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Web Desk April 18, 2021

405 people died from coronavirus in Iran over the past day, according to the Ministry of Health of Iran, APA’s Tehran bureau reports.   The coronavirus death toll in Iran has reached 66 732.   21644 coronavirus cases have been recorded in Iran over the past day. Total coronavirus cases have reached 2237089.   Source: […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Charles Geschke, the co-founder of the software company Adobe who helped develop the Portable Document Format, or PDF, has died at the age of 81, APA reports citing BBC.   Geschke set up Adobe in 1982, giving the world the ubiquitous PDF software, among many other audio-visual innovations.   He made headlines 10 years later […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has spoken of the deep wounds caused by the coronavirus pandemic, on a day of national mourning for the nearly 80,000 people in the country who have lost their lives to the virus, APA reports citing BBC.   In a televised address from a ceremony in Berlin, he reminded Germans that […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

A passenger train derailed just north of the Egyptian capital Cairo on Saturday, leaving nearly 100 people injured, APA reports citing Deutsche Welle.   The country’s health ministry said “97 citizens were injured in a train accident” about 40 kilometres (25 miles) outside the capital.   Over 55 ambulances were dispatched to treat the injured, […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Czech Ambassador to Russia Vitezslav Pivonka has been summoned to the Russian foreign ministry, a well-informed source told TASS on Sunday, APA reports.   “The Czech ambassador has been summoned to the Russian foreign ministry,” the source said.   Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis and First Deputy Prime Minister Jan Hamacek on Saturday announced the […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Turkey’s Istanbul Airport maintained its lead in European traffic charts with 604 flights on April 14, the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) said on Sunday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.   According to its latest flight traffic report, Istanbul Airport was followed by Paris Charles de Gaulle with 478 flights and […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

A further 10 people have died with coronavirus in the UK, the government’s daily figures show, APA reports citing BBC.   That brings the total number of people to die within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test to 127,270.   There were also 1,882 new cases detected.   Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Turkey on Sunday reported 55,802 new coronavirus cases, including 3,101 symptomatic patients, according to the Health Ministry data, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.   Turkey’s overall case tally is now over 4.26 million, while the nationwide death toll reached 35,926, with 318 new fatalities.   As many as 43,856 more patients won the battle against […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

In a first, a Turkish car has been crowned one of the most prestigious design awards in the world, Turkey’s Automobile Initiative Group (TOGG) said in a statement on Sunday, APA reports.   “TOGG became the first Turkish brand to receive such an award and achieved a significant success in mobility with its C-SUV model […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he doesn’t think the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines can now be used in the European Union to accelerate vaccination because it has not yet been certified by the European sanitary regulator, APA reports citing TASS.   “Because of the fact that we accelerated production in Europe, we […]