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Global coronavirus cases exceed 3.3M in four months

ANKARA The tally of coronavirus infections globally has exceeded 3.3 million on Friday, according to US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's data showed that the number of virus-linked deaths reached 235,290,...

Recovered coronavirus patients near 54,000 in Turkey

ANKARA Turkey continues on the trajectory of more recoveries from coronavirus, said the health minister on Friday. Fahrettin Koca said in a tweet 53,808 people have recovered from the illness, making...

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 230,000

ANKARA  Global coronavirus fatalities exceeded the 230,000 mark Thursday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's data counted 230,615 deaths, while the numbers of cases and...

Russian prime minister tests positive for coronavirus

MOSCOW Russia's prime minister announced on Thursday that he had contracted the novel coronavirus at a video conference with the country's President Vladimir Putin. Premier Mikhail Mishustin, who was appointed to...

Turkey: 94 year-old women beat COVID-19

SAKARYA, Turkey Two 94-year-old Turkish women successfully recovered after contracting the deadly coronavirus, which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide. According to doctors, elderly people with chronic diseases are at the...

Turkey to deliver medical aid supplies to Palestine

ANKARA  Turkey will dispatch medical supplies to Palestine to help its combat with the novel coronavirus outbreak, the presidential spokesman said on Thursday. "By the instruction of President Erdogan, medical supplies...

New Zealand premier declares 'win' against COVID-19

ANKARA New Zealand has "no widespread undetected" novel coronavirus cases, since the country has reported single-digit cases for eight days now, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday. Addressing a news conference...

Global coronavirus cases exceed 2.9M

ANKARA  Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with about 2.9 million confirmed cases in 185 countries as of Sunday afternoon, according to a running tally by U.S.-based Johns...

Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 200,000

ANKARA The death toll worldwide from the novel coronavirus surpassed 200,000 late Saturday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's data counted 200,698 deaths, while the...

Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 2,600

ANKARA Turkey on Friday confirmed 109 additional fatalities related to the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 2,600. The total number of registered coronavirus...

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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...