Day: April 5, 2020

Turkey: 86-year-old woman beats COVID-19

April 5, 2020

An 86-year-old Turkish woman became a source of inspiration for those suffering from coronavirus as she beat the disease despite suffering from multiple chronic health conditions. The novel coronavirus has so far claimed 501 lives in Turkey, which has registered almost 24,000 COVID-19 cases, while 786 others have recovered got and discharged from hospitals. Among […]

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Coronavirus puts EU’s future to test: Spanish premier

April 5, 2020

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez simultaneously published an op-ed in seven European languages on Sunday, arguing that coronavirus could be the undoing of the EU if it does not take more drastic measures to deal with the crisis. “The circumstances are exceptional and call for unwavering positions: either we rise to this challenge or we will fail […]

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Stephen Kenny appointed as Ireland national team coach

April 5, 2020

ANKARA (AA) – Irish football manager Stephen Kenny was appointed as the head coach of the Republic of Ireland national team to replace Mick McCarthy of England. “The Football Association of Ireland announces that Mick McCarthy is to be succeeded as national team manager by Stephen Kenny with immediate effect. The handover has been agreed […]

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UPDATE – Coronavirus tally rises in several Arab countries

April 5, 2020

Health authorities in several Arab countries confirmed new cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus on Sunday.  The Lebanese Health Ministry recorded a new fatality, raising the death toll to 18, while seven people tested positive for the virus, bringing the total to 527.  In Morocco, the Health Ministry said the death toll has risen to 69 […]

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Turkey’s automotive exports drop in Q1 due to COVID-19

April 5, 2020

Turkey’s automotive exports decreased by 10% to stand at $6.98 billion year-on-year in the first quarter due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters Association said. The country’s automotive exports were $7.75 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the association’s data showed on Sunday. Monthly automotive exports also decreased by 28.5% to $2.1 billion […]

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US: Death toll from coronavirus surpasses 8,500

April 5, 2020

The death toll from coronavirus in the U.S. has passed 8,500 on Sunday, with 1,340 more confirmed deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University.  The university’s running tally counted 8,503 deaths, and 312, 249 confirmed cases as the U.S. struggles to curb the outbreak. The U.S. has become the country with the most confirmed coronavirus infections followed […]

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Daesh/ISIS terrorists kill 4 Iraqi soldiers in Anbar

April 5, 2020

Four Iraqi soldiers were killed by Daesh/ISIS terrorist group in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, a military source said.  “Daesh [/ISIS] terrorists targeted a military point of the Iraqi army west of Rutba town in the western part of Anbar province by light and medium weapons,” an army source told Anadolu Agency on condition of […]

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Football: 3 Fiorentina players recover from coronavirus

April 5, 2020

Three players of Serie A club Fiorentina; Patrick Cutrone, German Pezzella, and Dusan Vlahovic have recovered from the novel coronavirus. ”ACF Fiorentina is delighted to announce that tests have revealed that Patrick Cutrone, German Pezzella, and Dusan Vlahovic are no longer positive for COVID-19,” the Italian football club said in a statement on Sunday. The club […]

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