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UK Health Secretary: Britain at 'tipping point'

LONDON  British Health Secretary Matt Hancock told local media on Sunday that the UK as a whole was at a “tipping point”, and that London specifically could see further measures...

Tropical-like hurricane leaves 3 dead in Greece

ATHENS At least three people have died in a hurricane-like storm, the "medicane" (Mediterranean hurricane) that hit Greece. Cyclone Ianos struck the country's western and central parts Thursday night, leading to...

'Cyprus issue should be resolved on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus The Turkish Cypriot prime minister said Saturday no one has a right to put Turkish Cypriots into risk by calling for a federal solution...

30 rescued after migrant ship sinks off Crete

KOMOTINI, Greece At least 30 people were rescued after a boat carrying irregular migrants sank on Monday near the Greek island of Crete, according to Greek News Agency ANA-MPA. A merchant...

UK general warns of Russian nuclear-powered missiles

LONDON  A top British general warned that the UK faces the threat of a Russian nuclear-powered missile that could travel around the Earth for years. The claim was made by Lt....

Italian schools reopen amid fears, controversy

ROME  Most Italian schools reopened their doors on Monday after six months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in a big test for the government headed by Prime Minister...

COVID-19: Spain reports 27,000 cases over weekend

OVIEDO, Spain After a weekend marked by illegal parties across the country, Spain’s Health Ministry reported 27,404 new coronavirus infections on Monday. The three-day total, which includes data since Friday, is...

Putin, Macron discuss alleged Navalny poisoning

MOSCOW/PARIS The presidents of Russia and France discussed over the phone on Monday allegations that Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny had been poisoned. In his talk with his French counterpart Emmanuel...

Russia to provide Belarus $1.5B credit

MOSCOW  Russia will provide a loan of $1.5 billion to Belarus, President Vladimir Putin announced on Monday. The credit is granted to restore economic relations hit by the coronavirus pandemic and...

France: Former interior minister to lead ruling party

PARIS Former French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner was elected Thursday as the head of the ruling La Republique En Marche (LREM) party. The party is seen as having a key role...

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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...