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Trial over 2015 Paris terrorist attacks set to start

PARIS  This Wednesday will see the start of the major trial of suspects in the January 2015 Paris terrorist attacks, a series of assaults that shocked the nation and the...

UK: Slave trader John Cass hub of controversy in racism row

LONDON A councilor in east London who last week spearheaded the removal of a statue of Scottish slave trader Robert Milligan says more needs to be done in this area. Ehtesham...

UK minister resigns over lockdown breach row

LONDON Douglas Ross, a junior minister for Scotland, resigned on Tuesday, becoming the British government’s first casualty of the brewing lockdown breach issue involving Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top adviser. In...

Croatia to hold presidential election on Dec. 22

ZAGREB, Croatia  Croatia will hold presidential election on Dec. 22, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced on Thursday. "Today we make the decision to call the first round of presidential elections for...

UK army covered up war crimes, report suggests

LONDON A series of leaked government documents suggest British army has covered up various war crimes committed during campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, local media reported on Sunday. An investigation by...

EU regrets US decision on Iran nuclear deal

BRUSSELS Key European actors of the Iran nuclear deal disapprove the US’ recent decision on ending the sanction waivers. The spokespersons of the EU foreign policy chief and foreign ministers of...

'We must be tough with Erdogan government': Macron

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said Europe must be "open and tough" with Turkey's (President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan government. “There should be a common attitude on Turkey. Europe should...

UK man pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 migrants

LONDON A British lorry driver pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 39 people on Friday in the case surrounding the discovery of dead Vietnamese migrants in a lorry container last...

UK set to go to polls for early election on Dec 12

LONDON British lawmakers on Tuesday gave green light to go for an early general election after a crucial vote that followed hours of debate. The election will be held on Dec....

Trump urged to probe Russia's role in Navalny poisoning

WASHINGTON A House of Representatives panel formally requested Tuesday that US President Donald Trump investigate if Russia used chemical weapons to poison a Russian opposition leader.  "We are deeply concerned by...

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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,...