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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...

Brazil becomes world's third worst-hit COVID-19 country

BOGOTA, Colombia As the curve for the COVID-19 pandemic flattens or falls in many parts of the world, the virus continues to surge across Latin America.    As of Tuesday, there...

Russian prime minister tests positive for coronavirus

MOSCOW Russia's prime minister announced on Thursday that he had contracted the novel coronavirus at a video conference with the country's President Vladimir Putin. Premier Mikhail Mishustin, who was appointed to...

Iran: Number of daily virus cases quadruple

TEHRAN  Iran on Thursday confirmed 59 more fatalities from coronavirus, bringing the nationwide death toll to 8,071. A further 3,574 people tested positive for the virus over the past 24 hours,...

India: 3,000 Muslims forced to quarantine after 40 days

NEW DELHI  A total of 3,013 members of a Muslim religious group still remain detained at various quarantine facilities in Delhi after over 40 days. The Tablighi Jamaat members, who have...

Art museums in Istanbul reopen with COVID-19 measures

ISTANBUL  Contemporary art museums in Istanbul reopened to art lovers Tuesday as Turkey continued to ease restrictions against the novel coronavirus.  The Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (Istanbul Modern), Pera Museum,...

Atletico Madrid donates 20,000 masks amid virus crisis

ANKARA  Spanish football club Atletico Madrid on Thursday donated 20,000 masks in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.  "This morning at the Wanda Metropolitano, the Atletico de Madrid Foundation handed over...

COVID-19: France reports 35 new deaths

PARIS  France on Saturday reported lower fatalities from coronavirus as it marked the 76th D-Day anniversary and the liberation of Europe from the Nazi regime. Due to travel restrictions, visiting the...

Turkey: Former COVID-19 patients donating immune plasma

ISTANBUL Patients who have recovered from the coronavirus have been mobilizing to donate immune plasma to help others with treatment, according Friday to the head the Turkish Red Crescent.  Dr. Kerem...

Chinese researcher jailed for practicing gene-editing

ANKARA A Chinese biologist and two researchers from his team were sentenced to prison for illegally altering genes in human embryos, according to local media. A court in south China's Shenzhen...

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Turkish, Russian ruling parties discuss virus, east Med

ANKARA Senior officials of the ruling parties of Turkey and Russia on Thursday discussed the novel coronavirus pandemic and developments in the eastern Mediterranean via...

Ample monetary stimulus necessary, says ECB's Lagarde

ANKARA An ample monetary stimulus remains necessary to support the economic recovery in euro area economy, said the head of the European Central Bank (ECB). Following...

US sprinter gets 18-month ban for missing dope tests

ANKARA US Olympic sprinter Deajah Stevens got 18-month ban for missing doping tests, said Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Thursday. "The @WorldAthletics Disciplinary Tribunal has banned...

EU re-issues travel restriction from Serbia, Montenegro

BRUSSELS EU countries decided to reintroduce travel restrictions for those who will travel from Serbia and Montenegro. Under the new rules, only residents of Algeria, Australia,...

Turkey marks 46th anniversary of Cyprus peace operation

ANKARA Turkey's National Defense Ministry shared photos of the country's 1974 Cyprus Peace Operation on Twitter, marking its 46th anniversary. It posted four contemporary photographs on...

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