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Biden vows to support Irish interests as president

LONDON – US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden pledged to support the Republic of Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland if...

ANALYSIS – 2020 US Presidential Election: Biden on the Horizon

The writer teaches Turkish history at Sabanci University in Istanbul. He holds an MA and PhD in history from the same university. ISTANBUL  With only weeks...

Top US general says no military role in elections

WASHINGTON The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has ruled out in an interview broadcast Monday any role for the US military in a...

Trump supporters vow to push ahead without him on trail

WISCONSIN It's business as usual at the Republican Party headquarters of Racine, Wisconsin state, in the days since US President Donald Trump's stunning COVID-19 diagnosis,...

Days after debate, Trump condemns 'white supremacists'

ANKARA  Battered by days of criticism, US President Donald Trump has walked back his refusal at a debate to denounce white supremacists, but dared his...

Black votes up for grabs in US presidential election

ANKARA Black votes are up for grabs in the US presidential election – just about a month away, on Nov. 3 – but the candidates...

Twitter removes Iran-linked accounts during US debate

WASHINGTON Twitter said Wednesday it removed nearly 130 accounts that appeared to originate in Iran as the first US presidential debate was taking place Tuesday...

US: Comey defends Russia probe as senators pounce

WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday defended the bureau's investigation into Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election, and potential Trump campaign...

Brazil's president slams Biden over Amazon comments

ANKARA Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday blasted US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's "disastrous" and "unnecessary" remarks about the destruction of the Amazon Rainforest. "The...

Biden on Trump releasing his taxes: 'When? Inshallah?'

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden cast doubt during Tuesday night's debate on whether US President Donald Trump would ever release his tax returns.  "You'll get...

Biden slams Trump as 'Putin's puppy' in heated debate

WASHINGTON  Democratic nominee Joe Biden sought to cast President Donald Trump as subservient to Russia's leader during Tuesday night's debate as the former vice president...

Trump says he paid ‘millions of dollars’ in income tax

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump went on the defensive Tuesday during the first US presidential debate against his Democratic rival Joe Biden, claiming he had paid...