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COVID-19: Italy reports 827 new deaths, infections down 2%

ROME Italy on Friday reported 827 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, showing that the fatalities caused by the pandemic remain high despite a deceleration in the contagion curve.  According to...

Pandemic highlights need to bridge digital divides:OECD

ANKARA The coronavirus pandemic has made it more visible than ever the need to close the digital divides that risk leaving some people and firms worse off than others in...

Wanted PKK terrorist brought to Turkey

ANKARA  The Interpol branch of the Turkish police held a wanted PKK terrorist in northern Iraq, a security source said on Friday. Mehmet Sevisoglu, 26, was brought to Turkey on Thursday...

Turkey reports 29,800+ new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA Turkey registered 29,845 more coronavirus infections, including 6,592 symptomatic cases, over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data released Friday. The new symptomatic cases raised the overall...

Istanbul Airport tops European traffic charts Nov.18-26

ISTANBUL The Istanbul Airport saw the highest number of flights in Europe from Nov. 18 to 26, according to the European Organization for Air Navigation Safety (Eurocontrol). The airport saw an...

UK reports 521 more coronavirus deaths

LONDON UK health authorities on Friday reported 521 more deaths from the novel coronavirus, with a slight increase since yesterday when the fatalities were at 498. 
There were 16,022 new cases...

Turkey donates fishing kits to South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan Turkey’s state-run development agency donated fishing kits to the fishing community in South Sudan on Friday. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) donated about 250 fishing kits...

Sudan: Thousands attend funeral of former premier

KHARTOUM, Sudan Thousands of Sudanese attended the funeral ceremony of former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi, who died of the novel coronavirus in a hospital in the UAE on Thursday. People stood...

Turkish MPs condemn French resolution on Upper Karabakh

ANKARA  Major parties in Turkey's parliament on Friday issued a joint declaration condemning the French Senate's resolution on Upper Karabakh. "As the political parties that have parliamentary groups in the Turkish...

Asia-Pacific handle coronavirus relatively well: OECD

ANKARA Asia-Pacific countries have managed the pandemic crisis relatively well but major hardships remain in low- and middle-income countries, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Friday. In its...

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Greek Cypriots alarmed over increase in virus cases

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Hospitals in the Greek Cypriot administration have been alarmed over the drastic increase of coronavirus cases. Local Phileleftheros daily reported...

US: Online sales on Thanksgiving Day hit record $5.1B

ANKARA US consumers have turned to online shopping on this year's Thanksgiving Day when internet-based sales hit an all-time highest level of $5.1 billion, according...

Super Lig: Trabzonspor seal season's first away win

ANKARA Trabzonspor secured a 1-0 win against Ankaragucu to record their second consecutive victory in the Turkish Super Lig on Friday. Lewis Baker’s powerful free kick...

Syrian graffiti artist pays tribute to Maradona

IDLIB, Syria A Syrian graffiti artist residing in northwestern Idlib city of Syria paid tribute to the legendary football player Maradona, who recently died of...

Over 150 Ghanaians return from Libya: IOM

ANKARA More than 150 Ghanaian migrants have been brought back from Libya through the first charter flight of its kind since COVID-19-related border closures, the...