The last and biggest meteor event of this year, the Geminid meteor shower, occurred in Turkey on Dec 14. This photo shows the visual spectacle over Antalya's ancient Aspendos Theater.
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The 4th International Antalya Guitar Festival will run from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12 in Turkey's southern province of Antalya.
Organized by the Middle East Technical University Alumni Association and the local Muratpa?a Municipality, the festival will be held at the Murat Pa?a Municipality Cultural Center.
Turkey's G-20 presidency ended with the Antalya Summit last month, and the Chinese year has already begun with the release of the document "China G-20 2016: G-20 Summit 2016, China" that underlines its priorities for 2016. Looking back at the Turkish G-20 priorities document released approximately one year ago, one remembers the three "i's" - inclusiveness, implementation and investment.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Dec. 1 signed a government order approving a raft of sanctions to be imposed on Turkey over the downing of a Russian warplane.
The order, published on the government's official website, included a list of the agricultural products that Russia will no longer import from Turkey from Jan. 1, 2016, Reuters reported.