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Bangladesh's daily virus death toll lowest in 5 months

DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh on Sunday registered 14 new coronavirus-linked deaths, the lowest daily toll since May 12, officials said Sunday. The number of fatalities from the novel virus, which originated in...

India: COVID-19 cases near 7.5 million

CHANDIGARH, India India’s health ministry said the positivity rate of the coronavirus fell below 8% Sunday as coronavirus cases approach nearly 7.5 million, including more than 61,000 new cases. A total...

South Africa reports 1,928 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa reported 1,928 new infections of the novel coronavirus Saturday, taking the number of confirmed cases to 702,131, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He said 38...

79 Iraqi patients arrive in Turkey for treatment

ISTANBUL A total of 79 patients, including infants and children, were brought to Turkey on Saturday for treatment upon the request of Iraqi authorities. The patients will be treated for heart,...

Turkey: Celebrity chef marks World Food Day with refugees

ISTANBUL A Turkish celebrity chef with millions of social media followers marked Friday's World Food Day with the help of two Syrian refugees, by cooking on live TV a meal...

In 1st, Turkish scientist to co-host US endocrine event

ANKARA The US Endocrine Society (ENDO) for the first time in its history elected a Turkish scientist to co-chair its annual meeting of experts around the world. Okan Bulent Yildiz, an...

WHO: Dexamethasone only effective drug for coronavirus

GENEVA Currently, the drug dexamethasone is still the only therapeutic shown to be effective against the novel coronavirus for severe patients, the chief of the World Health Organization said Friday. WHO...

Spain reports record rise in coronavirus cases

OVIEDO, Spain Spain on Friday broke its all-time record for daily coronavirus cases, with the Health Ministry reporting 15,186 new infections. The daily infection number rose more than 2,000 compared to...

COVID-19 deaths eclipse 1.1 million worldwide

WASHINGTON Over 1.1 million people have died worldwide after contracting the novel coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University data released Friday.  The grim milestone comes as the US-based university's running tally...

US: Limited virus vaccine supply possible by year's end

ANKARA A limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines could be available before the end of 2020, the US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. “Many vaccines are being developed and...

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Ganja victims of Armenian army attacks shelter in dorm

GANJA, Azerbaijan  The residents of Ganja are taking shelter at the local state university's dormitory after Armenian army shelled the residential areas in the city.   In...

Azerbaijani, Turkish diplomats discuss Upper Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan and Turkey discussed the latest developments and exchanged views Wednesday about the situation on the ground regarding clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to...

US says Russia, Iran aim to influence November election

WASHINGTON  The US said Wednesday that Russia and Iran were attempting to influence the Nov. 3 presidential election, accusing the latter of sending "spoofed emails"...

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded by extremist

PARIS, France  France paid homage Wednesday to Samuel Paty, a history teacher who was decapitated last week by an extremist in a suburb of the...

Turkish police conduct major anti-terror op in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkish police raided 21 homes in Istanbul and arrested a number of people with suspected links to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said...