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Coronavirus vaccine made in Denmark 'works on mice'

ANKARA  A vaccine developed by researchers in Denmark against the novel coronavirus has shown promising results in tests on mice, officials have announced.  A team of researchers from the University of...

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...

Nigeria: COVID-19 cases surpass 16,000

ANKARA The COVID-19 or coronavirus cases have surpassed 16,000 in Nigeria with 420 deaths, the country’s health authorities said. According to local media reports, the surge has come amid a shortage...

Brazil's virus death toll tops 50,000

ANKARA  Brazil has reported 641 more deaths from coronavirus over the past day, becoming the second country worldwide with a death toll topping 50,000. The country's Health Ministry said Monday the...

France reports 340 more deaths from pandemic

PARIS  France on Tuesday saw a slight rise in fatalities from the novel coronavirus, compared to the previous day, while the country recorded 1,104 new infections, according to French Health...

'Lockdown may cause behavioral changes among children'

ANKARA Children may exhibit behavioral and emotional changes due to the extended lockdown situation in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Turkish psychologists have said. “Especially toddlers and preschool children may...

More than 54,000 COVID-19 cases in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia There are 54,027 coronavirus cases in the African continent, said a Friday update by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The figure shows a whopping 2,329...

China makes massive medical donations to Latin America

BOGOTA, Colombia Since bringing its coronavirus outbreak under control, China has been sending medical supplies and equipment to other parts of the world to help fight COVID-19.     Its relief efforts...

Pandemic claims more lives in Libya, Palestine, Tunisia

ISTANBUL Health authorities in Libya, Palestine and Tunisia confirmed additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. In a statement, Libya’s National Center for Disease Control said 10 people had died...

Myanmar reports first COVID-19 case in armed forces

YANGON, Myanmar A soldier in Myanmar tested positive for the coronavirus, the military said on Monday, the first confirmed case in the ranks of armed forces in the country. The office...

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Vietnam begins agricultural exports to EU

JAKARTA, Indonesia Vietnam has started exporting its agricultural products to European markets under a trade agreement with the EU The country's Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry...

Sony says PlayStation 5 launches Nov. 12

TOKYO  The PlayStation 5 home video game console is set to be released on Nov. 12, Sony has announced.It will first be available in the...

Antetokounmpo, LeBron lead 2019-20 All-NBA First Team

ISTANBUL NBA confirmed Wednesday that Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo have been unanimously named to the 2019-20 All-NBA First Team. "Antetokounmpo,...

France, Lebanon at stalemate over proposed deadline

PARIS  French President Emmanuel Macron expressed disappointment Wednesday over Lebanon's failure to form a new government by mid-September in accordance with a schedule laid out...

Turkey defense expo to bring together S.Asian countries

ANKARA  Seeking to give the Turkish defense industry a stronger presence in world markets plus access to new opportunities, the sixth Defense Port Turkey expo...