China bans classroom mobile phone use over addiction concerns

03.02.2021 [16:56]
China`s primary and middle schools have introduced a ban on mobile phone use in classrooms, among wider efforts to protect pupils from internet and video game addiction, according to Xinhua. Primary and middle school students should not ...

Georgia reports 858 new cases of coronavirus, 580 recoveries, 14 deaths

03.02.2021 [13:51]
Georgia has reported 858 new cases of coronavirus, 580 recoveries and 14 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to Agenda.Ge. 5,686 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today ...

Top Turkish, US officials discuss bilateral ties

03.02.2021 [12:42]
Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan discussed bilateral ties over the phone on Tuesday, an official statement said, Anadolu Agency reports. Besides Turkey-US relations, the top officials discussed ...

Saudi Arabia bans entry from 20 countries starting Feb. 3

03.02.2021 [10:56]
Saudi Arabia will temporarily suspend entry to the Kingdom for those coming from or transiting from 20 countries, starting at 9 pm local time on February 3, according to the country’s Ministry of Interior, as part of measures to stem the spread ...

Bolsonaro allies elected to head Brazilian Congress

02.02.2021 [19:24]
Both candidates supported by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro for speakers of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies emerged victorious in a secret election held Monday night, according to Anadolu Agency. The victories of Senator Rodrigo Pacheco and Congressman ...

CDC: Black people make up just 5% of those vaccinated against COVID-19

02.02.2021 [14:42]
White people received more than half of all vaccinations against COVID-19 during the first month of the rollout, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

IDF drone crashes in Lebanon, Hezbollah claims it downed it

02.02.2021 [11:14]
An IDF drone crashed in south Lebanon on Monday, the IDF stated, according to TPS news agency. The IDF stated that the drone crashed while on an operation on the Lebanese border, and that there is no fear of an intelligence leakage ...

COVID-19 vaccination in Ukraine will begin in mid-February, Ukrainian Deputy Health Minister

01.02.2021 [16:18]
The supply of COVID-19 vaccines to Ukraine under the COVAX scheme will begin in mid-February, said Ukrainian Deputy Health Minister Ihor Ivashchenko, according to Ukrinform. "Ukraine will start the vaccination in February ...

Twin earthquakes shake western Turkey

01.02.2021 [13:34]
Twin earthquakes shook western Turkey on Monday morning off the country's Aegean Sea coast, according to the country's disaster agency, Anadolu Agency reports. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority ...

9 killed, 13 injured as passenger vehicle overturns in India's Odisha

01.02.2021 [11:24]
At least nine people were killed and over a dozen others injured when a vehicle carrying them hit a tree and overturned in India's eastern state of Odisha, police said Monday, according to Xinhua. The accident took place on Sunday night at Kotpad in Koraput district, about 554 km southwest of Bhubaneswar ...

Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 500,000 in past day — WHO

31.01.2021 [12:51]
More than 500,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 101.56 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Saturday ...

Death toll from traffic accident in Samara region up to 11

30.01.2021 [11:05]
One more person has died after a road accident that killed ten and injured 15 in Russia’s Samara region, the region’s governor Dmitry Azarov said on Friday, according to TASS. "As of now, the accident has claimed eleven lives: ten people died instantly and one more died in hospital ...

Some 71 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran

30.01.2021 [10:39]
Some 71 deaths were caused by COVID-19 in Iran over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday, according to IRNA. Lari said that another 71 people have lost their lives ...

Over 562,000 new COVID-19 cases registered worldwide in 24 hours

29.01.2021 [19:50]
The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection worldwide has surpassed 100.45 mln, rising over 24 hours by more than 562,000, according to TASS. According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Thursday, the number of fatalities over 24 hours has increased by more than 16,000, surpassing 2.16 mln ...

China launches new remote sensing satellites

29.01.2021 [17:26]
The second group of China's Yaogan-31 remote sensing satellites were sent into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Friday at 12:47 p.m. (Beijing Time), according to Xinhua. The satellites were carried by a Long March-4C rocket. It was the 359th flight mission ...

Second shipment from 2nd batch of vaccines arrives in Turkey

29.01.2021 [12:44]
The second shipment of a second batch of COVID-19 vaccines ordered from China arrived early Friday in Turkey, according to Anadolu Agency. A Turkish Airlines plane that departed from Beijing landed at Istanbul Airport at 6.10 a.m. local time (0310GMT) carrying the 3.5 million doses of the vaccine ...

China, US advised to refresh ties

29.01.2021 [11:05]
New administration in Washington called on to employ positive policies. Officials and experts have urged China and the United States to reshape their damaged relationship and called on the new US administration to employ positive policies to refresh ...

'Turkey to continue protecting rights in East Med'

29.01.2021 [10:37]
Turkey will continue to decisively protect its rights in the Eastern Mediterranean, Aegean and Cyprus, the country's National Security Council declared on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Underlining that these rights arise from international law, the council said ...

Some 85 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran

28.01.2021 [19:07]
Some 85 deaths were caused by COVID-19 in Iran over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday, according to IRNA. Lari said that another 85 people have lost their ...