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International Migration Film Festival kicks off

ISTANBUL  Turkey's International Migration Film Festival kicked off Sunday night. The opening ceremony began with speeches by Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. Soylu said...

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds to perform in Istanbul this summer

ISTANBUL Musical titan Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds will perform in Istanbul in August as part of events Turkiye’s major culture institution IKSV holds to mark its 50th...

Turkey: International Migration Film Festival continues

ISTANBUL Turkey's International Migration Film Festival continues. Director Amir Hossein Hemmati, who is taking part in the festival’s UNICEF International Short Film Competition, was the guest of a "Question and Answer"...

Turkish film director to receive Italian Order of Merit

ROME An acclaimed Turkish film director is slated to receive the Italian Order of Merit, the country’s highest honor, sources told Anadolu Agency on Monday. Ferzan Ozpetek, born in Istanbul but...

India: Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor dies at 67

NEW DELHI  Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor died of cancer on Thursday at the age of 67, his family confirmed.  Kapoor made his debut as a child actor in Mera Naam...

African music icon Mory Kante dies at 70

ANKARA  Mory Kante, who helped bring African music to world audiences with hits like Yeke Yeke, has died in the Guinean capital Conakry at the age of 70, local media...

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...

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...

Turkish TV series attract audience from 146 countries

ISTANBUL Second only to the U.S. in TV series exports, Turkey has appealed to audience from 146 countries across the world with more than 150 TV series. Entertaining more than 700...

Documentary on Turkish coffee to be screened in 6 US cities

KARABUK, Turkey The Turkish coffee will be promoted in the US through a documentary filmed by a Turkish foundation in seven cities of the country where the strong drink is...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...