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Battle of words between Turkey and NYT on #COVID-19 death toll in Turkey…

Turkey refutes NYT article on Istanbul COVID-19 deaths

Turkey’s health minister on April 22 refuted allegations in a recent New York Times article on the death toll in Istanbul
The New York Times – Carlotta Gall – Apr 20, 11:47 AM

ISTANBUL — For weeks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has presented Turkey’s performance in handling the coronavirus as one of the world’s most successful, as he maintained strict control over information about the outbreak. The presidential

The New York Times – Jin Wu – Apr 21, 2:10 AM

At least 26,000 more people have died during the coronavirus pandemic over the last month than official death counts report, a review of mortality data in 11 countries shows — providing a clearer, if still incomplete, picture of the toll of

Turkey’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 2,376 as Total Cases Near 100,000

The Ministry of Health has announced that Turkey’s coronavirus death toll has risen to 2,376 and the total number of
US coronavirus deaths reach 45,000, doubling in less than one week

U.S. coronavirus deaths reached 45,000 on Tuesday, doubling in a little over a week. The total number of confirmed
Bloomberg – James Thornhill – Apr 19, 3:28 PM

Oil extended its slide in Asia, trading at near two-decade lows after production cuts agreed by top producers last week were seen barely making a dent in the demand destruction wrought by Covid-19 and increasing concerns that traders are quickly – Oli Smith – Apr 19, 6:01 AM

Germany has sparked outrage in China after a major newspaper put together a £130bn invoice that Beijing ‘owes’ Berlin following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Germany has followed France, the UK and the US in directing its

The New York Times – Apr 22, 2:09 AM

The revelation that a coronavirus death took place in the United States in early February shifts the understanding of its arrival in this country and changes the picture of what the nation was contending with by the time government officials began

Reuters – Reuters Editorial – Apr 19, 9:58 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s confirmed coronavirus cases have risen to 86,306, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sunday, the highest total for any country outside Europe or the United States. An increase of 3,977 cases in the last 24 hours

Turkey loses prominent writers Erkmen and Koloğlu

Duvar English Turkey has lost two of its renowned writers this week, Nevzat Erkmen and Orhan Koloğlu. Erkmen, who

The Sunday Times – Insight – Apr 18, 10:00 AM

On the third Friday of January a silent and stealthy killer was creeping across the world. Passing from person to person and borne on ships and planes, the coronavirus was already leaving a trail of bodies. The virus had spread from China to six

The New York Times – Donald G. McNeil Jr. – Apr 18, 9:55 AM

The coronavirus is spreading from America’s biggest cities to its suburbs, and has begun encroaching on the nation’s rural regions. The virus is believed to have infected millions of citizens and has killed more than 32,000. Yet President Trump

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