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Turkey's death toll from coronavirus rises to 725

Turkey confirmed Tuesday that 76 more people died from the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 725, Anadolu Agency reported.

Grammy-winning singer John Prine dies of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning singer John Prine, who wrote his early songs in his head while delivering mail and later emerged from Chicago’s folk revival scene in the 1970s to become one of the most influential songwriters of his generation, died on Tuesday. He was 73, Reuters reports.

Andrea Bocelli to stream special live concert at Duomo di Milano on Easter Sunday in a bid to send 'love, healing and hope' to Italy

Andrea Bocelli will stream a special live concert at Duomo di Milano on Easter Sunday in a bid to send 'love, healing and hope' to Italy amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Daily Mail reports.

Jack Dorsey donates $ 1 billion to fight coronavirus – Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated nearly $ 1 billion to fight coronavirus.

Coronavirus cases reach 8,672 in Russia

The number of novel coronavirus cases in Russia has risen by 1,175 over the past day, reaching 8,672 in 81 regions, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said today, reports TASS.

US indicts Turkish Halkbank for illegal transfer of billions of dollars to Iran

Halkbank, whose majority shareholder is the Turkish government, pleaded not guilty in New York on March 31, 2020, to criminal charges that it helped Iran illicitly transfer tens of billions in dollars and gold, wrote Aykan Erdemir and Philip Kowalski in an essay published on April 3 by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a policy institute based in Washington, D.C.

Artsakh coronavirus patient in stable condition

According to the Ministry of Health of the Artsakh Republic, the health condition of the infected Artsakh citizen is assessed as stable, and there is nothing to worry about at the moment.

28 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Armenia

28 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Armenia, bringing the total number of infected people to 881, the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention said today.

World oil prices on the rise

World oil prices are going up on Wednesday, and trading data attest to this, RT reported.

Iran's supreme leader approves tapping sovereign wealth fund to fight coronavirus

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has approved the withdrawal of one billion euros from the country’s sovereign wealth fund to help fight the coronavirus epidemic, Reuters reported, citing President Hassan Rouhani’s official website.

China reports zero daily deaths from coronavirus for first time since January

China has reported zero new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since January, despite struggles with ongoing outbreaks including in Wuhan where dozens of residential blocks have been locked down just one day before travel restrictions were set to be lifted.

Azerbaijan intends to purchase Su-35 and MiG-35 from Russia

A group of specialists of the Azerbaijani Air Force visited Russian military-industrial enterprises.

First coronavirus case reported in Artsakh

The first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in the Republic of Artsakh, Artsakh’s information center said on Facebook.

Coronavirus cases in Russia rise by 1,154 over past day

The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has risen by 1,154 over the past day, reaching nearly 7,500 in 81 regions, TASS reported, citing the country's anti-coronavirus crisis center.

Renowned Armenian physicist diagnosed with COVID-19 dies in Moscow

Well-known Armenian physicist, Professor Mishik Ghazaryan, who had tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a Moscow hospital on Monday evening.

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia reached 853

As of 11am on Tuesday, a total of 20 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus have been registered in Armenia. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan mentioned this on his Facebook page, adding that 25 citizens have recovered from this disease.

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as coronavirus symptoms worsen

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms "worsened", BBC News reports, citing Downing Street.

Artsakh President addresses congratulatory message on Motherhood and Beauty Day

President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan addressed a congratulatory message in connection with the Motherhood and Beauty Day, the Presidential Office stated.

Human Rights Watch urges US to ease sanctions on Iran in COVID-19 crisis

Broad US-imposed economic s¬anctions are negatively affecting the Iranian government’s ability to adequately respond to the mounting health consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, HRW's official website reported, according to IRNA.

India closes its railways for first time in 167 years

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 25, Indian Railways took the unprecedented move of suspending passenger trains across the country until April 14.