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EU Parliament chief under self-quarantine as precaution

BRUSSELS The head of the European Parliament said he was in self-quarantine at his Brussels home as precaution after having traveled to Italy over the last weekend. “COVID-19 obliges everyone to...

Turkish citizens back from Iran test negative for COVID-19

ANKARA  A group of Turkish nationals who returned from Iran late last month have all tested negative for coronavirus after completing their quarantine, the Health Ministry announced on Tuesday. Sixty-five of...

Northern Cyprus reports first coronavirus case

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  Turkish Cypriot health minister announced Tuesday the first coronavirus case in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Health Minister Ali Pilli said a 65-year-old tourist...

Confirmed global coronavirus cases tops 100,000

ANKARA After emerging in Wuhan, China last December, the number of people infected by the novel coronavirus reportedly topped 100,000 people worldwide on Saturday.    Worldometer, a website which compiles new...

UK advises citizens to avoid travel to China

LONDON The U.K. has advised its citizens to avoid traveling to China due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in that country. “Due to the increasing travel restrictions and the public...

US health officials: Avoid nonessential travel to China

ANKARA U.S. health officials issued a travel warning Tuesday against China for an outbreak for the deadly coronavirus. "On January 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated...

Killer T cells offer hope for beating cancer

ANKARA Oncologists in Turkey are closely monitoring clinical trials of a groundbreaking study by scientists which could lead to a cure for cancer. Researchers at U.K.-based Cardiff University said last week...

China confirms 80 deaths from new coronavirus

BEIJING The death toll in China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has climbed to 80, the country's health department said Monday. According to the National Health Commission, there were 2,744 confirmed...

US confirms three more cases of coronavirus

NEW YORK The U.S. confirmed three new cases of the deadly coronavirus from China on Sunday, bringing the total to five. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that...

France repatriating citizens midweek over coronavirus

PARIS France’s government announced Sunday that it will repatriate hundreds of its citizens from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of a deadly coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 50 people...

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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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