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Only 4.4% of French infected by COVID-19: study

ANKARA  Just 4.4% of the French population -- or 2.8 million people -- has been affected by coronavirus, according to a new study published Wednesday. The figure, however, is said to...

Turkish Cyprus reports no new cases of COVID-19 in week

LEFKOSA The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Friday reported that no new cases of the coronavirus had been observed over the past week. Health Minister Ali Pilli said 2,868...

Iran: Premature baby beats COVID-19

ISTANBUL A baby born prematurely in the central Yazd city of Iran, weighing just 800 grams (1.76 pounds), has defeated coronavirus. "A new type of coronavirus was detected in Amir Arsalan,...

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...

Brazil has more than half of Latin America virus deaths

BOGOTA, Colombia  COVID-19 has caused more than 237,000 deaths worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.   In Latin America, the number of deaths linked to the coronavirus reached 11,600 on...

Russia registers more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases

MOSCOW Russia on Tuesday confirmed 10,102 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 155,370. The death toll in the country rose to 1,451, as 95 more people...

Russia registers 10,000-plus coronavirus cases daily

MOSCOW  After a slight reduction the day before, Russia announced Friday more than 10,000 new cases in a single day, a pervasive figure during the last two weeks. According to the...

Over 500 S. African health workers contract COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG A total of 511 health workers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said Wednesday. Mkhize said 26 doctors have been hospitalized and...

COVID-19: France reports 75 new deaths in hospitals

PARIS The number of fatalities in France on Friday took a dip again, ending a week that gave confidence to the French after weeks battling the coronavirus, according to the...

Spain counts 164 more deaths, lowest number in weeks

OVIEDO, Spain The number of daily COVID-19 deaths and infections in Spain dropped substantially again on Sunday, according to Spanish Health Ministry data.  Official data confirmed 164 more deaths in the...

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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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