Fuat Oktay says Ankara has sent masks, gloves and respirators across the globe to help countries in their battle against novel coronavirus.
Lack of or belated official recognition marked Muslim contribution to the Soviet war effort, even though it was an ethnic Kazakh soldier, Rakhimzhan Qoshkarbaev who was the first to raise former USSR’s flag at the German parliament building.
Governor of Sheikh Othman district of Aden in southern Yemen is also among the dead from chikungunya fever which is a viral illness that is spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes.
The gold-rich northeastern province of Ituri has witnessed interethnic tensions between the Lendu and Hema communities since December 2017 that led to widespread violence and human rights abuses.
US special envoy for Syria, Jim Jeffrey, said the Libyan conflict could even get more complicated, adding "the Russians are working with Assad to transfer militia fighters, possibly third country, possibly Syrian, to Libya, as well as equipment."
Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi, Iraq's intelligence chief and a former journalist, will head the new government. He will begin his term without a full Cabinet, however, after several ministerial candidates were rejected.
Delays in starting EU membership talks for Albania and North Macedonia, tensions between Serbia and Kosovo and a perception that the EU was slow to help its Balkan partners cope with Covid-19 fuel concern that they might turn toward Russia and China.
A special assistant to Pakistan's PM Imran Khan says number of people testing positive after return from UAE was "higher than we were hoping"; around 12% tested positive on most flights with the number rising to between 40-50% on a couple of flights.
As well as maintaining opulent lifestyles, the Saudi monarchy has been pumping its extensive wealth into fuelling the Middle East's wars.
The minister's Social Democratic Party (PSD) reported Ben Omar, 55, had died on Sunday at the main hospital in the capital Niamey but did not list the cause.
South Korea responded to shots fired from across the DMZ but no casualties were reported.
Workplaces will have put in place prescribed measures to minimise the risk of infection before they can reopen, and those who are able to work from home will have to continue to do so
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