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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Greek island Crete

ANKARA A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Greece’s Crete Island on Saturday, according to Turkey’s disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the closest residential area to the region...

Germany lifts travel warning for 31 European countries

BERLIN Germany announced on Wednesday that it decided to lift travel warning for 31 European states as part of a normalization process after the novel coronavirus outbreak. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...

49% of Brits believe Russia interfered in Brexit vote

LONDON A new poll found on Sunday that 49% of Brits believed Russia interfered in the Brexit referendum. The poll was carried out by Opinium for The Observer newspaper, and came...

EU opposes Hungary’s travel ban

BRUSSELS The European Commission Tuesday reminded Hungary of the principle of non-discrimination between EU citizens after the country banned the entry of nearly all foreigners as a part of COVID-19...

'We must be tough with Erdogan government': Macron

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said Europe must be "open and tough" with Turkey's (President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan government. “There should be a common attitude on Turkey. Europe should...

US, EU sanctions 8 Belarus officials over crackdown

WASHINGTON  The US and EU issued Friday coordinated sanctions on eight Belarusian officials over the ongoing crackdown on anti-government demonstrations.   The US sanctions target individuals accused of involvement "in the 2020...

French police officers suspended over violence

PARIS French police officers, who were filmed using violence against migrants and journalists at a protest on Tuesday, have been suspended, said the country's interior minister. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said...

Sweden: YouTube bans far-right channel

STOCKHOLM YouTube on Monday removed a channel that belongs to a right-wing group in Sweden, according to local media. The channel, Swebbtv, gives a platform to well-known right-wing extremists and conspiracy...

Kosovo opens controversial new embassy in Jerusalem

BELGRADE, Serbia In a controversial move, Kosovo on Sunday announced it had opened an embassy to Israel in the flashpoint city of Jerusalem. Kosovar authorities could not attend the official opening...

UN prosecutor to urge co-operation for war crimes cases

BELGRADE, Serbia  The chief prosecutor for the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) on Wednesday announced he will submit a report urging the need for co-operation in dealing with...

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Basketball: UMMC Ekaterinburg win EuroLeague Women trophy

ANKARA Russian basketball club UMMC Ekaterinburg won the EuroLeague Women trophy after beating Perfumerias Avenida of Spain 78-68 in the final held in Istanbul on...

F1: Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

ANKARA Red Bull-Honda's Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 season on Sunday. Verstappen...

Turkish anti-terror teams destroy PKK's 8 hideouts

TUNCELI/HAKKARI, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Sunday destroyed eight caves in eastern Turkey, and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition in the country's...

EU urges Russia to provide medical treatment to Navalny

BRUSSELS The EU called on Sunday Russian authorities to provide medical treatment to opposition figure Alexey Navalny. “The European Union is deeply concerned about reports that...

UEFA vows to use legal measures to bar 'Super League'

ANKARA UEFA, European football's governing body, and major three leagues along with their federations warned over the "so-called Super League," and said they will take...