A group of people from the Alperen Hearths, an ultranationalist youth organization linked to the right-wing nationalist Great Union Party (BBP), on Dec. 11 recited the ezan (Muslim call to prayer) and performed prayers inside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum
A total of 52 cocaine-filled condoms have been found in a Brazilian woman’s stomach at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul.
A man shot his friend dead in the southern province of Antalya on Dec. 11 after the latter “failed to keep his promise to treat him to a meal.”
Turkish-American Prof. Dr. Asu Özdağlar has been named the new head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Turkish actors and actresses who have taken part in TV shows that have contributed to the international promotion of the country through their high export volumes were praised at the 44th Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards ceremony late on Dec. 10.
Russia will offer Turkey partial financing for Ankara's purchase of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a Russian presidential aide.
To many German Social Democrats it sounds like a monster that will destroy their party if not democracy itself: the GroKo.
Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Dec. 12.
Egypt and Russia signed a final contract on Dec. 11 for the building of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, during a visit to Cairo by President Vladimir Putin.
French state-controlled utility EDF said on Dec. 11 it plans to accelerate its roll-out of solar energy in France to help the government’s fight against climate change.
The finance ministers of the European Union's five biggest economies wrote to their American counterpart on Dec. 11 to voice concerns over a US tax overhaul, saying Washington should adhere to "international obligations to which it has signed up".