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Turkey: Coronavirus recoveries at nearly 120,000

ISTANBUL / ANKARA Turkey on Sunday confirmed nearly 120,000 recoveries from coronavirus as the country began easing measures against the pandemic, according to the Health Ministry. Some 1,141 new cases of...

Turkey: Tea harvest continues during holiday

RIZE Tea producers in northern Turkey continued their harvest on Sunday, which marked the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival following the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Turkey has imposed...

Italy reports 50 new deaths, mayors step up restrictions

ROME Italy on Sunday reported 50 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 32,785, as mayors across the country started imposing new restrictions in response to...

UK: Boris Johnson defends top aide for flouting lockdown measures

Dominic Cummings acted 'responsibly, legally and with integrity,' says prime minister LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday that his chief aide Dominic Cummings “acted on the instinct of every...

Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Scores of Muslims in Nigeria performed Eid al-Fitr prayers on Sunday amid the threat of coronavirus, and warning against mass gatherings. Boss Mustapha, head of the presidential team on...

Spain gears up to ease measures amid 70 more deaths

OVIEDO, Spain As much of Spain prepares to further relax lockdown measures, the Health Ministry on Sunday reported 246 more COVID-19 cases and 70 deaths. Though the number of deaths is...

Turkey sends aid to Venezuela during Ramadan

ANKARA Turkey delivered 400 aid packages to needy families in the Venezuelan capital Caracas during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Turkish officials said on Sunday. The Turkish embassy in Caracas...

Turkish leader gives Pakistan condolences over plane crash

KARACHI, Pakistan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Arif Alvi to offer condolences over Friday's deadly plane crash in Karachi that killed 97 passengers, state-run...

Israeli Premier Netanyahu’s corruption trial begins

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday appeared in front of a Jerusalem court for his first hearing in a trial for corruption. Israeli daily Haaretz said this is “the...

India sees highest daily increase in virus infections

ANKARA India on Sunday reported 6,767 new coronavirus infections, the largest single-day figure since the start of the outbreak, bringing the total number of infections to 131,868, officials said. With 147...

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African Muslims celebrate virtual Eid under lockdown

JOHANNESBURG Millions of Muslims in Africa began celebrating Eid al-Fitr holidays Sunday under tight coronavirus restrictions including bans on congregational prayers at mosques as well...

Bayern Munich keep up 4-point gap at top of Bundesliga

ANKARA Reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this weekend kept their four-point lead at the top of Bundesliga after hammering Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2. Bayern Munich collected 61...

Turkish leader exchanges Eid wishes with counterparts

In Sunday phone calls, Turkey’s president exchanged greetings with his counterparts from Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Iran, Oman and Turkmenistan for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday...

Turkish leader exchanges Eid wishes with counterpart

ISTANBUL In Sunday phone calls, Turkey’s president exchanged greetings with his counterparts from Iran, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday following the...

Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss fight against COVID-19

ISTANBUL In a Sunday phone call, the presidents of Turkey and Iran discussed cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, plus bilateral ties and regional issues,...

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