Turkey eyes predictable ties with new US administration

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has underlined that the Turkish government wants "predictable" bilateral ties and a good dialogue with the new U.S. administration despite existing problems between the two allies, including Turkey's purchase of the S-400 systems from Russia and continued American support to the YPG in eastern Syria

Turkish clarinet legend Kandıralı dies at 90

The Turkish clarinet legend, Mustafa Kandıralı, known to be one of the best clarinet virtuosos not only in the country but also in the world, has died at the age of 90 due to organ failure.

Kandıralı, whose original surname is Kadıoğlu, was born in the northwestern province of Kocaeli's Kandıra district in 1930.