Top Turkish, Spanish diplomats discuss relations

Turkey and Spain agreed to sustain the impetus in bilateral relations, Turkey's foreign minister said on July 23.

Congratulating Jose Manel Albares for his appointment as Spain's new foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter that preparations for "The Seventh Turkey-Spain Intergovernmental Summit" were also discussed in a telephone call between the two ministers.

Panda loaned to France by China is pregnant

Huan Huan, a giant panda on loan to France by Beijing since 2012, is pregnant again and could soon grace the country with her second cub, the Beauval zoo in central France said July 21.

"An ultrasound a few hours ago confirmed the presence of a panda embryo," a spokesman told AFP, adding that birth could occur late this month or in early August.

Tennis: Jaqueline Cristian qualifies for quarterfinals of Palermo (WTA) tournament

Romanian tennis player Jaqueline Cristian qualified for the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Palermo (Italy), equipped with total prizes of 189,708 euros, after defeating Chinese Qinwen Zheng, in two sets, 6-1, 6-4, on Wednesday evening. Cristian (23 years old, WTA's 159) sealed her victory after an hour and 26 minutes of playing, against an opponent who had defeated seed no.