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Erdogan assures Turkey as coronavirus cases grow

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured the nation Saturday about efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic, saying Turkey is doing its duty with its institutions to serve its citizens. “I...

Colombia's coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,000 mark

ANKARA  The number of people in Colombia who have died from the novel coronavirus has surpassed the 1,000 mark, according to data released Tuesday by the Health Ministry.    Colombian officials...

Turkey sends 2nd patch of medical supplies to UK

ANKARA A Turkish military cargo plane carrying second patch of medical supplies departed on Sunday for the U.K. in a bid to help the coronavirus combat. "At the direction of President...

Palestinians confirm first coronavirus cases in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed the first two cases of coronavirus in the Gaza Strip. Two people tested positive for the virus after returning from Pakistan, health...

COVID-19: France reports sharp uptick in infections

PARIS As parks and public spaces opened across France on Saturday, different figures related to the novel coronavirus rose and fell. The latest statistics were reported by France's Ministry of...

Turkey, Russia agree to develop COVID-19 vaccine

ANKARA  Turkey and Russia agreed Tuesday to cooperate to develop vaccine against the novel coronavirus and conduct joint clinical trials. The Turkish Health Ministry said in a statement that Health Minister...

Turkey closes border to passengers from 9 countries

ANKARA Turkey announced late Friday it will close all border gates to passengers coming from nine European countries to fight the coronavirus outbreak. An authorization letter signed by Turkish Interior Minister...

Yemen: Houthis report 1st COVID-19 case in rebel-held areas

SANAA, Yemen  Yemen's Houthi rebel group on Tuesday confirmed the first coronavirus case in areas under their control. A testing on a Somali immigrant, who had died in a hotel in...

Malaria remains leading cause of death in DR Congo

KIGALI, Rwanda Malaria remains the leading cause of death in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Doctors Without Borders (MFS) said Saturday. In a message to mark World Malaria Day, the group...

Brazil: Virus cases rise as political crisis heats up

BOGOTA, Colombia  South America is now the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic and most cases are in Brazil, the World Health Organization said Friday.   And while the country goes through a...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. Coronavirus...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...