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Early hydroxychloroquine helps virus patients: Study

ANKARA Controversial antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which is touted by some world leaders and roundly rejected by others, has helped reduce coronavirus mortalities in hospitalized patients, according to a retrospective study...

'Visit shows importance EU places on Turkey'

BRUSSELS EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell’s upcoming visit to the Turkish capital reflects the importance the EU places on its relations with Turkey, the bloc’s chief foreign policy spokesperson...

Russian election body approves constitutional vote

MOSCOW The Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) approved the results of the vote on constitutional amendments on Friday. "Amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation voted by more than...

Turkey accuses France of committing crimes in Libya

ANKARA  Turkey's ruling party spokesman on Friday accused France of committing crimes in civil war-torn Libya. “France has committed crimes in Libya,” said Omer Celik, spokesman for the Justice and Development...

ECHR denounces France's treatment of asylum seekers

PARIS  The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in a judgement Thursday condemned the treatment of three male asylum seekers living in France under what it termed "inhuman and degrading...

Turkey: Daily coronavirus recoveries exceed new cases

ANKARA Turkey on Thursday confirmed 1,186 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total tally over 200,000, according to the country's health minister.  Citing the Health Ministry data, Fahrettin Koca...

Turkish president, emir of Qatar meet in Doha

DOHA After arriving in the capital Doha city of Qatar on Thursday afternoon, the Turkish president and the Qatari emir held a meeting at the Pearl Palace to discuss "mutual...

Turkey demands apology from France

ANKARA Turkey's foreign minister on Thursday demanded an apology from France for misleading NATO and EU about recent tensions in the Mediterranean. “France did not tell the truth to both NATO...

Thousands pay respects to slain Ethiopian activist

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Thousands of people gathered to pay their respects at the funeral of slain Ethiopian activist and artist Hachalu Hundessa on Thursday. The Oromo-language singer and songwriter was laid...

UN chief, Libyan PM discuss situation in African nation

WASHINGTON UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed the situation in Libya via telephone Wednesday with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. "The Prime Minister indicated his commitment to a dialogue within the 5+5...

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India: COVID-19 death count crosses 20,000

NEW DELHI  India’s death count due to COVID-19 crossed 20,000 on Tuesday with 467 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Health...

Libya: Mine planted by Haftar forces wounds three

TRIPOLI, Libya Three members of a family in Libya suffered injuries Tuesday when a landmine planted by forces loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar exploded.  The blast...

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses

WASHINGTON Further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population, according to a UN...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 7, 2020

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

Argentina reports more COVID-19 deaths

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  The death toll in Argentina from the novel coronavirus rose to 1,582 Monday as the pandemic continued to spread in Latin America.  The...

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