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Coronavirus cases rise in Latin America

ANKARA/BUENOS AIRES A number of South American nations reported an increase in infections from the novel coronavirus, according to officials Friday. COVID-19 cases more than doubled in Ecuador in the last...

Turkey: Former COVID-19 patients donating immune plasma

ISTANBUL Patients who have recovered from the coronavirus have been mobilizing to donate immune plasma to help others with treatment, according Friday to the head the Turkish Red Crescent.  Dr. Kerem...

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...

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Turkey to maintain humanitarian foreign policy in 2021

ANKARA Turkey will continue to implement an entrepreneurial and humanitarian foreign policy in the field and at the table in 2021, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut...

Istanbul to begin virtual pre-school classes amid virus

ANKARA Education and training will be held virtually in kindergartens, nursery classes and practice classes in Istanbul to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Turkey condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday condemned the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. "We regret that the Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh lost his life as...

Turkey condemns 'racist threat message' in Greece

ANKARA Turkey slammed a “racist threat message” Saturday in northeastern Greece written on an elevator of an apartment building that is the residence of Mufti...

Over 640 PKK terror suspects nabbed across Turkey

ANKARA At least 641 PKK/KCK terror suspects have been nabbed during two-day operations across Turkey, the Interior Ministry announced on Saturday. The suspects were detained in...