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Archaeologists in Kayseri dig out turtle, teeth fossils

Fossils of a turtle and three teeth, thought to be of the ancestor of elephants (Proboscidea), believed to be some 7-8 million years old, have been found in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri.

Excavation works that were initiated three years ago, along the Yamula Dam in Kocasinan district's Taşhan neighborhood, have been continuing ever since.

Miniature in Contemporary Art

Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation's Pera Museum is bringing a new exhibition to art lovers. Curated by Azra Tüzünoğlu and Gülce Özkara, "Miniature 2.0: Miniature in Contemporary Art" exhibition brings together more than 40 works of 14 artists from different countries such as Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan.

Air pollution increases in Turkey as researchers struggle to access vital data  

Air quality across Turkey is above the safety limit values set by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to the Right to Clean Air Platform, an independent nongovernmental organization focused on the issue of air pollution in the country.

US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet Turkey's Cavusoglu

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, CNN quoted acting assistant secretary of state Michael Kozak as saying on Friday. 

The meeting would follow Pompeo's talks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in Vienna on Friday which focused on Turkish aggression in the Eastern Mediterranean.

‘Political correctness’ and the continental shelf

The average Greek naturally feels concerned and insecure about the persisting tension in Greek-Turkish relations.

All sorts of pundits and journalists that are purported champions of the notions of "political correctness" and "equal distance" are here presented with a good opportunity to express their opinion in public.

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