World  /  Published 14.07.21

Taliban warns Turkey on Kabul troops

More Afghans are likely to flee their homes because of escalating violence, the UN refugee agency warned on Tuesday, as the Taliban take control of more territory in response to the withdrawal of US-l...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 07.07.21

Consulates close after Taliban surge

A surge of Taliban wins in northern Afghanistan has caused some countries to close their north Afghan consulates, while across the border in Tajikistan reservists are being called up to reinforce its ...
By AP, PTI in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.21

Time for nimble diplomacy

For four decades, Afghanistan has been the theatre of a Great Game involving a range of foreign actors — the United States of America, Russia, Pakistan, Iran, India and China — that has de...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

Sports  /  Published 22.06.21

Turkey manager blames all for worst-ever show

Turkey’s feeble showing at Euro 2020 — three defeats and only one goal — has disappointed fans and pundits alike, who were expecting much more from a mix of young and experienced pla...
By Reuters in Ankara

Sports  /  Published 21.06.21

Swiss float in hope as toothless Turks leave

Xherdan Shaqiri scored two superb goals as Switzerland secured third place in Group A at Euro 2020 with a 3-1 win over Turkey, but they now face an anxious wait to see if they will reach the last 16. ...
By Reuters in Baku


Sports  /  Published 21.06.21

Shaqiri shines as Swiss win

Xherdan Shaqiri scored twice to lead Switzerland to a 3-1 win against Turkey on Sunday in their Euro 2020 Group A match in Baku. Shaqiri struck two of four high-quality goals and Steven Zuber bagged ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Baku

Sports  /  Published 16.06.21

EuroTonight: Italy eye knockout stages

Italy vs Switzerland (12:30 am IST, Thursday) Venue: Stadio Olimpico Italy can seal their progress to the knockout stages of the European Championship with a game to spare against Switzerland. There ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 11.06.21

Euro’s Dark Horses: The Netherlands and Turkey

International success having eluded them since reaching the last-four stage of Euro 2008, Turkey do find themselves better placed to make an impression in this edition. Senol Gunes, the man at the he...
By Sayak Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 04.06.21

Euro 2020 warm-ups: Belgium held by Greece, Turkey beat Moldova 2-0

Injury-depleted Belgium were held to a 1-1 draw by Greece in a friendly ahead of the European Championship, a disappointing result for the Belgians against a team which has not qualified for the tourn...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

World  /  Published 30.05.21

Erdogan opens Taksim mosque

President Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated an imposing new mosque in Istanbul on Friday, fulfilling a decades-old goal and stamping a religious identity on the landmark Taksim Square in the heart of Turkey&...
By Reuters in Istanbul


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