Uzbekistan reports first coronavirus death

27.03.2020 [12:35]
Uzbekistan reported its first death from COVID-19, the ministry of health said Friday. The victim, 72, who died of myocardial infarction, was confirmed infected on Thursday and was hospitalized at the Namangan ...

Turkish Airlines suspends flights to New York

27.03.2020 [09:56]
Turkish Airlines has suspended its flights to New York amid the global coronavirus outbreak, the national flag carrier announced, according to Anadolu Agency. "As of March 27, 2020, 23:59 [March 27, 0859 GMT], only limited ...

G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders’ Summit on COVID-19 to be held on Thursday

26.03.2020 [16:16]
The Saudi G20 Presidency has set the date of the extraordinary virtual Leaders’ Summit for Thursday, March 26, according to SPA. King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will chair the meeting to advance a coordinated global response to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Number of coronavirus cases in Russia grows to 840 over past day

26.03.2020 [13:48]
The number of novel coronavirus cases in Russia has grown by 182 over the past 24 hours and currently amounts to 840, coronavirus cases have been recorded in 56 regions, the anti-coronavirus task force told reporters on Thursday, according to ...

Russian government rules to suspend all flights to foreign countries

26.03.2020 [12:56]
The Russian government has instructed the Federal Air Transport Agency to suspend all regular and charter flights on March 27, except for flights aimed at bringing Russians home, according to TASS. The move followed the March 25 meeting of the government’s Coordination ...

Turkey: Coronavirus death toll climbs to 44

25.03.2020 [13:07]
Turkey confirmed seven more deaths from coronavirus on late Tuesday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 44, according to Anadolu Agency. A total of 3,952 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours on people suspected of contracting the virus ...

Another five coronavirus patients recover in Moscow

25.03.2020 [11:27]
Another five coronavirus patients have recovered in Moscow, bringing the total number to 14, Deputy Mayor Anastasiya Rakova said on Wednesday, TASS reports. "Another five patients who recovered from the coronavirus were discharged from the Kommunarka hospital ...

UN chief urges global ceasefire to help fight COVID-19

24.03.2020 [14:25]
In an appeal issued on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged warring parties across the world to lay down their weapons in support of the bigger battle against COVID-19: the common enemy that is now threatening all of humankind. “The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war”, he said. “That is why today, I am calling for an immediate ...

Turkey: Coronavirus death toll climbs to 37

24.03.2020 [10:48]
Turkey confirmed seven more deaths from coronavirus late on Monday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 37, according to Anadolu Agency. More than 20,000 coronavirus tests have been done so far on people suspected of contracting the virus, and 293 tested ...

Coronavirus cases in Russia rise to 438 over past day

23.03.2020 [13:19]
The number of people who contracted the coronavirus in Russia has grown to 438 over the past day, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Monday, according to TASS. "In Russia, the situation is not as acute as in other countries, especially in Europe ...

Coronavirus death toll climbs to 30 in Turkey

23.03.2020 [00:42]
Turkey confirmed nine more deaths from the novel coronavirus late on Sunday, bringing the total fatalities to 30, according to Anadolu Agency. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter that all the ...

Egypt reports 2 new coronavirus deaths

22.03.2020 [15:26]
Egypt on Saturday ordered mosques and churches to shut their doors to worshippers in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, after calls for the government to follow steps taken by neighboring countries, according to Gulf News ...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Croatia

22.03.2020 [12:12]
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 Center for Geosciences (GFZ), Anadolu Agency reports ...

Coronavirus cases top 300,000 worldwide as US becomes one of worst hit countries

22.03.2020 [11:47]
The number of people who have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, or COVID-19, has topped 300,000 as the pandemic continues to spread around the world, with the situation in the U.S., Italy and Spain deteriorating even as the pandemic has stabilized in China ...

Turkey 'neutralizes' senior PKK terrorist in N. Iraq

21.03.2020 [12:57]
Turkey earlier this month neutralized a senior PKK terrorist operating in the Qandil region of northern Iraq, security sources said, according to Anadolu Agency. Halide Tari was neutralized in a joint operation ...

Number of coronavirus cases in Ukraine reaches 39

21.03.2020 [11:47]
Ukraine reported the 39th case of COVID-19 infection, according to the country`s Health Ministry. "As of 10 p.m. on 20 March, there were 39 COVID-19 cases. 10 new cases were registered in Chernivtsi ...

Japan's Hokkaido to end state of emergency over coronavirus

19.03.2020 [18:50]
Japan’s Hokkaido, the nation’s prefecture with the highest number of coronavirus infections, will end its state of emergency over the epidemic on Thursday, the prefecture governor, Naomichi Suzuki said, according to Reuters ...

3 YPG/PKK terrorists surrender to Turkish forces

19.03.2020 [14:50]
At least three YPG/PKK terrorists have surrendered to security forces in southeastern Turkey, the country’s National Defense Ministry said Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. Two terrorists, who fled terror ranks in northern Iraq ...

New subsite shares China's virus control experience with world

19.03.2020 [14:01]
With the novel coronavirus sweeping across the planet, infecting an increasing number of people, the world faces severe challenges in preventing and controlling the pandemic, according to China Daily.com.cn ...