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Tourism season to restart in Turkey by end of May

Turkey's tourism season is expected to be on hold until the end of May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's culture and tourism minister said Thursday, Daily Sabah reports. "Hopefully, we will see that tourism …

Mehriban Aliyeva thanks Turkey for showing solidarity

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made an Instagram post expressing her gratitude to Turkey for Atakule in Ankara was illuminated in colors of Azerbaijan’s flag, Trend reports. In a post on …

Cavusoglu recalls Turkey's stance on S-400 issue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the country is ready to purchase U.S.- made Patriot surface-to-air missile systems, but Ankara's stance on the S-400 issue has not changed. "We are ready …

Number of Russia’s coronavirus cases nearing 12,000

The number of coronavirus cases in Russia rose by 1,786 in the past 24 hours, reaching 11,917, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said in a statement on Friday, adding that coronavirus patients had been identified for the first time in the Tuva …

Number of Russia’s coronavirus cases surpasses 10,000

The number of coronavirus patients in Russia rose by 1,459 in the past 24 hours, reaching 10,131, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said. "A total of 10,131 coronavirus cases have so far been recorded in 81 Russian regions (up by …

Turkey distributes free face masks to citizens

Turkey started distributing free face masks to citizens to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Anadolu agency reports. Citizens can apply for free masks through the country's postal services' e-commerce website, …

Coronavirus death toll in Turkey rises to 501 person

The number of people recovered from the COVID-19 virus in Turkey has jumped to 786 from 464 in the last 24 hours, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced Saturday, Daily Sabah reports. In a Tweet shared on his official account, he said that …