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France reports 63 more fatalities from COVID-19

PARIS  The week in France ended with fatalities reaching a low point, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health. A total of 63 fatalities were registered on Friday,...

Israel: Coronavirus death toll up to 227

JERUSALEM Israel confirmed two more fatalities from the coronavirus on Saturday, taking the death toll to 277. The Health Ministry said 51 new cases were reported in the country over the...

Turkey quarantines 167 expats evacuated from S. Arabia

BALIKESIR, Turkey A total of 167 Turkish nationals who were evacuated from Saudi Arabia were placed under a 14-day quarantine on Saturday to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The...

SAfrica watching COVID-19 funds to avoid graft probe

JOHANNESBURG South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday his government will watch how billions of dollars to fight the novel coronavirus is spent, in an effort to avoid corruption.  ‘‘I do...

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 270,000

ANKARA  Global coronavirus-related fatalities Friday exceeded the 270,000 mark, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The figures counted 270,20 deaths, while the numbers of cases and...

Over 800,000 children die of pneumonia worldwide

ANKARA Pneumonia claimed the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five last year, or one child every 39 seconds, according to the UN’s children agency. “Every day,...

Coronavirus tally rises in 4 Arab states

ISTANBUL Health authorities in four Arab countries reported new deaths and cases related to the novel coronavirus on Sunday. Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry confirmed eight more fatalities from the virus, taking...

Hong Kong sees spike of new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA The novel coronavirus cases in Hong Kong hit another record over the past 24 hours, authorities said on Sunday. According to Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection, 133 more infections...

Palestine extends state of emergency over coronavirus

RAMALLAH, Palestine Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas agreed late Monday to extend the country’s state of emergency amid the spread of the novel coronavirus.    According to the official WAFA news agency,...

COVID-19 infections rise dramatically in France

PARIS France on Thursday saw a jump in coronavirus cases with 3,000 daily infections, the Health Ministry said. The tally of infections stands at 149,071, with an increase of 3,325 cases...

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Hundreds more die of COVID-19 in Brazil, Mexico

BUENOS AIRES/ANKARA  The novel coronavirus continues to claim lives across world, with Brazil and Mexico registering hundreds of new deaths and cases. According to the Brazilian...

US voices concern about escalating attacks in Cameroon

ANKARA  The US Embassy in Cameroon raised concern about horrific attacks against civilians in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Central African country by armed separatist...

India: Coronavirus cases cross 2.5M mark

NEW DELHI  India registered 57,381 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, crossing the grim mark of 2.5 million on Saturday. The tally now stands at...

South Africa reports 286 new COVID-19 deaths

Nation registers 6,275 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing tally to 579,140.

US sets up Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force

WASHINGTON The US deputy defense secretary confirmed Friday that the Pentagon has established a Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) Task Force (UAPTF) to improve understanding and...