Turkey's opponents in 2022 World Cup quals unveiled

The Turkish National Football Team's opponents in the European Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup were revealed on Dec. 7. 

Turkey will play against the Netherlands, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia and Gibraltar in the European Qualifiers Group G.

The draw was held in Zurich, Switzerland via videoconference amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ParliamentaryElections2020/Last polling stations close abroad

The voting process abroad for the Romanian parliamentary elections ended with the closing of the last polling stations on the West Coast of the United States of America and Canada, at 9.00 pm local time (07.00 am Romania's time). Romanians abroad had two days to vote in this election. After the polls closed in the country on Sunday at 9.00 pm (local hour), the vote in the diaspora continued.

ParliamentaryElection2020/ Over 39,000 Romanians in diaspora to vote by mail; Thursday - envelope receipt deadline

Thursday is the deadline by which the envelopes with the vote of Romanians abroad must reach the vote-by-mail Electoral Bureau, the diplomatic mission or the consular office, and those to arrive after this date will be considered void. A number of 39,244 Romanians settled in over 100 countries opted to vote by mail in the December 6 parliamentary elections.

Turkey's GDP performance stands out during pandemic

Posting 6.7% year-on-year growth in the third quarter of 2020, Turkey performed better than numerous other countries, including EU members and fellow OECD countries.

This July to September, dozens of economies saw declines due to measures to stem the spread of the COVID19, such as lockdowns and travel bans.