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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...

Turkey donates kitchen tools to orphanage in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh Turkey's state-run aid agency donated kitchen appliances and cleaning equipment to an orphanage in Bangladesh, the charity said on Monday. Addressing the handover ceremony, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency...

Nearly 28,000 illicit pills seized in Turkey

ADANA/TEKIRDAG, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Tuesday seized nearly 28,000 illicit pills in southeastern province of Adana, security sources said. Acting on a tip-off, the anti-narcotics team of police conducted an...

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Brazil rapidly approaching 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

BOGOTA, Colombia  Mexico hit a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic Friday, crossing 50,000 deaths, while Brazil's death toll approaches 100,000.   Latin America coronavirus deaths reached...

Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – Aug. 8, 2020

Daily briefing on novel coronavirus pandemic worldwide, Turkey, other developments

2 pilots among dead in Indian plane crash

NEW DELHI, India At least 18 people are dead, including two pilots, after an Air India Express plane skidded off a runway while landing in...

Turkey, TRNC do not condone theft of rights in E. Med.

NICOSIA, Cyprus  The prime minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) said Friday that Turkey and his country will not condone the usurpation...

Former Greek FM criticize maritime deal with Egypt

ATHENS Former Greek foreign minister criticized on Friday a maritime deal between Greece and Egypt.   Greece made concessions on all issues under negotiation, Nikos Kotzias said...