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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Sept. 26, 2020

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 and other developments in Turkey Turkey...

Climate change denying school to African children: NGO

ANKARA Heavy floods because of climate change in sub-Sahara Africa have forced thousands of children from school or caused a delay to the start of the academic year, according to...

EU downplays optimistic reports of Brexit breakthrough

LONDON  EU sources downplayed reports in the British media Friday that chances of a Brexit deal were looking more optimistic, the Guardian reported.EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier told ministers from...

Turkey's US envoy slams WSJ editorial board's op-ed

WASHINGTON Turkey's US envoy on Friday disputed allegations by the Wall Street Journal's editorial board that Turkey and Greece could go to war because of a maritime dispute.   Serdar Kilic said...

Coronavirus cases in Latin America exceed 9 million

BOGOTA, Colombia More than six months since the first coronavirus case was detected in Latin America, there is an excess of 9 million cases and 330,000 deaths in the region,...

Turkey's presidential spokesman slams US House Speaker

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey's presidential spokesman criticized US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday for anti-Turkish remarks.  “Pelosi who has become hostile towards Turkey is a biased politician. She had assumed...

Turkey extends condolences for Ukrainian plane crash

ANKARA Turkey’s foreign minister extended condolences Friday to Ukraine for a military plane crash that killed 22 people.  "I share the sorrow of the families of those who lost their lives...

Death toll at 25 from Ukraine military plane crash

KIEV, Ukraine  The death toll from a military plane crash reached 25, according to a statement by the chief prosecutor in Ukraine early Saturday.  The prosecutor’s office said an investigation has...

General says UK can 'destroy' enemy infrastructure

LONDON Britain’s top cyber general said the UK could “degrade, disrupt, and even destroy” its enemies critical infrastructure in a future conflict, the Guardian reported Friday.Gen. Sir Patrick Sanders, the...

Japan PM calls for UNSC reform in debut UN address

ANKARA  Japan’s new prime minister demanded reform of the UN Security Council during his maiden address to the organization’s General Assembly.Suga Yoshihide said he wanted the reforms “to reflect the...

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EDIRNE, Turkey  Archeologists in northwestern Turkey discovered a sun disk on a rock altar Friday in the ancient Thracian settlements.  Engin Beksac, head of the art...

Mali swears in transitional president after coup

LOME, Togo Bah N'daw, the president of Mali's transition, was sworn in Friday on promises of good management of public resources and a merciless war...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Sept. 26, 2020

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...

Climate change denying school to African children: NGO

ANKARA Heavy floods because of climate change in sub-Sahara Africa have forced thousands of children from school or caused a delay to the start of...

EU downplays optimistic reports of Brexit breakthrough

LONDON  EU sources downplayed reports in the British media Friday that chances of a Brexit deal were looking more optimistic, the Guardian reported.EU chief negotiator...