Day: October 10, 2020

Trump planning White House rally for hundreds: reports

October 10, 2020

US President Donald Trump is planning to host hundreds of people at the White House for a political rally over the weekend, according to multiple media reports published Friday.   The White House has not issued the president’s daily schedule for the weekend yet, but the reports, which cite anonymous officials, suggest he is planning […]

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Top Turkish, Canadian diplomats discuss Upper Karabakh

October 10, 2020

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the ongoing Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict with his Canadian counterpart, a Turkish diplomatic source said Friday.   Cavusoglu and Francois-Philippe Champagne discussed bilateral relations and the Upper-Karabakh during a telephone conversation, according to the source who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.   The […]

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Russia wins U17 Volleyball European Championship gold

October 10, 2020

Russia beat Turkey to win the final of the CEV U17 Volleyball European Championship 2020 on Friday.   Turkey’s women’s national team won the first set 25-20 but Russia clinched three sets 25-16, 25-12, 25-23 to win the encounter in Montenegro’s capital Podgorica.   The Russian women’s team won the gold medal, Turkey returned with […]

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US: Turkish Restaurant Week kicks off in DMV area

October 10, 2020

Turkish Restaurant Week, an annual celebration of Turkish cuisine organized by the American-Turkish Association of Washington DC (ATA-DC), kicked off on Friday.   The 10th edition of the annual event will not be limited to one week this year and runs through Oct. 25, during which the Turkish restaurants in the DMV area (DC, Maryland, […]

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Tennis: Novak Djokovic advances to French Open final

October 10, 2020

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic advanced to the French Open final after eliminating Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece on Friday.   The world’s top-ranked player beat Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 in the semifinal match.   The 2016 French Open champion will face 12-time tournament champion Rafael Nadal in the men’s final Sunday.   Source: Anadolu Agency […]

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Nigeria: Protestors against ‘SARS’ block Lagos highway

October 10, 2020

Nigerian protestors against the country’s controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) police on Friday blocked the Alausa section of the Lagos-Ibadan highway, local media reported.   The protestors have moved from the entrance of the Lagos House of Assembly to block the highway leaving many passengers stranded around the Alausa and Berger areas of Lagos State, […]

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Libyan delegations meet in Malta for peace talks

October 10, 2020

Delegations from the Libyan Supreme Council of State and the Tobruk-based House of Representatives met Friday in Malta as part of ongoing Libyan talks, according to Maltese media.   Libyan politicians said a solution is “close” following the talks, according to the Times of Malta.   Libyan Supreme Council of State member Abdulaziz Taher Hariba […]

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Palestine FM slams world’s failure to stop Israel

October 10, 2020

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki denounced the international community Friday for failure to stop Israeli violations against Palestine and instead only give rhetorical speeches.   Palestinian people are “facing an existential threat that threats their rights of freedom and the right to self-determination,” the official Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) quoted al-Maliki during a meeting with […]

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