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Spain sees rise in new COVID-19 deaths, infections

OVIEDO, Spain After days of steadily improving figures on the novel coronavirus pandemic, Spain on Saturday reported a slight increase in both daily deaths and infections. The Ministry of Health confirmed...

France reports 63 more fatalities from COVID-19

PARIS  The week in France ended with fatalities reaching a low point, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health. A total of 63 fatalities were registered on Friday,...

Russia sees highest COVID-19 deaths for 2nd day in row

MOSCOW Russia saw a record rise in coronavirus-related deaths on Friday as 232 fatalities were registered in the country over the past day, raising the death toll to 4,374. Fatalities spiked...

S.Korea’s school opening faces new COVID-19 challenge

ANKARA  South Korea is witnessing tremendous pressure on its move to open schools after the country witnessed a new spike in deadly coronavirus cases. The government said on Friday quarantine and...

Coronavirus cases, deaths on rise in Eurasian countries

BAKU  Coronavirus cases and fatalities continued to rise across Eurasian countries on Friday. Armenia In Armenia, 460 more people were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19, bringing the total to 8,676. The number of...

UN: 70 COVID-19 cases within peacekeeping force in Mali

ANKARA Seventy members of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali have been infected with the novel coronavirus since the first case was detected in the country in March, according to...

India among top 9 worst virus-hit countries

NEW DELHI  With 165,829 cases and 4,713 deaths, India has surpassed China's official death count caused by the novel coronavirus. According to figures compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University, the...

Africa: Over 5,000 new virus cases for 2nd straight day

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The coronavirus pandemic’s pace in Africa is quickening, with more than 5,000 new cases reported across the continent for a second straight day. In an update on Friday...

Turkey serves as beacon for world solidarity amid virus

ANKARA Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, Turkey has stood as a shining rod of global solidarity and unity, says a health expert. “While many countries were looking mostly inwards, Turkey has...

Latin America accounts for 40% of daily global deaths

BOGOTA, Colombia Latin American countries reported nearly 840,000 coronavirus cases and more than 45,000 deaths as of Thursday, with the region accounting for 40% of daily coronavirus deaths worldwide.    Brazil,...

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US: Hundreds protest George Floyd death in Washington

WASHINGTON Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at Lafayette Park across from the White House to protest the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who...

Turkish official regrets act of hate on minority church

ANKARA A Turkish official late Saturday said Turkey would do all it can to prevent the breaking of brotherhood and peace between Turks and members...

Turkish sports clubs condemn murder of US black man

ANKARA Turkey's top three football clubs condemned Saturday the killing of an unarmed black man in US custody by a while police officer earlier this...

19 militants killed in Egypt

ISTANBUL Nineteen armed militants were killed in the northern Sinai region of Egypt, a military spokesperson said Sunday. Tamir er-Rifai said the militants were killed in...

COVID-19 death toll in Arab countries rise

ISTANBUL Hundreds of patients in Arab countries have lost their lives in the past 24 hours due to the coronavirus as confirmed cases continue to...

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