Deniz Tuncer

Prominent Turkish cartoonist Kaan Ertem dies at age 53

Renowned Turkish cartoonist and scriptwriter Kaan Ertem died on June 8 at the age of 53 at his home in Istanbul.

"We lost our friend and beloved Kaan Ertem. Our condolences to his family, fans, readers and the world of humor," said a statement by LeMan, a Turkish satire magazine where the cartoonist worked for many years.

Turkish band’s response to Queen’s challenge draws worldwide attention

A Turkish band's response to a challenge launched by the world-famous British rock band Queen on social media has drawn international attention.

Queen had shared a new post on its official Twitter account, revealing new videos from the "Jam with Brian" challenge that the band's guitarist, Brian May, started.