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Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 2,259

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday confirmed 119 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to 2,259. The total number of registered coronavirus cases surged to...

Turkey evacuates expats from Kyrgyzstan over virus

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan As part of Turkey's efforts to evacuate its nationals from abroad due to the coronavirus outbreak, the country on Tuesday sent a national flag carrier plane to Kyrgyzstan. A...

Turkey to impose curfew in 31 provinces amid COVID-19

ANKARA  Turkey will impose a four-day curfew in 31 provinces beginning April 23 as part of measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.    The curfew notice, sent in...

Turkey: Death toll from novel coronavirus hits 2,140

ANKARA Turkey on Monday confirmed 123 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 2,140. The total number of registered coronavirus cases surged...

Turkish president opens giant city hospital in Istanbul

ANKARA The Turkish president inaugurated Monday a giant city hospital in Istanbul as the country intensifies fight against the coronavirus outbreak. "Turkey, standing on its own two feet, is demonstrating its...

Turkey: Total coronavirus death toll tops 2,000

ANKARA  Turkey on Sunday confirmed 127 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus outbreak over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 2,017. The total number of registered coronavirus cases...

Turkey to bring back stranded nationals in Greece

ATHENS Turkey announced on Saturday that it would bring the 160 passengers of a Greek cruise ship to Turkey. The passengers of El. Venizelos currently docked in Piraeus in southern Greece...

Turkey's food supplies safe amid pandemic: UN official

ANKARA As it grapples with coronavirus, Turkey is not expected to face any major problems in the short- or mid-term in its food supply or food security, according to the...

Turkey calls for social distancing during Ramadan

ANKARA  Turkey’s top religious body on Tuesday called for social distancing during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan to stem the spread of coronavirus. In a statement, the Directorate of Religious...

Turkish parliament passes penal reform law

ANKARA Turkey's parliament ratified a penal reform bill early Tuesday aimed at reducing the sentences of thousands of prisoners, paving the way for their release in a bid to ease...

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Putin, Rouhani discuss Iran nuclear deal

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with his Iranian counterpart issues of mutual interest including the 2015 nuclear deal and developments in Syria, the Kremlin...

ECB keeps rates unchanged, continues asset purchase

ANKARA The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday decided to keep interest rates stable, complying with the market expectations. Interest rates on main refinancing operations, marginal...

France sees COVID-19 cases rise in 2 regions

PARIS France's Health Minister Olivier Veran in a radio interview Thursday morning said COVID-19 cases have risen in two regions over the past month. The northern...

'Armenia to surely pay for attacks at Azerbaijan'

ANKARA Armenia will surely pay for its attacks at Azerbaijani border area, the Turkish defense minister said on Thursday in a meeting with top Azerbaijani...

South Korea on alert as imported virus cases rise

ANKARA Authorities in South Korea are on alert as the country’s imported coronavirus cases continued to outnumber local infections on Thursday. According to Yonhap News Agency,...

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