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Turkey reports 1,172 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey reports 1,172 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey reported 1,172 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths in the past 24 hours, while the number of patients recovered stood at 1,082, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Saturday. A total of 239,622 patients have recovered in the country since the first case was announced in March, Koca said on …

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Lebanese PM to call for early polls after deadly blast

Lebanese PM to call for early polls after deadly blast

Lebanon’s prime minister says he will introduce a draft bill proposing early elections for the crisis-stricken country. In a televised speech Friday, Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on all political parties to put their disagreements aside and work together. He said he is ready to stay in the post for …

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Dozens of protesters enter Lebanese foreign ministry

Dozens of protesters enter Lebanese foreign ministry

Dozens of protesters entered the premises of the Lebanese foreign ministry on Saturday evening chanting slogans against the government and political establishment, footage shared on social media confirms. The demonstrators also burned a portrait of President Michel Aoun. “We are staying here. We call on the Lebanese people to occupy …

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