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A Turkish scientist has collected over 10,000 micrometeoroids in Antarctica for astronomical research.
Working from the Belgian Antarctica base, Mehmet Yeşiltaş said that he focused on micrometeoroids with his Belgian and Japanese counterparts.
Yeşiltaş said researchers first began to collect micrometeoroids this year, with samples from mountains in the continent's east.
The people of Turkey and the Turkish Cyprus will not accept deadlock as the fate of the long-divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, said Turkey's vice president on Feb. 15.
Fuat Oktay's remarks came during a meeting on the legal, political and economic aspects of reopening the abandoned town of Varosha (Maraş) -- empty for decades -- in the Turkish Cypriot city of Gazimağusa.
A Turkish man has been living alone in a remote village for a year, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 15.
İsmail Varol has been fending for himself after his father passed away one year ago, following his mother's loss. He has been living alone in Central Anatolia's Nevşehir province's Çekme Village.