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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)...

World leaders join global collaboration against pandemic

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched a global collaboration against COVID-19 with leaders from France, Germany and the EU among others. "Today, WHO is proud to be uniting...

Pakistan extends COVID-19 lockdown until May 9

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan on Friday extended until May 9 the ongoing lockdown aimed at stemming the fast-increasing coronavirus cases in the country. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning and Development, announced the...

Netherlands: Coronavirus death toll nears 4,300

ANKARA The death toll from coronavirus in the Netherlands is nearly 4,300, authorities said on Friday. With 112 more fatalities, the death toll rose to 4,289, according to the National Institute...

Russia: New coronavirus cases return to growth

MOSCOW After a small decline the day before, the number of new coronavirus cases in Russia bounced back to further growth on Friday. Authorities confirmed 5,849 new cases over the last...

Turkey: Scientist isolates SARS-CoV2 virus

ANKARA  A Turkish virologist has successfully isolated SARS-COV-2, the novel coronavirus, in a bid to produce a vaccine against the deadly disease it causes which has claimed almost 68,000 lives...

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Russia accuses US, NATO of moving troops to its border

MOSCOW The US is moving its troops to Russia’s borders, a top Russian official said on Tuesday. Over 40,000 people and 15,000 units of military equipment...

Turkey's daily virus cases hit new peak

ANKARAa Turkey reported over 59,000 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, its highest single-day figure since the start of the pandemic. A total of 59,187 cases, including...

Turkey declares partial lockdown during Ramadan

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday announced a two-week partial lockdown to help curb a recent rise in the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. Speaking to...

Turkey to host Afghan peace meet from April 24 to May 4

ANKARA Turkey announced on Tuesday that a keenly awaited international conference on the Afghan peace process will be held in Istanbul from April 24...

Russia warns US to stay away from Black Sea

MOSCOW Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov called "provocative" the US maneuvers in the Black Sea and warned Washington to "stay away" from it. Speaking at...