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Turkey confirms 2nd death from coronavirus

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday confirmed its second death from coronavirus. "We have lost a 61-year-old male patient. I wish Allah's mercy upon him," said the country's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca in...

'Turkey will use all means to eliminate coronavirus'

ANKARA  Turkey’s president on Wednesday said the government has mobilized all resources and will leave no stone unturned in efforts to eliminate the coronavirus threat as soon as possible. In his...

Turkey shuts bars, nightclubs over coronavirus concerns

ANKARA   Turkey will temporarily close bars and nightclubs as of Monday as part of measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The Interior Ministry on Sunday ordered the closure across all 81...

Turkey: Passengers from Umrah quarantined in dormitories

ANKARA All passengers returning from the Umrah pilgrimage since last night have been placed in separate rooms of dormitories as part of coronavirus quarantine measures, the Turkish health minister announced...

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...

Turkey issues coronavirus travel advisory for public

ANKARA Turkish citizens should avoid international travel unless absolutely necessary, the health minister said Wednesday after Turkey confirmed its first case of coronavirus. The global outbreak has pushed Turkey to take...

Turkey will heavily retaliate if its posts hit in Syria

ANKARA  Turkey will respond heavily if its observation posts in northwestern Syria’s Idlib province are targeted, said the nation’s president on Wednesday. “Turkey will do more than mere retaliation if its...

Turkey confirms first case of coronavirus

ANKARA Turkey announced its first case of the novel coronavirus early Wednesday while stressing that all precautionary measures were being taken. "A male citizen tested positive for the coronavirus 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...

Turkey to build shelter areas in quake-hit Elazig

ANKARA Turkey is set to build temporary shelters to host 1,000 families affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, the country's interior minister said on Monday. The 6.8-magnitude quake shook...

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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

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