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Azerbaijan clears mines from areas freed in Karabakh

ANKARA Azerbaijani experts continue demining the territories in Karabakh that were recently liberated from Armenian forces, officials said on Sunday.  Since Sept. 27 at least 750 unexploded missiles and rockets, 4,500...

Kenya university attack abettor commits suicide

NAIROBI, Kenya Tanzanian citizen Rashid Charles Mbereso, who was handed down a life sentence for his role in the 2015 Garrisa University attack that claimed the lives of more than...

Iran: Growing calls for revenge over scientist killing

TEHRAN Calls for revenge over the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist are growing louder with a series of demonstrations held across the country, including in the capital. The protesters in...

Egypt: Countries must reach binding deal on Nile dam

KHARTOUM, Sudan Amid regional tension over the project, countries along the Nile must reach a legally binding agreement on the filling and operations of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD),...

Afghanistan: At least 30 dead in 2 suicide attacks

KABUL, Afghanistan Two back-to-back suicide attacks in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 30 people, including both soldiers and civilians, officials confirmed. Naseer Ahmad, head of the provincial council in...

Police brutality protests turn violent in Paris

PARIS Saturday marked a day of widespread protest in France as "The March of Freedoms" saw thousands decry police brutality and a new global security bill that favors protecting police...

Iranian scientists top targets for assassins since 2010

ANKARA The latest assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist has brought to the forefront a string of similar attacks over the last decade. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed by unidentified gunmen on...

Israeli missions on alert after Fakhrizadeh's murder

JERUSALEM Israel on Saturday placed its embassies around the world on high alert amid fears of possible retaliation by Iran over the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.  Fakhrizadeh was killed...

Retaliate or not?: Iran's media on scientist's murder

TEHRAN The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist dominated the front pages of all prominent Iranian newspapers on Saturday. The headlines reflected the popular mood in the country in the wake...

'Killing of Iranian scientist was act of terrorism'

ANKARA The killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist by unknown assailants was a terrorist act, Turkey’s parliament speaker said on Saturday. "The assassination of the Iranian scientist was an act of...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – December 1, 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...

Russia deploys S-300 defense system on Kuril Islands

MOSCOW  In a move likely to rile Japan, Russia on Tuesday deployed an S-300 air defense system on the disputed Kuril Islands in the North...

South Africa reports over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  South Africa recorded 4,173 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 796,472,...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at close

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.02% to close Wednesday at 1,325.49 points. Starting the day at 1,326.76 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index earned...

2020 to be 1 of 3 warmest years on record: UN group

ANKARA The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional annual climate report released Wednesday said 2020 is on track to be one of the three warmest years...