Belgium appoints new head coach

Brussels. Domenico Tedesco will take over as head coach of Belgium, the country's federation announced (RBFA) on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Italy-born Tedesco succeeds Roberto Martinez, who stepped down after Belgium failed to qualify for the knockout stages at the World Cup in Qatar. "His mission is to qualify the Belgian…

Pope calls for solidarity after Turkey, Syria quake

Vatican City. Pope Francis on Wednesday appealed for global solidarity with Turkey and Syria following a devastating earthquake, and thanked those risking their lives to help. More than 9,500 people have so far been confirmed dead following Monday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake, although experts warn the toll could yet double. "With…

Azerbaijani rescuers pull 16 people from beneath rubble after devastating quake rip through Turkiye

The Azerbaijani Emergency Ministry rescue team has so far saved 16 people, including three children from beneath the rubble, and also pulled 29 bodies in Türkiye's quake-hit Kahramanmaras, Azernews reports. Besides, the Foreign Ministry has reported that Azerbaijani citizen Naila Bunyatova (born in 1980) died following the fatal earthquake. Later,…