At least 3,358 Turkish students in the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Egypt and the UAE have applied to Ankara’s diplomatic missions demanding to be evacuated - Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Italy has reported 1,420 deaths since Friday, a grim figure that suggests the pandemic is breaking through the government's various containment and social distancing measures. Here's what's happening on March 21.
From sports clubs to artists, Turkish society is standing united in the fight against the ongoing pandemic.
As the country's death toll from the highly contagious coronavirus reaches four and infections hit 359, Ankara has postponed all events related to science, culture and art amid ramped up efforts to fight the deadly disease.
To battle the pandemic, the country has taken several measures, some of which are unprecedented in the country's 600-year history.
The attack on Turkish soldiers marks the country's first reported casualties since a ceasefire began earlier this month.
Brussels, Ankara should realistically negotiate refugee issue, says Hungarian foreign minister
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said that Turkish-made testing kits for coronavirus will be ready in the next one or two days.
Millions of residents in Turkey's commercial and cultural hub are staying at home upon government advice, as officials set out plans to combat the coronavirus.
President Erdogan announced dozens of measures for companies, businesses and institutions that might be affected by coronavirus's economic impact.
The Interior Ministry has halted the programmes on refugee resettlement "due to the restrictions on travel."
"I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die," commanded Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic.
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