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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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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...