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COVID-19: 11 new cases in China, 16 in South Korea

ANKARA  China and South Korea recorded new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, while Australia and New Zealand are easing the measures. Eleven people were found to have contracted the...

Turkey: Daily coronavirus cases slip below 1,000

ANKARA Daily cases in Turkey of the novel coronavirus fell under 1,000 on Wednesday for the first time since March 25 as the country registered, according to an announcement by...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 4.9 million

ANKARA The global tally for novel coronavirus infections surpassed 4.9 million on Wednesday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. Data showed the death toll worldwide has reached...

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...

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Europol: 45 suspects arrested in anti-drug operations

HAGUE  – Police arrested 45 suspects Friday during an international operation against a drug-trafficking network from Brazil into Europe, Europol said Friday. "This international sting,...

South Africa records 3,370 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa recorded 3,370 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the number of infections to 781,941, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He said...

Tanzania’s opposition party expels rebel MPs

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania  - Tanzania's main opposition party, Democracy and Progress (CHADEMA), expelled 19 rebel legislators Friday for allegedly forging party documents and...

Al-Akhras: My hunger strike revealed Israeli crimes

JENIN, Palestine - Former Palestinian prisoner Maher al-Akhras, who was on a hunger strike for 103 days, believes he succeeded in exposing Israeli occupation."My...

Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs

ANKARA  - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged the EU to impose direct sanctions Friday against oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Navalny said...