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Cyclone Amphan surging towards Bangladesh, India coasts

NEW DELHI, India/DHAKA, Bangladesh  Bangladesh and India have issued warning bulletins, as the cyclone Amphan, one of the worst storms over the Bay of Bengal in years, is likely to...

Cuba, China to open first joint biotech park

ANKARA Cuba has announced that it will cooperate with China to open the first joint biotechnology park to increase the Caribbean region's competence in the pharmaceutical industry. President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez...

Does COVID-19 waste get special treatment?

ANKARA As the use of medical masks and gloves rises due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering where this medical waste ultimately ends up once it goes into the...

China’s new spaceship makes successful return to Earth

ANKARA The trial version of China's new-generation manned spaceship has completed a successful return to Earth, the country’s space agency announced on Friday. “At 13:49 on May 8, 2020, the...

Scientists find black hole 1,000 light years from Earth

WASHINGTON Scientists have discovered a black hole just 1,000 light years from Earth, the European Southern Observatory announced Wednesday. The black hole, which boasts a mass more than four-times that of...

China closer to constructing a space station

ANKARA  China’s latest state-of-the-art carrier rocket the Long March-5B took a successful flight on Tuesday, signaling a new era of the construction of manned space projects including the space station,...

Ongoing floods in Kenya claim 164 lives

NAIROBI, Kenya  Ongoing flooding in Kenya has claimed the lives of another 164 people, a Kenyan government official said Monday.    Heavy downpours, during the rainy season, which lasts from March...

Floods in western Uganda kill four, displace 5,000

KAMPALA, Uganda Sweeping floods in western Uganda killed four people and displaced 5,000 as heavy rains continue to inundate the region, police said Sunday. They said three others are also missing...

The world becomes cleaner, as emissions fall in April

ANKARA The global lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus or COVID-19 led to a massive drop in carbon emissions in April. Besides the fall in industrial production and...

Climate strikes, environmental protests in April 2020

ANKARA  In April, people across the world continued to stage strikes, demonstrations and protests calling for action against climate change and damage to the environment. Activists and concerned citizens alike continued...

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Davos 2021 to be held under theme of The Great Reset

ANKARA The World Economic Forum announced Wednesday that the 2021 Davos summit in Switzerland will be held under the theme of the Great Reset. The 51st...

Daily recoveries exceed new virus cases in Russia

MOSCOW Russia reported more recoveries than new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. Over the past 24 hours, 8,536 were tested positive for COVID-19, taking the tally to...

2 YPG/PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ in Turkey

ANKARA  Turkish security forces “neutralized” two YPG/PKK terrorists in the country’s east, the interior minister said on Wednesday. “In addition to the three terrorists who were...

Haftar won't win conflict in Libya: Top Turkish diplomat

ANKARA  The militia of warlord Khalifa Haftar cannot win the ongoing conflict in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday.  "The Haftar side doesn’t want a...

'High risk of contracting coronavirus in Tanzania'

ANKARA The US Embassy in Tanzania has warned that the risk of contracting coronavirus in Dar es Salaam, a major city and commercial port, and...

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