French football club Olympic Lyon has warned its supporters about security over a Europa League round of 16 second leg game against Turkey’s Beşiktaş in Istanbul on April 20, citing a terror attack near the stadium in December 2016, according to Radio Scoop.
Artifacts that were first unearthed at the ancient city of Aigai over 135 years ago by European archaeologists have gone on display in Paris
Belgium observed a moment of silence on March 22 to mark the first anniversary of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) bombings in Brussels, beginning a day of emotional ceremonies designed to show that the heart of Europe stands defiant
The refugee deal is the only point of dialogue left between Turkey and the EU, says Erkut Emcioğlu of the European Stability Initiative, adding that both sides have an interest in keeping it working. ‘The deal is a success despite some setbacks,” says Emcioğlu, arguing there is no better alternative
“Hooliganism” will soon be a thing of the past in both Turkish football and Turkish politics, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said March 20 at a symposium on football in Istanbul
The man shot dead at Paris’s Orly airport on March 18 after attacking a soldier was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time, blood tests determined on March 19.
French police fired tear gas in clashes with demonstrators in Paris on March 19 as thousands marched against “police brutality” after the alleged rape of a black youth with a police baton.
Flights at Paris’ Orly airport were returning to normal on March 19 a day after a man triggered a major security alert and travel chaos when he attacked a soldier before being shot dead
A letter bomb exploded March 16 at the French office of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), lightly injuring one person, according to Paris police
France is talking about eventually lifting the national state of emergency that has been in force since the November 2015 Paris terror attacks
Francois Fillon’s troubled election campaign suffered yet another blow on March 14 when magistrates put him under formal investigation on suspicion of embezzling state funds, a first for a presidential candidate in France
The third edition of Anadolu Agency’s Istanbul Photo Awards has been made into a week-long event following the merger of the Istanbul Photo Awards Workshop and the Istanbul Photo Awards Talks.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
At the same time as the European Union’s foreign and security representative, Federica Mogherini, and Expansion Commissioner Johannes Hahn were making a joint statement over the tension between Turkey and the Netherlands on March 13, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik was staging a press conference in Ankara.
Carlos the Jackal, once the world’s most wanted fugitive in the 1970s and early 1980s, went on trial in France on March 13 for the deadly bombing of a Paris shop more than 40 years ago
The mayor of Paris said March 12 the city would spend 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) to rid the French capital of rats and install more public ashtrays to clean up the city’s streets.
French dance star Laurent Hilaire, the new artistic director of Moscow’s renowned Stanislavsky Music Theatre ballet troupe, has vowed to expand its repertoire while preserving its rich traditions.
Turkey’s government will meet opposition parties to seek a united stance amid recent tension between Ankara and Athens in the Aegean Sea on the grounds that the matter is a “national issue.”
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Turkish scientist Bilge Demirköz has been named as one of this year’s 15 female recipients of the International Rising Talent grants, awarded annually as part of the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science program.
The doyenne of archaeology in Turkey, Halet Çambel, is among the prominent female figures depicted in a doodle prepared by Google for International Women’s Day on March 8.
An ancient book stolen from a museum in Syria has been seized by gendarmerie forces in the northwestern province of Bursa.
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