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Coronavirus cases rise in Oman, Iraq

MUSCAT, Oman / BAGHDAD Health authorities in Oman and Iraq reported more coronavirus cases on Thursday. In Oman, 74 fresh cases of COVID-19 were recorded, bringing the total to 2,348. The...

Coronavirus 'is natural in origin': WHO

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said it is assured that COVID-19 is natural in origin, and it is vital to establish the natural host for the virus, after the...

Northern Cyprus reports no new COVID-19 cases in weeks

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus No new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) over the last 16 days, authorities said on...

Virus easing, France sets plans to lift lockdown

PARIS Tuesday, May 5 will mark seven weeks since France went under nationwide confinement due to the coronavirus pandemic. The global health emergency that took Europe by storm forced President...

Turkey sends medical supplies to Tunisia amid outbreak

ANKARA  Turkey on Friday sent medical aid supplies to Tunisia to be used in the fight against novel coronavirus, according to Turkish National Defense Ministry. “Medical aid supplies, prepared at the...

Medical supplies sent by Turkey arrive in Kazakhstan

NUR SULTAN, Kazakhstan  Medical supplies sent by Turkey arrived in Kazakhstan on Monday to help fight the novel coronavirus outbreak. Turkey sent 150,000 face masks and sanitizers, said a statement by...

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...

Argentina records highest daily COVID-19 cases

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentina reported 718 new coronavirus infections Friday, the highest daily figure which brings its tally to 10,649.  The death toll reached 433 with 14 additional fatalities, according to...

At least 127 journalists died in 3 months from COVID-19

GENEVA  At least 127 journalists in 31 countries have died due to the novel coronavirus over the past three months, the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said Tuesday. "Media workers play...

China extends lockdown to more areas in Beijing

ANKARA The Chinese capital Beijing on Tuesday extended the lockdown to 18 more residential communities following a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country's capital, state-run media reports...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 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...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...