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Turkey lifts 4-day nationwide curfew against virus

ANKARA  At the stroke of midnight Tuesday, Turkey lifted a four-day nationwide curfew for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed...

Turkey: Significant rise in number of COVID-19 recoveries

ISTANBUL  Turkey is seeing a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 recoveries, the country's Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The number of patients who recovered from the disease hit 121,507,...

Turkey to inaugurate Democracy and Freedom Island

ISTANBUL Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will inaugurate Democracy and Freedom Island on Wednesday in waters near Istanbul on the 60th anniversary of a coup in Turkey. “Yassiada, which is home...

Turkey: COVID-19 recoveries continue rise

ISTANBUL Recoveries from the novel coronavirus in Turkey continued to climb on Monday, the country's Health Ministry said. The number of recovered patients from the disease hit 120,015 as 1,321 more...

Erdogan: Turkey nears end of virus outbreak

ISTANBUL  Turkey has successfully managed the course of the novel coronavirus pandemic and is nearing the end of the outbreak, the country's president said on Monday. "The picture after the normalization...

Turkish charity brings joy of Ramadan to 66 countries

ANKARA Turkey's state-run charity brought the joy of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by delivering aid to around 700,000 people in 66 countries around the globe. The Turkish Cooperation and...

Turkey evacuates 4 COVID-19 patients from Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh  Turkey on Sunday evacuated four COVID-19 patients including an expat from Bangladesh, officials said. “Tuba Ahsan, a Turkish citizen, her Bangladeshi husband Mossaddique Ahsan and their three-year-old twins Huma...

Turkey's success in health care could reshape its future

ANKARA During the coronavirus crisis, Turkey, compared to advanced countries, appeared to have a good healthcare system, with almost no capacity problems related to its hospitals, healthcare workers, or medical...

Turkish defense chief welcomes Eid at Syrian border

ANKARA Turkey’s defense minister on Sunday welcomed Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, with the troops deployed at the Syrian border. Hulusi Akar, accompanied...

'Virus on wane, tourists want to come back to Turkey'

ANTALYA, Turkey Germans and Russians want to come back to visit Turkey, in part thanks to its skillful handling of the coronavirus pandemic, now on the wane, Turkey's foreign minister...

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Turkish coast guard rescues 60 asylum seekers

IZMIR, Turkey  The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 60 asylum seekers Friday in the Aegean Sea.    Acting on a tip, rescue teams reached asylum seekers who...

World Health Organization sends 31 tons of aid to Yemen

ADEN, Yemen At least 31 tons of medical supplies and medicine sent by the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Yemen, that country’s official news...

COVID-19: Turkey reaches 14.5M in homes with aid

ANKARA  The Turkish government's Vefa Support Group have reached millions of citizens, proving essential services in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, Turkish interior minister...

COVID-19 forecast to decimate Latin American job market

BOGOTA, Colombia Projections by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization indicate the coronavirus pandemic will cost...

Washington: Hundreds protest George Floyd death

WASHINGTON Hundreds of demonstrators rallied here Friday hours after the arrest of a white police officer involved in the death of a black man in...

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