COVID-19 cases in U.S. top 400,000: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK, April 8 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States reached 401,166 as of 12:20 local time on Wednesday...

Pakistan’s army shoots down Indian drone in Kashmir

Pakistan's military said Thursday its troops shot down a small Indian spy drone after it violated the country's airspace in the disputed Himalayan region...

China removes dogs from livestock list, heading toward ban on consumption

China has drawn up new guidelines to reclassify dogs as pets rather than livestock, the agriculture ministry said, part of a response to the...

Turkish Petroleum’s ‘Fatih drillship’ sails to Black Sea for drilling operations

Turkey's first drilling vessel, which was named after Istanbul's Ottoman conqueror Fatih Sultan Mehmet, is set to sail off to the Black Sea where...

Saudi-led coalition announces Yemen cease-fire to avoid COVID-19 outbreak

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels will begin a two-week cease-fire on Thursday in the face of a COVID-19 outbreak, senior Saudi...

Afghanistan says will release 100 Taliban prisoners

The Afghan government will release 100 Taliban prisoners on Wednesday, an official told Agence France-Presse (AFP), a day after the insurgents said they were...

Pope Francis likens some European leaders to Hitler over virus crisis

Some of Europe's politicians are peddling ideas similar to Nazi Germany dictator Adolf Hitler, Pope Francis said in a Wednesday interview. In written comments to...

UK records its highest daily Corona virus death toll at 938

UK. recorded on Wednesday its highest daily coronavirus death toll at 938, pushing total number of deaths to 7,097. Britain said on Wednesday it aimed...

Credibility of UN Security Council under spotlight during world health crisis

The U.N. Security Council (UNSC) will hold a session on the novel coronavirus on Thursday, amid rising questions over its credibility at times of...

Who has UK nuclear codes while Johnson receives coronavirus treatment?

The British government declined Tuesday to say who had responsibility for the United Kingdom's nuclear codes while Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated...

European Parliament HQ to be used as Corona virus testing center

The European Parliament's headquarters in Strasbourg, eastern France, will temporarily be used a coronavirus testing center, its president David Sassoli announced Tuesday. "We want to...

439 more Coronavirus deaths in UK bring total death toll to...

The daily number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.K. was confirmed at 439 on Monday, bringing the total death toll in the...

WHO slams ‘racist’ calls by French medical experts to use Africa...

The World Health Organization chief angrily slammed recent comments made by scientists suggesting a vaccine for the new coronavirus should be tested in Africa...

EU faces biggest test since its founding, Angela Merkel says

The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest test that the European Union has faced in its history, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday, stressing that Germany...

Over 250,000 patients recover from Coronavirus globally, China on Top of...

More than 250,000 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus globally, according to the U.S-based Johns Hopkins University. China has the highest number of recovered...

British PM Johnson admitted to hospital for tests after persistent coronavirus...

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday in what Downing Street said was a “precautionary...

USA’s Virus strategy fails to curb impact

BY KILIÇ BUĞRA KANAT :- There is no clear and credible scientific data available yet to indicate when the coronavirus will end. There are some...

USA -Taliban peace deal near breaking point in Afghanistan

The Taliban in a statement Sunday said their peace deal with the U.S. was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that included...

China honors coronavirus victims with 3-minute silence

With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-mast, China on Saturday held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have...

Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader

Britain's main opposition Labour Party named Keir Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who opposed the country's exit from the European Union, as...