Çankaya, Ankara

Turkish Garbage Collectors open a library made up entirely of abandoned books

Garbage collectors in Ankara, Turkey open a library which is made up entirely of abandoned books, CNN reported.

The library found its home in a former brick factory, located in the Çankaya district of Ankara. It was founded after sanitation workers started collecting discarded books.

Muslim countries to found humanitarian aid platform

The huge burden of the world's natural and manmade disasters are on the shoulders of the Muslim countries, yet their civil societies are not strong enough to respond, according to the head of Kızılay, the Turkish Red Crescent. A network among the national societies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries will be set up today in Istanbul to strengthen cooperation.