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Some 30 cyclists have been pedaling from the Turkish capital city of Ankara to Istanbul to promote the “Hagia Sophia Exhibition with Documents and Pictures” organized by the Turkish Historical Society (TTK)
A bag used by U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first samples of moon dust back to Earth was sold to an anonymous bidder for $1.8 million at an auction in New York on Thursday marking the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing
A 1,800 year-old mosaic, which showed the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War in Greek mythology, was found at excavation works in the ancient city of Perge in Turkey’s Mediterranean region
AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a U.N. report on July 20 proclaiming “the scales have tipped."
A group of Turkish biology associations have reacted against a recently announced curriculum, saying they are disappointed with the fact that evolution has been left out
An excavation in the Dargeçit district of the southeastern region of Turkey, which will soon be left under the reservoir waters of the Ilısu Dam, has revealed crucial information about the North Mesopotamian people’s social life 10 millennia ago, particularly about burial rituals and the ancient belief in life after death
The population of one of the world’s rarest species has been boosted with the birth of a northern hairy-nosed wombat joey, Australian wildlife officials said on July 19
Feeling confident with the help of my guide dog Kara, she and I went to Istanbul’s biggest airport alone to catch our flight to Dublin where we would attend the 16th International Mobility Conference (IMC).
A Cuban-developed cancer vaccine that is not licensed in any country other than Argentina is now being tested on 39 cancer patients in five different health centers in Turkey.
Turkey’s drug problem, which has come under increasing public scrutiny in recent weeks, is largely a result of chaotic urbanization, according to veteran psychiatrist Kültekin Ögel.
The number of AIDS patients has been steadily rising in recent years in Turkey, according to statistics recently published by the Health Ministry’s Department of Infectious Diseases.
Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics, has died. She was 40.
Between July 1 and 16, Istanbul will host an international mega shopping event where visitors can enjoy discounted, tax free and late night shopping, along with a series of exciting events
Health experts have warned against fake Kylie Jenner lipsticks sold cheaper than usual in Turkey, drawing attention to the fact that their ingredients are unknown.
Michael Bond, the British creator of Paddington Bear, a marmalade sandwich-loving refugee from Peru who entertained generations of children with his exploits in London, died on Tuesday aged 91 after a short illness.
“Our friends in the town keep us, as formerly, abundantly supplied with all the delicacies it affords: many of the dishes sent us are excellent; among others some butterfly-things of pastry, which one might blow away, but for the honey their wings are clogged with.”
Turkey’s first gastronomy guide, which will be published in October, will fill a gap in the food and beverage sector, which is still developing despite the diversity and richness of Turkish cuisine, says journalist Müge Akgün
Back in the 1960’s, Jack Harlan, a devoted American agronomist harvested wild wheat in southeastern Turkey as if a gatherer would do 10,000 years ago.
Turkey’s only stork festival, organized for the 13th time, ended on July 9 after providing entertainment and education to many visitors and guests.
Bertha, believed to be the world’s oldest hippopotamus, has died aged 65, the Manila zoo said on July 10, having beaten the typical lifespan for the mostly herbivorous mammals by decades
A 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of Muğla’s Marmaris district, is facing risk of collapse despite being a popular spot for tourists
Hollywood actress Liv Tyler visited the ancient city of Ephesus in the Aegean province of İzmir with her family on July 15
After Sümela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting local and foreign tourists