Ankara

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations turns 100

 

On a plate hanging on the entrance of a museum, located at the foot of the Ankara Castle in the Turkish capital Ankara, there is the seal of Hittite King IV Tuthalia (1250-1220 B.C). Along with it, "Anatolian Civilizations Museum 1921" is written.

But behind that plate is hidden an extraordinary history of civilization.

Turkey summons Chinese envoy over embassy's remarks

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on April 6 summoned the Chinese ambassador to Ankara over the Chinese Embassy's social media posts that caused discomfort.

The discomfort caused by the embassy's Twitter posts was conveyed to Chinese Ambassador Liu Shaobin, said an official on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Turkey seeks its legal rights for F-35s together with US companies: Defense body head

Following Turkey's suspension from the F-35 fighter jet program by the United States, Ankara is aiming to seek its legal rights in cooperation with the American firms that incurred losses or suffered an additional burden in the project's production phase, the head of Turkey's top defense procurement and development body said on March 11.

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