38.3 F
Ankara
Saturday, January 23, 2021

Trump supporters force US Senate to recess, lockdown

ANKARA  The US Senate recessed an Electoral College debate Wednesday after angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building, forcing a lockdown by police. Protestors broke glass windows to...

Pence rejects Trump's demand to interfere in vote count

WASHINGTON  US Vice President Mike Pence rejected outgoing President Donald Trump's demand Wednesday that he interfere in Congress's counting of Electoral College votes, just minutes before lawmakers were set to...

US intel disputes Trump, says Russia behind mass hack

WASHINGTON Russia was "likely" behind a sweeping hack of federal agencies and private companies, the US intelligence and investigative community said Tuesday, breaking with President Donald Trump.  The assessment was shared...

US senators to dispute Electoral College certification

WASHINGTON  Eleven Republican senators are planning to object to the Electoral College results this week, calling for an emergency audit in disputed states. In a statement, senators and senator-elects, led by...

US: Fauci says COVID vaccine rollout 'disappointing'

WASHINGTON Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, said Thursday the US effort to rollout COVID-19 vaccines to Americans has so far been lackluster. About 12.4 million doses of...

US stocks up with hopes of increase in stimulus checks

ANKARA  US stocks opened Monday with gains to kick off the last trading week of 2020 on a higher note over hopes of Democrats pushing to increase the amount of...

Who was alleged Nashville bomber Anthony Warner?

ANKARA  The late suspect in the Christmas Day bombing in the US city of Nashville is described by his neighbors as a quiet, introverted person, said local press accounts. Warner, 63,...

Cuba slams US for pardoning war criminals

ANKARA Cuba on Monday blasted the US move to issue pardons for war criminals convicted of killing civilians in Iraq. "The pardons granted to war criminals hired by the US as...

Less than 2M Americans vaccinated against virus so far

ANKARA Almost two million people in the US have been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the most recent figures from the national public health institute. While 1,944,585 people have taken the...

US attorney: Man behind Nashville bombing 'perished'

WASHINGTON  The man behind the Christmas Day bombing in the city of Nashville blew himself up in the explosion, the US attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee said Sunday. "We've...

Latest article

Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

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...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...