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Turkish artists leave their mark on Italian opera

ROME Turkish soprano Simge Buyukedes and mezzo-soprano Asude Karayavuz won acclaim Sunday for their performances in the Aida and Norma operas at the Teatro Comunale Alighieri in Ravenna, Italy. The famous...

Turkish film director receives Italian Order of Merit

ROME An acclaimed Turkish film director Ferzan Ozpetek received Italian Order of Merit, country’s highest honor, in Rome on Monday. Ferzan Ozpetek, born in Istanbul but a longtime resident of Italy,...

Prison narrative bags France's top literary prize

PARIS With his 22nd book, a French author won France’s top literary prize on Monday. The Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary honor, went to Jean-Paul Dubois, 69, for his novel,...

85% of kids suffering from leukemia can be treated

VAN, Turkey  Leukemia is highly treatable, with some 85% of children suffering from the blood cancer being responsive to treatment, according to an expert. Dr. Kamuran Karaman, a pediatric oncologist at...

Turkey taking new steps to tackle childhood obesity

ANKARA Turkey will work to fight childhood obesity and related disorders through new measures in many areas, including schools, restaurants, and sports activities, said the nation's top health official. Under the...

Serbia becomes tourist paradise for Chinese, Turks

BELGRADE, Serbia Serbia attracts millions of tourists every year despite being beset by political and economic difficulties due to its turbulent past of the 90s. The latest figures show that from...

Istanbul houses exhibition opens in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV An exhibition of model houses featuring the historic Istanbul houses opened at the Turkish Cultural Center in Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Sunday. Titled “Memories of My Childhood”,...

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...

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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...