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Daily COVID-19 cases double in US

ANKARA  The U.S. reported 41,927 coronavirus cases on Saturday as the daily case-count doubled over the past day. The country's tally of cases neared 1.96 million, the highest in the world,...

South Africa: 1,800 students infected by COVID-19

ABUJA, Nigeria In South Africa, where schools were reopened earlier this month, 98 teachers and 1,800 students have been infected by COVID-19.  Schools will be disinfected in the Western Cape province...

Lebanon: Education to resume on May 28

BEIRUT, Lebanon  Lebanese education minister on Friday said classes in schools and universities will resume on May 28 after two months of suspension as part of the efforts to fight...

Spain: Healthcare workers protest, deaths top 23,500

OVIEDO, Spain With 331 more deaths reported on Monday, slightly up from Sunday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Spain has reached 23,521. For the fourth day in a...

US will have coronavirus vaccine by year end: Trump

WASHINGTON The US will have a coronavirus vaccine before the new year, President Donald Trump said Sunday.  "We are very confident that we are going to have a vaccine at the...

France sees spike in coronavirus death toll

PARIS In a surprising turn of events, the coronavirus death toll in France again took a sharp tick upwards on the second day of relaxed measures known as deconfinement, said...

US first access to virus vaccine unacceptable: France

PARIS A top French official on Thursday said it would be “unacceptable” for the US to be given priority access to a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Deputy Finance Minister Agnes...

COVID-19 worsening world’s food systems: UN chief

WASHINGTON The coronavirus pandemic is worsening the world's food systems, according Tuesday to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.  The UN chief said in a video message there is more than enough...

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 270,000

ANKARA  Global coronavirus-related fatalities Friday exceeded the 270,000 mark, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The figures counted 270,20 deaths, while the numbers of cases and...

Coronavirus cases in Russia cross 1M mark

MOSCOW The total number of coronavirus cases in Russia surpassed one million on Tuesday, with 4,729 infections registered over the past 4 hours. Over the same period, recoveries increased by 6,318,...

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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...