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Turkey sends aid to Palestine to fight coronavirus

RAMALLAH, Palestine  Turkey's state-run aid agency on Friday sent medical aid to Palestine amid the fight against novel coronavirus pandemic. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) delivered medical and personal...

UK COVID-19 deaths pass 19,500

LONDON British health authorities announced on Friday that the UK-wide death toll from coronavirus increased by 684 in 24 hours. The Department of Health reported: “444,222 people have been tested of...

COVID-19: France reports less than 400 deaths

PARIS France on Friday reported 389 additional fatalities related to the novel coronavirus, bringing the death toll in the country to 22,245. In a daily press briefing, Director General of Health...

COVID-19 kills 1200, infects over 27,000 in Africa: WHO

ANKARA The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa has surpassed 27,000, while 1,200 people have so far been reported dead across the continent, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

India sees biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI India on Friday reported 1,752 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest single-day spike in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 23,452, the Health...

Trump ripped over idea to inject bleach to kill virus

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump is being widely harangued for suggesting people who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus be injected with disinfectants to eliminate the disease. "Please...

Italy: Gov't unveils new forecast amid 420 new deaths

ROME Italy on Friday reported 420 new deaths related to the novel coronavirus within 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 25,969 as infections in the country...

Chinese doctors to join Pakistan's COVID-19 battle

KARACHI, Pakistan China on Friday sent a group of doctors to join Pakistan in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. A team of Chinese doctors headed by Maj. Gen. Huang Qingzhen...

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...

Turkey helps Mozambique to curb coronavirus

ANKARA The Turkish state-run aid agency has started to provide hygiene materials to Mozambique to help the southern African country curb the coronavirus outbreak. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)...

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Turkish witnesses in Beirut recall shock of explosion

BEIRUT Turkish families residing in Beirut on Saturday told Anadolu Agency about the shock they experienced during the massive explosion at the port of Beirut...

4 Lebanese MPs resign amid anger over Beirut port blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon  Four Lebanese lawmakers have resigned amid growing public anger following a massive explosion that struck the Lebanon port earlier this week. Three lawmakers belonging...

Football: Hasan Ali Kaldirim leaves Fenerbahce

ANKARA Turkish international left-back Hasan Ali Kaldirim announced his Fenerbahce exit on Saturday. Kaldirim thanked Ali Koc -- the president of Fenerbahce -- the club board,...

Families continue anti-YPG/PKK protest in Turkey

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A protest in southeastern Turkey against the YPG/PKK terror group entered its 341st day on Saturday, with parents demanding the return of their...

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers beat Orlando Magic 108-101

ANKARA The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Orlando Magic 108-101 to record the third consecutive win in the NBA late Friday. Tobias Harris posted 23 points and...