?zmir's AA+ rating better than the government's

?zmir lost to Dubai by a wide margin in its bid to hosit the Expo 2020. However, having lost twice in its Expo ambitions, ?zmir is now preparing to open the biggest fair complex in Europe.

Because ?zmir has always been managed by the main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP), it has never been on good terms with the government.

Topoloveni plum jam promoted at San Francisco Winter Fancy Food Show

The promotion of the Topoloveni plum jam, a Romanian 100% product, continues at international level, and at the beginning of this year it is officially presented in the Winter Fancy Food Show San Francisco, the biggest food industry exhibition on the US West coast, on Monday announced the producer's representatives, in a press release.

Magnificent Century's Hürrem, Meryem Uzerli returns to Turkey for new project

Meryem Uzerli, better known as Hürrem Sultan in the popular Turkish TV series “The Magnificent Century” (Muhteşem Yüzyıl) has returned to Turkey, after signing a contract with O3, the Turkish production company of the biggest TV channel of the Arab world, MBC.

Brazilian arrested at Athens airport with five kilos of cocaine

A Brazilian man was arrested at Athens International Airport on Monday after being caught with about five kilos of cocaine in his position.

The drug had been hidden inside chocolate boxes in his luggage.

Police said they believe the 40-year-old was acting on behalf of a South American drug trafficking ring. He flew to Athens from Sao Paolo via Dubai.

Nevena Arsic jewelry exhibited at Ethnographic Museum

BELGRADE - The exhibition of jewelry by Nevena Arsic, inspired by the antique jewelry from Serbian archaeological sites dating from the Late Antique and Early Byzantine periods and medieval Serbian jewelry, will be opened at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade on Tuesday.

Arsic will present necklaces, bracelets, rings, hairpins and earrings made of copper or fine silver.