Day: April 22, 2020

Global coronavirus deaths exceed 180,000

April 22, 2020

Global fatalities from the novel coronavirus surpassed 180,000 Wednesday, according to a running tally by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The university’s data counted 180,784 deaths, while the numbers of cases and recoveries rose to 2,603,147 and 701,426, respectively. The U.S. continues to be the worst-hit country in the world, with the highest numbers of […]

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Italy coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

April 22, 2020

Italy on Tuesday reported 437 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, lower than a day before, bringing the total number of fatalities to 25,085, as the slowdown in the spread of infection continues. According to the latest data released by the Italian Civil Protection Department, current cases fell for the third time in a row, […]

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Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 2,376

April 22, 2020

Turkey on Wednesday confirmed 117 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 2,376. The total number of registered coronavirus reached 98,674, as 3,083 more people tested positive for the virus, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said at the news conference following Coronavirus Science Board meeting. So far, […]

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Russian daily accuses military contractor of war crimes

April 22, 2020

Russian private military contractor Wagner was accused by a Moscow-based daily on Wednesday of war crimes in Syria. In a report titled Thugs 2.0, Novaya Gazeta published footage of the murder of Syrian national Hammadi Taha al-But by Wagner mercenaries. According to the newspaper, Hammadi was captured in June 2017 during a battle with the […]

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Global coronavirus cases exceed 2.6M

April 22, 2020

The global coronavirus cases surpassed 2.6 million on Wednesday, according to a running tally by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The university’s data showed that the global number of deaths reached 180,784, while the number of people who recovered rose to 701,426. A total of 2,603,147 cases are recorded worldwide and the U.S. continues to […]

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Coronavirus: Global recoveries exceed 700,000

April 22, 2020

The global tally of recoveries from coronavirus exceeded 700,000 on Wednesday. According to running data compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University, a total of 701,426 recoveries were recorded across the globe, while 180,784 people have died from the pandemic. In total, more than 2.6 million have contracted the disease. The highest number of virus […]

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Michael O’Neill ends Northern Ireland manager role

April 22, 2020

Michael O’Neill and the Northern Ireland national team agreed to part ways Wednesday because of the rescheduling of a UEFA Euro 2020 playoff matches, according to the Northern Ireland football federation. The decision was made after the European governing body met Tuesday and indicated it would likely reschedule UEFA Euro 2020 playoff matches. O’Neill, who […]

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Coronavirus boosting Turkey, EU dialogue

April 22, 2020

Despite political obstacles, dialogue between Turkey and the EU has benefited amid the mutual fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, a senior Turkish diplomat said on Wednesday. Speaking via webinar in a program titles European Union and Turkey-EU Relations in the COVID-19 process, Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister and Director for EU Affairs Faruk Kaymakci said: […]

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