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COVID-19: Russia reports 11 new cases, total now 45

MOSCOW  Russia reported 11 new coronavirus cases on Friday, raising the total number in the country to 45. Five of the cases were confirmed in the capital Moscow and three in...

Chinese researcher jailed for practicing gene-editing

ANKARA A Chinese biologist and two researchers from his team were sentenced to prison for illegally altering genes in human embryos, according to local media. A court in south China's Shenzhen...

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 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...

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...

Turkish charity helps girl at risk of losing eyesight

DAKAR A Turkish charity will provide a lifetime supply of medicines to a Nigerien girl suffering from a condition which puts her at a risk of losing eyesight. The Humanitarian Relief...

France confirms 3 coronavirus cases

PARIS France has confirmed three cases of the new coronavirus from China, marking the spread of the deadly virus to Europe. In the Friday night’s news conference, France's Health Minister Agnès...

Coronavirus worldwide death toll climbs past 13,000

ANKARA The worldwide death toll from coronavirus on Sunday topped 13,000, while the number of confirmed cases also rose to nearly 307,300, according to U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The country with...

China's coronavirus poses no possible threat to Turkey

ANKARA The coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China is not of any particular risk to Turkey, the country's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday.  Turkish authorities will quarantine infected patients from...

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...

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COVID-19: Spain’s lockdown to be extended till April 25

OVIEDO, Spain Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that the country will continue with its strict lockdown measures until at least April...

COVID-19: Death toll in Netherlands surpasses 1,600

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands  The death toll from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands has risen to 1,651, authorities announced Saturday. The overall number of...

UK reports record 708 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

LONDON British health authorities announced on Saturday that the U.K.-wide death toll from coronavirus rose by 708 over the last 24 hours, the record rise...

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