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Design Week Turkey starts in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Design Week Turkey, an event introducing Turkish designers and contributing to design culture in the country, started in Istanbul. With its 34 panels and 53 exhibitions, the event is hosting...

Turkish TV dramas allure Iranian viewers

TEHRAN Turkish television dramas, reflecting country’s culture are hugely charming viewers in Iran. Packed with melodrama, comedy, romance and thrills, Turkish TV series broadcast through satellite channels are playing a pivotal...

Diabetes forecast to affect 700 million by 2045

ANKARA The number of people between the ages of 20 and 79 with diabetes is expected to reach 700 million by 2045, according to the latest findings of the International...

Orhan Veli: A people's poet

ANKARA  Renowned Turkish poet Orhan Veli was remembered on his 69th death anniversary on Thursday. He was among the pioneers of the Garip Movement, an era in Turkish literature which marked...

Turkey to stage Puccini's classic Madama Butterfly

ANTALYA, Turkey  The Turkish Opera and Ballet will stage Puccini’s classic Madama Butterfly next week in Antalya, on the Turkish Mediterranean. The opera standard will be performed at Hasim Iscan Culture...

Turkish ballet dancer to train young dancers in France

ANKARA  A Turkish ballet dancer is gearing up to train young dancers in France next week. Bahri Gurcan, who was the head dancer at the Ankara State Opera and Ballet, was...

Ethiopia: Turkish body offers advanced health training

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  Turkey’s organ transplant foundation offered advanced health training to Ethiopian surgeons, physicians, nurses and coordinators. The first of three training programs organized by the Turkish Society of Intensive...

Turkish TV series attract audience from 146 countries

ISTANBUL Second only to the U.S. in TV series exports, Turkey has appealed to audience from 146 countries across the world with more than 150 TV series. Entertaining more than 700...

Superbugs will kill nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050

TRENTON, Canada Powerful superbugs increasingly resistant to antibiotics will wreak havoc in Canada, killing nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050, suggests a report made public Tuesday. The grim 268-page report states that...

Kenya: Global summit starts to end maternal deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya A summit on population and development kicked off in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, with world leaders and delegates focused on how to end violence against women...

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Europol: 45 suspects arrested in anti-drug operations

HAGUE  – Police arrested 45 suspects Friday during an international operation against a drug-trafficking network from Brazil into Europe, Europol said Friday. "This international sting,...

South Africa records 3,370 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa recorded 3,370 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the number of infections to 781,941, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He said...

Tanzania’s opposition party expels rebel MPs

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania  - Tanzania's main opposition party, Democracy and Progress (CHADEMA), expelled 19 rebel legislators Friday for allegedly forging party documents and...

Al-Akhras: My hunger strike revealed Israeli crimes

JENIN, Palestine - Former Palestinian prisoner Maher al-Akhras, who was on a hunger strike for 103 days, believes he succeeded in exposing Israeli occupation."My...

Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs

ANKARA  - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged the EU to impose direct sanctions Friday against oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Navalny said...