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China: 26 deaths, 881 confirmed cases of new virus

ANKARA  At least 26 people have died in the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, with most cases recorded in the central Hubei province, local media reported Friday. The symptoms of the...

COVID-19: Spain’s daily death toll climbs to nearly 400

OVIEDO, Spain Coronavirus continues to devastate Spain, with the official death toll surging by nearly 400 on Sunday, according to new figures. In total, 1,720 people have lost their lives to...

Turkey: 3-year-old toddler beats coronavirus

HATAY, Turkey A 3-year-old toddler in Turkey has beaten the novel coronavirus. He was discharged from hospital on Tuesday in the southern province of Hatay after 15 days of treatment. He was...

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...

Italy: Gov't unveils new forecast amid 420 new deaths

ROME Italy on Friday reported 420 new deaths related to the novel coronavirus within 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 25,969 as infections in the country...

Bangladesh: 34 Hindu org's members coronavirus positive

DHAKA, Bangladesh  Bangladesh police have locked down a temple run by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a Hindu religious organization, after 34 of its members were tested positive...

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...

Russia registers more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases

MOSCOW Russia on Tuesday confirmed 10,102 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 155,370. The death toll in the country rose to 1,451, as 95 more people...

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Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization

ANKARA Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday signed a decree on partial military mobilization in the country following the border clashes at the Armenia-Azerbaijan frontier. According...

Russian opp. leader says Merkel visited him in hospital

MOSCOW Russia’s opposition leader Alexey Navalny confirmed on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him in hospital in Berlin. "The meeting did take place, but...

Hamas in contact with Egypt to secure injured fisherman

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Hamas group said on Sunday it is in contact with the Egyptian authorities to secure the return of a wounded Palestinian...

International Istanbul Opera Festival ends with Mozart

ISTANBUL  The world-famous International Istanbul Opera Festival has ended with Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio. During the eight-day festival ending Sunday night and held for...

Qatar: Trump retreats from supporting blockading states

DOHA  Qatar’s defense minister said that US President Donald Trump has backed down from supporting states imposing blockade on Doha. “There is a strategic alliance between...