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Greece registers most daily virus cases in weeks

ATHENS Greece registered 3,215 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, a record since the beginning of the year, with the most occurring in the capital. Athens recorded 1,572 new cases, nearly half the...

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...

Coronavirus cases in Belgium near 50,000

BRUSSELS The number of coronavirus cases in Belgium neared 50,000 on Sunday, with nearly 8,000 deaths. Seventy-nine people died over the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 7,844, according...

Turkey: Cardiac arrest survivor recovers from COVID-19

AMASYA, Turkey A 60-year-old patient in Turkey whose heart briefly stopped beating while receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus has been discharged from the hospital after his recovery. Mustafa Yangin's month-long...

Virus claims 6 more lives in Tunisia, 3 in Bahrain

ISTANBUL Tunisia confirmed on Sunday six new coronavirus-related fatalities, while Bahrain registered three. The Tunisian Health Ministry said it recorded 234 additional infections over the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s...

EU hosts pledge drive for COVID-19 vaccine, treatment

BRUSSELS Today could mark a turning point in the fight against coronavirus, European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday at the opening of a pledge drive for...

France reports 85 new fatalities from coronavirus

PARIS France on Wednesday reported 85 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus, exactly the same figure as those reported on Tuesday. According to the Health Ministry, the total number of fatalities...

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...

India: Daily virus cases breach 20,000 mark for 1st time

NEW DELHI  Daily coronavirus cases in India hit a record high on Friday, breaching the 20,000 mark for the first time since the country’s first cases in January. With 20,903 new...

South Africa confirms 1,883 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG South Africa recorded 1,883 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of infections to 679,716, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced Saturday. Mkhize said 29 people died...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...