The wax figure of famous legendary Turkish actor Tarık Akan, who died of cancer on Sept. 16, 2016, is now on display at Madame Tussauds Istanbul. Officials said they had his measures in 2000-2001.
Iraqi security forces raided Baghdad's main protest site at Tahrir Square on Jan. 25, firing live rounds and tear gas at anti-government demonstrators who have camped out there for months, Reuters reporters said.
Japan has been using high-speed train technology for nearly 60 years and is now preparing to switch to airborne Maglev trains, which is seen as the future railway technology.
Turkish football club Beşiktaş sacked their coach Abdullah Avci on Jan. 24.