Thursday, May 25, 2017
Turkey’s Antalya, Miami sign sister city agreement
Antalya Mayor Menderes Türel and his Miami counterpart Tomas Regalado signed a Sister City agreement Tuesday.
The signing ceremony at Miami City Hall was attended by numerous...
Selimiye minarets adorned with 'mahya'
Known as ‘the man who writes in the sky with stars,' mahya artisan Kahraman Yıldız completed his latest work in preparation for Ramadan. It will adorn the sky between two minarets with a hadith from the Prophet Muhammad: ‘Fasting is the Zakat of the body'
Ready your body for Ramadan
Only a few days are left till the holy month of Ramadan, which Muslims all over the world will spend fasting and praying. Since this year's Ramadan coincides with summer, it is important to prepare your body for the long fasting hours
WNCR Ransomware attacks target Windows users
The recent "WannaCrypt" ransomware attack turned out to be a small global disaster.
The malicious software (malware) in question is first initiated remotely by an attacker,...
Student dedicates himself to feeding hundreds of cats
Metehan Erdem, 22, a university student living in Kütahya, feeds over 300 stray cats with the leftovers he collects from restaurants and butchers every day. Thanks to his...
Owning Hummers no excuse to not save planet
Arnold Schwarzenegger has four Hummers and likes nothing better than getting up at 5 a.m. to ride his Harley Davidson to the beach for breakfast. Yet "The Terminator" star...
Karagöz, the funniest man of shadows, celebrates 500 years in Anatolia
The traditional shadow play, which is also known as "Karagöz" in Anatolia, is perhaps one of the few common things that many generations share. From seven to 70, it has managed to entertain children around Turkey and this year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of this classic stage play's introduction in Anatolia
WHO chooses first African to head the UN health agency
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia was elected as the new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva on Tuesday.
Ghebreyesus will be the...
Diamond ring bought for £10 in London junk sale worth a fortune
A diamond ring bought for next to nothing in a London junk sale is expected to fetch up to £350,000 ($455,000, 405,000 euros), Sotheby's auction house said Monday.
Melania Trump slaps away Donald’s hand after arriving in Israel
A video of U.S. President Donald Trump during his Israel visit has gone viral, which shows the president reaching out to hold First Lady Melania Trump's hand, only to be swatted...
Japanese Kiyoshi arrives in Marmaris following Ertuğrul's track
Departing from Japan in his 8-meter wooden sailboat seven months ago, Masuda Kiyoshi arrived in the Marmaris district of the Muğla province after following the Frigate Ertuğrul's fateful route that ended with it sinking 127 years ago on its way back from Japan