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Late rock star’s guitar sells for record $6M at auction

ANKARA  The guitar used by grunge rock band Nirvana's star performer Kurt Cobain in a 1993 MTV Unplugged performance was sold Sunday for a record price. Australian businessman Peter Freedman paid...

Turkey: International Migration Film Festival continues

ISTANBUL Turkey's International Migration Film Festival continues. Director Amir Hossein Hemmati, who is taking part in the festival’s UNICEF International Short Film Competition, was the guest of a "Question and Answer"...

Art museums in Istanbul reopen with COVID-19 measures

ISTANBUL  Contemporary art museums in Istanbul reopened to art lovers Tuesday as Turkey continued to ease restrictions against the novel coronavirus.  The Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (Istanbul Modern), Pera Museum,...

International Migration Film Festival kicks off

ISTANBUL  Turkey's International Migration Film Festival kicked off Sunday night. The opening ceremony began with speeches by Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. Soylu said...

Turkey: Int'l Migration Film Festival kicks off tonight

ISTANBUL Turkey's International Migration Film Festival is set to begin in the southeastern Gaziantep province Sunday night. The opening ceremony of the festival will be held in a real-time 3D virtual...

Turkey's Int'l Migration Film Festival to start June 14

ISTANBUL Turkey's International Migration Film Festival will start on Sunday. The opening and closing ceremonies of the festival will be held in a real-time 3D virtual studio which offers the closest...

Turkish TV series’ producer wishes to collaborate with Pakistanis

Resurrection: Ertugrul's producer stresses collaboration to bring together actors, producers ISTANBUL   After breaking the world record for the most new subscribers on YouTube, the Turkish drama Resurrection: Ertugrul has become a...

African music icon Mory Kante dies at 70

ANKARA  Mory Kante, who helped bring African music to world audiences with hits like Yeke Yeke, has died in the Guinean capital Conakry at the age of 70, local media...

Turkish actors to perform ‘Spoonface’ at UN in Geneva

ANKARA  The UN building in Geneva is opening its doors to 'Spoonface,' an award-winning play that depicts the value of life through the eyes of an autistic child diagnosed with...

Flying Broom Film Fest closes online amid outbreak

ANKARA The 23rd Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival came to a close Thursday with a videoconference ceremony as the world continued to grapple with the novel coronavirus.  A total of...

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On Liberation Day, Rwanda vows to defeat COVID-19

KIGALI, Rwanda Rwanda’s president on Saturday marked the country’s 26th Liberation Day with a pledge to defeat the coronavirus pandemic, urging citizens to stand together...

Tourists enjoy healthy, safe vacation in Turkey

ANTALYA As Turkey has taken a full slate of measures to ensure the safety of local and international tourists amid the coronavirus outbreak, visitors are...

1,200+ recover from COVID-19 in 24 hours: Turkish health minister

ANKARA More than 1,200 people recovered from the novel coronavirus in Turkey over the past 24 hours, said the country's health minister on Saturday. Fahrettin Koca...

Henry Onyekuru leaves Galatasaray

ANKARA Henry Onyekuru left Turkish powerhouse Galatasaray on Saturday at as his loan deal with the Istanbul football club concluded at the end of June. Following...

2 militants dead in Kashmir gunfight

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir Two militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. Three Indian soldiers,...

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