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Coronavirus cases in Kuwait up to 72

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Three new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Kuwait, bringing the total number to 72, according to the country’s Health Ministry.Abdullah al-Sanad, a ministry...

FETO cult member defrauds US army of more than $23M

ANKARA Local media reported Thursday, a Turkish-American car dealer in New Jersey who pleaded guilty last week in federal court to his role in an international conspiracy to steal...

All sports events suspended in Italy until April 3

ANKARA The Italian Olympic Committee announced Monday that all sports events – including Serie A football – have been suspended in the country through April 3 due to coronavirus-related...

Christchurch mosque gunman sentenced to life without parole

ANKARA A 29-year-old Australian white supremacist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year in New Zealand’s deadliest shooting has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole...

Syria: Turkish doctors perform 40 surgeries in 48 hours

ALEPPO, Syria  Within two days, Turkish doctors performed surgeries on 40 patients, including 21 children, at Al-Ra'i (Coban Bey) Hospital built by Turkey and located within the Operation Euphrates Shield...

Colombia ends ninth day of national strike, protests

By Susana Noguera BOGOTA, Colombia A national strike entered its ninth day Friday in Colombia amid protests against the murder of social leaders and economic reforms proposed by President Ivan Duque,...

US 'outraged' over Russia jailing alleged spy

ANKARA US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed Russia on Monday after it sentenced a former US Marine to 16 years in prison over alleged espionage.  "Outraged by the decision today...

Kenya records highest-ever number of COVID-19 deaths

ANKARAKenya on Friday confirmed 28 deaths from COVID-19, the highest-ever number of deaths from the virus since it spread to the East African country.“Today, 28 patients have lost their...

Kenyan athletes claim titles in 42nd Istanbul Marathon

ISTANBUL Kenyan athletes clinched crowns in the 42nd Istanbul Marathon, the world’s only intercontinental footrace, on Sunday. Benard Cheruiyot Sang finished the race in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 49 seconds...

ANALYSIS – COVID-19 could mean crippling economic losses for Africa

The writer is researcher at TRT World Research Centre ISTANBUL  African countries have adopted a largely common strategy to slow the COVID-19 pandemic: aggressive prevention. The majority of them...

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Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Israeli attacks on Palestine

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday discussed ongoing Israel's attacks on Palestine on phone. According to a statement...

Palestinian women lead resistance against Israeli occupation

JERUSALEM Palestinian women are leading the resistance against Israel's forced migration and threats of displacement in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. While the...

Bosniak leader says his country does not support Israel

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina A Bosniak member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidential Council on Sunday reacted to the Israeli premier's tweet thanking nations for supporting Israel against...

Violence returns to Afghanistan after brief truce

KABUL, Afghanistan Fighting resumed in Afghanistan on Sunday on the heels of a brief three-day truce declared by the Taliban and reciprocated by the Afghan...

Israel hits health center in Gaza

GAZA, Palestine Continuing with its airstrikes, Israel on Sunday bombarded a health facility in Gaza with two missiles, an official statement said. According to the Palestinian...