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    Ankara, historically known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center and 5,150,072 in its province, it is Turkey's second largest city after Istanbul, having outranked İzmir in the 20th century.

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    COVID-19 cases in Turkey rise to 27,069
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    COVID-19 cases in Turkey rise to 27,069

    Turkey's total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed to 27,069, with 3,135 new patients reported in last 24 hours, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

    73 new deaths, 3, 135 fresh cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours in Turkey
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    73 new deaths, 3, 135 fresh cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours in Turkey

    Turkey on Sunday reported 73 new deaths from the coronavirus and a surge of 3,135 in the number of confirmed cases bringing up the national tally to 27,069 from the pandemic.

    Turkey reports 3,013 new COVID-19 cases, 76 deaths in 24 hours
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    Turkey reports 3,013 new COVID-19 cases, 76 deaths in 24 hours

    COVID-19 continues to spread through Turkey as a further 3,013 new cases of the disease and 76 more deaths have been reported on Saturday, the country's Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca announced.

    76 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours, toll crosses 500
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    76 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours, toll crosses 500

    Turkey on Friday confirmed 76 new deaths due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 501.

    Turks turn to cologne in bid to fend off COVID-19
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    Turks turn to cologne in bid to fend off COVID-19

    A tradition in Turkey is to offer visitors cologne water to refresh their hands. Now the habit has become an unexpected strategy in te country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic and also an alternative to expensive and scarce hand sanitizers.

    COVID-19: Istanbul police confiscate 1 Million counterfeit masks
    International

    COVID-19: Istanbul police confiscate 1 Million counterfeit masks

    The Istanbul police have confiscated 1 million makeshift masks worth about $500,000, local media reported on Tuesday against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    Turkish institutions 'take steps in coordination' to combat COVID-19
    International

    Turkish institutions 'take steps in coordination' to combat COVID-19

    Turkish authorities and institutions continue taking steps in coordination to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the country, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

    Turkey reports first death from coronavirus
    International

    Turkey reports first death from coronavirus

    Turkish Health Ministry on Tuesday reported the first death from novel coronavirus in the country, while 51 additional cases were diagnosed, raising the tally to 98.

    US slaps sanctions on Syrian Defence Minister over Idlib
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    US slaps sanctions on Syrian Defence Minister over Idlib

    The US has imposed sanctions on Syrian Defence Minister Ali Abdullah Ayoub for his alleged actions of ceasefire obstruction in northern Syria, US State Department said in a statement.

    'No progress in getting Turkey to abandon Russian missile system'
    International

    'No progress in getting Turkey to abandon Russian missile system'

    US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper said that there had been "no movement" with regard to getting Turkey to abandon the Russian S-400 missile system.

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