Some 450,000 people visited the famous opaque glass terrace jutting out over the İncekaya Canyon in the historic town of Safranbolu in the Black Sea province of Karabük in the first 11 months of this year, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Dec. 13.
Saudi Arabia lifted on Dec. 11 a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom.
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.
Apple is in talks to buy the popular song recognition app Shazam as the tech giant tries to compete with streaming leader Spotify, TechCrunch has reported.
Stormtroopers, droids and celebrities from galaxies near and far hit the red carpet in the shadow of a giant AT-AT assault vehicle on Dec. 9 at the glittering world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” - although one star almost didn’t make it.
American cable network HBO has announced a second season of the series “Big Little Lies,” with A-listers Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon both set to return to executive produce and star in the Emmy-winning show.
The co-partner of Turkey’s global Nusr-et chain of grill houses, Nusret Gökçe, who in early 2017 became a social media phenomenon for his meat-cutting and salt-drizzling skills, has been invited to cook in the home of Beyonce and Jay-Z.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has returned the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the headlines.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported on Dec. 7.
Saudis took the stage one by one to poke fun at the world -- and themselves -- introducing a hissing, cackling audience to an art form widely unknown in the conservative kingdom: stand-up comedy.