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Turkey's death toll from coronavirus rises to 908, with 42,282 total cases

2020.04.09 16:37 GMT

Turkey confirmed Thursday that 96 more people died from the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 908.

Turkey confirms 3,148 new cases of coronavirus

2020.04.06 19:03 GMT

New cases bring total number in Turkey to 30,217, says health minister.

Turkey confirms 2786 fresh cases of coronavirus, 69 deaths

2020.04.03 18:09 GMT

Turkey confirmed Friday that 69 more people died from the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 425, Anadolu Agency reports.

5 killed when truck plows into cars at checkpoint in southern Turkey

2020.04.02 16:16 GMT

A truck with failed brakes crashed into cars at a police checkpoint in southern Turkey Thursday. Five people were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident in İskenderun, a district of Hatay province, according to Daily Sabah.

Turkish, Russian leaders discuss COVID-19, Syria on phone

2020.04.02 21:05 GMT

The Turkish and Russian presidents on Wednesday discussed over phone ways to combat the novel coronavirus, according to an official statement, Anadolu Agency reports.

601 healthcare personnel contracted coronavirus in Turkey

2020.04.01 17:46 GMT

A total of 601 healthcare personnel contracted coronavirus in the country, the Turkish health minister said on Wednesday, APA reports.

Turkish, US presidents agree on efforts to combat virus

2020.03.31 17:36 GMT

The presidents of Turkey and the U.S. agreed that the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak could only be won through global solidarity and cooperation, according to an official statement on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports.

Turkey's COVID-19 death toll reaches 131

2020.03.30 05:04 GMT

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Turkey climbed to 9,217, while the death toll has reached 131, the Turkish health minister tweeted Sunday, Xinhua reported.

1,704 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Turkey as death toll hits 108

2020.03.28 17:40 GMT

Around 1,704 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Turkey in the last 24 hours, while 16 more people died, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Saturday, APA's Turkish bureau reports.

Turkey announces a second coronavirus death, cases jump to 191

2020.03.19 20:26 GMT

Turkey announced late on Wednesday a second death related to the coronavirus, a 61-year-old man, and said that the number of confirmed cases had nearly doubled to 191 from 98 a day earlier, according to Reuters.

Turkish President's foreign visits to be postponed amid coronavirus threat

2020.03.12 18:21 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's foreign visits to be postponed, Presidential aide said, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Erdogan: “Settlement of Karabakh conflict within Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity is our greatest desire”

2020.02.25 15:15 GMT

“Nagorno Karabakh conflict is also our issue,” said the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the press conference held following the VIII meeting of Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Baku, APA reports.

3 killed after plane skids off runway at airport in Istanbul (UPDATED)

2020.02.06 05:35 GMT

A passenger plane skidded off the runway at an airport in Istanbul on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 180 others, officials said, Anadolu Agency reported.

Plane crashes after landing in Istanbul, 21 injured

2020.02.05 17:12 GMT

A plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport from Izmir skidded off the runway after landing and crashed on Wednesday, injuring 21 people, Turkish officials said.

Russian, Turkish FMs hold phone talks

2020.02.03 16:46 GMT

Turkish and Russian Foreign Ministers Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sergey Lavrov have held phone talks on Monday, a source in the Turkish diplomatic agency told TASS.

Turkey to never recognize US Mideast plan: Erdogan

2020.01.31 19:21 GMT

Turkey will never recognize or accept the U.S.’ so-called peace plan, the country’s president said on Friday, AzVision.az reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes Western Turkey

2020.01.23 20:35 GMT

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), APA reports.

Turkey unveils first fully homemade car in $3.7 billion bet on electric

2019.12.27 17:02 GMT

Turkey unveiled its first fully domestically-produced car on Friday, saying it aimed to eventually produce up to 175,000 a year of the electric vehicle in a project expected to cost 22 billion lira ($3.7 billion) over 13 years.

Cargo ship collides into Istanbul coast

2019.12.27 16:10 GMT

The Bosporus was closed for navigation due to an incident with the Liberian-flagged Songa Iridium cargo ship.

Foreign Affairs Committee of Turkish Parliament approves military deal with Libya

2019.12.16 18:09 GMT

On Monday, the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Turkish Parliament approved the deal with Libya on military cooperation, Daily Sabah reports.

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