An official tally also showed 33,208 new infections, a high for fatalities and cases for the third day in a row.
Over the past two decades, Turkey has sought to present itself as an alternative external power in the continent.
From: Counting the Cost
After ceding diplomatic and economic ground to Beijing, Washington hopes to win back its neighbours with new investment.
Hong Kong activists jailed for unauthorised protest in 2020
Among those convicted were Figo Chan of the now-disbanded Civil Human Rights Front and two former legislators.
Italian captain given jail term for returning migrants to Libya
Giuseppe Sotgiu found guilty of violating laws that forbid forced return of people to countries where they are at risk.
‘Terrorist incident’: UK MP David Amess stabbed to death
Metropolitan Police Terrorism Command leads probe into attack on Amess who was stabbed to death during a church meeting.
Australian police seize record $140m heroin shipment
The 450-kg (990-pound) shipment was detected in a sea freight container of ceramic tiles sent from Malaysia.
Chennai beat Kolkata to win fourth IPL title
Du Plessis hits 86 as Dhoni’s Chenni edge out Knight Riders to win T20 league.
From: The Listening Post
Who are the journalists who won the Nobel Peace Prize and what’s their message? Plus, the US military-gaming complex.