Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world, and the coronavirus pandemic.
– Developments in Turkey, coronavirus pandemic and other news
Turkey has administered more than 112.22 million coronavirus vaccine doses since the country launched an immunization drive in January, according to official figures.
Separately, the ministry also recorded 28,645 new virus cases, 206 related deaths and 24,217 recoveries in the last 24 hours.
Turkey urged G20 countries to take further action against climate change.
Ankara pledged to support South Sudanese communities affected by recent flooding.
A welcoming ceremony was held by the Turkish Trade Ministry in Istanbul after the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Road Transport Corridor Project successfully carried commercial cargo on Pakistani trucks to Turkey.
The US administration is not telling the truth while sending letters to Congress or informing its people, Turkey’s foreign minister said in response to Washington’s decision to extend a national emergency executive order in Syria.
Turkey’s president urged foreign investors to come to the country, assuring that “nobody who trusts and invests in Turkey would regret it.”
Turkey’s Justice Minister underlined freedom of religion in the country, saying that everyone lives as they wish, regardless of their beliefs.
Turkey expressed its condolences to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for a deadly boat accident in the northern Bumba region.
– Worldwide developments related to COVID-19
The Senegalese government said it lifted restrictions on travelers after reopening air borders to passengers with proof of a negative coronavirus test.
Brazil surpassed the 600,000 death mark since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic amid a significant and gradual reduction in the number of cases.
Malawi opened its borders to travelers after lowering its coronavirus status from level two to level one.
Iceland suspended use of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, citing an increased risk of cardiac inflammation.
Bangladesh received 1 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine under a commercial purchase from India after shipment was suspended for seven months, authorities confirmed.
– Developments across world
Some users were unable to access Facebook and Instagram for the second time in a week.
Mexico received a US delegation led by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and secured a new deal on social and security challenges.
Guinea’s transitional President Col. Mamadi Doumbouya unveiled his government’s structure ahead of naming Cabinet ministers.
The UN welcomed the signing of an action plan by the group known as the Joint Military Commission that will see the withdrawal of mercenaries, foreign fighters and foreign forces from Libya.
China’s robotic Chang’e-5 mission that was sent to a site on the lunar nearside called Oceanus Procellarum has brought back a rock that is 2 billion years old.
Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki urged Tunisians to stage protests against the power grab by President Kais Saied.
The Bangladeshi government and the UN signed a long-awaited deal related to the island of Bhasan Char, agreeing to establish a common protection and policy framework for the Rohingya humanitarian response.
Iraq said it will close its borders and airspace ahead of parliamentary elections Sunday.
The first Libyan flight from Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport landed at Cairo International Airport following a hiatus of seven years, according to Egyptian media.
A section of the north face of the volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma collapsed, unleashing destructive new rivers of lava.
Voters in southwestern Ethiopia cast ballots in favor of breaking away into a separate regional state within the Horn of Africa country in a referendum last month, according to authorities.
An anti-fascist rally Saturday in central Athens saw thousands of demonstrators march after a call from leftist parties, leftist affiliated unions and student associations.
Taliban Foreign Affairs Minister Amir Khan Mutaqqi said the group remains ready to “positively” interact with the international community as he held talks with US officials in Doha.
More than 50 people were reported dead and 70 missing after a makeshift vessel sank on the Congo River earlier this week, according to provincial authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz stepped down in the wake of corruption allegations.
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