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Superbugs will kill nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050

TRENTON, Canada Powerful superbugs increasingly resistant to antibiotics will wreak havoc in Canada, killing nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050, suggests a report made public Tuesday. The grim 268-page report states that...

Kenya: Global summit starts to end maternal deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya A summit on population and development kicked off in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, with world leaders and delegates focused on how to end violence against women...

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,...

85% of kids suffering from leukemia can be treated

VAN, Turkey  Leukemia is highly treatable, with some 85% of children suffering from the blood cancer being responsive to treatment, according to an expert. Dr. Kamuran Karaman, a pediatric oncologist at...

Turkey taking new steps to tackle childhood obesity

ANKARA Turkey will work to fight childhood obesity and related disorders through new measures in many areas, including schools, restaurants, and sports activities, said the nation's top health official. Under the...

Nearly 28,000 illicit pills seized in Turkey

ADANA/TEKIRDAG, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Tuesday seized nearly 28,000 illicit pills in southeastern province of Adana, security sources said. Acting on a tip-off, the anti-narcotics team of police conducted an...

Breast cancer successfully treatable if diagnosed early

ANKARA Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women, but if it is diagnosed at an early stage, there is a good chance it can...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

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.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...