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China's coronavirus poses no possible threat to Turkey

ANKARA The coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China is not of any particular risk to Turkey, the country's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday.  Turkish authorities will quarantine infected patients from...

WHO’s emergency panel to meet on China virus

GENEVA A World Health Organization emergency panel will meet on Wednesday to discuss the outbreak of a new virus in China which has claimed six lives, an official said. In a...

Study suggests Chinese virus ‘outbreak may be worse’

ANKARA The outbreak of fatal coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China seems to be spreading fast, suggested a study released on Tuesday. According to the study conducted by the University of Hong Kong’s...

WHO calls emergency meet as China reports 1 more death

ANKARA The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for an emergency meeting to be held on Wednesday on the outbreak of coronavirus in China.  The step comes after China reported one...

South Korea reports first coronavirus case

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  South Korea on Monday confirmed the first case linked with the newly discovered virus in China, according to local media. This has raised concerns that the coronavirus which causes...

Newly-found Chinese coronavirus causes 2nd death

ANKARA A newly-discovered virus has claimed a second life in less than a month since it emerged in eastern China, local media reported. Health officials in China's Wuhan province confirmed late...

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...

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Turkey has administered over 107.6M vaccine jabs to date

ANKARA Turkey has administered over 107.64 million coronavirus vaccine jabs since the country launched an immunization drive in January, according to official figures released Saturday. More...

Manchester City end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to season

ANKARA Manchester City defeated Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Defending Premier League champions, Manchester City, put an impressive display from the start. Chelsea's Thiago...

Huawei executive returns to China after release from Canada

BEIJING, China Huawei's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou Saturday returned to China after three years of house arrest in Canada for allegedly violating the...

Eswatini's farmers, wildlife struggle amid pollution, shrinking rivers

MANZINI, Eswatini Petros Mnisi's ambition to compete with other big commercial farmers by producing more vegetables like green mealies, cabbages, and tomatoes along the Black...

Russia's Communist Party protests Duma election results

MOSCOW Hundreds of protesters on Saturday gathered at a central square in Moscow to join a rally organized by the Russian Communist Party opposing the...