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Turkey to continue exploration in East Med till Nov. 14

Turkey on Sunday issued another navigational telex, or Navtex, for the area in the Eastern Mediterranean where it will conduct seismic research activities until Nov. 14. According to the announcement, the mission, which will be carried out by the Oruc Reis seismic research vessel, will continue for 10 days starting Thursday. A Navtex is a […]

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Palestine records 6 new deaths from coronavirus

Palestinian health authorities recorded six additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. Health Minister Mai al-Kaila said 540 new virus cases were registered over the past 24 hours – 355 cases in the West Bank and 185 in the Gaza Strip. According to the minister, 35 patients are still […]

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Turkish business world backs boycott of French products

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call to boycott French products because of Paris’ tolerance and encouraging attitude toward Islamophobia, was welcomed by the Turkish business world. French President Emmanuel Macron described Islam as a religion “in crisis” and announced plans in September for tougher laws to tackle what he calls “Islamist separatism.” He condemned the […]

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Over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Turkey

Turkey registered 2,106 new COVID-19 patients over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data released on Sunday. The country’s overall tally now stands at 377,473, the ministry said. Some 1,515 more patients recovered over the past day, raising the count to 325,486, while the death toll rose by 74 to reach 10,326. […]

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UPDATE 6 – Turkey quake death toll hits 58

The death toll from Friday’s earthquake in Turkey’s Aegean region has risen to 58, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Sunday. At least 920 people were also wounded in the magnitude-6.6 quake that struck Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city. “We are determined to heal the wounds of our brothers and sisters in Izmir, who are affected […]

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France: Police detain 6 people in Nice attack

Police announced Sunday that an additional six people have now been taken into custody over Thursday’s brutal attacks in the French city of Nice, according to local media. The savage attacks occurred Thursday morning just after 8.30 a.m. local time (0730GMT) when Brahim Aouissaoui, a 21-year-old Tunisian-born immigrant, entered the Basilica of Notre Dame de […]