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'Chinese coronavirus may spread to more countries'

ANKARA Chinese coronavirus will possibly spread to more countries because there is a heavy footfall in China being the second largest economic hub of the world, according to an expert. It...

Uganda: Borders closed to keep coronavirus out

JOHANNESBURG Uganda announced Saturday no person will be allowed to enter country starting March 23 in a bid to prevent introduction of coronavirus to the landlocked East African nation....

Turkey to send medical aid to Israel, Palestine

ISTANBUL Turkey will send medical aid to Israel and Palestine to help them battle coronavirus, the country’s presidential spokesman said on Sunday. “There was a demand for medical aid from Israel,...

Babies in Turkey breastfed for 17 months average: Data

ANKARA As a result of efforts by Turkey's Health Ministry to promote breastfeeding, the duration for nursing in the country has risen to 17 months. According to the data compiled by...

Turkish series showcases life with values: Pakistan PM

ANKARA The Turkish television series Resurrection: Ertugrul is an “interesting” drama which shows Islamic culture, said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. “It is part of history in which values of Islamic...

Chinese doctors to join Pakistan's COVID-19 battle

KARACHI, Pakistan China on Friday sent a group of doctors to join Pakistan in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. A team of Chinese doctors headed by Maj. Gen. Huang Qingzhen...

Iran: Premature baby beats COVID-19

ISTANBUL A baby born prematurely in the central Yazd city of Iran, weighing just 800 grams (1.76 pounds), has defeated coronavirus. "A new type of coronavirus was detected in Amir Arsalan,...

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 230,000

ANKARA  Global coronavirus fatalities exceeded the 230,000 mark Thursday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's data counted 230,615 deaths, while the numbers of cases and...

Turkey sends Somalia domestic ventilators to tackle virus

ISTANBUL Turkey on Saturday sent a shipment of medical supplies, including new Turkish-made ventilators, to Somalia to help the Horn of Africa country combat the coronavirus outbreak. The ventilators, made through...

Sudanese minister infected with COVID-19

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s minister of state in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation has been infected with the novel coronavirus, the Council of Ministers said Sunday. The council said in a...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...