More than 24,500 People Worldwide are Now Infected with the Coronavirus

More than 24,500 people worldwide are now infected with the coronavirus, the AP reported, citing the latest data released today in Beijing.

490 people have died and 24 324 cases have been confirmed in mainland China. Another 17 cases have been confirmed in Hong Kong. Macau has identified 10 cases of infection.

Incident with Israeli ship off Cyprus occurred on Nov. 18, source says

Commenting on a report in the Jerusalem Post over the weekend regarding the "deportation" of an Israeli research ship near Cyprus by the Turkish Navy last month, a Cypriot source told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday that it had no part in the decision.

The incident occured on November 18, the official said. 

North Macedonia Commemorates Soldiers Killed in Yugoslav Wars

Senior presidential, government and municipal officials, as well as representatives of war veterans, laid flowers on Friday in front of the monument dubbed 'Mother's Broken Wing' in central Skopje in memory of the 54 young Macedonians who lost their lives amid the collapse of the federal Yugoslav state.