Governance

Crimean Platform to be efficient: Ukrainian politician

January 20, 2021

The Crimean Platform, part of Ukraine’s strategy of de-occupation of Crimea which started since the peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014, focuses on a range of issues, according to the head of Turkey-Ukraine Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group.“The…

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Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021

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 and other developments in TurkeyTurkey on Tuesday reported over 6,800 new coronavirus cases, accord…

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Joe Biden set to sworn in as Trump leaves White House

January 20, 2021

A unique inauguration ceremony awaits US President-elect Joe Biden as the event Wednesday will be held under coronavirus measures, the absence of the outgoing president and heavy security after riots at the Capitol.Inauguration Day will begin at 10 a.m…

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Over 140 individuals enjoy Trump’s presidential pardon

January 20, 2021

Outgoing President Donald Trump granted pardons to 73 individuals and commuted the sentences of an additional 70 people on his final day in the office, the White House said Wednesday in a statement.Among the pardoned is Trump’s former chief strategist …

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NATO, European leaders congratulate new US president

January 20, 2021

NATO and European leaders on Wednesday congratulated new US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, as the two were officially sworn in on Wednesday in a heavily-guarded ceremony at the US Capitol.?In a statement, NATO Secretary-General J…

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Abbas to remain Fatah’s presidential candidate in polls

January 20, 2021

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be Fatah’s presidential candidate in the forthcoming elections expected to be held in July, the Palestinian prime minister said.”The Fatah movement has unanimously nominated Abbas,” Mohammad Shtayyeh said in an …

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Under house arrest, Uganda’s opp. leader lauds support

January 20, 2021

Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine on Wednesday acknowledged the effort of a Nigerian human rights lawyer, who filed a complaint with the UN working group against the government of Uganda for putting him under house arrest.Wine, 38, challenged Presid…

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‘Greece to restart talks with Turkey with optimism’

January 20, 2021

Greece next week will take part in exploratory talks with Turkey with “self-confidence and optimism,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday.Speaking to parliament, Mitsotakis said that Greece “will absolutely not negotiate national sover…

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