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Afghanistan: 21 killed, 43 wounded in prison attack

ANKARA / KABUL At least 21 people were killed and 43 others wounded in an attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said on Monday. The attack in a...

Indian firm gets nod for COVID-19 vaccine human trails

Coronavirus cases cross 1.8M mark in India on Monday, over 50,000 new cases reported in last 24 hours

Indian firm gets nod for COVID-19 vaccine human trials

NEW DELHI   India’s drug controller body granted permission to a local firm for conducting clinical human trials of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University, an authority announced on Monday. The Drug...

Somalia: Grenade attack kills 1, wounds 5

MOGADISHU, Somalia A grenade explosion in Somalia's lower Shabelle region killed a deputy district commissioner and wounded five others, an official said on Monday. Gunmen targeted the home of Mohamed Abdullahi...

Coronavirus cases, deaths on rise in Brazil

BUENOS AIRES/ANKARA  The novel coronavirus claimed 541 lives in Brazil over the past 24 hours, health authorities said on Monday. The second-hardest hit by the virus worldwide, Brazil's death toll from...

Coronavirus cases, deaths on rise in Brazil, Mexico

BUENOS AIRES/ANKARA The novel coronavirus claimed 541 more lives in Brazil and 274 others in Mexico in the last 24 hours, health authorities said on Monday. The second-hardest hit by the...

Gambia: Three ministers test positive for COVID-19

BANJUL, Gambia  Three ministers from the small West African country of Gambia have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, barely four days after Vice President Isatou Touray was diagnosed with...

Iran imposes sanctions on ex-US Security Council member

ANKARA Iran announced Sunday that it has imposed economic sanctions on a former US expert for playing an active role in Washington’s “economic terrorism against the interests of the Islamic...

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass half million mark

JOHANNESBURG South Africa has confirmed more than half a million cases of the novel coronavirus, the country’s health minister said Sunday Zweli Mkhize announced 8,195 new infections, bringing the total to...

Erdogan takes revenge on Treaty of Sevres: French daily

PARIS An article in France’s Le Monde newspaper said the Turkish president and Libyan prime minister need a glorious and historical place to sign an agreement on an alliance that...

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Nobel laureate, former N.Ireland party leader John Hume dies

Hume played key role in making of 1998 Belfast Agreement that ended decades of violence in Northern Ireland

Lebanese foreign minister resigns amid economic crisis

BEIRUT The Lebanese foreign minister on Monday submitted his resignation to the prime minister, according to a government source. The source, who works at the government...

Afghanistan: 21 killed, 43 wounded in prison attack

ANKARA / KABUL At least 21 people were killed and 43 others wounded in an attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said...

Indian firm gets nod for COVID-19 vaccine human trials

NEW DELHI   India’s drug controller body granted permission to a local firm for conducting clinical human trials of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University, an...

Indian firm gets nod for COVID-19 vaccine human trails

Coronavirus cases cross 1.8M mark in India on Monday, over 50,000 new cases reported in last 24 hours