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92,605 new coronavirus cases in India

NEW DELHI, India Coronavirus cases in India continue to surge at an alarming rate as 92,605 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry’s tally showed...

COVID-19: Australia reports 14 cases, 6 deaths

MELBOURNE, Australia  Australia reported 14 new cases of the novel coronavirus in southeastern Victoria state on Sunday, along with six deaths. The caseload rose to 26,903 while the death toll reached...

Gaza reports 90 new virus infections

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed 90 additional infections from the coronavirus pandemic in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. A ministry statement said the territory’s tally rose to 2,313...

Virus claims nearly 1,500 more lives in Brazil, Mexico

ANKARA Almost 1,500 more lives were lost to COVID-19 in Brazil and Mexico, with the combined number of new infections in the two countries close to 45,000, health authorities said...

COVID-19: India’s tally surges past 5.3M

NEW DELHI, India India continues to see a spike in new coronavirus cases as it crossed the 5.3 million mark on Saturday. The country recorded over 93,000 new infections over the...

Jordan, UAE report more COVID-19 cases

ISTANBUL  Two Arab nations confirmed new cases and deaths Saturday from the novel coronavirus.   Jordan Health officials said cases rose by 213, taking the number of infections to 4,344 in Jordan. Recoveries reached...

Coronavirus infections drop in Latin American region

BOGOTA, Colombia The Latin America and the Caribbean region have recorded more than 8.5 million coronavirus cases and nearly 320,000 deaths as of Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.  Brazil reported...

COVID-19 reinfection lands Spanish doctor in ICU

OVIEDO, Spain Four cases of coronavirus reinfection have been documented in the Spanish region of Catalonia, including one with serious symptoms, said local health officials on Monday. The serious case was...

South Africa reports 2,007 new COVID-19 cases

By Hassan Isilow JOHANNESBURG South Africa registered 2,007 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a 24-hour period, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 644,438, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...

Spain: 53 schools report virus cases after reopening

OVIEDO, Spain Dozens of schools across Spain registered fresh coronavirus cases during the first week of classes, the education minister said Thursday. Meanwhile, single-day cases across the country set another record,...

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2 far-left DHKP-C terror suspects arrested in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkish police arrested two people in Istanbul over their suspected links to the far-left DHKP-C terror group, a security source said on Monday. The suspects,...

Yemeni minister accuses Iran of destabilizing region

SANAA A Yemeni minister on Monday accused Iran of exporting terrorism and chaos in the region. The accusation by Information Minister Moammar al-Eryani followed the US...

Make polluters pay, trends in Africa

YAOUNDE, Cameroon/ANKARA Many civil society groups in Africa have joined their global counterparts demanding that governments should put costs on polluting industries, responsible for damaging...

‘Digital learning faces hurdles amid pandemic’

ANKARA  With the novel coronavirus pandemic showing no signs of abating, homes have turned into classrooms and parents have taken on the role of teaching...

Turkish video conferencing app passes first test

ANKARA Turkey's new domestically developed video conferencing application passed its first test as the platform for an international security and defense event in the capital...