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Ethiopia: Turkish experts give transplant presentation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A Turkish delegation on Thursday gave presentations on organ transplantation and intensive care to Ethiopian officials as part of a project, International Transplant Network (ITN). In the instructional...

China confirms 56 deaths from new coronavirus

ANKARA The death toll in China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has climbed to 56, local media reported on Sunday. “During the past 24 hours, 688 new confirmed cases, 1,309 new...

Pakistan's coronavirus deaths climb to 45

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan reported five more fatalities from coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the death toll to 45, officials said Sunday. According to the Health Ministry, the new deaths...

Uncertainty during pandemic breeds anxiety: Experts

ANKARA Long weeks of social isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic have sown uncertainty about the future and left many people anxious, and could fuel longer-term problems, according to psychologists. “Uncertainty...

Turkey to stage classic Czardas Princess

ANKARA The Turkish State Opera and Ballet will perform the classic Czardas Princess next week. The operetta by Hungarian composer Emmerich Kalman will be held in the Mediterranean resort city of...

Netherlands: Coronavirus death toll nears 4,300

ANKARA The death toll from coronavirus in the Netherlands is nearly 4,300, authorities said on Friday. With 112 more fatalities, the death toll rose to 4,289, according to the National Institute...

Brazil: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 4,016

BUENOS AIRES Brazil confirmed Sunday 346 fatalities from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing total deaths there to 4,016. The number of registered cases surged to 58,509, as...

Turkey to deliver medical aid supplies to Palestine

ANKARA  Turkey will dispatch medical supplies to Palestine to help its combat with the novel coronavirus outbreak, the presidential spokesman said on Thursday. "By the instruction of President Erdogan, medical supplies...

Turkey continues to evacuate nationals abroad

SANLIURFA, Turkey  An additional 373 people were placed under 14-day quarantine in this province Friday after returning from abroad amid the novel coronavirus.     The provincial governorate said 100 were brought...

Italy reports 174 new deaths on eve of Phase 2

ROME Italy on Sunday reported 174 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 28,884, on the eve of the Phase 2 of the emergency. The data released by...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...