Pope Francis meets Viktor Orban in worldview clash

Pope Francis arrived in Budapest on Sept. 12 to celebrate a mass, with eyes focused on his meeting with the anti-migration Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

The head of 1.3 billion Catholics will have a half-hour meeting with Orban - accompanied by Hungarian President Janos Ader - in Budapest's grand Fine Arts Museum, in what could be an awkward brief encounter.

Romania's Begu, Mitu, Olaru progress to US Open women's doubles second round

Three Romanian tennis players: Irina Begu, Andreea Mitu and Raluca Olaru advanced to the second round of the women's doubles event at the US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, after wins on Thursday in New York. Irina Begu and Andreea Mitu beat the Caroline Garcia (France) / Nadia Podoroska (Argentina) duo 6-4 7-6 (4), in an hour and 45 minutes.

CNSU updates list of countries with high epidemiological risk

The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated on Thursday the list of countries with high epidemiological risk. According to CNSU, Serbia, Estonia, Albania, Tunisia, Mauritius, Jamaica, Lebanon, Palestine, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname and Brunei Darussalam have entered the red zone.

Athens interested in activating Greek-Argentine agreement on scientific, tech cooperation

Greece's relevant deputy development & investments minister and Argentina's ambassador to the country on Thursday met to discuss a bilateral agreement regarding scientific and technological cooperation, which although signed in 2008 has remained mostly inactive since then.

Erdoğan praises Olympic champ for promoting archery

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared 22-year-old Mete Gazoz, a recurve archer who bagged a gold medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, an "idol" at a dinner ceremony held at the Presidential Complex in the capital Ankara.


"Mete has become an idol who will make archery to be loved by coming generations," he said.

Tecau-Krawietz duo advances to men's doubles R16 in Cincinnati

Romanian-German double Horia Tecau/Kevin Krawietz on Tuesday progressed to the men's doubles round of 16 at the 4,845,025-USD Western and Southern Open tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, the US, after defeating Argentina's Federico Delbonis/Diego Schwartzman double 7-5 6-3. N.5 Tecau-Krawietz prevailed in an hour and 15 minutes.

Slovenia’s basketball team continues winning streak at Olympics

Tokyo – After securing a place in the quarter-finals of the basketball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Slovenia continued their winning strike on Sunday by beating Spain 95:87 in the third game of the tournament, in which Slovenia remains undefeated. Slovenia will face either Italy or Germany in the quarter-finals.