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Film on British whistleblower’s life to hit Turkish theaters

ISTANBUL A former British government translator who blew the whistle on efforts to sell the Iraq war says a movie adapted from her life would help pave the way for...

Chinese actor Zhu Yawen named tourism envoy for Turkey

BEIJING Chinese actor Zhu Yawen was announced as Turkey’s tourism envoy in Beijing on Friday. The move will enhance Turkey's representation in China, said Turkey's Ambassador to Beijing Abdulkadir Emin Onen. He...

South Korean rock band Jambinai performs in Turkey

ANKARA A South Korean band came to Turkey as part of a cultural exchange project and met avant-rock lovers. Performing at a top university in the capital Ankara on Monday, band...

Namik Kemal: Turkey’s poet of homeland and freedom

ISTANBUL / TEKIRDAG, Turkey  Renowned Turkish poet and intellectual Namik Kemal was remembered Monday on the 131st anniversary of his death. Namik Kemal, who was also an author, journalist, playwright and...

Turkish chef wins ‘Oscar’ for cookbook

ISTANBUL Turkish Chef Yunus Emre Akkor has won an award at one of the world's most prestigious cookbook competitions known as the ‘Oscar awards’ for gastronomic literature. Every year, the Gourmand...

Ace actor Haldun Dormen praises Turkish theater's rise

SAMSUN, Turkey Famous Turkish actor Haldun Dormen on Sunday praised the rise of Turkish theater. The 91-year-old actor and filmmaker said: "Turkish theater is experiencing the most brilliant period of recent...

Haluk Bilginer: Turkey's first Emmy Award-winning actor

ANKARA Turkey on Monday celebrated renowned actor Haluk Bilginer after he won the Best Actor award at the International Emmy Awards in New York for his performance in the TV...

Turkish actor Haluk Bilginer wins Emmy

NEW YORK  Haluk Bilginer won the Best Performance by an Actor award on Monday at the 47th International Emmy Awards in New York for his performance in the TV series...

Turkey: Legendary actress Yildiz Kenter dead at 91

ANKARA Yildiz Kenter, a veteran actress of Turkish cinema and theatre, passed away in Istanbul on Sunday. She was 91 years old. Kenter had been undergoing intensive care at Istanbul's American...

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World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts...

Libya: Haftar forces block key route for exports

TRIPOLI, Libya Groups loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar are illegally blocking oil from the country’s largest oilfield from being transported to one of its...

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

BEIJING  A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwestern China on Sunday, according to China's Earthquake Networks Center. The quake was reported...

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