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Japan becomes 2nd to confirm Wuhan virus outside China

ANKARA Japan on Thursday announced that the first case of a new coronavirus had been found in the country, becoming the second nation to report such a case outside of...

China reports first death from new virus

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Chinese authorities on Saturday confirmed the first death from a new virus that broke out in central China, local media reported.  One patient with viral pneumonia has been confirmed...

Turkish charity helps girl at risk of losing eyesight

DAKAR A Turkish charity will provide a lifetime supply of medicines to a Nigerien girl suffering from a condition which puts her at a risk of losing eyesight. The Humanitarian Relief...

Chinese researcher jailed for practicing gene-editing

ANKARA A Chinese biologist and two researchers from his team were sentenced to prison for illegally altering genes in human embryos, according to local media. A court in south China's Shenzhen...

Africa joins world in marking World AIDS Day

NAIROBI, Kenya African countries, many of them struggling against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), mark Dec. 1, the World AIDS Day. Kenya, like many...

Zimbabwe’s unsung hero fights HIV/AIDS

EPWORTH, Zimbabwe  Benson Hungwe, 32, has dedicated his life to helping patients suffering from HIV and AIDS in the Zimbabwean capital. The alleys of Epworth, a slum settlement east of Harare,...

World AIDS Day points to HIV-positive population needs

MOSCOW  World AIDS Day on Dec.1, was founded in 1988 to draw attention to aspects of one of the deadliest diseases in the human history: Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and...

Turkey to become new hub for elderly care

ANKARA After collaborating with a U.S. non-profit group, Turkey is ready to build a commune for the elderly in order to promote healthy aging. Gerontologist Dr. Kemal Aydin, also chairman of...

BRICS countries to establish Human Milk Bank network

ANKARA The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa agreed to establish Human Milk Bank as an outcome of 11th BRICS summit in Brazil. "We also welcome the creation...

Ethiopia: Turkish experts give transplant presentation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A Turkish delegation on Thursday gave presentations on organ transplantation and intensive care to Ethiopian officials as part of a project, International Transplant Network (ITN). In the instructional...

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No return to 'good old days' for German-US ties

BERLIN When it comes to German-American relations, things could hardly get much worse, as they reached a new post-World War II low in the wake...

Nigeria registers 423 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

ANKARA Nigeria has confirmed 423 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 47,290. In its daily update,...

Turkey arrests 3 suspects for FETO terror links

ADANA, Turkey Turkish forces arrested three more people for suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, security...

Lillard scores 61, leads Blazers victory over Mavericks

ANKARA Damian Lillard tied a career-high 61 points in the Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 win against the Dallas Mavericks late Tuesday. Veteran forward Carmelo Anthony produced...

New anti-terror operation launched in Turkey's south

ANKARA A new anti-terrorism operation has been initiated in the south of Turkey, the country's interior minister announced on Wednesday. At least 1,448 security personnel will...