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Algeria urges efforts to restore security to Libya

April 20, 2021

Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum on Tuesday underlined the importance of pursuing efforts to restore security and stability in neighboring Libya. The top Algerian diplomat visited Tripoli on Monday for talks with Libyan officials on the situation in Algeria’s next-door neighbor. “The working visit to neighboring Libya was an opportunity to communicate with senior officials […]

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Turkish stocks down at Tuesday’s close

April 20, 2021

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed Tuesday at 1,365.27 points, dropping 0.87% from the previous close. After starting the day at 1,376.37 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index lost 11.96 points over Monday’s close at 1,377.23 points. One ounce of gold was traded for $1,770.50 by market close, flat compared to the previous day, according to […]

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Fotball: FIFA, IOC express strong support for UEFA

April 20, 2021

FIFA President Gianni Infantino and International Olympic Committee head Thomas Bach rallied on Tuesday to the side of UEFA in a dispute with a startup league. On Monday, twelve European clubs announced that they decided to form a new midweek competition – the European Super League. It has been condemned by football authorities. “At FIFA, […]

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Jventus, Milan, Inter want to remain in Italian league

April 20, 2021

Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan, who are among the 12 founders of the breakaway European Super League in football, want to go on to play in the Italian Serie A next season. Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport said on Monday that the Italian trio, which may be excluded from the Serie A division […]

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Trkey reports over 61,000 new coronavirus cases

April 20, 2021

Turkey on Tuesday reported over 61,000 new coronavirus cases, according to Health Ministry data. A total of 61,028 cases, including 2,895 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, the data showed. Turkey’s overall case tally is over 4.38 million, while the nationwide death toll reached 36,613, with 346 more fatalities over the past day. As […]

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Somalia welcomes African Union’s help in solving crisis

April 20, 2021

Somalia said Monday that it would welcome the African Union taking a principal role in facilitating a process that would lead to dialogue between the government and other stakeholders in the country. “I welcome @_AfricanUnion to take a leading role in facilitating an election process in which every citizen elects their representatives through free and […]

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Efes beat Real Madrid in Game 1 of EuroLeague playoffs

April 20, 2021

Anadolu Efes defeated Spain’s Real Madrid 90-63 on Tuesday in Game 1 of the EuroLeague playoffs. French guard Rodrigue Beaubois was the game’s high scorer with a 19-point and five-rebound performance at Istanbul’s Sinan Erdem Sports Hall. Turkish center Sertas Sanli finished with 16 points and eight rebounds as Shane Larkin added 14 points in […]

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UDATE – Turkish stocks down at Tuesday’s close

April 20, 2021

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed Tuesday at 1,365.27 points, down 0.87% from the previous close. After starting the day at 1,376.37 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index lost 11.96 points over Monday’s close at 1,377.23 points. During the day, the index’s lowest value was 1,357.26 points, while its daily high was 1,385.88 points. The total […]

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