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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) launched an investigation against a mufti over his sexist comments insinuating women who do not wear the headscarf were like “products sold at half price” on Sept. 22.
A two-month-old fawn, which has been found by locals in the western province of Afyonkarahisar after she lost her mother because it was blind, has undergone cataract surgery in the Afyon Kocatepe University (AKU) Veterinary Faculty Health Application and Research Center.
Shipwrecks from 1,000-2,700 years ago were discovered on southern coasts. Officials think they do not need to be removed and can be protected in their original place
The Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) in the ancient city of Side has been undergoing restoration since 2004, and it will soon finally be completed and opened to visitors
Turkish Muslims will celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad in the week starting Nov. 29 this year following a date change made by the new chair of the Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet), Ali Erbaş.
Tombs found in a necropolis in Van’s Çavuştepe Castle reveal information about the burial customs of the Urartians. Excavations found the skeletons of a man, woman and a horse
Tools used by people in daily life have been unearthed in a structure in the ancient city of Patara. A fork and a mirror frame are among the most interesting pieces of tools
A dog was saved on Sept. 19 by fire authorities and zoo personnel after two unidentified perpetrators put a belt around its neck, dragged it and threw it from a height of 20 meters in the southeastern province of Gaziantep.
A textile mill owner in Istanbul’s Gaziosmanpaşa district has primarily been employing former drug addicts in his business, in order to help them establish new lives, daily Milliyet reported on Aug. 28.
Turkey is facing the challenges of an increasing rate in the use of synthetic drugs, in what experts have cited “narco-terror” as the cause of it.
Turkey’s trans-border health team (SES), established under the local health authority of the northwestern province of Edirne, has been offering services to Turkish citizens and kin communities abroad since its establishment three years ago.
A “pirate” website for the online encyclopedia Wikipedia has been launched in Turkey, five months after the website was banned in the country.
Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said on Sept. 6.
Ali Erbaş was appointed as the new head of the Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) late on Sept. 16.
Ten years ago, model Kendall Jenner was 11 years old. Next week, she will be named Fashion Icon of the Decade.
Olaff Alejo’s salt lamps are eerily beautiful and designed to purify the air.
A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged on Sept. 6 to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment.
The 184th Oktoberfest opened in Munich on Sept 16. Drinkers will face higher beer prices, with a liter of beer costing up to 10.95 euros, 25 cents higher than last year
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul presents delicious and healthy “Salads Reinvented” menu at AzzuR Restaurant and BarAdoX featuring all-time classic favourites interpreted with a gourmet twist through Sept. 30.
Imagine sunset over a vineyard stretching downhill towards the sea, tables spread on grass with light bulb chains hanging on top.
Göller Yöresi is one of the most important habitats for storks during their migration period in Turkey, which is home to two species of storks, white and black storks
Police have detained a man in the western province of İzmir after video footage emerged of him kicking a dog sitting on the pavement.
An Indian seaman’s tale of being shipwrecked on a remote northern Australian island could shed light on the 230-year-old disappearance of a renowned French explorer, one of maritime history’s greatest mysteries, an anthropologist said on Aug. 31.
A glass terrace, built on the 76-meter-long Ulubey Canyon in Turkey’s Uşak, touted as the second longest canyon in the world, has boosted the number of visitors to the area
In Bodrum it is believed that the white paint on the houses keeps insects away while the blue windows fight against the ‘evil eye’