President Erdoğan exchanges Eid al-Adha greetings with leaders
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone with the leaders of 8 countries on the occasion of Eid al-Adha on July 9.
Black Death’s ancient origins traced to lake in Central Asia
Scientists in Europe say they have pinpointed the origins of the Black Death, a bacterial plague that wiped out half of the continent's population in the 14th century.
The findings counter other theories that the disease, which caused repeated outbreaks into the early 19th century and also left its mark across the Middle East and North Africa, might have first emerged in China.
One in every three Turks clinically obese: Report
Nearly a third of the Turkish population, or 32.1 percent, comprises obese people, whereas 66.8 percent of the population is either overweight or obese, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released during the 29th European Congress on Obesity in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
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No COVID test requirement for entry to Greece, Kyrgyzstan
Greece and Kyrgyzstan have scrapped the requirement for a negative PCR test result upon entry from Turkey, Turkish Airlines announced late on May 2.
The two countries have eased travel restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the national flag-carrier company said on its social media accounts.
Russian musician turns to east after war broke out
Russian songs resonate throughout the streets in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir as 24-year-old Ivan Reznichenko plays his guitar to earn his daily bread.
He was paying a visit to a friend in Turkey's southwestern resort town of Bodrum when Russian troops entered into Ukrainian territories on Feb. 24.
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Turkic States’ Ombudsman Association ‘to be established’
Under the leadership of Turkey, the Turkic States' Ombudsman Association will be established in March, the chief ombudsman in Turkey has announced.
"All the protocols are ready. We are waiting for an ombudsman in Kyrgyzstan. In March, we will set up the Turkic States' Ombudsman Association," Şeref Malkoç told daily Miiliyet on Feb. 23.
Academic walked 7,500 km in Siberia to reveal origin of Turks
A Turkish academic has revealed that the Andronovo culture forms the roots of the Turks after walking nearly 7,500 kilometers in Russia, Turkic states, China, and Mongolia in a month within the scope of her comprehensive field research and study.
Suspect in 2017 Istanbul nightclub attack detained in Kyrgyzstan: Official
A suspect in the 2017 attack on a nightclub in Istanbul that left 39 people dead has been detained in Kyrgyzstan, security services in the Central Asian country said on Dec. 10.
Havana Syndrome: The Perfect Disease for a Post-Truth World
Yet, mysteriously, there was no physical contact. By spring 2017 there were more than 80 alleged cases. Their medical diagnosis was akin to a "concussion without a concussion." Shortly after, more than two dozen personnel and family members attached to the Canadian Embassy in Havana began to report similar symptoms, but no noises. The "Havana Syndrome" was born.
Turkic Council’s name changed to Organization of Turkic States
The name of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) has been changed to the Organization of Turkic States, according to a joint declaration of the Council's 8th Summit in Istanbul.