Category: World

Turkey reports 1,721 new coronavirus cases

Turkey reports 1,721 new coronavirus cases

Turkey on Thursday reported 1,721 new COVID-19 cases and 74 deaths over the previous day. The new cases were found…

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes Istanbul

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes Istanbul

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked Istanbul at 4:38 p.m. on Thursday. The epicenter of the tremors is not yet clear,…

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes Istanbul

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes Istanbul

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 shook Istanbul on Thursday, causing panic momentarily among the locals of the country’s…

Turkish police arrest 43 suspects in FETÖ probe

Turkish police arrest 43 suspects in FETÖ probe

Police nabbed 43 people over their suspected links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) Thursday. Prosecutors in Istanbul had issued…

Prison terms mulled for quarantine breakers in Turkey, report states

Prison terms mulled for quarantine breakers in Turkey, report states

As concerns rise over people neglecting rules meant to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey is considering a harsher response. A…

Turkey’s TIKA delivers aid to Myanmar’s Rakhine to fight COVID-19

Turkey’s TIKA delivers aid to Myanmar’s Rakhine to fight COVID-19

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) delivered hygiene kits to families living in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Thursday to…

Think before you buy: 13 tips for booking cheaper flights

Think before you buy: 13 tips for booking cheaper flights

Over the summer, as lockdowns eased and countries reopened their borders to resuscitate the aviation industry and struggling economies, airlines…

Nigeria: The Nigerian University That Defies Boko Haram

Nigeria: The Nigerian University That Defies Boko Haram

The University of Maiduguri has stayed open at the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency. A new book gives voice…

Gambia: Hundreds Protest Over "Alarming Rate" of Maternal Deaths

Gambia: Hundreds Protest Over “Alarming Rate” of Maternal Deaths

Hundreds of people mainly women yesterday thronged the busy Kairaba Avenue road protesting over what they described the “alarming rate”…