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South Korea battling 2nd wave of coronavirus: Official

ANKARA  Health authorities in South Korea on Monday urged for an amplified guard against coronavirus, saying that it was battling a "second wave" of the novel infection. The country has seen...

Child patient from Turkmenistan brought to Turkey

ANKARA  A Turkish child patient with hydrocephalus disease and diabetes was brought to Turkey from Turkmenistan via air ambulance on Monday. The aircraft carrying 9-year-old Nihal Naz Aydin landed at the...

‘Lion dance’ shows in Japan seek end to coronavirus

ANKARA  People in Japan held on Sunday “lion dance” shows to seek an end to the novel coronavirus pandemic, local media reported. Residents of Chinatowns in Yokohama province, south of the...

Brazil's virus death toll tops 50,000

ANKARA  Brazil has reported 641 more deaths from coronavirus over the past day, becoming the second country worldwide with a death toll topping 50,000. The country's Health Ministry said Monday the...

Brazil, Mexico continue to report COVID-19 deaths

ANKARA Mexico and Brazil on Monday reported additional novel coronavirus-related fatalities. Brazil has reported 641 more deaths from coronavirus over the past day, becoming the second country worldwide with a death...

China reports 18 new cases, boosts testing in Beijing

ANKARA  China on Monday reported 18 more coronavirus cases amid concerns of a return of infections in the capital Beijing. According to a statement by the country’s National Health Commission, seven...

Late rock star’s guitar sells for record $6M at auction

ANKARA  The guitar used by grunge rock band Nirvana's star performer Kurt Cobain in a 1993 MTV Unplugged performance was sold Sunday for a record price. Australian businessman Peter Freedman paid...

New virus cases on the rise in Eurasia

KIEV, Ukraine Coronavirus is not done with Eurasia as cases and virus-linked deaths are still rising. Health authorities in the continental area announced new numbers on Sunday: Ukraine Ukraine reported 735 new...

COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in Mexico, Brazil

ANKARA Mexico and Brazil on Sunday reported additional novel coronavirus-related fatalities. Mexico reported 387 more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total in the country to 20,781. A total 4,717 more people tested...

India reports record 15,413 COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI India registered 15,413 more cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Sunday -- its highest single-day hike so far -- with total confirmed...

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S. Africa to probe COVID-19 unemployment funds fraud

By Hassan Isilow JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s will begin an investigation into claims that employers have been claiming funds from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and not...

Turkey decries Egypt’s condemnation of anti-terror ops

‘Such irresponsible statements are attempts to serve agenda of bloody PKK terror group,’ says Turkish FM spokesman

Senegal bans EU nationals after being blacklisted

Action comes after Dakar not included on EU’s list of states deemed ‘safe’ for coronavirus

Father of MMA champion Nurmagomedov dies from COVID-19

ANKARA  The father and coach of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov died Friday from the coronavirus.  Manager Ali Abdelaziz confirmed Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, 57, died...

Football: Atletico Madrid ease past Mallorca

ANKARA  Atletico Madrid blanked Real Mallorca at home Friday in a Spanish La Liga match. The home team led 2-0 at the half at Wanda Metropolitano...

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