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Hagia Sophia’s new cat missing: Official

A beloved Angora cat named "Kılıç," who resided at the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul since the opening of the marvel to Islamic worship last year, has gone missing, according to an official.

"Kılıç," which means "Sword" in English, was brought from the capital Ankara to befriend Gli, another feline living in the historic site for the last 16 years.

Obama faults Russia, China for 'lack of urgency' on climate

Barack Obama expressed confidence at U.N. climate talks on Nov. 8 that the Biden administration will ultimately get its $555 billion climate package through Congress, and faulted U.S. rivals China and Russia for what he called a "dangerous lack of urgency" in cutting their own climate-wrecking emissions.

Yemeksepeti co-founder steps down as CEO

Nevzat Aydın, the co-founder and CEO of Turkish online food delivery application Yemeksepeti, announced yesterday that he is stepping down after staying at the helm of the company for two decades.

"It's now time to leave my post as CEO at Yemeksepeti to a young and new viewpoint," he said on Twitter, adding that he will spend more time with his family and focus on philanthropy.

Merkel Received Document for Dismissal from the Post Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel took another step towards resigning from politics today after receiving an official document for her dismissal from the post of chancellor, where she spent 16 years, the Associated Press reported.

Merkel attended today the first session of the new German parliament, but sat in the gallery for VIP guests. Merkel was elected to the Bundestag 31 years ago.