Day: November 1, 2020

Algerians vote for revised constitution

November 1, 2020

Algerian voters began to cast ballot Sunday in a referendum on constitutional amendments. The vote is held amid restrictions as part of measures to stem the spread of coronavirus and absence of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who was hospitalized in Germany. Polls opened at 8 a.m. local time (0700GMT) and will close at 7 p.m. (1800GMT). […]

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Palestinians rally in solidarity with quake-hit Turkey

November 1, 2020

Scores of Palestinians staged a rally in the Gaza Strip on Sunday to show solidarity with Turkey after an earthquake in the Aegean region killed at least 58 people. At least 896 people were also wounded in the magnitude-6.6 quake that struck Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city, on Friday. Participants waved Turkish flags and pictures […]

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Zlatan hits winner to lead Milan 2-1 win over Udinese

November 1, 2020

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic led AC Milan to a 2-1 victory against Udinese in Serie A on Sunday. Ibrahimovic dominated the match with a goal and an assist, while Frank Kessie also scored. Rodrigo De Paul was the lone scorer for Udinese, the home team. Milan are now four points ahead of second-placed Juventus with […]

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’Azerbaijan has liberated 193 settlements from Armenia’

November 1, 2020

The Azerbaijani army has liberated 193 settlements from Armenian occupation, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Sunday as clashes in Karabakh continue for over four weeks. “The heroic Azerbaijan army continues to save its occupied territories by demonstrating its strength and capabilities at the front line,” it said on Twitter. Relations between the two […]

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’Armenia responsible for continuation of Karabakh war’

November 1, 2020

The Azerbaijani president on Sunday held Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan responsible for continued war in Upper Karabakh and casualties on both sides. Ilham Aliyev made the remarks at a meeting with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. Aliyev said the Armenian premier wrote a letter to Moscow asking help from Russian […]

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Macron remarks ‘step toward moderation but not enough’

November 1, 2020

A renowned Muslim scholar said on Sunday that the French president’s recent remarks, in which he said he understands the feelings of Muslims shocked by blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, are a “step toward moderation” but not enough for remedy of his earlier statements. “We expect from him the courage to openly apologize to […]

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Basaksehir win 3rd consecutive match in Super Lig

November 1, 2020

Medipol Basaksehir defeated Ittifak Holding Konyaspor 2-1 to win their third consecutive match in the Turkish Super Lig on Sunday. Marko Jevtovic and Danijel Aleksic scored for the away team, while Artem Kravets was a lone scorer for Konyaspor. Konyaspor’s Nejc Skubic also missed a penalty in the first half of the match held in […]

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Funeral held for Turkey’s former prime minister

November 1, 2020

A funeral ceremony was held on Sunday for Turkey’s former prime minister Ahmet Mesut Yilmaz, who died at the age of 73 in a hospital where he was treated. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the funeral at Marmara Theology Mosque in Istanbul. The funeral was held on Sunday at noon (0900GMT), and he was […]

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