Russia’s daily number of coronavirus deaths exceeds 500 for first time

25.11.2020 [15:28]
As many as 507 coronavirus deaths were recorded in Russia in the past 24 hours, up from 491 the day before, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Wednesday, according to TASS ...

Russia records 24,326 new daily coronavirus cases

24.11.2020 [17:11]
Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 24,326 to 2,138,828 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday, according to TASS. The number of new daily cases has been higher than 24,000 for five days in a row ...

China launches Chang'e-5 to collect, return moon samples

24.11.2020 [10:26]
China Tuesday launched a spacecraft to collect and return samples from the moon, the country's first attempt to retrieve samples from an extraterrestrial body, according to Xinhua. A Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang'e-5 spacecraft, blasted ...

WHO envoy warns of 3rd coronavirus wave next year

23.11.2020 [10:49]
The World Health Organization's special envoy for COIVD-19 has criticized Europe's response to the novel virus warning it could trigger a third wave next year, according to Anadolu Agency. "The reaction in Europe was insufficient ...

Turkey: 20,000 Turks volunteer for COVID-19 vaccine

22.11.2020 [12:23]
About 20,000 volunteers applied for the Chinese coronavirus vaccine Friday in Turkey, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said the vaccine has been initially tested on ...

COVID-19 in Ukraine: 14,580 new cases, 215 new deaths, 319,539 active cases

21.11.2020 [14:17]
Ukraine has registered 14,580 new COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. on Nov. 21, bringing the total number of cases in the country since the start of the pandemic to 612,665, according to the Kyiv Post ...

Over 24,000 cases of COVID-19 infection detected in Russia

20.11.2020 [16:18]
The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours has increased by 24,318, a record high nationwide since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the data of the anti-coronavirus crisis center published on Friday, TASS reports ...

Iran registers 13,200+ new virus cases, 476 deaths

19.11.2020 [18:18]
Iran confirmed 476 more coronavirus-related fatalities on Thursday, raising the nationwide death toll to 43,417, according to the country's Health Ministry. Some 13,223 more people tested positive for the virus over the past 24 hours ...

UNA, Petra to organize workshop on news translation for OIC news agencies

19.11.2020 [15:30]
The Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), in cooperation with Jordan News Agency (Petra), is organizing a regional virtual workshop from 23 to 26 November entitled “News translation Arabic-English-Arabic” ...

UK plans to ban sales of diesel and petrol cars from 2030

19.11.2020 [15:01]
The U.K. will stop selling new diesel and petrol (gasoline) cars and vans from 2030 under plans announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, according to CNBC. The move is part of a wider 10-point plan for a so-called “green industrial ...

COVID-19 kills 480 more in Iran

18.11.2020 [17:58]
Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 480 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to ...

Georgia reports 3,443 new cases of coronavirus, 2,538 recoveries, 37 deaths

18.11.2020 [12:53]
Georgia has reported 3,443 new cases of coronavirus, 2,538 recoveries and 37 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to Agenda.Ge. 17,086 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today ...

Russia’s daily coronavirus cases hit all-time high of 22,778

16.11.2020 [16:47]
Russia identified 22,778 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, hitting an all-time high, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday, according to TASS. The overall case tally has reached 1,948,603 ...

Maia Sandu wins Moldovan presidential election

16.11.2020 [15:00]
Maia Sandu has won Moldova’s presidential election with 57.75% of the vote, while Igor Dodon gained 42.25% with 100% of ballots counted, according to the country’s Central Election Commission. According to data published on the commission’s website, voter turnout was ...

Pakistan sees highest daily virus cases in 4 months

15.11.2020 [11:01]
Pakistan saw the highest single-day spike in coronavirus cases since mid-July, recording more than 2,400 new cases, according to official data released on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reports. With 2,443 fresh infections, the country's total caseload rose to 356,904, including 323,225 recoveries ...

President Erdogan vows to boost Turkish defense industry

13.11.2020 [11:27]
The Turkish president on Thursday vowed to further boost the country’s defense industry, according to Anadolu Agency. “We can never tolerate procuring (defense-related) products from abroad when we can produce them ourselves ...

Iraq, Saudi Arabia affirm commitment to OPEC+ pact to achieve "fair" prices

11.11.2020 [13:57]
Iraq and Saudi Arabia have affirmed their "full commitment" to the OPEC+ output curbs decision in order to achieve an oil price that is fair to both consumers and producers, according to a joint statement published Nov. 10 on state news agencies ...

Iran reports 453 more virus deaths, over 10,300 cases

11.11.2020 [08:59]
Iran confirmed 453 new coronavirus-related fatalities on Tuesday, taking the nationwide death toll to 39,202, according to the country's Health Ministry, Anadolu Agency reports.Some 10,339 more people tested positive for the virus over the past 24 hours ...

Biden captures US presidency over Trump

08.11.2020 [00:42]
US President-elect Joe Biden defeated incumbent Donald Trump Saturday, ending days of heated anticipation as poll officials tallied pivotal ballots. Biden won the crucial state of Pennsylvania, and ...