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Ali Bardakoğlu, the former head of Turkey’s top religious body has slammed popular TV evangelists for “abusing Islam” for commercial purposes.
At least 70 bears which were tortured in the service of a dancing tradition have been taken under protection in a bear shelter with the help of the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry in the Marmara province of Bursa
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has excoriated the government for postponing ceremonies to commemorate an Alevi saint in the southeastern province of Adıyaman.
The cross of a 12th century Byzantine chapel, located outside the ancient city of Myra in the southern province of Antalya, has reportedly been stolen
There is no question that there is an augmenting quest for anything Ottoman in the recent years.
Muslims in Turkey are set to begin fasting on May 27 for the holy month of Ramadan, when most of the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset.
From May 27 to June 24, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul will offer an extensive iftar buffet, highlighting the rich heritage of Turkish and Ottoman cuisines to the accompaniment of live “fasıl” music.
The İhsanoğlu Gold Medal will be offered for the third time in a ceremony during the 25th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine (ICHSTM) in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro in July.
Turkish-American scientist Aziz Sancar, the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has advised cancer patients to stay in Turkey and not go to the U.S.
The Turkish Health Ministry will extend free medicine to some 300,000 citizens who wish to quit smoking, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Doctors in the southern province of Gaziantep have created a new pair of ears, for a patient who was born missing external ears, from his mother’s rib cartilage, in first-of-a-kind reconstruction surgery
Turkey has recovered from the recent worldwide cyberattack, which affected 72 countries, and was barely affected by it, the Turkish Communication Authority said on May 16, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, has canceled his attendance at Istanbul Municipality’s World Cities Expo event, the expo stated on May 15
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has posted a photo showing Istanbul from space on his official social media accounts, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
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.
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
Turkey’s television regulator has fined private broadcasters Star TV and NTV for suggesting that watching the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on New Year’s Eve “is part of Turkish traditions”
Gaziantep, which is best known for its Zeugma mosaics, is also famous for its cuisine. Now, the recently opened Culinary Arts Center is aiming to acquire a Michelin Star with its presentation of local cuisine
Years ago, during the harvest season, I was strolling in the streets of Kalecik, a small town close to Ankara, when I noticed a strange handwritten note on a box of grapes for sale.
Anatolia’s camel culture dates back to the 300s B.C., but has died out with modern times. The Antalya Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate is now producing a book to document this heritage
A pelican whose treatment was recently finished at a rehabilitation center in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa has been taken to a lake 500 kilometers away and released to its habitat
A new-born zebra has become the mascot of a zoo in the Aegean province of İzmir, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 24.
In the wake of May 19 Youth Day, Erospolis takes a look at what makes Turkey’s youth, which is so praised in glorious speeches, so unhappy in real life
On the occasion of Mother’s Day, Erospolis takes a look at the predominant type of mothers: From ‘Cool’ to ‘Guilty,’ from ‘SuperMa’m’ to the ‘Victim’
İzmir will host international dancers and musicians between June 1 and July 4 during the 31st International İzmir Festival