Science

Turkish, Chinese scientists to develop COVID-19 drug

January 28, 2021

A Turkish university has partnered with Chinese scientists to produce a drug for the treatment of COVID-19.Turkey’s Kocaeli University will undertake the project in partnership with the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences,…

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Turkey: 18M+ students experience digital transformation

January 18, 2021

Over 18.5 million students in primary, secondary, and high schools in Turkey have experienced great changes in the education process since the country confirmed the first coronavirus infection on March 11, 2020.During the pandemic period, education has…

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Turkey plans to reopen schools from Feb. 15: Minister

January 18, 2021

Turkey is planning to reopen schools from Feb. 15, said the country’s education minister on Sunday.”We have made a policy decision on reopening schools as of Feb. 15,” Ziya Selcuk said in an interview with CNN Turk on Sunday evening.The decision on pos…

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Iran confirms plan to enrich uranium up to 20 percent

January 2, 2021

Iran on Saturday confirmed a plan to increase uranium enrichment up to 20 percent as it moves to implement a recently introduced law as a counter-measure against US sanctions. In an interview with the state television, the chief of Iran’s nuclear agency, Ali Akbar Salehi, said that Tehran has written to the UN nuclear watchdog […]

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Afghanistan cautiously begins reopening schools

August 22, 2020

Schools reopened across Afghanistan Saturday in a trial following months of closure due to the novel coronavirus.In line with the move, private schools were allowed to commence all classes. However, the relatively ill-equipped public sector schools wer…

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Virus-induced online learning measures demystify education in Rwanda

August 18, 2020

With its fatal touch on human health, coronavirus forced governments across the world to take strong precautions. Schools took their piece of the pie and remote learning measures introduced during the outbreak have demystified teaching and learning in …

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The world becomes cleaner, as emissions fall in April

May 1, 2020

 The global lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus or COVID-19 led to a massive drop in carbon emissions in April. Besides the fall in industrial production and closure of transportation, new commitments by some countries like Japan and Chile also contributed to reduce carbon imprints. Although the 26th session of the Conference of […]

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UPDATE – COVID-19: Bangladesh shuts all educational institutions

March 17, 2020

Educational institutions across Bangladesh will be suspended for the next two weeks to help stem the spread of coronavirus after the number of cases rose to eight, an official said Monday.”Primarily we decided to close the educational institutions on M…

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