Ankara decision on train crash victim’s father a positive sign

Ankara's decision not only to allow the imprisoned father of an off-duty train driver who was killed in last week's deadly rail accident in central Greece to attend his son's funeral, but also to serve the rest of his sentence in a Greek prison was seen in Athens as another indication of the significant improvement in Greek-Turkish relations. 

Istanbul Film Festival Honorary Awards announced

The recipients of the Cinema Honorary Award of the 42nd Istanbul Film Festival, which will be held between April 7 and 18, have been announced.

The Cinema Honorary Awards, presented by the festival to names who made an effort for cinema, will be given to two master cinema and theater actors, Kayhan Yıldızoğlu and Nevra Serezli this year.