Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
After a Turkish university professor and his team collected an unprecedented amount of data on life expectancy in Turkey, daily Hürriyet reporters visited the miracle towns, spoke to their inhabitants and learned from them how they live and age.
An international seminar held recently in Kazakhstan with the participation of leading historians and archaeologists provided information about findings in the Altay Mountains
A bull figure from the Bronze Age, which was purchased half a century ago, has been sent to the Antalya Museum from Vienna.
Amid a rise in physical attacks against surgeons in Turkey, with several doctors killed in recent years, medics are increasingly choosing not to specialize in surgical fields less to specialize in because of the rise in violence against surgeons
This year’s archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Olba have recently ended. The floor covering of the Olba Monastery is one of the highlights of this season’s work
The doyen of Turkish archaeology, Professor Halet Çambel, who died on Jan. 12 last year aged 98, was honored by Google with a doodle for her birthday on Aug. 27
Excavation works in the Temple of Apollo in the western province of Aydın’s Didim district have unearthed the foundations of a giant structure, thought to have connections with the temple
The heads of Greek gods Athena and Janus have been uncovered in Denizli’s ancient city of Laodicea, after being buried by treasure hunters 12 years ago
The first drug to treat low sexual desire in women won approval from U.S. health regulators on Aug. 18, but with a warning about potentially dangerous low blood pressure and fainting side effects, especially when taken with alcohol.
Amid a heavy agenda of coalition talks and terror attacks, Turkish social media users have also been debating in the past few days the claims by a 95-year-old yogi who says he has found the secret to a long, active sex life
A gene mutation has been detected in samples taken from a five-month-old baby girl of a family who saw three of their children die mysteriously in four months in Kars
The Smithsonian's first shot at online crowdfunding ended on Aug. 19 after raising a hefty $719,779 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he walked on the moon.
A farmer living in the southern Turkish province of Kahramanmaraş’s Türkoğlu district has found a number of pieces thought to be the fossil of an ancient elephant.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Technology Review magazine has included three Turkish women in its “35 Innovators Under 35” list this year. The list includes 35 inspiring inventors, entrepreneurs, visionaries, humanitarians and pioneers from around the world. Meet Duygu Kayaman, Gözde Durmuş and Canan Dağdeviren.
Ecem Çırpan, 18, crowned Miss Turkey 2015 from among 20 competitors, will represent Turkey at the upcoming Miss World contest. Here are the photos
19-year-old Kendall Jenner has rocked the runway at the Dosso Dossi Fashion Show in Antalya, Turkey, . Here are the photos from the event.
A former Turkish actress, Rüzgar Erkoçlar, has completed his transformation into a handsome young man. After winning a lawsuit against his doctor who leaked the sex-change operation to the press a year and a half ago, Erkoçlar tells his story
Time to admit, I have a fondness for gin and tonic, or maybe just gin with a dash of vermouth.
Leros is quiet and tranquil. The little seaside cafes are not crowded; there is a fresh breeze
The fig has to be the first fruit ever. Don’t say that it was the apple, referring to the incontestable Adam and Eve story, and even if the seductive fruit was the apple, it was fig leaves the couple used to clad the crucial areas of their bodies
A rare giant panda called Mei Xiang gave birth to twin cubs at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on Aug. 22, apparently surprising delighted zoo officials who had expected just one baby.
An Oregon cat with a fondness for sharp cheddar and catching mice has become the oldest pet feline in the world at 26 years and 13 days, Guinness World Records officials said on Aug. 13.
Two women who lived in Istanbul have spent their retirement years taking pictures of butterflies, chasing the beautiful creatures on hills and mountains in eastern Turkey.
Are you traveling in Turkey and not sure what souvenir to buy or what local speciality to try in which place? We have a list for you, inevitably dominated by traditional art and food
Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, is a city which does not sound very attractive at first (it is not listed among the top places to see, yet is a candidate), but it has overshadowed many European cities with its transformation over the last five years
The concern in political developments is written on the bronzed faces; the eagerness to fight for our values and civil disobedience are all evident in the Facebook and Twitter messages; fears of economic instability are reflected in the 100-lira (half of last year) tips to the beach valets and sorrows are drowned in glasses of Mojito and Blush
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