BELGRADE, Sept. 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Serbias Aleksandar Mitrovic (L) shoots past Turkeys goalkeeper Mert Gunok during the UEFA Nations League football match between Serbia and Turkey at the Rajko Mitic stadium in Belgrade, Serbia, Sept. 6, 2020. The match ended in a 0-0 draw.
ISTANBUL, Sept. 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening ceremony of a hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept. 5, 2020. Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey is prepared for every possibility and consequence regarding the Eastern Mediterranean issue.
Valletta, Sept. 1, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A barn owl is seen in Valletta, Maltas Federation for Hunting and Conservation, a federation of hunters and trappers, is in the process of releasing some six barn owls grown in captivity as part of a project. They will soon begin the process of reintroducing this species which has been missing from the Maltese Islands for over two decades.
SHARQIA, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A man harvests mangoes in Sharqia province, Egypt, Aug. 23, 2020.
ISTANBUL, Aug. 22, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a televised speech in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug. 21, 2020. Erdogan on Friday announced that his country, which is almost entirely reliant on imports to meet its energy needs, found significant natural gas resources in the Black Sea.
ISTANBUL,Aug.13,2020 (Xinhua) -- People play soccer at an indoor stadium after its reopening in Istanbul,Turkey, Aug. 12, 2020. Turkish authorities on Wednesday reopened soccer turf fields after five months of closure amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
DENIZLI, Aug. 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A visitor sits on the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis in Denizli, Turkey on Aug. 6, 2020. The ruins of Hierapolis is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
ISTANBUL, AUG. 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks are seen on a street in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug. 5, 2020. Turkey reported 1,178 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 236,112, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.
PARIS, Aug. 5, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wear masks while enjoying the sea in Nice, southern France, Aug. 4, 2020. Amidst fears of a second pandemic wave, France has made wearing mask compulsory in busy pedestrian streets and uncovered markets in addition to tourists spots in many cities, including Lille, Nice and La Mayenne.
MOSCOW, July 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Russian navy ships sail during a military parade to celebrate Russian Navy Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 26, 2020. The naval parade in St. Petersburg involved 46 ships and submarines, more than 40 planes and helicopters, and over 4,000 servicemen. Smaller celebrations were held in the countrys other fleet bases. Russia marks its Navy Day annually on the last Sunday of July.
ANKARA, July 15, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) and his Maltese counterpart Evarist Bartolo attend a joint press conference in Ankara, Turkey, July 14, 2020.
ANKARA, July 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A full moon is seen in Ankara, capital of Turkey, on July 5, 2020.
ANKARA, June 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) meets with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio in Ankara, Turkey, on June 19, 2020. Turkey and Italy will work together to maintain peace in Libya, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday.
ANKARA, June 15, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Tourists visit the tomb-sanctuary on the top of Mount Nemrut in Turkey, June 14, 2020. Mount Nemrut lies in Turkeys southeastern province of Adiyaman. In 1987, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mount Nemrut is known for the ruins of the tomb-sanctuary on its top.
Smoke rises as a result of Turkish shelling in the city of Qamishli, Syria, on Oct. 10, 2019. The Turkish side has been shelling Kurdish positions in Qamishli and elsewhere in northern Syria as part of the Turkish military operation that started on Wednesday.