Orhan Pamuk made drawings of Kars for the book put in
auction at Christie's
The first edition of Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamukâs most popular novel in the U.S., "Kar" (Snow), was purchased for $13,000 at an auction held by Christieâs in New York on Dec. 2. The auction was organized to benefit the PEN American Center in New York.
Two of three suspects detained over the killing of three off-duty soldiers in the eastern province of Hakkari have been arrested.
The suspects were captured by police on Oct. 27 as a part of the operation launched after the death of the soldiers and were sent to a court in the YÃ¼ksekova district after being questioned.
PM DavutoÄlu announces the capture of suspects in the murder of three soldiers who were gunned down in an apparent retaliatory attack The suspects in the killing of three Turkish soldiers in Hakkariâs YÃ¼ksekova district have been detained on the basis of evidence collected in the case so far, Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoÄlu has announced.
New underground structures have come to light in Ani, one of Turkeyâs most breathtaking ancient sites. History researcher Sezai YazÄ±cÄ± says the ancient cityâs structures should be promoted The underground secrets of the historic Ani Ruins, an ancient, 5,000-year-old Armenian city located on the Turkish-Armenian border in the eastern province of Kars, have been revealed.