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.
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.
The Nobel Prize statistics are dour reading for women, who’ve been awarded only one of every 20 prizes. And while the numbers are slowly improving, the Dec. 10 prize ceremony will be an all-male affair for the second straight year.
Academy award-winning actor Geoffrey Rush Friday filed defamation proceedings against a News Corp newspaper in Australia over a story claiming he engaged in “inappropriate behavior” at a Sydney theater.
Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and due to be held from Sept. 22 to Nov. 4, 2018 with the title of “A School of Schools,” the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial invites everyone from around the world to respond to its open call for submissions.
Archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Kedrai on Muğla’s Sedir Island have been carried out by a team, which includes prisoners
Korean War veteran Süleyman Dilbirliği, who adopted a five-year-old Korean orphan girl during the Korean War, has died at the age of 91 in Istanbul. Dilbirliği had adopted Eunja Kim during the war and named her Ayla.
A Turkish illustrator and academic, who came to fame with his Robocop comic illustrations, has recently worked on a bestselling graphic novel sold all over the world via Amazon
Naples' pizza twirling joined UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" on Dec. 6, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures.
"Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced Dec. 6.