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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A Hittite village project, designed for the 30th anniversary of Hattusha’s inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List, will recreate daily life in the Hittite kingdom of 3,500 years ago
More than 40 ancient shipwrecks from the Ottoman and Byzantine periods have been found during a mapping expedition in the depths of the Black Sea where there is no light and no oxygen, the Daily Mail has reported.
An interesting memorial ceremony was held on Sept. 7 in the Hungarian city of Szigetvar with the participation of Turkish, Hungarian and Croatian officials, as well as thousands of visitors.
A court in Istanbul has finally decided which brand is the real maker of the Sultanahmet “köfte” (meatball) – a favorite among tourists to the city – after four years of legal proceedings.
As American as apple pie, Halloween is generally perceived as a truly American invention, and often blamed as an invasion of American culture spreading rapidly across the world
Cyber attacks pounded the underpinnings of the internet on Oct. 21, crippling Twitter, Netflix and other major websites with the help of once-dumb devices made smart with online connections
Finding ways to live together is the key to achieving global peace, Hürriyet chairwoman and Aydın Doğan Foundation Vice President Vuslat Doğan Sabancı said on Oct. 20
The Levantine Heritage Foundation will organize its second interdisciplinary conference, “The Levant and Europe: Shipping and Trade – Networks of People and Knowledge,” between Nov. 2 and 4 in London’s Europe House and the Hellenic Center.
The Health Ministry-sponsored Turkey Stem Cell Coordination Center (TÜRKÖK), which brings together bone marrow donors and receivers, conducted its first international cell transplantation on Aug. 4 after a baby receiver in India matched with a Turkish donor, daily Habertürk reported on Oct. 7
The Turkish government donated vital pediatric medical equipment worth millions of Kenya shillings to a hospital in central Kenya on Sept. 19
Professor Necmettin Pamir has been elected as the head of the World Academy Neurological Surgery (WANS), becoming the first Turkish professor to gain the title
Aziz Sancar, the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has said he would “give my everything, all of my scientific successes” for peace in Turkey
Those entranced by the application Pokemon Go are not actually chasing virtual creatures in the real world but are “betraying their country” for acting as spies, according to a professor in the northwestern province of Sakarya
Turkey won the Counter Strike GO (Global Offensive) World Championship held in the Serbian capital Belgrade on Oct. 9, daily Hürriyet has reported
A selection of outfits worn by Britain's Queen Elizabeth go on display at her London Buckingham Palace residence as part of an exhibition marking the monarch's 90th birthday this year
Pixee Fox, known as the “human Barbie,” landed in Istanbul on June 16 for her 18th aesthetic operation, in her ongoing quest to look like a Barbie doll
The model adjusts her clothing, stares at the camera with a hint of a smile, holds her head high and the photographer starts snapping
Global coffee experts often claim that millennials are the ones pushing up the coffee consumption – that is why countries with young populations, like Turkey, show a higher rate of annual increase in coffee consumed.
He is big, really big! He stands up to greet me with an even bigger smile and hugs me tightly like a dear friend who has been away for so long. It is the first time we have met, but I feel like I’ve known him for ages.
Giant panda Jia Jia is seen eating her birthday cake made from ice and vegetables as she celebrates her 37-year-old birthday last year in Hong Kong.
Animal lovers can provide support for Turkey’s stray animals by commissioning portraits of their own pets, as part of a new project by the Animal Rights Federation (HAYTAP).
A few years ago, I was walking around Netsel Marina in Marmaris, where the Marmaris Animal Friends Association was having a fundraising event for animals.
Kefken Island, a first-degree archaeological site in Kocaeli’s Kandıra district which is home to structures from the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras, could soon begin attracting tourists as part of a new project.
The bride-to-be sits in the middle, wearing a red Ottoman kaftan. Her friends dance around her with slow and graceful movements, carrying candles and singing together an old, traditional song about a bride’s fear before she leaves her village.
Most women’s groups agree that the number of women who resort to violence in self-defense has increased, and so has the public’s admiration for it. Are women, worried by the lack of legal protection, being forced to take the matter into their own hands and are courts recognizing their self-defense?