Day: May 24, 2020

Turkish charity brings joy of Ramadan to 66 countries

May 24, 2020

Turkey’s state-run charity brought the joy of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by delivering aid to around 700,000 people in 66 countries around the globe. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) distributed 106,285 aid packages during the month, according to information obtained by Anadolu Agency correspondents. The charity also delivered food aid to […]

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Turkey: Coronavirus recoveries at nearly 120,000

May 24, 2020

Turkey on Sunday confirmed nearly 120,000 recoveries from coronavirus as the country began easing measures against the pandemic, according to the Health Ministry. Some 1,141 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the country, bringing the total to 156,827, said Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Twitter. Recoveries from the disease hit 118,694 as 1,092 more […]

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UPDATE – Turkey: Coronavirus recoveries at nearly 120,000

May 24, 2020

Turkey on Sunday confirmed nearly 120,000 recoveries from coronavirus as the country began easing measures against the pandemic, according to the Health Ministry. Some 1,141 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the country, bringing the total to 156,827, said Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Twitter. Recoveries from the disease hit 118,694 as 1,092 more […]

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COVID-19: Cases, deaths rise in Tunisia, UAE, and Oman

May 24, 2020

The death toll from the novel coronavirus rose in Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman, health officials announced on Sunday. In Tunisia, one more person died, bringing the death toll to 48 along with 1,048 infections and 914 recoveries. The North African state started easing restrictions earlier this month after six weeks of […]

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Pakistan army head warns of change in Kashmir status

May 24, 2020

Pakistan’s army on Sunday warned that any attempt to challenge the disputed status of Indian-administered Kashmir, including any move towards aggression, will be answered with full military might. “Kashmir is a disputed territory and any attempt to challenge the disputed status including any political cum military thought related to aggression will be responded with full […]

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COVID-19 cases spark concern in Rohingya refugee camps

May 24, 2020

Rakhine state, a conflict-torn region in western Myanmar, finally reported the presence of COVID-19 as the country recorded nearly 200 cases late this week. Two men in Rakhine, who recently returned from Malaysia, tested positive for coronavirus, raising concerns about the possible spread of the virus in overcrowded camps across the region. “Now we have […]

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COVID-19: France reports 36 deaths, infections minimal

May 24, 2020

Sunday marked yet another day of progress in the battle against coronavirus as the number of fatalities in France continues to drop, according to new statistics from France’s Health Ministry. A total of 36 fatalities were registered on Sunday, a drop of 11 cases from Saturday. Deaths in hospital stand at 36. There were no […]

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2 from Hull City football club test positive for virus

May 24, 2020

English championship side Hull City announced Sunday that “two people” from the club had contracted the novel coronavirus. ”Hull City can confirm that two people have tested Positive for COVID-19 following the first round of testing at the training Ground D,” the club said. It was unclear if the people referred to were players in […]

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