Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.

Coronavirus and other developments in Turkey

Turkiye registered 66,237 new cases, 141 related deaths and 34,592 recoveries in the last 24 hours. To stem the spread of the infection, the country has administered more than 135.99 million coronavirus vaccine doses since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021.

Greece has undermined NATO by attempting to form alliances against Turkiye within the bloc, said the Turkish national defense minister. Hulusi Akar said Athens was pursuing expansionist policies in the region, violating international law.

The Turkish president attended the opening ceremony of a new high-speed rail line between two central provinces.

Other developments worldwide

Kazakhstan declared Jan. 10 a day of national mourning for those killed in massive nationwide protests, an official confirmed.

The Russian president and his Kazakh counterpart discussed the latest situation in the Central Asian nation after massive nationwide protests claimed several lives and caused property damage.

Also, Russia criticized the remarks of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken regarding Moscow’s decision to send troops to Kazakhstan as part of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) peacekeeping mission.

At least six people were killed in southeastern Brazil when a canyon wall collapsed on speedboats in a lake, local media reported.

A vigil was held in the Ukrainian capital in honor of the victims of a deadly Ukrainian International Airlines plane crash in 2020.

The head of the military junta in Myanmar agreed to support peace efforts of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the country, according to an official statement.

Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said that there will be no place for militias in the country’s new government

The UN mission in Sudan launched a UN-facilitated intra-Sudanese political process to salvage the country’s transition to democracy.

Armenian forces fired on Azerbaijani army positions across the border, according to Baku.

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