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Turkish Cyprus reports no new cases of COVID-19 in week

LEFKOSA The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Friday reported that no new cases of the coronavirus had been observed over the past week. Health Minister Ali Pilli said 2,868...

Germany: 9 more Turkish nationals die from coronavirus

BERLIN With nine additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Turkish death toll from the novel coronavirus in Germany surged to 109, local authorities said on Friday. The nine additional...

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...

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Italian island of Sicily battling forest fires

ROME The southern regions of Italy, especially on the island of Sicily, were struggling with fires in forests and rural areas on Saturday. Fire officials said...

Fire burning forest in Greece’s Achaia region

ATHENS A wildfire erupted Saturday in the northwestern Peloponnese region of Achaia, according to fire officials. The blaze has been burning a forested area in Zeria...

Turkey welcomes reopening of strategic coastal road in Libya

ANKARA Turkey welcomed the reopening of a strategic coastal road linking Libya’s east to its west, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday. "We welcome the official...

98 massive forest fires under control: Turkish official

ANKARA Ninety-eight of 107 forest fires in Turkey are under control, the nation’s Agriculture and Forestry Minister said late Saturday. Efforts to contain nine blazes are...

COVID-19 spirals out of control in Asia-Pacific region

ANKARAThe number of daily coronavirus cases has increased in the vast majority of the Asia-Pacific region but it has become increasingly difficult to fight...