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Spain: 53 schools report virus cases after reopening

OVIEDO, Spain Dozens of schools across Spain registered fresh coronavirus cases during the first week of classes, the education minister said Thursday. Meanwhile, single-day cases across the country set another record,...

S.African leader urges equal access to COVID-19 vaccine

JOHANNESBURG South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told an international health meeting Thursday that clinical testing for COVID-19 vaccines needs to include African populations to ensure they are appropriate for Africans. “It...

180 COVID-19 vaccines in development, says WHO

GENEVA Around 180 vaccines to combat COVID-19 are in development worldwide, including 35 in human trials, the WHO chief said on Friday. "No disease in history has seen such rapid development...

South Africa reports 1,990 new COVID-19 cases

By Hassan Isilow JOHANNESBURG (AA) - South Africa registered 1,990 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a 24-hour period, bringing the total to 642,431, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced...

Turkey to treat COVID-19 patients from Turkish Cyprus

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Ankara will begin transferring COVID-19 patients from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to health services in Turkey, an official said Wednesday. "In this...

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine halted, trial ongoing in India

NEW DELHI, India Trials of the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured jointly by the British drug manufacturer AstraZeneca and Oxford University are ongoing in India, although its trial has been halted by...

Amid Oxford snag, Chinese vaccines in spotlight

ANKARA With the Oxford vaccine trials in seemingly choppy waters, at least three Chinese companies have unveiled their COVID-19 vaccines. China National Biotec Group (CNBG) and Sinovac Biotech displayed their vaccines...

'Adverse reaction' puts COVID-19 vaccine trial on hold

LONDON Phase 3 trials of a coronavirus vaccine developed by British drug maker AstraZeneca and Oxford University were put on hold, the company announced Tuesday, due to a suspected serious...

Coronavirus infections near 640,000 in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG South Africa recorded 1,633 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the nationwide caseload to 638,517, the health minister announced. Zweli Mkhize said the country also registered 110 new deaths related...

Virus claims 6 more lives in Tunisia, 3 in Bahrain

ISTANBUL Tunisia confirmed on Sunday six new coronavirus-related fatalities, while Bahrain registered three. The Tunisian Health Ministry said it recorded 234 additional infections over the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s...

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Turkey ready for talks with Greece: Ruling party

ANKARA Turkey is ready for talks with Greece amid ongoing tension in the Eastern Mediterranean, said Turkey’s ruling party on Tuesday. “There is no problem for...

France reports more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases

PARIS France reported 10,008 new cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday, reaching 468,069 in total. It registered 78 new fatalities taking the death toll to 31,416. In...

Egypt supports political settlement in Libya: Sisi

ANKARA Egypt's interest in upholding international peace and security includes protecting people from the scourge of armed conflict through launching comprehensive political processes based on...

Turkish Cyprus hails Turkey-EU talks on Eastern Med

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  Turkish Cyprus on Tuesday praised talks between Turkey and the European Union on recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.  The...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – September 23, 2020

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...