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Two more Turks die from coronavirus in Germany

Two more Turkish nationals died in Germany from the novel coronavirus pandemic, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on March 27.

The deceased were a male, 86, identified as N.C., who lived near Munster in western Germany; and a woman, 73, identified as initials Y.P., who lived near Stuttgart.

N.C died on March 22 but he was buried on March 26 because of the risk of infection.

Turkey nabs terrorist after 20 years in hiding

A convicted terrorist who was in hiding for over 20 years was arrested in the city of Muş, southeastern Turkey on March 25, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

In 2000, the man, identified by the initials Y.Y., was convicted of "being a member of the Hezbollah terrorist organization" and sentenced in absentia to six years and three months in prison.

YPG/PKK continues to free ISIL prisoners in Syria: Sources

A total of 200 prisoners, most of whom are ISIL terrorists, were released from prisons by the YPG/PKK in Syria's Hasakah and Raqqa provinces after some Arab tribes vouched for them, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported on March 20.

More ISIL prisoners can be released if Arab tribes continue to vouch for them, the agency cited local sources as saying.

Taliban target Afghan security forces, kill 24

The Taliban insurgents killed at least 24 Afghan security forces in an overnight raid on a joint police and army station in the country's south, an official confirmed on March 20.

Atta Jan, a provincial assembly member, confirmed the death toll to state-run Anadolu Agency reporters.

He said a number of Taliban infiltrators helped stage the deadly assault in Zabul province.

Two Turkish citizens die from coronavirus in UK, Austria

Two Turkish citizens living in the U.K. and Austria have lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus.

Speaking to state-run Anadolu Agency, Ozan Ceyhun, Turkey's ambassador to Vienna, said that a 28-year-old woman, identified as Yonca Akyol, lost her life.

Akyol is the first Turkish citizen to die of coronavirus in Austria.

Azerbaijani businessman remanded over FETÖ links

A businessman of Azerbaijani origin was remanded into custody by an Istanbul court for having links with the FETÖ, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on March 17.

Mubariz Mansimov Gurbanoğlu and his company's director Nuray Nurcihan Perker were detained by the financial crimes police team as part of an investigation carried out by prosecutors in Istanbul.