Health minister discusses COVID-19 efforts with Japanese envoy

Turkey and Japan's envoy to Ankara discussed efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, the country's health minister said on March 24.

Also discussed were works that can be developed "with the common benefit principle of humanity," said Fahrettin Koca about his talk with Akio Miyajima.

North Korea fires suspected short-range missiles, S Korea says

North Korea fired two projectiles that appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, South Korea's military said on March 21, after what analysts said was a show of confidence during the coronavirus epidemic by announcing an April legislature session.

Asia is Threatened by a Second Wave of COVID-19

Asian countries face a second wave of COVID-19, this time imported from outside, the BBC warns.

South Korea, China and Singapore are among Asian countries facing a second wave of a coronavirus epidemic brought from outside.

China, where the virus first appeared, confirmed that no new cases had been reported for the first time since the outbreak.

COVID-19 has already Killed over 7,000 People in the World, Spain and France in the Top 5 in the Black Chart

More than 182 260 people are infected with the new coronavirus worldwide. The deaths are 7165. In addition to China, there are 161 cases worldwide. More than 79,000 people have been cured so far, most of them in China, according to Reuters and the Associated Press.

Tokyo Games an opportunity for even stronger Greece-Japan ties

This coming July, Japan will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. To mark the commencement of this outstanding event, the Olympic Flame was lit on March 12 in Ancient Olympia and the handover ceremony will be held at the Panathenaic Stadium on March 19 in Athens. Over the following four months, the Flame will travel across Japan via the Torch Relay route.