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Turkish rhythmic gymnastics team win European title

Turkey's women's national rhythmic gymnastics team won the 2020 European title on Nov. 28, the team's first-ever medal in the competition.

"Historic! Turkey win their first-ever medal at a European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships after defeating Ukraine to the 3 hoops, 2 pairs of clubs gold!," Turkish Olympic Committee tweeted.

Miniature in Contemporary Art

Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation's Pera Museum is bringing a new exhibition to art lovers. Curated by Azra Tüzünoğlu and Gülce Özkara, "Miniature 2.0: Miniature in Contemporary Art" exhibition brings together more than 40 works of 14 artists from different countries such as Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan.

Nearly 1.2 million babies born in Turkey in 2019

Almost 1.2 million babies were born in Turkey in 2019, according to data made public by the Interior Ministry's General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship.

Of the 1,180,840 babies born, 8,816 male babies were named Yusuf, and 6,857 male babies were named Eymen.
The most popular names given to female babies were Zeynep, with 13,420, followed by Elif, with 8,586.