April 16, 2021
REGIONAL

Turkey’s daily COVID-19 infections surpass 60,000

April 15, 2021 0

Turkey confirmed 62,797 more novel coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its highest single-day figure since the start of the pandemic, taking the tally to 4,025,557. Meanwhile, Lebanon registered 2,460 new infections, raising the caseload to 502,299. […]

REGIONAL

Turkish police detain 11 IS suspects in Istanbul

April 15, 2021 0

Turkish police on Wednesday detained 11 suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) in large-scale operations in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul, Turkish media said. The Istanbul Police Department’s Counter-Terrorism Unit teams simultaneously raided 19 locations […]

Middle East

Presidents of Iran, Turkey vow to intensify ties by phone

April 15, 2021 0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced willingness to expand bilateral ties during a phone conversation on Wednesday. “Relations between the two countries are based on friendship and intimacy, and […]

Business & Money

Germans less inclined to buy electric cars: study

April 15, 2021 0

Only 41 percent of Germans preferred an alternative drive system for their next car purchase last year, a decrease of ten percentage points compared to 2019, according to a study published by the accounting firm […]

Putin, Biden discuss cooperation by phone

April 15, 2021 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden exchanged views on bilateral ties and explored areas of possible cooperation during a phone conversation on Tuesday. Putin and Biden thoroughly discussed the current state of […]

NATO initiates full withdrawal from Afghanistan

April 15, 2021 0

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies on Wednesday agreed to pull out all of their armed forces from Afghanistan after the United States announced that all U.S. troops would leave the country by Sept. 11. […]

Covid-19 Situation

Belgium to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Covid
April 15, 2021 0
Belgium will end on April 19 its ban on non-essential travel within the European Union (EU). As for travel outside the bloc, the European rules remain in force, according to the measures taken Wednesday by [...]
Covid

UK records another 1,730 coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

April 12, 2021 0
Another 1,730 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,369,775, according to official figures released Sunday. The country also reported another seven coronavirus-related [...]