News archive of September 2020
Turkey's banking sector registered a net profit of 42.95 billion Turkish Liras ($5.5 billion) in January-August, the country's banking watchdog, BDDK, has said.
Total assets of local banks stood at 5.85 trillion liras as of end-August, growing more than 30 percent or by 1.4 trillion liras compared with the end of 2019, data from BDDK showed on Sept. 29.
A veterinarian, İbrahim Özmen, who organized a cat beauty contest in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas for the second time, has awarded a limo-ride in the city to the winner cat and its owner.
"It was marvelous to tour the city in a limo with my cat," said Hüseyin Cebecioğlu, the owner of the cat named Mahir, on Sept. 28.
Violence against women and girls has intensified since the COVID-19 outbreak began as many were confined in the same houses as abusers, U.N. Women's Turkey country director has said.
Emerging data show that violence against women and girls has intensified since the outbreak of COVID-19 started, Asya Varbanova told Hürriyet Daily News in an interview.
Olympiakos has returned to the Champions League group stage, after eliminating Omonia Nicosia in the playoffs with a goalless draw in Cyprus on Tuesday and a 2-0 aggregate score.
The two-goal cushion from the first leg in Piraeus six days earlier allowed Olympiakos to ease into the game at the GSP Stadium.
World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas clawed his way back from two sets down to beat little-known Jaume Munar 4-6 2-6 6-1 6-4 6-4 and survive a French Open first round scare on Tuesday.
Tsitsipas, a losing finalist in Hamburg on Sunday, looked to be cruising through the first set after breaking the Spanish clay court specialist at the start to go 3-1 up.