Biden urges end to gun violence, saying ‘enough is enough’

United States President Joe Biden highlighted his administration’s efforts to curb gun violence during a visit to New York City also aimed at projecting a united front with Mayor Eric Adams after a…

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Turkey, Armenia to hold 2nd round of normalization talks Feb. 24

Turkey and Armenia will hold a second round of talks to normalize ties after decades of animosity, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Special envoys from the two countries will meet on…

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Turkey, Armenia to hold 2nd round of normalization talks on Feb. 24

Special envoys from Turkey and Armenia will hold a second round of talks on Feb. 24 in Vienna to normalize ties after decades of animosity, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Last…

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Meta plunges 25% in biggest drop ever to shake Wall Street

Shares fell on Wall Street Thursday as Facebook parent company Meta plunged 24.9%, erasing more than $220 billion in market value, the largest drop in history. Meta’s lofty stock price, as with several…

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Look up! We have a visitor: Asteroid hitches ride along Earth

It is not just humans that put hitchhiking to use as the same concept can even be seen in colossal interstellar objects. The latest example is a 1.2-kilometer-wide (0.74-mile-wide) asteroid that has hitched…

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Erdoğan, Zelenskyy mark ‘historic’ day as Turkey, Ukraine sign FTA

“Today marks a historic day in Turkish-Ukrainian relations as we have signed a free trade agreement,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said late Thursday during a press conference with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip…

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100,000 children in malaria-endemic western Kenya get new vaccine

Lucy Akinyi’s three children were infected with malaria so often she would be at their local health clinic in western Kenya every other week getting them treated. When offered the chance to protect…

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US raid in Syria kills top Daesh leader: Biden

A U.S. special forces raid in northwestern Syria early Thursday killed the top leader of the Daesh group, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, President Joe Biden said. “Last night at my direction, US military…

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Extreme weather events in Europe: Dangerous and expensive

Extreme weather events such as heat waves and floods have cost Europe almost 510 billion euros ($575.17 billion) and around 142,000 lives over the past 40 years, according to a new report published…

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