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Mexican towns teem with life for Day of the Dead

MEXICO CITY  Major Mexican cities like Mexico City, Guadalajara and Morelia are teeming with life this weekend for Day of the Dead celebrations, but the real magic takes place in...

Turkey's largest int'l book fair kicks off in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkey’s largest international book fair opened its doors to book lovers on Saturday. The 38th International Istanbul Book Fair, organized by Tuyap Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association,...

Russian canaries to perform classical works in Turkey

ANKARA Specially trained Russian canaries will accompany musicians taking the stage in a Turkey classical music concert to perform the works of Haydn, Beethoven, Gade, Piazzolla. Turkey’s capital Ankara will host...

Sidewalk in Turkish capital offers lessons in math

ANKARA A sidewalk in the Turkish capital has been engraved with math formulas to etch them in students' memories. Formulas related to geometry and algebra can be seen in Ankara's Yuksel...

Turkish students 2nd most in Russian nuclear university

MOSCOW Turkey ranks second with the number of its students enrolled in the leading Russian nuclear university, the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI -- Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, according to...

Turkish city enters UNESCO list with renowned cuisine

AFYONKARAHISAR, Turkey Another Turkish city entered UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network with its world-renowned cuisine. Following footprints of the southeastern Gaziantep and southern Hatay provinces, western Afyonkarahisar province entered the list with...

London: Number of rough sleepers hits record high

LONDON The number of rough sleepers in the British capital London has shown a record increase to reach more than 2,000, according to new data. Data from the Combined Homelessness and...

11,000-year-old temple found in eastern Turkey

MARDIN, Turkey An ancient temple estimated to be over 11,000 years old has been found in eastern Turkey. The temple dating from the Neolithic period with four monuments (steles) was unearthed...

UK learned more from 'Turks' magnificence' in Gallipoli

LONDON The U.K. armed forces learned more from a defeat by magnificent Turks in Gallipoli more than 100 years ago, the head of British Royal Navy said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency...

UN revives call for slavery, colonialism payouts

UNITED NATIONS   A United Nations official revived calls Wednesday for governments to pay financial reparations to victims of the historic slave trade in a move likely to prove controversial in...

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Prince Andrew demands trial by jury in US civil sex abuse lawsuit

LONDON  Prince Andrew has demanded a trial by jury to clear his name against sexual abuse allegations, a legal document has shown according to British...

Heidelberg shooter had previous links to neo-Nazi party: German media

BERLIN  A teenage gunman who killed a fellow student and wounded three others at Heidelberg University in Germany before committing suicide had previous ties to...

Turkiye welcomes OECD decision to open accession discussions with 6 countries

ISTANBUL Turkiye on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to open accession discussions with six candidate countries.  “We welcome...

Study highlights prevalence of antisemitism in France

ANKARA  A study on antisemitism in France has found that a vast majority of the Jewish community has been subjected to some form of “anti-Semitic...

Canada to send more troops to Ukraine in bid to deter war

TRENTON, Canada Canada will send more troops to Ukraine along with defensive weapons to help thwart a Russian invasion of the country, Prime Minister Justin...