Ankara, Moscow and Washington on the parameters of a proposed safe zone in northern Syria as a "diplomatic victory" for...

Trump says Daesh chief al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

WASHINGTON Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the man who led Daesh terror organization as it swept up large swaths of Iraq and Syria, has been killed in a U.S. night time raid...

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Spain: Archeologists discover ancient Islamic necropolis

MADRID An ancient Islamic necropolis has been discovered in northeastern Spain by archaeologists. Some 400 graves have been unearthed in town Tauste, near Zaragoza city, up...

Besiktas beat Fenerbahce, break 15-year Kadikoy spell

ANKARA Istanbul's Besiktas won against city rivals Fenerbahce 4-3 in Sunday's Turkish Super Lig derby to end their 15-year-jinx in Kadikoy. Visitors Besiktas last beat Fenerbahce...

Barcelona hit Osasuna, Messi pays homage to Maradona

MADRID Barcelona hammered Osasuna 4-0 in Sunday's Spanish La Liga match as Lionel Messi paid tribute to Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died this...

Serbian Orthodox Church flouts virus restrictions

BELGRADE, Serbia The Serbian Orthodox Church has paid a heavy price for flouting restrictions amid the pandemic by losing prominent figures. Thousands of people attended the...

Turkey reports over 400,000 coronavirus recoveries

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday reported a total of 400,242 coronavirus recoveries with 4,015 new additions over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry...