Day: May 16, 2020

Nigerian forces claim killing 61 terrorists in week

May 16, 2020

Nigeria has killed 61 members of Boko Haram in the country’s northeast over the past week, a top defense official said on Friday.   Speaking to reporters, John Enenche, spokesman for the Nigerian Defense Ministry, said the country’s army carried out operations against Boko Haram in Adamawa state.   Enenche said 61 Boko Haram terrorists […]

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Turkey: Diyarbakir renovates terror-hit sites

May 16, 2020

Five years into a drive to restore a historical district in Diyarbakir province hit by attacks by the terror PKK group, the Turkish government has renovated more that 20 historical monuments, including churches, a provincial official told Anadolu Agency. Many of the historic sites were severely damaged in 2015 during attacks by the PKK terror […]

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5 US sailors on carrier re-test positive: reports

May 16, 2020

Five sailors have again tested positive for the novel coronavirus after returning to the USS Theodore Roosevelt from quarantine, according to reports on Friday. The exact figure could not be immediately verified, but multiple reports cited the figure from a statement issued by Navy spokesman Cmdr. Clayton Doss. Doss reportedly also said “a small number […]

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Turkish video game app sits atop list in US

May 16, 2020

Turkish developers celebrated success Friday after Repair Master 3D was ranked first on a list of top-playing video game apps in the US. Quok Games, a team of Middle East Technical Universities’ (METU) Technopolis Animation Technologies, and Game Development Center began developing the game in 2018. Burak Gunes Ozguney, founder of Quok Games, told Anadolu […]

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Daesh/ISIS terrorists kills 3 in northern Iraq

May 16, 2020

At least three people were killed in two separate terror attacks by the Daesh/ISIS terror group in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province, a security official told Anadolu Agency on Saturday. Daesh/ISIS terrorists attacked the Hashdi Shaabi security point in al-Bumara village killing two security officers and wounding two others in clashes, said Lieut. Sa’lan Kamili from […]

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Sleep-wake disorders more common during pandemic

May 16, 2020

The coronavirus has affected many aspects of life but sleep is among those that are most concerning, according to the chairman of Turkey Respiratory Research Association (TUSAD). Dr. Oguz Kokturk told Anadolu Agency that sleeping and waking up late have caused sleep-wake rhythm disorders that is currently seen more often in the current state of […]

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US: CDC predicts more than 100K COVID-19 deaths by June

May 16, 2020

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicted more than 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus by the end of May, Director Dr. Robert Redfield said Friday. “CDC tracks 12 different forecasting models of possible #COVID19 deaths in the US. As of May 11, all forecast an increase in deaths in the coming weeks […]

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Brazil political crisis deepens as COVID-19 cases rise

May 16, 2020

As coronavirus cases in Brazil steadily increases, the country remains in the grip of a deep political crisis. Health Minister Nelson Teich resigned Friday after less than a month in office because of disagreements with President Jair Bolsonaro’s approach to fighting the pandemic. Teich, whom Jair Bolsonaro criticized because he has not advocated the use […]

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