Day: September 20, 2020

Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – Sept. 19, 2020

September 20, 2020

Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   – Coronavirus and other developments in Turkey   Turkey reported 1,538 more coronavirus cases and 1,312 recoveries.   The tally of infections rose to 301,348 in Turkey, including 266,117 recoveries, […]

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COVID-19: Australia reports 14 cases, 6 deaths

September 20, 2020

Australia reported 14 new cases of the novel coronavirus in southeastern Victoria state on Sunday, along with six deaths.   The caseload rose to 26,903 while the death toll reached 850, Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews said at a news conference.   There are five new deaths in Victoria and one in New South Wales. The […]

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Zimbabwe: Poor good Samaritans rescue homeless children

September 20, 2020

At times, destitute children sleep at her shack, packed inside her thatched kitchen hut.   But more often homeless children just want to feed from the poor good Samaritan before returning to the streets of the Zimbabwean capital.   Sarudzai Chinowaita, 54, one of the slum dwellers in Mount Hampden outside Harare regularly feeds and […]

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Brazil, Mexico report hundreds more virus fatalities

September 20, 2020

Brazil reported 739 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus, while Mexico saw 455 over the past 24 hours, health authorities said late Saturday.   In Brazil, the third worst-hit country in the world after India in terms of cases, the death toll reached 136,532, while confirmed cases to date surpassed 4.52 million with 33,057 new […]

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NBA: Celtics beat Heat, avoid 0-3 hole

September 20, 2020

The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 117-106 to avoid a 0-3 series deficit in the Eastern Conference Finals, behind their star players’ performances.   Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart all scored 20-plus to give the Celtics new life in the series.   The Miami Heat, up 2-0 in the series […]

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Uganda: Fire engulfs top university campus

September 20, 2020

A fire on Sunday engulfed the campus of one of Africa’s top universities in Uganda’s capital Kampala.   “The fire brigade is on ground. Everyone is trying their best. The fire is heavy and sprouting from the right side of the Building. The fire flames are heavy coming through right side of the roof which […]

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92,605 new coronavirus cases in India

September 20, 2020

Coronavirus cases in India continue to surge at an alarming rate as 92,605 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry’s tally showed on Sunday.   The country’s COVID-19 cases have now crossed 5.4 million.   According to the latest data, 1,133 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours […]

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For Kashmiris born in last 3 decades, peace far-fetched dream

September 20, 2020

When my seven-year-old son’s Skype class started on Thursday, a disturbing message popped up in the chat box.   A parent of one of his classmates said his son could not attend the class because their neighborhood in Sringar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, was tense.   Police had claimed killing three militants in Batamaloo, […]

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