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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Lawyers have said a Roman Empire-era coffin depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is set to go home to Turkey, ending a legal battle over a prized artifact that had mysteriously turned up in Geneva’s secretive customs-office warehouse years ago.
An administrative court in the Black Sea province of Ordu has ruled that a quarry cannot be constructed in the vicinity of the Kurul Castle that features a unique sculpture of the mother goddess Kybele following concerns that explosions could damage the artifact
Kilims and ceramic trinkets produced by Turkish and Syrian women who attend courses in the Family Support Center in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s Harran district are now being sold in Europe, providing income to locals.
An ancient sarcophagus smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s could soon be on its way home following a decision from Swiss prosecutors.
It has been three years since I’ve been a part of the Ski Club International des Journalistes (SCIJ). This year’s meeting is in France, at Val Cenis, a ski resort close to the Italian border
Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: The Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led the way this Tokyo Fashion Week in showing the world the original craftmanship that helps set Japan apart from the crowd.
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when laying out sunbeds and umbrellas and to turn off their lights at night during spawning season.
A famous pink house, completed in the era of the Turkish Republic, in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, known as the Bılla House, is being restored and will open to tourists this year
Next month a new vegan cookbook and Turkey’s first ever vegan festival will promote living without meat, cheese or milk
Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa has surpassed national hospitals in Turkey and European countries with its exceeding rates of organ donor supplies and transplant operations
Genetically modified organisms (GMO) have been found in bread in the southern Turkish province of Adana, causing alarm among locals and prompting a statement from Food, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Faruk Çelik
Turkish hackers have hacked a number of Twitter accounts following a diplomatic row with Germany and the Netherlands over a ban on Turkish ministers entering the country.
Turkish scientist Bilge Demirköz has been named as one of this year’s 15 female recipients of the International Rising Talent grants, awarded annually as part of the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science program.
Nearly two-thirds of the computers in Turkey are running on pirated software, a senior Microsoft executive said March 21, adding that it put devices at greater risk of attack.
Turkish lifestyle brand House of Div’s ‘Enchanted Caftans’ collection win gold and silver awards at the international A’Design Award and Competition
A Ferrari custom-built for Justin Bieber is on the auction block.
From creamy dantelles of the wedding gowns in the International Wedding Fair to alternative Saint Valentine celebrations, İzmir is in the mood for love as Valentine’s Day approaches
The Chocolate Show Turkey will be held for the first time between March 24 and 26 with a variety of booths certain to please those with a sweet tooth.
The victory of good over evil! That is the core of the holy Hindu festival of India, the Holi. Famed as the most colorful of all festivals, today is the day to paint the world as bright as possible.
Everybody in Turkey must have seen the scenes of the insanely surreal slaughter of oranges recently.
A Turkish man has been caught while attempting to smuggle a one month-old lion cub from Ukraine to Turkey, Doğan News Agency reported on March 23.
A puppy, named “Kuyu” (well), that was rescued after being trapped in a well for 10 days has been discharged from a veterinary hospital after it fell sick.
Thousands of people have applied to adopt a cat that was rescued from Syria’s al-Bab by a Turkish soldier during the Euphrates Shield Operation last month.
Two remarkable women, one Turkish and one French, one in business and the other in music, have passed through İzmir this week, bringing their own tune on Women’s Day.
The third edition of the multi-disciplinary art festival Cappadox will be held between May 18 and 21 in Cappadocia
Erospolis, fed up with the elitism of diplomacy, looks at the popular suggestions on the best measures to have a grassroots policy on international crises