Kars

Orhan Pamuk's novel 'Snow' auctioned at Christie’s

Orhan Pamuk made drawings of Kars for the book put in
auction at Christie's

The first edition of Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk’s most popular novel in the U.S., "Kar" (Snow), was purchased for $13,000 at an auction held by Christie’s in New York on Dec. 2. The auction was organized to benefit the PEN American Center in New York.

Two arrested in probe into killing of three Turkish soldiers

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 Yüksekova district after being questioned.

Turkish PM: Suspects in killing of three soldiers detained

PM Davutoğlu 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 Hakkari’s Yüksekova district have been detained on the basis of evidence collected in the case so far, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has announced.

Ani ruins reveal hidden secrets from below

New underground structures have come to light in Ani, one of Turkey’s most breathtaking ancient sites. History researcher Sezai Yazıcı says the ancient city’s 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.

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