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Brazil's virus death toll tops 50,000

ANKARA  Brazil has reported 641 more deaths from coronavirus over the past day, becoming the second country worldwide with a death toll topping 50,000. The country's Health Ministry said Monday the...

COVID-19: China locks down 11 neighborhoods in capital

ANKARA China has locked down 11 residential communities in Beijing following a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country's capital, state-run media reports said on Monday. Authorities already closed...

China confirms highest COVID-19 cases in 2 months

JAKARTA China on Saturday reported the highest number of novel coronavirus cases in two months, with 57 new cases in the last 24 hours, health officials reported. China’s National Health Commission...

More than 3.5M recover from coronavirus globally

ANKARA Global coronavirus recoveries surpassed the 3.5 million mark Thursday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. Data showed a total of 3.504,346 patients won their battle against...

Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 400,000

ANKARA  The number of global novel coronavirus cases surpassed 6.91 million, while the death toll topped 400,000 mark on Sunday, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins...

Turkey opens another emergency hospital in Istanbul

ANKARA  Turkey on Sunday opened an emergency hospital in the Turkish metropolis Istanbul as part of the country's continued fight against the pandemic. The new Yesilkoy Prof. Dr. Murat Dilmener Emergency...

Global coronavirus cases cross 5.5M mark

ANKARA The number of global coronavirus cases surpassed 5.5 million on Tuesday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's data showed worldwide deaths reached 346,300, while...

COVID-19: 11 new cases in China, 16 in South Korea

ANKARA  China and South Korea recorded new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, while Australia and New Zealand are easing the measures. Eleven people were found to have contracted the...

Turkey: Daily coronavirus cases slip below 1,000

ANKARA Daily cases in Turkey of the novel coronavirus fell under 1,000 on Wednesday for the first time since March 25 as the country registered, according to an announcement by...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 4.9 million

ANKARA The global tally for novel coronavirus infections surpassed 4.9 million on Wednesday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. Data showed the death toll worldwide has reached...

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'Emerging markets won't suffer from current account deficits post-COVID'

ANKARA Imports have already surpassed pre-crisis levels in all major emerging markets but most trade deficits have not expanded due to booming exports, according to...

Thousands protest in Madrid against pardoning jailed Catalan leaders

OVIEDO, Spain Around 25,000 people poured into the streets of Madrid on Sunday to protest the Spanish government’s impending move to pardon several jailed Catalan...

Accused terrorist nabbed while trying to enter Turkey

ANKARA  A terrorist wanted with a red notice was among a dozen people arrested while trying to enter Turkey, said the National Defense Ministry on...

Mortar kills 5 civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan A mortar shell fired by Taliban hit a residence in Afghanistan’s Lagman province killed five civilians, according to Afghan Army.The 201st Selab Corps...

UAE, Rwanda ban flights from Uganda due to rise in COVID-19 cases

KAMPALA, Uganda The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Rwanda have banned with immediate effect all flights from Uganda due to reports of rising COVID-19 cases...