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Fraud ‘professor’ uses name similarity in scientific articles

After coming to the country's agenda with forged documents showing her a professor, Zulal Atalay Laçin has been found using scientific papers of another Turkish academic, with whom she shares name resemblance, in her file, claiming that they are hers, daily Hürriyet has reported.

Today is a Day of Reflection before Second Round of Presidential Election in Bulgaria

Today is a day of reflection before the second round of the presidential election. On this day, political agitation and the publication of sociological data on the attitudes of voters is prohibited. The ban lasts from 00.00 today to 20.00 on election day on Sunday.

More than 25,000 tons of COVID-19 Protection Waste Floats in the Oceans

Since the start of the 2020 pandemic, many have become accustomed to using personal protective equipment, which is often disposable and not used for a long time. The problem of mass pollution of the environment with used masks, gloves and bottles of antiseptics poses a significant threat to the biosphere worldwide.

Amy Winehouse’s last concert dress sells for $243,200

The dress singer Amy Winehouse wore for her final performance sold on Nov. 7 for $243,200, 16 times its estimated value, as part of a trove of memorabilia from the late diva's life auctioned in California.

Winehouse wore the green and black bamboo print dress at a concert in Belgrade in 2011.

A month later, on July 23, she died from acute alcohol poisoning. She was 27.

Adem Bona chooses UCLA Bruins to shoot hoops 

Turkish basketball player Adem Bona announced on Nov. 1 that he will be joining NCAA's UCLA Bruins instead of the Kentucky Wildcats.

In an interview with NBA insider Shams Charania, Bona, the 5-star prospect and a player among the top 25-30 players in the country as determined by scouts and analysts, said he will join the UCLA squad next year.

Slovenian consumers claim EUR 27.5 million from Apple in class-action lawsuit

Ljubljana – Kolektiv 99, an NGO for protecting consumer and workers’ rights, has announced that it has filed a class-action lawsuit, claiming EUR 27.5 million from US multinational corporation Apple for damages allegedly caused to Slovenian consumers by deliberately slowing down and reducing the functionality of certain iPhone models.

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