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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...

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...

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No return to 'good old days' for German-US ties

BERLIN When it comes to German-American relations, things could hardly get much worse, as they reached a new post-World War II low in the wake...

Nigeria registers 423 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

ANKARA Nigeria has confirmed 423 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 47,290. In its daily update,...

Turkey arrests 3 suspects for FETO terror links

ADANA, Turkey Turkish forces arrested three more people for suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, security...

Lillard scores 61, leads Blazers victory over Mavericks

ANKARA Damian Lillard tied a career-high 61 points in the Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 win against the Dallas Mavericks late Tuesday. Veteran forward Carmelo Anthony produced...

New anti-terror operation launched in Turkey's south

ANKARA A new anti-terrorism operation has been initiated in the south of Turkey, the country's interior minister announced on Wednesday. At least 1,448 security personnel will...