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Americas pass Europe in number of coronavirus cases

BOGOTA, Colombia  As coronavirus cases decline in many European countries, there is no relief in the Americas.     The American continent surpassed Europe on Tuesday, becoming the continent with the most...

Hard to make vaccines for 'tricky' coronavirus: UN body

GENEVA The work to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 is moving full throttle but coronaviruses are "tricky", the World Health Organization's (WHO) spokeswoman said Tuesday. "The work to develop the vaccine...

Spain sees slight rise in COVID-19 deaths, infections

OVIEDO, Spain Spain reported another 229 COVID-19 deaths on Friday and 1,095 more infections, as regions across the country prepare to further relax lockdown measures next week. In total, Spanish Health...

Russia sees 10,000+ new virus cases for 6th day in row

MOSCOW Russia on Friday reported more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for the sixth day in a row on Friday, the country’s emergency task force said. According to its daily report,...

Did pandemic start earlier than we think?

ANKARA The novel coronavirus has infected more than 3.8 million people worldwide and killed nearly 270,000 since the first cases were reported in Wuhan, China last December, but the timeline...

90,000 healthcare workers infected with COVID-19: ICN

GENEVA The International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday that it believes at least 90,000 healthcare workers had been infected and more than 260 nurses had died in the novel...

Turkey registers 4,917 more recoveries from pandemic

ISTANBUL A total of 78,202 people have recovered so far from the novel coronavirus in Turkey, the country's health minister said on Wednesday. The death toll from the pandemic rose to...

Turkey: Recoveries rise, number of ICU patients drops

ANKARA Turkey's number of ICU and ventilator patients drop, and a total of 73,285 people have recovered so far from the novel coronavirus in Turkey, including 5,119 registered on Tuesday,...

Russia registers more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases

MOSCOW Russia on Tuesday confirmed 10,102 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 155,370. The death toll in the country rose to 1,451, as 95 more people...

Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 250,000

ANKARA  Global coronavirus fatalities exceeded the 250,000 mark on Monday, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's figures counted 250,134 deaths, while the numbers of...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 28, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. ...

US: George Floyd protests marred by lootings, fire

WASHINGTON  Protesters took to the streets in the US city of Minneapolis for a second day Wednesday over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed...

Libya: Pro-Haftar official meets militia commanders

ISTANBUL Libyan House of Representatives Speaker Aguila Saleh met early Thursday with the militia commanders of renegade commander Khalifa Haftar.    Saleh met with Abd al-Razik...

Libyan army destroys armored vehicles of Haftar militia

ANKARA  The Libyan army announced early Thursday that it had destroyed 10 armored vehicles belonging to warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias in the country's south.   Army units...

Schalke stunned in German league, lose again

ANKARA Schalke disappointed its fans again Wednesday, losing 2-1 to Fortuna Dusseldorf in the German football league. US midfielder Weston McKennie scored the opener in the...

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