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No vaccine, specific drug against coronavirus yet: WHO

GENEVA More than 100 days into the arrival of the novel coronavirus, there is no vaccine or a specific antiviral medicine to prevent or treat COVID-19, said the World Health...

Turkey sees 98 more coronavirus deaths, toll rises to 1,296

ANKARA Turkey on Monday confirmed 98 more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,296. The total number of registered...

COVID-19: Arab countries report more cases, deaths

ISTANBUL Several Arab countries reported a rise in coronavirus cases and deaths on Monday. Qatar’s tally rose to 3,231 after 252 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed over the past 24 hours,...

Netherlands: Virus cases top 26,500, deaths over 2,800

ANKARA The coronavirus death toll in the Netherlands has crossed 2,800 and confirmed cases are now over 26,500, authorities announced on Monday. A total of 964 new cases were confirmed in...

Global coronavirus death toll crosses 110,000 mark

ANKARA The global death toll from novel coronavirus crossed the 110,000 mark on Sunday, according to the U.S.' Johns Hopkins University. Data compiled by the university showed that the global number...

COVID-19: More recovered in Germany than still infected

BERLIN Germany registered on Sunday for the first time more fully recovered coronavirus patients than people still infected with the virus, according to the country’s disease control agency. The Robert Koch...

Turkey sends 2nd patch of medical supplies to UK

ANKARA A Turkish military cargo plane carrying second patch of medical supplies departed on Sunday for the U.K. in a bid to help the coronavirus combat. "At the direction of President...

Turkey to send medical aid to Israel, Palestine

ISTANBUL Turkey will send medical aid to Israel and Palestine to help them battle coronavirus, the country’s presidential spokesman said on Sunday. “There was a demand for medical aid from Israel,...

Turkey: COVID-19 patients in ICU on decline

ANKARA The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care in Turkey is on the decline for the first time since the outbreak, health minister Fahrettin Koca said Sunday. "There has been...

Turkey: Coronavirus death toll hits 1,101

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday reported 95 more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,101. The total number of confirmed...

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40-year-old player returns to NBA with Brooklyn Nets

ANKARA  Jamal Crawford, an experienced basketball player, agreed with the Brooklyn Nets to play the game, an NBA insider said on Thursday. "Jamal Crawford has agreed...

South Korea: Seoul mayor goes missing

ANKARA  Mayor of South Korea’s capital is missing, local media reported on Thursday. South Korean police has launched a manhunt to find Seoul city mayor Park...

4th World Nomad Games expected to be 'rich, inclusive'

ANKARA  Postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the fourth World Nomad Games are scheduled to be held in 2021 with more fanfare and enthusiasm. The games,...

Jewish settlers vandalize Palestinian vehicles in West Bank

NABLUS, Palestine Israeli settlers on Thursday vandalized Palestinian vehicles in a suspected “price tag” attack in the occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. “Dozens...

Libya: UAE unacceptable in our political talks

TRIPOLI, Libya  Libya's permanent representative to the UN said that his country "no longer accepts the UAE's presence in its political dialogues". This came during Taher...

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