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A Turning Point in Libyan Civil War? | Turkey's Efforts to Protect the Elderly From COVID-19

The internationally recognised Libyan government based in Tripoli is not only battling a deadly virus, but also illegal militias loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar. His year-long assault on the capital has left scores of civilians dead. But now, the Government of National Accord is on the offensive, advancing on a strategic airbase just southwest of Tripoli. So, is this a turning point in the Libyan civil war? Plus, across Europe and North America, care centres for the elderly have borne a heavy burden during the coronavirus pandemic. But the World Health Organization recently praised Turkey for the measures it's taken at nursing homes to contain the virus. We'll look at Ankara's elderly care policy and how it's led to comparatively fewer deaths compared to other nations. Guests: Guma el Gamaty Special Envoy of the Libyan Prime Minister Murat Aslan Researcher at SETA Centre Meltem Gulhan Halil Professor at Hacettepe University Irshad Ali Shaikh Health Security Lead at WHO Turkey

Libya in Crisis | Cosmetic Tourism

Libya in Crisis | Cosmetic Tourism

Libyan govt forces capture more towns from Haftar's militia

Libyan govt forces capture more towns from Haftar's militia

Turkey Detains Two Alleged UAE Spies | Libya's Humanitarian Disaster

Turkey Detains Two Alleged UAE Spies | Libya's Humanitarian Disaster

Libya's Illegitimate Militia: Warlord Haftar urges illegal militia to advance on Tripoli

Libya's Illegitimate Militia: Warlord Haftar urges illegal militia to advance on Tripoli

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Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

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UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

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Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

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Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

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EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

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Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

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Türkiye Lifts Nearly All Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Fall

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