Istanbul's mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Saturday he has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus and suffering a fever.
"Yesterday evening around 9 p.m. I got a fever and with a temperature of 38 degrees. I came and spent the night in hospital," he said in a video apparently filme
Iran’s health ministry on Friday reported a record 6,134 new coronavirus cases for the previous 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 556,891.
Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 335 people had died from the disease in the past 24 hours, bringing total fatalities to 3
Nigeria’s president has urged an end to unrest sweeping the country but avoided mentioning the police shooting of unarmed demonstrators that sparked international condemnation and unleashed chaos in Africa’s biggest city.
Lagos has seen shootings, looted shops and a prison set ablaze
Turkey will continue to support the country’s Armenian community, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.
"As it was until today, so it shall be that we will continue to support the [local] Armenian community, which is an important color of richness that makes Turkey strong," Er
Turkey has dispatched military reinforcements to the military base near Qoqfin hill in the southern countryside of Idlib as Russia continued to target the People's Protection Units at the Turkish border with Al-Hasakah.
Three Turkish military columns including 35 vehicles carrying military and lo
Intense rains caused a landslide at a coal mine on Indonesia's Sumatra island that killed 11 miners, authorities said Thursday.
The slide occurred Wednesday in a mine tunnel about 20 meters (65 feet) deep at Tanjung Lalang village in Muara Enim district of South Sumatra province, according to Nat
Turkey’s foreign ministry has slammed a joint statement by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt condemning Turkish actions in northern Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean.
The ministry, in a statement Thursday, said it “fully rejected the declaration containing baseless accusations and allegatio
Iran summoned the Swiss envoy on Thursday to protest against what it called "baseless" US claims that Tehran has tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election in November.
"Iran's strong rejection of American officials' repetitive, baseless, and false claims was conveyed to the Swiss amb
Pakistan’s military-backed National Command and Operation Center has issued a warning that another lockdown could be imposed to contain COVID-19 deaths if people don't stop violating social distancing rules.
The announcement on Wednesday came after Pakistan reported 660 new confirmed cases
Nigerian security forces opened fire on a protest site in Lagos, intensifying violence before a 24-hour lockdown was imposed to quell rallies against police brutality.
At least three people died in the shooting, local media reported.
Amnesty International said there was "credible but disturbing
Iran’s health minister appealed on Wednesday for more public and government support to enforce restrictions aimed at stemming a third major outbreak of coronavirus infections as new cases set a daily record of 5,039.
“Everyone should know that I, as health minister, cannot b
Turkey has accused the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)– co-chaired by France, Russia and the US, of supplying Armenia with all kinds of weapons in its conflict with Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
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Protests against Indonesia's new jobs law were held in cities across the country on Tuesday, with demonstrators calling on the president to revoke the legislation they say will erode labor rights and weaken environmental protections.
More than 1,000 students and workers gathered near the Presiden
Iran on Tuesday reported its highest single-day toll of new coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic with more than 5,000 new infections, as the country struggles to cope with a surge in transmission.
Iran’s health ministry also reported that 322 people had died from the virus, pus
A Cabinet minister says Pakistan has witnessed a 140 percent increase in fatalities from COVID-19 in recent weeks due to widespread violations of social distancing rules.Asad Umar, the planning and development minister who oversees Pakistan’s response to coronavirus, warned on Twitter &ldquo
Iranian authorities have admitted for the first time that their official figures for coronavirus cases do not reflect the true scale of the outbreak.The admission came as Iran’s daily death toll from COVID-19 again set a record, with 337 fatalities on Monday. The previous high was 279, last
Turkey registered 1,958 new coronavirus patients in the last 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released on Monday.
The country’s overall tally now stands at 349,519, the ministry reported.
Some 1,424 more patients recovered over the past day, raising the count to 305,427, while t
Pakistani police arrested the son-in-law of the country’s exiled former Nawaz Sharif on Monday after he led a crowd in chanting against the military at the tomb of the country’s founder.The arrest of Mohammad Safdar comes as Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League party has joined a seri