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Libyan mayor says most mercenaries have left Bani Walid

ISTANBUL More than 90% of the mercenaries from Russia’s Wagner Group which supported Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar have left the town of Bani Walid in a big convoy, its...

Syria's Idlib records first coronavirus death

IDLIB, Syria  The first coronavirus death in Syria's northwestern Idlib province was recorded, according to health officials. “A female patient in her 80s died from the virus,” the interim government's Health...

US restricts flights of Chinese airlines in new spat

ANKARA US announced Wednesday that Chinese airlines will be suspended from operating passenger flights to and from the US. The move is reportedly a tit-for-tat retaliation for China's inaction to approve...

Melania Trump calls for unity during pandemic crisis

BOGOTA, Colombia  With only 10 weeks left, Republicans worked to boost President Donald Trump’s reelection bid on the second night of their national convention. First lady Melania Trump addressed the convention...

EU says ready to act against Israel's W.Bank annexation

BRUSSELS Should Israel continue its illegal annexation of the West Bank, the EU will take action, EU foreign policy spokesperson Peter Stano said on Monday. “Annexation is not in line with...

Iraqi commander calls for 'unity' against US

ISTANBUL An Iraqi commander on Friday called on all national forces in the country to unite against the U.S., following the killing of an Iranian top commander in a U.S....

Kremlin denies Russian threat to Ukraine

MOSCOW Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday the Russian Armed Forces does not pose a threat to Ukraine. Asked for how long the Russian troops will stay near the Ukrainian...

In Kenosha, Trump maintains sometimes officers 'choke'

By Michael Hernandez US President Donald Trump continued Tuesday to defend the actions of police officers involved in shootings, saying in a city that has been a flashpoint of protests...

Pakistan PM discusses peace process with Afghan leader

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday evening spoke with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and discussed the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan to end the 19-years long conflict...

N.Syria: 1 Turkish charity worker martyred in armed attack

ANKARA One charity worker was martyred, another was injured in an armed attack on a Turkish Red Crescent vehicle in northwestern Syria, said the charity organization on Monday.  In a statement,...

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'Emerging markets won't suffer from current account deficits post-COVID'

ANKARA Imports have already surpassed pre-crisis levels in all major emerging markets but most trade deficits have not expanded due to booming exports, according to...

Thousands protest in Madrid against pardoning jailed Catalan leaders

OVIEDO, Spain Around 25,000 people poured into the streets of Madrid on Sunday to protest the Spanish government’s impending move to pardon several jailed Catalan...

Accused terrorist nabbed while trying to enter Turkey

ANKARA  A terrorist wanted with a red notice was among a dozen people arrested while trying to enter Turkey, said the National Defense Ministry on...

Mortar kills 5 civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan A mortar shell fired by Taliban hit a residence in Afghanistan’s Lagman province killed five civilians, according to Afghan Army.The 201st Selab Corps...

UAE, Rwanda ban flights from Uganda due to rise in COVID-19 cases

KAMPALA, Uganda The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Rwanda have banned with immediate effect all flights from Uganda due to reports of rising COVID-19 cases...