Sivasspor lose 5-3 to Villarreal in Europa League

ISTANBUL Turkish Super Lig club Demir Grup Sivasspor were defeated 5-3 on Oct. 22 by Spain’s Villarreal in a thrilling UEFA Europa League match.  Goals by Takefusa Kubo and Carlos Bacca gave... Read more »

Europe tightens virus curbs as global cases top 40 million

DUBLIN-Agence France-Presse A number of European countries took urgent new measures on Oct. 19 to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections, as the World Health Organization blamed the surge in worldwide... Read more »

UK festival curator accuses UAE minister of sex assault

LONDON-The Associated Press The chair of Britain’s Hay literary festival said on Oct. 18 the event will not return to Abu Dhabi after one of the festival’s curators alleged that she was... Read more »

New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

BRUSSELS-Agence France-Presse Belgium imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Oct. 19 as Switzerland made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces, the latest desperate measures by European governments to fight a... Read more »

Romania’s Jewish State Theater explores work on Holocaust

BUCHAREST-The Associated Press The latest première at the Jewish State Theater in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, explores the horrors of the Holocaust via a survivor’s memories of the Auschwitz and Plaszow concentration... Read more »

Paris under curfew as Europe battles soaring virus caseload

PARIS-Agence France-Presse Millions of Europeans faced tough new coronavirus restrictions on Oct. 17 as governments stepped up efforts to slow the surge in infections, after the World Health Organization reported a “very... Read more »

Patent applications rise 47% in 2019

ANKARA- Anadolu Agency The number of patent applications rose by 47% in Turkey last year, the country’s industry and technology minister said on Oct. 16.  The increase resulted from new inventions in... Read more »

WHO warns Europe virus surge of ’great concern’

COPENHAGEN- Agence France-Presse European countries have unveiled tough new measures to try to curb a surge in coronavirus infections which the World Health Organization warned Thursday is of “great concern”. Underscoring the... Read more »

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

The Associated Press Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide. Facebook CEO... Read more »

Turkey's military presence in Qatar serves stability in Gulf: Erdoğan

DOHA Turkey places great importance not to undermine strategic partnership with the U.S., despite having differences from time to time, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said. “Turkey and the U.S. have deep-rooted,... Read more »