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Young Ozan Tufan scored a long-range shot in stoppage time to give Turkey a 2-1 win over Denmark in an international friendly game in Odense on Sept. 3.
Bursasporâs 19-year-old midfielder scored from about 30 meters in the second minute of additional time, giving Turkey victory in only his fourth international appearance.
PRISTINA - Jennifer Brush, former Director of the Office of South Central European Affairs at the US Department of State, has been appointed as Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Kosovo.
The decision to appoint Brush was announced by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday, UNMIK said in a statement.
Semantics are crucial in the functioning of the European Union. I learned this in one of the EU summits in the mid-1990s, which were a source of tension between Greece and Turkey at the time.
As a foreigner, one of the first things you have probably noticed about Turkish people is that we donât do much ourselves. We like to work with handymen instead of using our own hands to build and fix stuff. This is partly because of the culture and partly because of the fact that labor is very cheap in our country.
Attention in Turkey will now focus on the Sept. 12 elections for members of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), which oversees appointments and dismissals and conducts investigations in the judiciary.
During my academic career, I used to live in a basement a few meters away from the Ãankaya Presidential Mansion. GÃ¼lÃ¼msÃ¼n, our daughter, had not started school yet. While taking her for walks, we would come across the flag ceremony of the Presidential Guard Regiment. I would explain to her Ãankayaâs importance.
Turkey is geographically situated in the middle of a circle of fire. Violent clashes are going on in our Middle Eastern neighbors in the name of religion and politics; our northeastern neighbor Armenia is in a war with Azerbaijan; Ukraine across the Black Sea is partly under occupation and has lost a significant portion of its land to Russia.
Libyaâs Parliament has called back its ambassador from Turkey.
Quoting an unnamed source, the Dubai-based broadcaster Al Arabiya reported Sept. 2 that the Libyan Foreign Ministry accused President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan of interfering with Libyaâs internal affairs after saying the relocation of Libyaâs Parliament to Tobruk was âunacceptable.â