Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Vatican's top administrators would have been expecting an exchange of pleasantries at their annual Christmas meeting with Pope Francis on Dec. 22.
New research has found that more than half of the medical advice from television’s Mehmet Oz is baseless or wrong, the Washington Post has reported. This includes the “miracles” and “revolutionary” breakthroughs he’s been spinning to viewers since the beginning of his celebrity career.
An injured pup was protected by her loyal canine companion as cars drove past
FORK & CORK - One thing I definitely did not expect in Kartalkaya was design, another obsession of mine that started 35 years ago when I was a student of architecture
At the hotel, New Year’s Eve will be celebrated in the newly openly Atelier Real Food restaurant and the fashionable night spot of the Bleu Lounge & Grill.
While the Ottoman Empire famously welcomed Jews fleeing the reconquista in Iberia in the 1400s, the community has a much longer history in Anatolia and Thrace, stretching back to the period before the Common Era
An Ottoman-era paint shop, discovered in Muğla’s ancient city of Stratonikeia, will soon be opened to tourists
In a small village in western France, in makeshift shelters bared to the elements, a treasure trove of extremely rare cars has been discovered after lying forgotten for almost 50 years.
Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu claims that Turkey will, by 2018, be the "only country in the world" with hospitals equipped with the most advanced technological equipment and buildings constructed using the latest technology.
An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Nov. 26.
The 7-year-old boy was injected with HIV-tainted blood in 2008 in a public hospital.
The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right
The 2004 tsunami led to greater global cooperation and improved techniques for detecting waves that could reach faraway shores, even though scientists still cannot predict when an earthquake will strike.
Robin Williams's death had people worldwide scouring the Internet for insights into the famed comic's life, making him the hottest search trend of the year on Google, the web giant said Dec. 16.
US TV personality and lifestyle icon Martha Stewart bought bootleg designer bags in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
A sapphire known as the Blue Belle of Asia has set a new world record after selling for more than 17 million dollars at a rare jewellery auction in Geneva, Christie's said.
Top Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio will be on the runway at the 19th Dosso Dossi Fashion show on Jan. 9, 2015.
This year Strasbourg is awarded the title of 'Best Christmas Market in Europe 2014'; and even a short glimpse around the town proves that this an earned title. Each 11-market sites scattered around the town have an individual charm to them, some dedicated to fine food, some to arts and crafts, all with an Alsatian style
With a shared culinary tradition and more, there is much that unites Israel and Turkey, according to Israeli journalist Arad Nir. ‘The potential is there within, waiting to burst out when the right time will come,’ he says
If you hear a mysterious buzz around Gezi Park, do not wonder. It must be the bees of Ritz-Carlton wandering around in search of flowers.
The famous cats of the eastern province of Van appear set to escape extinction thanks to the efforts of the Van Cat Research and Application Center, which was formed under the auspices of Van Yüzüncü Yıl University in the 1990s.
An oil spill from a crashed tanker in Bangladesh is threatening endangered dolphins in the vast Sundarbans delta, officials warned Dec. 11, calling it an ecological "catastrophe".
Birdwatchers wanting to photograph the glaucous gull have been flocking to the Black Sea province of Rize, as the species has not been seen in Turkey for 140 years.
Denizli’s ancient Pamukkale-Hierapolis site was the most visited place in Turkey in 2014, followed by the ancient city of Ephesus and the Göreme Open Air Museum, according to TÜRSAB President Başaran Ulusoy
The youngest son of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara has opened an agency offering two-wheel tours of the Caribbean island nation on Harley-Davidsons, in a nod to his father's passion for motorcycles
From herring to reindeer meat to ‘glögg,’ a trip to Stockholm just before Christmas offers the palate something different from the usual Turkish fare
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