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US coronavirus death toll tops 90,000

ANKARA The US death toll from coronavirus reached 90,142 after 1,592 more fatalities were reported on Sunday. The country's total cases surpassed 1.5 million and it continued to lead the world...

Some 1.7M people recover from COVID-19 globally

ANKARA The global coronavirus recoveries surpassed the 1.7 million mark on Sunday, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's data showed a total of 1,700,354...

Turkey: 2,000+ more recover from virus, active cases drop

ANKARA The total number of recoveries from coronavirus in Turkey rose to 108,137, with active cases dropping to 35,834, the country’s health minister said on Saturday. The death toll from the...

US coronavirus death toll tops 88,500

ANKARA  The US death toll from coronavirus surpassed 88,500 after 1,580 more fatalities were reported on Saturday. The country's total cases neared 1.49 million and it continued to lead the world...

Coronavirus cases worldwide surpass 4.5 million

ANKARA The worldwide tally for novel coronavirus infections surpassed 4.5 million Friday, according to US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's running data shows that the global death toll from the virus...

EU stops distributing Chinese masks

BRUSSELS The European Commission suspended the distribution of face masks reportedly from China to its member states after complaints on their quality. The EU institution had ordered 10 million face masks...

Oxford virus vaccine has some success with monkeys

LONDON A coronavirus vaccine being developed by scientists at Oxford University has proved partially successful in study of six monkeys, local media reported on Thursday. Some of the monkeys given a...

Germany to relax border controls with neighbors

BERLIN Germany announced on Wednesday that it will relax border checks with several neighboring countries beginning from this weekend amid a decline in the number of new coronavirus infections. Interior Minister...

Americas pass Europe in number of coronavirus cases

BOGOTA, Colombia  As coronavirus cases decline in many European countries, there is no relief in the Americas.     The American continent surpassed Europe on Tuesday, becoming the continent with the most...

Hard to make vaccines for 'tricky' coronavirus: UN body

GENEVA The work to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 is moving full throttle but coronaviruses are "tricky", the World Health Organization's (WHO) spokeswoman said Tuesday. "The work to develop the vaccine...

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African Muslims celebrate virtual Eid under lockdown

JOHANNESBURG Millions of Muslims in Africa began celebrating Eid al-Fitr holidays Sunday under tight coronavirus restrictions including bans on congregational prayers at mosques as well...

Bayern Munich keep up 4-point gap at top of Bundesliga

ANKARA Reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this weekend kept their four-point lead at the top of Bundesliga after hammering Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2. Bayern Munich collected 61...

Turkish leader exchanges Eid wishes with counterparts

In Sunday phone calls, Turkey’s president exchanged greetings with his counterparts from Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Iran, Oman and Turkmenistan for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday...

Turkish leader exchanges Eid wishes with counterpart

ISTANBUL In Sunday phone calls, Turkey’s president exchanged greetings with his counterparts from Iran, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday following the...

Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss fight against COVID-19

ISTANBUL In a Sunday phone call, the presidents of Turkey and Iran discussed cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, plus bilateral ties and regional issues,...

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