Day: June 30, 2020

‫يغان فعال في علاج مرضى كوفيد 19

June 30, 2020

منذ اندلاع الوباء، دفعت الحكومة الصينية واليابانية بفافيبيرافير لعلاج كورونا، وحاليًا يوجد أكثر من مائة دولة تستخدمه لمكافحة الوباء، وفافيبيرافير في الأصل تم تطويره من قبل شركة توياما كيميكال اليابانية، وبعد طرحه في الأسواق أصبح من مخزون الأدوية الاستراتيجية لمكافحة الفيروسات في اليابان، وفي 2016، حصلت شركة تشجيانغ هيسون الدوائية الصينية على ترخيص براءة الاختراع […]

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Drilling activities pose high risk for Arctic: NGO

June 30, 2020

Norway’s decision to provide more tax relief to its oil sector, which means further support for fossil fuels and continued exploration in the Barents Sea, will pose a higher risk for the sensitive Arctic region, according to experts.   On June 8, Norway’s parliament agreed on additional tax breaks for the oil industry as part […]

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Tanzania: Schools reopen after 3-month lockdown

June 30, 2020

Children across the East African country of Tanzania headed to schools on Monday, after three months of closure due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The move makes the country, the first in East Africa to allow students to return to schools. Tanzania had earlier reopened universities and other higher learning institutions.   […]

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‘World remains vulnerable to asteroid impacts’

June 30, 2020

As of today, we do not have much opportunity to protect against asteroids, an astrophysicist at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) told Anadolu Agency, marking International Asteroid Day on June 30.   Umut Yildiz is an astrophysicist and telecommunications engineer of Turkish origin who works on deep space telecommunications for the NASA […]

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Yalla Project revitalizing Old City of Nablus

June 30, 2020

West of the Old City of Nablus, Kittaneh Brothers are busy restoring two historic buildings dating back to the Mamluk and Ottoman eras.     The brothers Abdel-Rahman and Basel Kittaneh from Nablus in the occupied West Bank were arrested in 2003 over their participation in the Second Palestinian Intifada.     Basel was sentenced […]

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‘No doubt’ Turkish tourism will bounce back from virus crisis

June 30, 2020

Turkish tourism will recover from the pandemic fallout “without a doubt” thanks to its proven resilience in dealing with crises, according to the CEO of Turkish-German carrier SunExpress.   “There is one sentence that perfectly describes Turkey: Turkey is a rebound country,” Max Kownatzki told Anadolu Agency.   In addition to its famed hospitality and […]

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Obradovic’s legacy in Turkey more than trophies

June 30, 2020

Serbian head coach Zeljko Obradovic’s departure from Fenerbahce Beko, after 11 trophies including a EuroLeague title, saddened many Turkish basketball lovers beyond the Istanbul club and their fans.   With five consecutive EuroLeague Final Four berths and four Turkish league titles between 2013 and 2020, Obradovic left his mark to the Turkish basketball with the […]

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How one Spanish region became ‘coronavirus-free’

June 30, 2020

As new COVID-19 outbreaks continue to spring up with growing frequency across post-lockdown Spain, a northern region has managed to become the country’s first to gain the official status of “coronavirus-free.”   Asturias, a relatively isolated region nestled between formidable mountain ranges and the Cantabrian Sea, has surpassed the virus’s maximum incubation period of 14 […]

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