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Ukraine: 22 people killed in military plane crash

ANKARA  A military plane carrying 28 people crashed on Friday in Ukraine, killing at least 22 people on board, according to a statement by the State Emergency Service. An An-26 aircraft...

Libya to discuss maritime borders with Greece, Malta

TRIPOLI  Libya’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala announced Friday he will hold talks with Greek and Maltese authorities to discuss the delimitation of maritime borders in line with Libya's interests. Siala...

US: Black victim's family asks grand jury transcripts

By Beyza Binnur DonmezANKARA (AA) - Breonna Taylor's family demanded Friday that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron release the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings over Wednesday's decision, lawyer...

US: Ginsburg 1st woman to lie in state at Capitol

WASHINGTON  Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first woman, and first person of Jewish ancestry, to lie in state at the US Capitol Friday as mourners commemorated...

MiG-21 military jet crashes in western Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia A Serbian military aircraft crashed Friday in western Serbia, the Defense Ministry confirmed. The ministry said that the MiG-21 military aircraft was performing a “regular” flying mission when it...

Libya: 4 Russian mercenaries killed in helicopter crash

ANKARA Four mercenaries from the Russian Wagner group were killed when a helicopter carrying ammunition crashed in central Libya, the Libyan army said on Wednesday. "A helicopter carrying Russian mercenaries and...

380 whales dead in Australia's biggest stranding

ANKARA Australian authorities on Wednesday said some 380 pilot whales stranded in southern island state of Tasmania have died while 50 others are saved by rescuers, local media reported. Rescuers have...

US coronavirus death toll hits 200,000: Johns Hopkins

WASHINGTON The number of people in the US who have died from COVID-19 surpassed the grim 200,000 milestone Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The Maryland-based school recorded 200,005 deaths...

US detains suspect who allegedly mailed ricin to Trump

ANKARA US authorities have detained the person they suspect of sending a letter containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump, reports said Sunday. Citing a federal law enforcement official, NBC...

Azerbaijan downs Armenian drone

BAKU  Azerbaijan has downed an Armenian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the country’s Defense Ministry announced early Monday. The drone was shot down Sunday evening while conducting reconnaissance activity over Azerbaijani territory,...

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Archeologists discover sun disk in NW Turkey

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...