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Veteran Turkish actress Fatma Girik dies at 79

24.01.2022 [14:22]
Veteran Turkish film and television actress Fatma Girik died on Monday at the age of 79, Anadolu Agency reports. Istanbul's Sisli district Mayor Muammer Keskin announced the death of the veteran actress on Twitter. Girik was born in Istanbul in 1942 ...

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister meets with delegation of Finland’s Foreign Ministry

24.01.2022 [14:21]
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with a delegation led by Counsellor for Foreign Affairs, Director General of the Department for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland Marja Liivala, who is on ...

Azerbaijan`s Mine Action Agency demines 67.4 hectares of liberated territory

24.01.2022 [12:31]
“During the mine-clearing operations in Tartar, Aghdam, Fuzuli, Shusha, Gubadli, Jabrayil and Zangilan districts from January 17 to 22, 3 anti-personnel and 1 anti-tank mines, as well as 9 unexploded ordnances (UXO) were found and neutralized,” Azerbaijan`s Mine Action Agency said in a statement ...

Azerbaijani female karate fighter bags silver at Paris Open 2022

24.01.2022 [12:24]
Azerbaijan`s karate fighter Iryna Zaretska has clinched a silver medal at the Paris Open 2022. She secured the medal in the women`s 68kg division. The tournament brought together 458 athletes from 52 countries ...

Rio de Janeiro postpones Carnival parades

24.01.2022 [12:00]
Rio de Janeiro's world-famous Carnival festivities are being postponed as the number of coronavirus cases in Brazil rises. The South American nation has been seeing an increase in Covid-19 cases since the beginning of the year due to the highly contagious omicron variant, prompting officials ...

Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame': WHO

24.01.2022 [11:13]
The COVID-19 pandemic has entered a new phase with the Omicron variant, which could infect 60 percent of people in Europe by March, and could bring it to an end, the World Health Organization's Europe Director Hans Kluge said Sunday, according to CGTN. Once the Omicron ...

Azerbaijan`s Azer Mirzayev wins Marienbad Open 2022

24.01.2022 [11:07]
Azerbaijani chess player Azer Mirzayev has become the winner of the Marienbad Open 2022 held in Marianske Lazne, the Czech Republic. He secured the title with 6.5 points. Mirzayev had previously won the Prague Open 2022 and an international tournament held in Budapest, Hungary. ...

Chelsea win London derby against Tottenham, Ziyech scores screamer

24.01.2022 [11:01]
London club Chelsea beat city rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in an English Premier League derby on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Home team Chelsea's Moroccan midfielder Hakim Ziyech scored the opener in the 47th minute at Stamford Bridge. Ziyech had the ball ...

Oil prices jump on world markets

24.01.2022 [11:00]
Oil prices have increased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil rose $0,61 to trade at $88,50, while the price of the Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) ...

French army officer killed, 9 soldiers injured in mortar attack in Mali

24.01.2022 [10:58]
A high-ranking French military personnel was killed in action and nine soldiers were injured when the Barkhane military camp in Mali was hit by rockets, a statement from the government said on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. French President Emmanuel Macron's office confirmed that Brigadier Alexandre Martin of the ...

Leaders Trabzonspor stun Galatasaray 2-1 with last-gasp goals

24.01.2022 [10:09]
Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig leaders Trabzonspor bagged a magical 2-1 victory over Galatasaray with consecutive goals near the end of the match in Istanbul, according to Anadolu Agency. Big individual mistakes in the last minutes cost the earth for Galatasaray as Trabzonspor secured the away victory that shocked the Lions ...

Juventus and AC Milan share spoils in San Siro stalemate

24.01.2022 [10:02]
AC Milan and Juventus played out a dull 0-0 draw in Serie A at the Stadio San Siro on Sunday night, with neither side ever doing enough to come close to winning the game, according to Marca. With just 5,000 supporters allowed to attend games in Italy as part of the country's current ...

Armenian president announces his resignation

23.01.2022 [23:03]
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has announced his resignation, according to TASS. "It is not an emotion-driven decision and it has certain logic. The country’s president has no instruments to influence important issues either in the domestic or foreign policy," according to a statement posted on his official website on Sunday ...

Azerbaijan confirms 1,697 new COVID-19 cases

23.01.2022 [18:38]
1,697 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 526 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, 13 persons have died after testing positive for COVID-19 ...

Berlusconi gives up bid for Italian presidency

23.01.2022 [14:45]
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday dropped his controversial bid for the Italian presidency, but refused to endorse current Premier Mario Draghi for the highly coveted position, according to Anadolu Agency. “I have decided to take another step on the path of national responsibility ...

German navy chief resigns after contreversial Russia comments

23.01.2022 [13:23]
Germany’s navy chief resigned Saturday after making controversial comments about Russia that sparked a diplomatic row between Berlin and Kyiv. The Defense Ministry informed parliament’s defense committee that Vice Admiral Kai-Achim Schoenbach’s resignation was accepted, German news agency DPA reported ...

Turkish, Iranian presidents speak on phone

23.01.2022 [11:01]
In a Saturday phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi discussed bilateral relations and regional issues, according to Anadolu Agency. According to a statement by Turkiye's Directorate of Communications, Erdogan told Raisi that the work ...

January 6 Capitol insurrection film ‘J6’ in works

22.01.2022 [18:39]
Just over a year after the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, a film based on the events is in the works. The project, titled “J6” has some big names attached, including writer/director Billy Ray and director Adam McKay. Billy Ray will direct, choosing to pursue the project after interviewing congress people who were inside the Capitol ...

UN chief raises five alarms for 2022

22.01.2022 [18:24]
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday raised five alarms for the world for 2022, according to Xinhua. "I want to begin the year by raising five alarms -- on COVID-19, global finance, climate action, lawlessness in cyberspace, and peace and security," he told the UN General Assembly in a briefing on his priorities for 2022 ...