Day: February 8, 2020

53 West 53, Jean Nouvel’s First Residential Skyscraper In New York City, Announces Immediate Occupancy

February 8, 2020

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hines, together with Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group and Goldman Sachs Investment Group, today announced that closings have commenced at 53 West 53, the highly anticipated 1,050-foot-high condominium tower rising above The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and residents are now living in the building. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning […]

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Syria: Assad regime captures 18 more settlements – Regime forces approaching Turkish observation post no. 6, established in Aleppo’s countryside

February 8, 2020

IDLIB, Syria/ANKARA, Turkey (AA) – Ignoring the Astana and Sochi agreements, Iran-backed forces of Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime kept moving in rural areas of Idlib and Aleppo on Saturday.After prolonged clashes since Friday night, 18 more villages an…

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Africa sidelined in Libya talks, UN chief says – It is crucial to increase international cooperation with African countries, says Antonio Guterres

February 8, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday that Africa was sidelined from talks on Libya and urged the reverse of it.”We want the Africa representative to attend all the meetings,” Guterres said, apparently ire …

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India’s citizenship law discussed at Istanbul panel – Rights expert warns about potential wave of migration in India amid controversial citizenship law

February 8, 2020

ISTANBUL (AA) – India’s controversial citizenship law, which many believe discriminates against Muslims, discussed at a panel discussion in Istanbul on Saturday.The panel was organized by Istanbul-based think tank the South Asia Strategic Research Cent…

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India: Exit poll shows loss for Modi’s party in Delhi – In Saturday’s assembly election, exit polls predict main opposition BJP’s ‘polarization efforts’ failed to win voters

February 8, 2020

NEW DELHI (AA) – The incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to sweep polls Saturday in the assembly election in India’s national capital city of Delhi, according to exit polls.The exit polls conducted by different TV channels have given clear major…

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Turkey working to make sports activities accessible to all: Erdogan – With investments in sport complexes, Turkey is shining in the sports tourism globally, says president

February 8, 2020

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish president said on Saturday that they are striving to make sports activities accessible to all across the country.We believe wholeheartedly that sport is for everyone, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the opening ceremony of Burhan Fel…

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Turkey’s nationalist party urges TRNC leader to resign – MHP head Bahceli says Turkish Cypriot leader Akinci’s remarks on British daily reflects his animosity against Turkey

February 8, 2020

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey’s Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader on Saturday urged the current president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to resign over his shameless remarks in an interview he made with a British daily.Devlet Bahceli’s …

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Azerbaijan: 132 int’l media outlets to cover election – Some 199 media representatives from 47 countries to monitor snap parliamentary election

February 8, 2020

BAKU (AA) – A total of 132 international media outlets will cover the snap parliamentary election in Azerbaijan, the chairman of Central Election Commission (CEC) said on Saturday.Mazahir Panahov told a news conference in the capital Baku that some 199…

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