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Brexit talks continue triggering debate

LONDON Progress in Brexit talks continued to ebb and flow on Wednesday. Local media reported that UK carmakers faced higher tariffs even if a Brexit deal is passed, as vehicles made...

France: Member of Jewish group slams child detentions

ANKARA A member of the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP) said Wednesday that the recent detention in France of four 10-year-old children, including three Turks, on alleged terrorism charges...

UK: Millions more go under strict tiers on Boxing Day

LONDON Large parts of England will be placed under Tier 4 restrictions from Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, the health secretary announced Wednesday amid rising coronavirus cases. The new measures...

Britons' demand for travel to Turkey on rise

ISTANBUL  Britons eager to travel amid promising vaccination efforts against the coronavirus are expected to visit one of their favorite destinations -- Turkey.  "Last year, Turkey’s tourism sector saw a fall...

Anti-Muslim letter sent to mosque in German capital

BERLIN An anti-Muslim letter was recently sent to a mosque affiliated with the Islamic Federation of Berlin, the organization’s president said Monday. The letter, which contained abusive language towards Islam, was...

Government falls in Moldova after no-confidence vote

CHISINAU, Moldova The coalition government in the Eastern European country of Moldova fell on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote in parliament. The coalition was between the pro-Russian Socialist Party and pro-western...

#BoycottCyprus launched in UK after teen claims rape

LONDON The mother of a British teen who claims to have been raped in Cyprus backed calls for a tourism boycott of the island nation, local media reported. The 19-year-old claimed...

Assange's US extradition hearing delayed to September

LONDON The US extradition case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been delayed until September, Wikileaks announced Monday.District Judge Vanessa Baraister decided that the Australian’s case would be moved to...

George Floyd protests grow across European capitals

ANKARA Thousands took to the streets across major European cities this week, including London, Amsterdam and Stockholm, calling for an end to police brutality and racism at home and abroad. The...

Erdogan takes revenge on Treaty of Sevres: French daily

PARIS An article in France’s Le Monde newspaper said the Turkish president and Libyan prime minister need a glorious and historical place to sign an agreement on an alliance that...

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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...