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Besiktas beat Galatasaray 1-0 in Istanbul derby

ANKARA Reigning champions Galatasaray lost to rival team Besiktas 1-0 in the top-tier Turkish football league on Sunday. Playing at Vodafone Park Stadium in Istanbul, the Black Eagles defeated the Lions...

Galatasaray beat Fenerbahce 83-64 in Basketball clash

ANKARA Galatasaray Doga Sigorta defeated Fenerbahce Beko 83-64 in derby game of Turkey's ING Basketball Super Lig match in Istanbul on Sunday. With this result, it was first loss for the...

Turkish teenage athlete wins gold medal in Serbia

ANKARA Turkey's Meryem Iyin won gold medal in Taekwondo Europe G1 tournaments in Serbia's capital Belgrade on Saturday. Iyin defeated her Serbian opponent 21-7 in the final match.

Whole Arsenal management decided to drop Ozil: Manager

ANKARA Turkish-born German midfielder Mesut Ozil was left out of the squad of the English football club Arsenal after a decision made by the management of the club, Arsenal manager...

Football: Fenerbahce back to high-scoring wins

ISTANBUL Fenerbahce defeated Konyaspor 5-1 at home on Saturday evening in the Turkish football league, marking their second 5-goal victory in the young season. Fenerbahce's goal-scorers were Garry Rodrigues (11'), Mathias...

Football: Leaders Alanyaspor drop points with 1-1 draw

ANKARA The Turkish football league's current leader Alanyaspor were limited to a 1-1 draw on Saturday in their away match with Gazisehir Gaziantep. Alanyaspor got the lead in the 33rd minute...

NBA: Westbrook's historic triple-double lifts Rockets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 126-123 late Saturday evening, handing them their first win of the 2019-2020 NBA season. The Rockets' new star Russell Westbrook posted a...

Leicester 9-goal triumph one for the record books

ANKARA Leicester City scored nine away goals over Southampton late Friday, making their way into the record books of English football. The hammering of Southampton 9-0 in an away match at...

Cappadocia trail run racing past global rivals

ANKARA At just five years old, the annual trail run in Turkey's scenic Cappadocia region is racing past its global peers in growth, an executive from its chief sponsor told...

2019 Formula 1 World Championship to continue in Mexico

ANKARA The 18th race of the Grand Prix in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship will take place in Mexico on Sunday. The Mexico Grand Prix will be held in the...

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Italian FM holds phone call with DRC counterpart

ROME Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio held a phone call Monday with his counterpart in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Marie Tumba Nzeza, on...

EU allocates $47M in humanitarian aid for Rohingya

BRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday announced €39 million ($47.4 million) in humanitarian aid to address the needs of Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The bloc...

Ethiopian peacekeepers in S.Sudan resist going home

JUBA, South Sudan Several UN peacekeepers were injured during an internal brawl when 15 peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from Ethiopia’s restive Tigray region, refused...

Niger: Bazoum wins presidential election runoff

LOME, Togo Mohamed Bazoum was elected Niger's president in the second round of polls, the election authority of the West African nation said Tuesday. Bazoum, the...