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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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‘Turkey, Ukraine can conduct many joint space projects’

KIEV, Ukraine  Ukraine can carry out many joint projects with Turkey in the field of space as in the defense industry, the head of the...

Colombia's coronavirus-related deaths surpass 100,000

BOGOTA, Colombia  The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Colombia has exceeded 100,000, the country’s Health Ministry reported late Monday.  As many as 648 people lost their...

Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles southwestern Turkey

ANKARA  A magnitude-5.3 earthquake struck Turkey’s southwestern province of Mugla, the country's disaster agency said early Tuesday.  The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the...

Turkey rescues 51 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

IZMIR, Turkey  Turkey on Monday rescued 51 asylum seekers in the Aegean Sea who were illegally pushed back by the Greek Coast Guard into Turkish...

Turkish president, European Commission head discuss Turkey-EU ties

ANKARA/ BRUSSELS Just days from what could be a pivotal EU summit, Turkey’s president and the head of the European Commission on Monday discussed EU-Turkey...