Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe.
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.
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.
In response to the Centre's advisory to restrict international traffic from Turkey and Malaysia in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, airline major IndiGo will cancel its flight operations to these countries.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, the government on Monday prohibited the entry of passengers from European countries and Turkey as a precautionary measure from March 18 to 31.
Some 500 Syr took to the streets of Idlib to call for an end to the offensive by government troops backed by Russia, an operation that includes daily bombardments.
The death toll from the massive earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that jolted eastern Turkey has increased to 22, the government said on Saturday.
The European Union (EU) on Sunday denied media reports that it had agreed to new reduction in pre-accession aid to Turkey by 75 per cent.
Ece Temelkuran, a prominent Turkish journalist and author, says that right-wing populism is not a passing by political fancy and that it is "a global phenomenon generated by the failures of social equality, also called democracy."
The major gains made by pro-Kurdish left-wing People's Democratic Party (HDP) in the 2014 presidential polls and 2015 general election of Turkey made President Recep Tayyip Erdogan use his power by punishing his Kurdish opponents through the judicial route to secure the votes of the Turkish nationalists, a professor said.
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