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TURKEY

366,208

Total Cases

9,950

Total Deaths

317,519

Total Recovered

38,739

Total Active Cases

0

New Deaths

0

New Cases


via menafn10/28/2020

Turkey reports 2209 new COVID-19 cases, 366208 in total - MENAFN.COM

Turkey reported 2,209 new COVID-19 patients on Tuesday, raising the total number of diagnosed patients to 366,208, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Meanwhile, 76 people died in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 9,950, the Turkish Health Ministry announced.

Turkish health professionals conducted 127,651 tests in the past 24 hours, bringin

via gzeromedia10/27/2020

Hard Numbers: Slovak far-right conviction, Japan's to go carbon-neutral, Turkish lira falls, al-Shabaab taxes Somalis - GZERO Media

52: Slovak far-right lawmaker Marian Kotleba has been sentenced to 52 months in jail for handing out checks with Nazi references to mark the founding of Slokavia's client state under the Third Reich. Kotleba belongs to the neo-Nazi People's Party Our Slovakia, which has an openly racist agenda and w...

via arabnews10/27/2020

Turkey to reconsider coronavirus measures - Arab News

DUBAI: The Turkish government will reconsider coronavirus safety measures during the Health Ministry’s Science Board meeting on Oct. 28, daily newspaper Hurriyet Daily reported. Whether some measures will be lifted or stricter rules will be reintroduced will depend on the pace of the COVID-19 outbreak, the report added. Measures may include weekend curfews in large provinces

via brownfieldagnews10/26/2020

Will COVID impact holiday turkey demand? - brownfieldagnews.com

There’s some apprehension among turkey growers that smaller family gatherings based on coronavirus concerns will hurt demand during the holidays. Minnesota Turkey Growers Association executive director Sarah Anderson says risk is a part of production agriculture. “Like going to the casino everyday, you’re placing a gamble with the weather and the markets and everything else. […]


via news.yahoo10/23/2020

Turkey to evaluate possible measures as COVID-19 outbreak flares - Yahoo News

Turkey reported another 2,165 people with COVID-19 symptoms on Friday, the highest one-day figure since May when Ankara imposed a series of restrictive measures. The death toll from the virus rose to 9,658 on Friday, Health Ministry data showed. "Our health minister is visiting various provinces

via arabnews10/19/2020

Ukrainian fitness influencer who branded COVID-19 a hoax dies from virus after trip to Turkey - Arab News

LONDON: A fitness influencer who branded the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a hoax has died after contracting the virus during a trip to Turkey. Father-of-three Dmitriy Stuzhuk had woken up with a swollen neck and breathing difficulties and was hospitalized on returning to his native Ukraine.

via about.bgov10/19/2020

What to Know in Washington: Deadline Set for Stimulus Deal - Bloomberg Government

The fate of additional stimulus for the U.S. economy before next month’s election will be decided this week, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) setting a deadline of tomorrow to reach an agreement with the White House -- though it remains doubtful that the Republican-controlled Senate will...

via mvtimes10/27/2020

Governor: Don't be a turkey on Thanksgiving - Martha's Vineyard Times

Gov. Charlie Baker is urging families not to gather in large groups at Thanksgiving and instead limit gatherings to immediate families and to perhaps have virtual celebrations. In a press briefing Tuesday announcing state Department of Public Health guidelines on Thanksgiving, Baker said it’s large informal gatherings that are responsible for the recent uptick in […]

via news.psu.edu10/27/2020

Preorders required for this year's Poultry Science Club turkey sale - Penn State News

Each November, members of the Penn State Poultry Science Club flock together to harvest turkeys for Thanksgiving. The birds are raised and cared for by students at the Poultry Education and Research Center beginning in July. The students sell the turkeys to the community on the Monday before Thanksgiving.


via upnorthlive10/26/2020

Northern Michigan turkey farmer prepares for holiday season - UpNorthLive.com

ANTRIM COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- You might not be thinking about Thanksgiving - yet- but turkey farmers are. It's a busy time of year for just about everybody but it is especially busy at Biehl Farms where they are raising 4,000 turkeys in preparation for Thanksgiving. If you're in charge of cooking the turkey each year, you know it takes a lot of practice and a lot of hard work. Well, it's the same story when it comes to raising them.

via eureporter.co10/26/2020

Turkey extends exploration in disputed Mediterranean area to 4 November - EU Reporter

Turkey said it was extending the seismic survey work of its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until 4 November, taking a step which was set to fuel tensions in the region, writes Daren Butler. NATO members Turkey and Greece are locked in a dispute over the extent of their […]

via gzeromedia10/19/2020

What We're Watching: Greek border wall, China’s economic rebound, US overtures to… Syria? - GZERO Media

Build that wall... in Greece: The Greek government has finalized plans to build a wall along part of its eastern border with Turkey to prevent migrants from staging mass crossings to reach European Union territory. The move follows a March standoff between Athens and Ankara when Turkish President Re...

via arabnews10/19/2020

Ukrainian fitness influencer dies from COVID-19 after trip to Turkey despite claiming virus did not exist - Arab News

LONDON: A fitness influencer who branded the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a hoax has died after contracting the virus during a trip to Turkey. Father-of-three Dmitriy Stuzhuk had woken up with a swollen neck and breathing difficulties and was hospitalized on returning to his native Ukraine.

via arabnews10/19/2020

Turkey to impose new COVID-19 measures to curb virus spread - Arab News

DUBAI: Turkey will impose new coronavirus measures amid rising infections across the country, local daily Hurriyet Daily News reported. The country’s interior ministry earlier issued a circular to all 81 provinces which focuses on the issues of risk management, social isolation, social distancing, controlling the spread of the virus, hygiene, the use of masks, and possible


via wataugaonline10/27/2020

High Country Turkey Trot Goes Virtual for 2020 - wataugaonline.com

Run the race at your place and celebrate the 10th anniversary from wherever you are The coronavirus pandemic is making everything look a lot different this year and that includes the High Country Turkey Trot 5K. The annual Thanksgiving Day event, benefitting Hospitality House of Northwest N.C., has been taking place on the Boone Greenway …

via gzeromedia10/26/2020

What We're Watching: Europe's brutal second wave, protests in Iraq, tough talk from Turkey - GZERO Media

Europe's second wave: After a brutal spring in which Europe emerged as a coronavirus epicenter, the outbreak largely subsided across the continent in the summer, allowing many Europeans to travel and gather in large groups. But now, a second wave of infection is wreaking havoc across Europe, with th...

via wsiltv10/26/2020

Turkish lira drops to record low over US sanction threat - WSIL TV

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish currency has fallen to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenged the United States to slap sanctions over his government’s decision to test its Russian-made air defense system. The lira dropped another 1.3% to 8.06 against the dollar on Monday, a day after

via dailytarheel10/26/2020

Was N.C. State Fair's food festival COVID-safe? Vendors weigh in - The Daily Tar Heel

“The sense of normalcy is comforting, but a little different,” one vendor said. “Given what this year has brought us —  maybe it’s not normal, but it’s appropriate for 2020.”

via gzeromedia10/19/2020

What We’re Watching: Greek border wall, China’s rebound, an American in Damascus - GZERO Media

Build that wall... in Greece: The Greek government has finalized plans to build a wall along part of its eastern border with Turkey to prevent migrants from staging mass crossings to reach European Union territory. The move follows a March standoff between Athens and Ankara when Turkish President Re...

via deccanherald10/19/2020

Saudi retail chains join growing informal boycott of Turkish products - Deccan Herald

Saudi Arabia's biggest supermarket chains this week joined a growing boycott of Turkish imports proposed by business leaders and Saudis on social media, as political tensions spilled into trade between the two regional powers. Turkey and Saudi Arabia have been at loggerheads since the 2011 "Arab Spring" over Ankara's support for Islamist political groups. The 2018 murder of