Culture

Sexton leads Cavaliers to double overtime win over Nets

January 21, 2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 147-135 in Wednesday’s NBA game, with Collin Sexton scoring 42 points to lead his team to a double overtime victory. Sexton also produced five assists and five rebounds while Turkish small forward Cedi Osman contributed 25 points, seven assists and seven rebounds for the lead over the Nets. […]

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Borsa Istanbul up at Thursday open

January 21, 2021

Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,578.03 points on Thursday, up 0.55% or 8.68 points from the previous close. Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 0.28% to close at an all-time high of 1,569.35 on Wednesday, with a daily trading volume of 29.9 billion Turkish liras ($4.01 billion). The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped […]

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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolts western Turkey

January 21, 2021

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck Turkey’s western province of Izmir early Thursday, according to the country’s disaster management agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on its website that the epicenter of quake was in Seferihisar district. Turkey is crossed by fault lines and is prone to earthquakes. Last October, a powerful 6.6 […]

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UPDATE – Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul down at close

January 21, 2021

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed Thursday at 1,551.57 points, down 1.13%. Starting the day at 1,578.03 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index lost 17.78 points over the midweek’s close of 1,569.35 points. During the day, the index’s deepest point was 1,551.57 and the highest was 1,582.04 points. The total market value of the BIST 100 […]

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UPDATE – Death toll rises to 8 in Indonesia earthquake

January 15, 2021

The death toll from a powerful earthquake hitting Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island has risen to eight, the national disaster agency said on Friday. Meanwhile, 637 people were reportedly injured after the magnitude 6.2 quake struck six kilometers (3.73 miles) northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 mi).​​​​​​​ More than 15,000 […]

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EU warns Bosnia against migrant mismanagement

January 15, 2021

The European Commission warned Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday that the unsolved situation of migrants may have an impact on the country’s aspirations to join the European Union. Peter Stano, the foreign affairs spokesman of the European Commission, called “unacceptable” the situation of migrants stranded in Lipa and Bira camps of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and […]

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US stocks down as retail sales mark 3rd monthly decline

January 15, 2021

Major indexes in the US stock market opened Friday on a lower note as retail sales in the country declined for a third consecutive month. The Dow Jones was down 140 points, or 0.45% at 30,851 points at 9.45 a.m. EDT (1445 GMT), while the S and P 500 fell 13 points, or 0.34%, to […]

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Turkey decries Norway’s permitting of ‘terror propaganda’

January 15, 2021

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry denounced Norway on Thursday for allowing the YPG/PKK terror group to disseminate propaganda in the capital Oslo. It was allowed to hang a painting about women’s rights as part of an event supported by the Oslo Municipality that served the propaganda of the YPG/PKK/PYD terrorist organization, the ministry said in a statement. […]

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