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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish and Syrian women living in Şanlıurfa’s Harran district attend courses and produce souvenirs that have now become a brand and provided income for women
Models were on the runway during the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris. Performances by Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars accompanied the show
Turkey has entered the top 10 countries with the most items on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List, with the addition of traditional flatbread during the 11th official meeting.
Apple is marking World AIDS Day by giving more than 400 of its stores a makeover in red
Vertebrate fossils unearthed in excavations in Kırşehir will be displayed at a new museum set to be established in Cappadocia
After a hiatus of two years, excavations have started again in Karabük’s ancient city of Hadrianapolis in the Black Sea region. The current places will open to visitors and new areas are set to be unearthed
The Antalya Archaeology Museum has begun displaying 12 sculptures that were unearthed during excavations in the ancient city of Perge
A child should not be forced into marriage even if the parents give their consent to it, Turkey’s top cleric said, referring to a verse in the Quran on the importance of marriage
A man survived miraculously after his heart stopped beating 40 times in an hour after undergoing bypass surgery in the eastern province of Erzincan, Doğan News Agency has reported
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
The Turkish Health Ministry is planning to make every citizen receive checkups by setting up “healthy living centers” slated to accommodate 50,000 people each
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
Turkey won the Counter Strike GO (Global Offensive) World Championship held in the Serbian capital Belgrade on Oct. 9, daily Hürriyet has reported
As Arabs conquered Persia, they discovered and fell in love with chess. The first technical books on chess were written in Arabic and the great caliphs of Baghdad hosted the best players
The stranger who gave American fashion model Kendall Jenner a Rolls-Royce for her birthday is a Dubai-based Turkish businessman, a columnist for daily Dünya has claimed
The world of design will come together in Istanbul between Oct. 19 and 23 at the first ever Turkey Design Week. Organized with the cooperation of the Economy Ministry and the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TİM), the event will bring together designers, manufacturers, traders and exporters at the Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center.
Mini golf! Who remembers it? I do.
İzmir’s Boyoz Days aims to strengthen the brand of ‘boyoz,’ a puff pastry which was the gift of Sephardic Jews to the street food culture of today. As the new generation brings new tastes to the old formula, the city is about to get geographic registration for the Boyoz of İzmir
I was dead tired, but I didn’t hesitate a moment to wake up at 6 in the morning to catch an early flight to Istanbul to go to the Thrace region.
No buyers have been found in a second tender for 15 kittens and six puppies that are currently being housed at the Kapıkule and Hamzabeyli customs offices after they were seized while being smuggled into Turkey
The small sculpture erected in memory of Istanbul’s iconic cat “Tombili,” which was stolen on Nov. 8, has been returned to its original spot after a social media outcry
A bustard, the world’s heaviest bird species that can fly, which is rarely seen in Turkey, has been found wounded in the eastern province of Tunceli. The bird had a broken leg and was taken into treatment at the Elazığ Veterinary Faculty.
The Levent Valley, home to caves and historical formations from various eras, draws tourists, nature lovers and photography aficionados
A place of outstanding natural beauty in the Black Sea province of Giresun, the Yedi Değirmenler Nature Park draws the attention of adventurers as well as culture and nature tourists
A Roman road in Antakya with ancient columns, which is currently under nine meters under the ground, will be brought back to life