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Nearly 28,000 illicit pills seized in Turkey

ADANA/TEKIRDAG, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Tuesday seized nearly 28,000 illicit pills in southeastern province of Adana, security sources said. Acting on a tip-off, the anti-narcotics team of police conducted an...

Pakistan: Lockdown in major cities, cases jump to 629

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan on Sunday shut down markets and public places in several major cities of the country amid the coronavirus outbreak. The number of coronavirus cases in the...

Turkey at high risk for coronavirus: Health minister

ANKARA  The possibility of coronavirus reaching Turkey is very high although no cases were reported so far, the country's health minister said Tuesday. "The possibility of this epidemic in Turkey is...

US health system unprepared for coronavirus: CDC

ANKARA The U.S. public health system is ill-prepared to offer tests to American citizens for coronavirus, according to a report by U.S. website Politico. Citing Robert Redfield, the director of The...

Malaysia quarantines 8 Chinese for coronavirus

ANKARA Eight Chinese tourists in Johor state, Malaysia were quarantined at a hotel on suspicion of carrying the coronavirus, according to the country's deputy health minister.  Lee Boon Chye said the...

Turkey to become new hub for elderly care

ANKARA After collaborating with a U.S. non-profit group, Turkey is ready to build a commune for the elderly in order to promote healthy aging. Gerontologist Dr. Kemal Aydin, also chairman of...

Turkey confirms 5th coronavirus case

ANKARA  Turkey confirmed three more coronavirus cases on Friday, raising the tally to five. "After our first two cases, we confirmed three new cases who came in contact with them and...

South Korea reports first coronavirus case

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  South Korea on Monday confirmed the first case linked with the newly discovered virus in China, according to local media. This has raised concerns that the coronavirus which causes...

Japan becomes 2nd to confirm Wuhan virus outside China

ANKARA Japan on Thursday announced that the first case of a new coronavirus had been found in the country, becoming the second nation to report such a case outside of...

Second case of infectious coronavirus detected in US

WASHINGTON  A second case of the deadly coronavirus has been detected in the U.S., health officials said Friday amid China's frenzied push to contain the outbreak. The new case of a...

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COVID-19: Spain’s daily death toll climbs to nearly 400

OVIEDO, Spain Coronavirus continues to devastate Spain, with the official death toll surging by nearly 400 on Sunday, according to new figures. In total, 1,720 people...

Bangladesh: Road crash claims 15 lives

DHAKA, Bangladesh The death toll from a head-on collision late Saturday between a truck and van in southeastern Bangladesh rose to 15 when three more...

China: Belgian football player positive for coronavirus

ISTANBUL Belgium international Marouane Fellaini has become the first football player in China with coronavirus. The 32-year-old tested positive for the virus, his Chinese Super League...

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