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Turkey 'neutralizes' 5 YPG/PKK terrorists in N.Iraq

ANKARA Turkish security forces "neutralized" five YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry announced on Sunday. The terrorists were neutralized in the Hakurk region in air-backed operations, the ministry...

Iran: Coronavirus death toll rises to 1,685

ANKARA A total of 129 people in Iran have died of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll up to 1,685, said an Iranian health official on...

Rwanda in lockdown to contain coronavirus

KIGALI, Rwanda Rwanda Saturday announced a two-week lockdown in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus, banning unnecessary movement of residents within the Central African country and closing its...

Kuwait to impose curfew to stem coronavirus

KUWAIT CITY Kuwait will impose a partial curfew on Sunday as part of the fight against the novel coronavirus, according to the official KUNA news agency. The curfew will last from...

Palestinians confirm first coronavirus cases in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed the first two cases of coronavirus in the Gaza Strip. Two people tested positive for the virus after returning from Pakistan, health...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Croatia

ANKARA A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck the Croatian capital of Zagreb on Sunday at 6.30 a.m. (0530GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to the German Research...

India under 14-hour lockdown amid surge in virus cases

NEW DELHI Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, a 14-hour lockdown started in India at 7 am (0130GMT) Sunday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged a public curfew to help...

Trump invoking war powers to combat virus outbreak

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is activating a war-time law that allows him to more directly mandate the production of the private sector as the U.S. seeks...

Serbia declares state of emergency due to coronovirus

BELGRADE, Serbia  Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Sunday declared a state of emergency in the country to curb the spread of coronavirus. "Dear citizens, Serbia is at war today against an...

France to hold elections amid coronavirus concerns

PARIS France will hold the first round of local elections on Sunday amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak which has claimed 80 lives in the country so far. More than 47...

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COVID-19: Spain’s daily death toll climbs to nearly 400

OVIEDO, Spain Coronavirus continues to devastate Spain, with the official death toll surging by nearly 400 on Sunday, according to new figures. In total, 1,720 people...

Bangladesh: Road crash claims 15 lives

DHAKA, Bangladesh The death toll from a head-on collision late Saturday between a truck and van in southeastern Bangladesh rose to 15 when three more...

China: Belgian football player positive for coronavirus

ISTANBUL Belgium international Marouane Fellaini has become the first football player in China with coronavirus. The 32-year-old tested positive for the virus, his Chinese Super League...

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