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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish Professor Mehmet Toner has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the United States’ most prestigious organizations and among the highest such professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, along with 105 other new U.S. and foreign members.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said the government will hold an official ceremony in Ankara to mark the birthday of Caliph Ali, 27 years after the last time it was celebrated with the Alevi community of Turkey.
A group of high school students in Istanbul who developed a mechanic device to rescue a puppy trapped in a well for 10 days has received an invitation from Stanford University to visit the prestigious school’s Robotics Laboratory.
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
In the wake of a social media photo showing a Turkish employer stepping on a Syrian worker’s stomach, Erospolis takes a look at the daily lives of two Syrian families through an artist’s lens.
Fourteen endangered black francolins that were seized two weeks ago in the Kapılı village in the southeastern province of Şırnak’s Silopi district, located near the border with Iraq, have been released after treatment.
Rock tombs inside the ancient caves in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa be opened to tourists, with work ongoing for further examinations
Researchers announced on Feb. 22 the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System.
Turkey’s Social Security Institution (SGK) is planning to distribute imported medicines to patients via the national postal service PTT, as part of austerity measures, daily Cumhuriyet reported on Feb. 2.
One third of Turks suffer from obesity, a rate that puts Turkey in the top 10 in the world for the health condition, Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdağ said Jan. 29
Turkey’s Ministry of Health, with the support of UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), is conducting a campaign to complete the vaccination of all refugee children under the age of five.
A group of Turkish scientists will travel to Antarctica in the near future to establish a Turkish base for scientific research, the head of the first Turkish polar research center has said, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 20.
A Ferrari custom-built for Justin Bieber is on the auction block.
Kim Kardashian has made her long-awaited return to social media, three months after going silent in the wake of being held up and robbed of millions of dollars in jewelry at a Paris hotel.
Turkish lifestyle brand House of Div’s ‘Enchanted Caftans’ collection win gold and silver awards at the international A’Design Award and Competition
Turkey’s authentic döner kebap has evolved from being cheap fast-food, mostly preferred by Europe’s migrant communities, into a “food concept” that has dominated the world in an upward trend, French food geographer Pierre Raffard has said.
Rose of the World! That was her name. Gülcihan; when literally translated, “gül,” meaning rose in Turkish, and “cihan” is world.
Carnival is all about excess and indulgence, the last craze on binge eating and drinking before Lent starts.
A male and a female lion that have been kept apart in different fields in Istanbul’s Darıca Faruk Yalçın Zoo for over two years were brought together for Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14.
A puppy that fell into a well 10 days ago was rescued in an operation early on Feb. 15, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
On Feb 17, International Cat Day, Istanbul’s Kağıthane Municipality opened a ‘Cat Campus’ for the protection of disabled and stray cats. The campus provides two big cat houses with 16 rooms each, as well as food and water facilities.
Erospolis makes a little poll as to why everyone hates Valentine’s Day in Turkey
Fed up with demands to send positive energy to heal the sick and influence referendum results, Erospolis urges fewer spiritual healers and more free-thinking academics to brighten our lives
The Sultanhanı caravanserai, located on the Aksaray-Konya road, was built during Anatolian Seljuk Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat’s rule, and will undergo restoration after 60 years