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Benfica edge Galatasaray 2-1 in Europa League

Turkey's Galatasaray were edged on Feb. 14 by Portugal's Benfica 2-1 in the first-leg match of the round of 32 in UEFA Europa League.

Troubles at the eastern front for Reds and Greens

Another week of twin bad losses for Greek teams in the Euroleague saw them slip further at the standings, as Olympiakos lost at Maccabi and Panathinaikos suffered at the hands of Fenerbahce in Turkey.

Turkey congratulates Qatar over Asian Cup win

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan congratulated Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on the historic Asian Cup win in football in a phone call on Feb. 2.

Erdoğan congratulated the Qatari emir on becoming the Asian Cup champion, said presidential sources. 

NSI: Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Increase 4.2% YoY in December 2018

In December 2018, Bulgarians made 478,400 trips abroad, 4.2% more than in the same month of the previous year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said. An increase was registered in the trips to Serbia, Turkey, Macedonia, Romania, Germany and Greece.

Turkey very active in stadium construction: UEFA

Turkey was the second most active country in Europe in stadium construction over the last decade, completing 26 major projects, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) said in its latest report.

US delegation holds two-day Patriot talks in Ankara

A U.S. technical team held two-day talks in Turkey on Jan. 15-16 to express specific concerns over the latter's purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense systems particularly in regards to the flight safety of F-35 aircrafts.

Volkswagen, Ford consider building vans in Turkey

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor, automotive giants who have decided to team up on vans, pickups and self-driving technology, can use plants in Turkey for joint production, according to remarks made on Jan. 15.