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Watchmaker repairs 16th-century vintage watches, clocks in Yozgat

Yalçın Meral, an antique watch enthusiast in the central Anatolian province of Yozgat, reproduces and repairs the missing or damaged pieces of antique pocket watches designed by British and French watchmakers during the 16th-century Ottoman period.

Meral works for weeks or even months to hear the "tick-tock" sound from antique watches, which are over 4 centuries old.

Peter Jackson's 'Get Back' finds joy in final days of the Beatles

"The Beatles: Get Back," the eagerly awaited new Disney+ documentary from Peter Jackson, aims to dispel persistent myths about the Fab Four's breakup, offering a more positive take on their final months as a band.

The three-part series finds John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in January 1969, preparing for their first concert in more than two years.

'Classical' Rome hosts first contemporary art fair

More than 150 galleries presented some 500 artists on Nov. 19 at the first contemporary art fair in Rome, a city better known for its ruins and works by masters long passed.

"We wanted to fill a void," fair director Alessandro Nicosia told AFP, indirectly acknowledging the absence for many years of a more avant-garde artistic and cultural movement in the Eternal City.